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External awards

Graduate students are encouraged to apply for external funding opportunities. These awards are provided by the provincial or federal governments, or other organizations outside of UOIT, and require separate applications. Many of the competition deadlines are up to one year before the funding will begin. For tips on applying for funding, see scholarship resources.

Scholarship opportunity


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) scholarships - Doctoral

October 10, 2018

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship program - research exchange

Scholarships for current UOIT graduate student research exchanges.

October 15, 2018 for travel in winter; December 15, 2018 for travel in spring/summer

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowships and Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Doctoral Scholarships

November 15, 2018

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Program

December 1, 2018

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

December 1, 2018

Ontario Trillium Scholarship (OTS)


Mitacs Globalink Research Awards


Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships


The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Research Awards


For information on other funding opportunities:

Please review the information carefully to ensure you are eligible for the award, that you meet all requirements and that you are aware of the posted submission deadlines.