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NSERC'S CGS & Doctoral Awards
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) administers the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program (CGSD) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program (PGSD).
See Award Application Tips to learn more about the application process for External/Government Funded Awards.
Deadline to Apply:
CGSD Award Value:
PGSD Award Value:
International students are not eligible to apply.
Canadian Graduate Scholarships
How to Apply
Confirm that you meet all the criteria below before you apply for a CGSD and PGSD.
Review evaluation criteriaSelection committees evaluate each application within one of an outline list of broad discipline categories that correspond to the NSERC Scholarships and Fellowships selection committees. Please review criteria when applying.
Prepare your applicationUse our NSERC Applicant Worklist as a guide.
Download our NSERC Applicant Worklist →
Apply using online portalFollow the application instructions found within the NSERC Online Portal.
Competition Timeline (2022)
|Student deadline to submit the full application on NSERC’s Online Portal. 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 21||FINAL SFU submission deadline|
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