Awards & Scholarships

MASc and PhD students are strongly encouraged to apply for scholarships.   Below is information on scholarships commonly of interest to ChemE graduate students.  Additional information on these and other scholarships and awards can be found by visiting Financing your Graduate Education.

This page is updated as information becomes available, so please return regularly.

Fall Submission Deadline

Name Eligibility Recurrance Value Next Deadline
Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award Domestic and International PhD Annual Up to $25,000 Application closed
Autism Scholars Awards Domestic MASc or PhD Annual $18,000 MASc
$20,000 PhD
Application closed
Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program (CGSM) Domestic MASc Annual $17,500 Application closed
Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships International MASc and PhD Annual $4,000 USD Application closed
Departmental Graduate Awards Domestic and International MASc and PhD Bi-annual (Fall and Winter) Varies Application closed
Doctoral Research Award
(CIHR)
Domestic PhD Annual $30,000-$35,000 Application closed
Master’s Tuition Fee Bursary Domestic and International MASc Bi-annual (Fall and Winter) Reduces tuition fees to part-time fees Application closed
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement for CGS Award Holders MASc and PhD NSERC/SHHRC/CIHR CGS Award holders Variable; one to three times/year as funds permit Up to $6,000 Application closed
National Science and Engineering Research (NSERC) Doctoral Awards Domestic PhD Annual $21,000 –  $35,000 Application closed
Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Awards (OWHSA) Domestic MASc or PhD Annual $25,000 –
$35,000
Application closed
Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Domestic and International PhD Annual $40,000 Application closed
SGS Conference Grant Domestic and International Masters and PhD Bi-annual (Fall, and Winter) Variable Application closed
Social Science & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Awards Domestic PhD Annual $20,000 – $35,000 Application closed
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) Domestic and International PhD Annual $50,000 Application closed
Walter C. Sumner Memorial Fellowships Domestic PhD students in Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engg, Computer Science Annual $8,000 Application closed

Winter Submission Deadline

Name Eligibility Recurrance Value Next Deadline
CEMF Awards for Women in Engineering Domestic Masters and PhD Annual $10,000 (Masters)
$15,000 (PhD)
Application closed
Connaught International Scholarships International PhD Annual $35,000 Application closed
C. David Naylor University Fellowships Domestic MASc and PhD applicants who have/will be graduating from an Atlantic Canadian University $30,000 Application closed
Departmental Graduate Awards Domestic and International MASc and PhD Bi-annual (Fall and Winter) Variable:  $500 – $13,500 Applications closed
Frank Howard Guest Bursary Domestic and International MASc and PhD Annual Variable: ~$1,750 TBA
John R. Brown Award Domestic and International MASc and PhD Annual Variable; ~$1,000 Applications closed
L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science Domestic and International PhD Annual Unknown TBA
MacKenzie King Open & Travelling Scholarships Domestic and International MASc and PhD Annual ~$8,500 – $10,500 TBA
Master’s Tuition Fee Bursary Domestic and International MASc Bi-annual (Fall and Winter) Reduces tuition fees to part-time fees Applications closed
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Domestic and International Masters and PhD Annual $15,000 International:  Deadline passed
Domestic:
Apr 1, 2017
Ontario Trillium Scholarships (OTS) Program International PhD Annual $40,000 Applications closed
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST) Domestic Masters and PhD Annual $10,000-$15,000 Apr 1, 2017
SGS Conference Grant Domestic and International Masters and PhD Bi-annual (Fall, and Winter) Variable March 27, 2017 @ 4:30pm
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competitions Domestic and International PhD Annual $500 – $1,000 Application open, check site for registration deadline

Summer Submission Deadline

Name Eligibility Recurrance Value Next Deadline
University-Wide Awards Domestic and International MASc and PhD Annual Variable April 17, 2017

Open-ended Submission Deadline

Name Eligibility Recurrance Value Next Deadline
Connect Canada (internship) Domestic and International MASc and PhD n/a Variable Anytime
MITACS-Accelerate Domestic and International MASc and PhD n/a $15,000 Anytime
SmartStart Domestic and International MASc and PhD n/a Variable; seed funding for start-ups Anytime
Student Discovery Award Domestic and International MASc and PhD n/a $1,500 MASc
$3,000 PhD
Apply at time of Departmental Oral Exam