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CIHR CGS & Doctoral Awards
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is committed to supporting graduate students through their Health Research Training Award Programs, which includes the Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Awards (CGS-D) program. This program provides support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field in Canada.
See Award Application Tips to learn more about the application process for External/Government Funded Awards.
Deadline to Apply:
International students are not eligible to apply.
Canadian Graduate Scholarships
How to Apply
Select an award from the awards listed in ResearchNet to view eligibility.Visit ResearchNet →
Review evaluation criteriaApplications are adjudicated, and available funds awarded, through a merit review process.
Check out the CIHR Doctoral in Appendix A: Selection Criteria.
Prepare your applicationand use our CIHR Applicant Worklist as a guide.
Complete your applicationFollow the application instructions.
Complete applications must be submitted no later than October 1st. No late applications will be accepted.
View application instructions on ResearchNet →
Competition Timeline (2022)
|Student deadline to submit the full application on ResearchNet. If the deadline falls on a weekend or on a federal statutory holiday, applications must be submitted before 4:30 p.m. (PST) the following business day.|
||University Scholarship Selection Committee (USSC) deadline to make final decisions|
|November 10-16||Students who have been selected to go forward can update their applications|
|November 22||FINAL SFU submission deadline|
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