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Scholarships for Graduate Students in the Humanities and Social Sciences

September

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: SEPTEMBER 16
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
    • Applying for support to pursue first Ph.D. or equivalent.
    • Tenable only at recognized universities in Canada.
    • Open to full-time students and students who are studying part-time because of a disability
  • Award Value: $ 35,000 per annum for 3 years
  • Application process: Complete online application form and submit printouts of all required forms, attachments, and documents to the College of Graduate Studies Office by the UBCO deadline.
    • Only one application is needed for the Bombardier and SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship listed below.

Funding Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

http://www.sshrc.ca/
http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/doctoral-doctorat-eng.aspx

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: SEPTEMBER (specific date announced late August)
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
    • Applying for support to pursue first Ph.D. or equivalent
    • Tenable at recognized universities in Canada or abroad. For study abroad, award holder must have completed at least one previous degree at a Canadian university.
    • Open to full-time students and students who are studying part-time because of a disability
  • Award Value: $ 20,000 per annum for 12, 24, 36, or 48 months
  • Application process: Complete online application form and submit printouts of all required forms and documents to the College of Graduate Studies Office by the UBCO deadline.
    • Only one application is needed for the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship and the Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship listed above.

Funding Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

http://www.sshrc.ca/
http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/doctoral-doctorat-eng.aspx

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadlines:
    a) SEPTEMBER for students applying through an Ontario university (check university's internal deadline)
    b) NOVEMBER for applicants who apply directly to the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
  • Eligibility:
    • Open to Canadian residents and international students with a temporary resident visa applying to an eligible Ontario university
    • Minimum of A- (80%) average
  • Award Value: $10,000 to $15,000 ($5,000 per term)
  • Application process: online application - follow instructions (applications usually made available early August)

Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities

https://www.osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal/en/A-ZListofAid/PRD003015.html

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October

UBCO University Graduate Fellowships (Master's and Doctoral) - Current students

  • Deadline: Contact UBCO College of Graduate Studies for current deadline
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian and International graduate students who will be studying full-time in the second year or higher of graduate study at UBCO during the tenure of the award.
    • Minimum 80% average in each of the last two years of study
    • Awarded based on merit
  • Award Value: Reviewed each year
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation must be received by the UBC Okanagan College of Graduate Studies by the announced deadline (forms available online).

Funding Agency: UBC Okanagan

http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards.html
http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards/ugf-scholarship.html

CFUW Kelowna Graduate Scholarship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: October (check UBCO's internal deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Female student in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at UBCO
    • Based on academic excellence and financial need
  • Award value: $2,000
  • Application process: By nomination of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, UBCO

Funding Agency: Canadian Federation of University Women Kelowna

http://www.cfuwkelowna.org/
http://www.cfuwkelowna.org/education.htm

Rhodes Scholarship in Canada (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: OCTOBER (check your current university's internal deadline).
  • Eligibility:
    • Rhodes seeks to attract young scholars between the ages of 19 and 25. See website for specific range of eligible dates of birth.
    • Canadian applicants must gain the endorsement of their undergraduate institution and go through the institution's screening process for the Rhodes. One scholarship is awarded annually in B.C.
    • Evaluation criteria include intellectual distinction, physical vigour, character, commitment to service, and leadership.
  • Award Value: tuition, college fees, and stipend to cover living expenses for two years (or three years for those pursuing a doctoral degree) at the University of Oxford for graduate study or for a second undergraduate degree
  • Application process:
    • written portfolio and c.v. submitted with all required documentation online
    • letters of support from president of student's undergraduate university as well as six referees, four of whom must provide academic references
    • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed

Funding Agency: Rhodes ScholarshipTrust

http://www.canadianrhodes.org/welcome

Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth Scholarship (Undergraduate and Graduate)

  • Deadline: OCTOBER 15th
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian residents with First Nation (Status or Non-Status), Métis or Inuit heritage
    • Must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate studies at an institution in Canada (confirmed that graduate students qualify)
    • Awarded to those with demonstrated financial need, academic and career commitment, contributions to family and community, as well as leadership and role model qualities
    • Both young and mature students are eligible.
  • Award Value: $2,500 and up
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation must be delivered or postmarked by the announced deadline (forms available online).

