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SSHRC'S CGS & Doctoral Awards
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) runs the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program Doctoral Scholarships (CGSD) and SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships award.
Deadline to Apply:
CGSD Award Value:
SSHRC DF Award Value:
International students are not eligible to apply.
Successful holders of this award may be eligible to be nominated for the SSHRC Talent Award.
Learn more →
Undertaking SSHRC research? Consider applying to the annual SSHRC Storyteller's competition, where you may receive $3,000, attend the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and possibly present at the SSHRC Impact Awards.
Learn more →
Canadian Graduate Scholarships
Students apply in one competition - the CGSD will be offered to the top-ranked applicants and the next tier of meritorious applicants will be offered a SSHRC DF.
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How to Apply
Confirm that you meet all the criteria below before you apply for a CGSD and SSHRC DF.
Review evaluation criteriaApplications are adjudicated, and available funds awarded, through a merit review process.
Applications (whether sent directly to SSHRC or via the institutions) are evaluated by multidisciplinary selection committees covering broad research areas.
Apply using online portalFollow the application instructions found within the SSHRC Online Portal.
Go to SSHRC online portal →
"Ask Us" Drop-In Scholarship Sessions on Zoom
Until September 7, 2023
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Meeting ID: 631 9804 6609
Note: These are one-on-one sessions. You will be admitted according to the list in the Zoom waiting room.
Competition Timeline (2023)
|Student deadline to submit the full application on SSHRC’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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