NSERC and OGS Scholarships for 2019-2020


Canadian citizens and permanent residents are eligible for federal (NSERC) and provincial (OGS) scholarships; OGS also accepts applications from visa students with outstanding academic records.

2019-20 NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program (CGS-M)

Online application deadline (date by which the complete application must be submitted by the applicant): December 3, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. (ET).

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
  • be enrolled in, have applied for, or will apply for full-time admission to an eligible graduate program at the master’s or doctoral level at a Canadian institution with a CGS M allocation.

Applicants must complete and submit the online application using the Research Portal.

Complete application, including official academic transcripts, Canadian Common CV, two reference assessments, must be submitted to the research portal before 8:00 p.m. (ET), December 3, 2018.
Applicants should refer to the CGS M website for details of eligibility requirement and application procedures.


2019-20 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

Online submission (MIE) deadline for International students: February 28, 2019

Online submission (MIE) deadline for Domestic students: April 15, 2019

Applicants must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident. Foreign students who are studying or plan to study at the University of Toronto under a temporary resident visa (student study permit) are eligible for a set number of OGS awards.
  • be registered or intend to register in an eligible program on a full time basis. An eligible program is defined as a full-time program of study of two or three terms at the University of Toronto leading to a graduate degree.

OGS awards are not transferrable from one graduate unit to another. Therefore prospective students must submit an OGS application to each graduate unit to which they are applying for admission.

Please visit the SGS website for full details, eligibility criteria and application process.


2019-20 Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST)

Applicants must:

  • be either a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident who plans to enrol full-time in research master or doctoral program in science and technology at the University of Toronto

In order to be considered for QEII-GSST in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, applicants must submit an OGS application. Deadline: April 19, 2019


2019-20 NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship-Doctoral (PGS-D/CGS-D)

Online submission deadline: September 24, 2018, 4:00pm

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral (PGS D) provide financial support to high calibre scholars who are engaged in a doctoral program within the natural sciences or engineering. This support allows these students to fully concentrate on their studies and to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields.

Value/Duration: PGS D – $21,000 per year for 2 or 3 years; CGS D – $35,000 per year for 2 or 3 years

Level of Study: Doctoral

Required Legal Status: Domestic (Canadian citizen or permanent resident)

1) print and provide a paper copy of their complete application including all original transcripts to the MIE Graduate Office (MC 108)


2) electronically submit the online application via http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/OnlineServices-ServicesEnLigne/Index_eng.asp

Referees must submit “Report on the Applicants” on-line by September 24

Please enter “Justin Holloway” as the MIE Designate Person to upload transcript for your on-line application.

Complete application must be submitted on-line by Monday, September 24, 2018 (4:00 pm).

NSERC PGS-D/CGS-D program overview available at:

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