Funding Agency: Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

http://www.ccab.com/ (Select "Programs" for link to scholarship)
http://www.ccab.com/foundation_for_the_advancement_of_aboriginal_youth

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November

Commonwealth Scholarship Awards (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: early NOVEMBER (specific date announced in September)
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen residing permanently in Canada and able to begin study in the UK upon completion of degree
    • Minimum of A minus (80%) average and a completed university degree by the commencement of the award
    • Tenable only at eligible UK universities
  • Award Value: covers travel, subsistence allowance, and tuition
    • Doctoral Award: 12 to 36 month support toward full-time doctoral study
      OR
    • Split-site Doctoral Award: 12 months of support for research conducted in the UK for completion of a doctoral program at a Canadian university
  • Application process: Complete online application and submit all required documents and letters by the application deadline.

Funding Agency: Government of Canada (International Scholarships Programs, Foreign Affairs and International Trade)

http://www.scholarships-bourses.gc.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/csp_uk-pbc_uk.aspx?lang=eng

CFUW Dr. Marion Elder Grant Fellowship (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be accepted into or currently enrolled full-time in a doctoral program at time of application
    • All else being equal, preference given to a graduate of Acadia University
  • Award Value: $11,500
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline. Students may apply for more than one CFUW award.

Funding Agency: Administered by the Canadian Federation of University Women and funded by CFUW Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.html

CFUW Dr. Margaret McWilliams Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Enrolled in full-time studies in Canada or abroad at the time of application
    • Have completed at least one calendar year of a doctoral program
  • Award Value: $11,000
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Canadian Federation of University Women

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.html

CFUW 1989 École Polytechnique Commemorative Award (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • For graduate studies in any field
    • Applicant must justify the relevance of her work to women.
  • Award Value: Master's $ 5,000
    • Doctoral $7,000
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Canadian Federation of University Women

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.html

CFUW Canadian Home Economics Association Fellowship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be accepted into or currently enrolled full-time in a master's or doctoral program at time of application
    • Awarded to a candidate studying in Canada in one or more aspects in the field of Home Economics/Human Ecology/Family and Consumer Sciences (CFUW defines the field as promoting quality home and family life and encompassing human development, human ecology, financial and resource management, consumerism, food science, human nutrition, family relations, human sexuality, clothing and textiles, architecture, housing and shelter and aesthetics)
  • Award Value: $6,000
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Canadian Federation of University Women

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.html

CFUW Ruth Binnie Fellowship (Master's)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be enrolled in a master's program in Canada or abroad at time of application studying in one or more aspects in the field of Home Economics/Human Ecology/Family and Consumer Sciences (CFUW defines the field as promoting quality home and family life and encompassing human development, human ecology, financial and resource management, consumerism, food science, human nutrition, family relations, human sexuality, clothing and textiles, architecture, housing and shelter and aesthetics)
  • Award Value: $6,000
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Canadian Federation of University Women

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.html

CFUW DR. Alice E. Wilson Awards (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be accepted into or currently enrolled full-time in a master's or doctoral program at time of application
    • Awarded to mature students returning to graduate studies in any field, with special consideration given to those returning after at least 3 years
  • Award Value: $5,000
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Canadian Federation of University Women

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.html

CFUW Bourse Georgette Lemoyne (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a graduate program at a Canadian university in any field at time of application
    • Candidate must be studying in French
  • Award Value: $5,000
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Canadian Federation of University Women

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.html

CFUW Elizabeth Massey Award (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a graduate program in Music, Painting, or Sculpture at time of application
    • May be studying in Canada or abroad
  • Award Value: $4,000
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Massey Family through Canadian Federation of University Women

