Funding Application Deadlines

2024-2025 Graduate Studies Scholarship Funding Deadlines

Scholarship Value Due Date
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral) $50,000 per year for up to 4 years Internal deadline: October 10, 2023

Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (SSHRC, NSERC)*
*CGS-D applicants are automatically considered for the agency specific PGS-D

$35,000 per year for 36 months Internal deadline: November 1, 2023
Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's (SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR) $17,500 December 1, 2023
Ontario Graduate Scholarships $15,000 January 12, 2024
MacKenzie King Memorial Scholarship $10,000 (subject to change)

February 1, 2024


Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program (Vanier CGS-D)

Internal Deadline: October 10, 2023

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Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS-D)


Internal Deadline: November 1, 2023

Application forms: CIHR: ResearchNET* CIHR applicants must apply direct to agency by October 17th
                             NSERC: On-line System
                             SSHRC: On-line System

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Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's (CGS-M)


Deadline: December 1st each year (If December 1st falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the deadline moves to the next business day). 

How to Apply:


Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)/Queen Elizabeth II - Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST)

Deadline: January 12, 2024


Nipissing University has a quota of fourteen (14) OGS awards including 1 International and dedicated 2 Indigenous OGS Awards, and (1) QEII-GSST award. 

Please submit your complete electronic application to

Mackenzie King Scholarship

Deadline: February 1st each year


Please submit your complete application to

For a full listing of graduate student funding opportunities at Nipissing University, please visit