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.htm

CFUW Margaret Dale Phillip Award (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be accepted into or currently enrolled in graduate studies in the humanities or social sciences at a Canadian university at the time of application
    • Applicant must reside in Canada
    • Special consideration given to studies in Canadian history
  • Award Value: $3,500
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation and filing fee of $60 per award must be delivered by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Canadian Federation of University Women, Kitchener-Waterloo.

http://www.cfuw.org
http://www.cfuw.org/ourawards_51.html

Traditional Fulbright Student Awards (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: NOVEMBER 15
  • Eligibility:
    • Prospective or current graduate students or junior professionals who are applying to an American university, or graduate students enrolled at a Canadian university who wish to pursue an independent research project in the U.S. for nine months
    • Open to all fields, with emphasis on the humanities, in the areas of communications and culture; in Canadian-American relations; in all areas of contemporary public policy, on topics relating to culture and to the environment, law, indigenous issues; and in pure and applied sciences.
    • Canadian citizens only: not open to landed immigrants, dual Canada-U.S. citizens, U.S. residents, anyone with significant recent experience in the U.S., students enrolled at a U.S. university, or students who have held a previous Fulbright award
  • Award Value: $15,000 U.S.
  • Application process: Applications completed online; transcripts and letters of reference must be post-marked by announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Fulbright Canada

http://www.fulbright.ca/programs.html
http://www.fulbright.ca/programs/canadian-students/traditional-awards/benefits-traditional-fulbright-student-awards.html

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December

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program (Master's)

  • Deadline: DECEMBER 1
  • Eligibility:
    • 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. Note: Applicants who are not currently enrolled in their intended graduate program must submit an application for admission by the deadline for their intended graduate program or by March 15, whichever comes first;
    • have completed, as of December 31 of the year of application, between zero and 12 months of full-time studies (or full-time equivalent) in:
      • the master’s program for which you are requesting funding; or
      • the doctoral program for which you are requesting funding if you were admitted into a doctoral program directly from your bachelor’s program (you were never registered in a master’s program, or you are registered in a combined master’s-PhD program); or
      • a master’s program, but you are requesting funding for a doctoral program (an example is a student who has fast-tracked from a master’s to a doctoral program within 12 months of starting his or her master’s and is seeking funding for the first 12 months of his or her doctoral program); and
    • not have previously held a CGS M;
    • have achieved a first-class average, as determined by the host institution, in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent); and
    • submit a maximum of one CGS M application per year (the Research Portal will allow the application to be submitted to up to five institutions – refer to Application Procedures).
    • Award Value: $17,500 over 12 months

Application process: To apply to the CGS M Program, applicants must complete and submit an application using the Research Portal.portal-portail.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/ Applicants are required to complete the CGS M CCV template from the Canadian Common CV website for this program. A complete CCV must be linked to the application by following the instructions provided in the Canadian Common CV – How to Complete the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's Version.

For complete information: www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSM-BESCM_eng.asp

Trudeau Scholarships (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: Funding Agency's deadline is DECEMBER. Contact your current university to find out its deadline for internal screening process.
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be applying to a doctoral program or be registered in the first or second year of a full-time doctoral program.
    • Priority given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents but open to foreign students studying at or applying to a nominating Canadian institution.
    • Exceptionally high academic standing
    • Will pursue studies in an area related to one or more of the four themes of the Foundation: Human Rights and Dignity, Responsible Citizenship, Canada in the World, or People and Their Natural Environment. For details see http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/about/themes
    • Nomination by student's university is required.
  • Award Value: $ 40,000 annual stipend plus annual travel allowance of $20,000
  • Application process: By nomination only; student must request nomination from their current university or from the institution where they are applying for doctoral study. The application is available online late August/early September.

Funding Agency: Trudeau Foundation

http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/
http://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/program/scholarships

IODE War Memorial Scholarships for Doctoral Study (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be Canadian citizens
    • Must be enrolled in at least the second year of a doctoral program in a Canadian or Commonwealth university
    • Must hold a first degree from a recognized university or degree-granting college in Canada
  • Award Value: $15,000; in 2012, an additional special scholarship of $25,000 will be awarded to the most outstanding doctoral student
  • Application Process:Submit application form with supporting documentation plus seven photocopies to War Memorial Convenor in the province where the applicant received his or her Bachelor's degree

Funding Agency: IODE Canada (National Chapter of Canada, Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire)

http://www.iode.ca/War-Memorial-Doctoral-Scholarship.aspx

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January

UBCO University Graduate Fellowships (Master's and Doctoral) - Incoming students

  • Deadline: Contact UBCO College of Graduate Studies for current deadline
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian and International graduate students who will be studying full-time in the second year or higher of graduate study at UBCO during the tenure of the award.
    • Minimum 80% average in each of the last two years of study
    • Awarded based on merit
  • Award Value: Reviewed each year
  • Application process: Application forms with all required documentation must be received by the UBC Okanagan College of Graduate Studies by the announced deadline (forms available online).

Funding Agency: UBC Okanagan

http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards.html
http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards/ugf-scholarship.html

Izaak Walton Killam Predoctoral Fellowships (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: Contact UBCO College of Graduate Studies for current deadline
  • Eligibility:
    • Minimum 80% average in each of the last two years of study
    • Awarded to the top doctoral candidates in the UBCO University Graduate Fellowships competition
  • Award Value: Reviewed each year
  • Application process: In order to be considered for a Killam award, graduate students must apply for a University Graduate Fellowship.

Funding Agency: UBC Okanagan

http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards.html
http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards/killam-phd-fellowship.html

Canadian Polar Commission Scholarship (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: JANUARY (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or permanent resident currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian university.
    • Applicants must have an interdisciplinary emphasis to their research
    • Must demonstrate excellence in Polar studies.
    • Must be willing to communicate results in a major national or Northern forum.
  • Award Value: $10,000
  • Application process: application form and referees' reports to be completed online and submitted electronically with transcripts sent by mail.

Funding Agency: Canadian Northern Studies Trust

http://acuns.ca/website/awards/awards-2/
http://acuns.ca/website/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Guidelines-CPC.pdf

Canadian Northern Studies Trust Scholarship (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: January (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or permanent resident currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian university.
    • All subject areas including interdisciplinary and comparative studies are eligible.
    • Applicants must include direct northern field research or experience as part of their studies.
    • Research must be relevant to northern challenges or issues.
  • Award Value: $5,000
  • Application process: application form and referees' reports to be completed online and submitted electronically with transcripts sent by mail.

Funding Agency: Canadian Northern Studies Trust

http://acuns.ca/website/awards/awards-2/
http://acuns.ca/website/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Guidelines-CNST.pdf

Graduate Student Award of Merit (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: JANUARY (contact Funding Agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Women registered in Master's or Doctoral programs at any member institution of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
    • Must have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the university or community while maintaining exemplary academic records.
    • Eligibility rotates rotate among four regions in Canada (the 2010 awards went to students in Western Canada)
  • Award Value: $2,500
  • Application process: By nomination; each university in the designated region may nominate one person for the award.

Funding Agency: Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada

http://www.swaac.ca/Grad_Award.htm

UBCO Graduate Entrance Scholarship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: JANUARY 31st
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian and International graduate students who will be in the first year of graduate study at UBCO during the tenure of the award.
    • Awarded based on previous academic performance and prior academic output
  • Award Value: Reviewed each year
  • Application process:
    • Applicants to UBCO graduate programs who apply by the January 31st deadline are automatically considered for this scholarship.
    • A complete admission application together with all required forms and documents must be received by the College of Graduate Studies Office by the deadline.

Funding Agency: UBC Okanagan

http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards.html
http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards/graduate-deans-entrance-scholarship.html

Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grant for Women Graduate Students (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: JANUARY 31st
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.
    • Must be enrolled or accepted into a full-time graduate or professional program at a similar level at a Canadian university by the application deadline.
    • Awarded to graduate students who are pursuing studies that will lead to careers mainly of service to women, and will spend a minimum of two years in such a career in Canada.
    • Recipients must use the award for academic studies in the next academic year.
    • Awarded to graduate students contributing to their community through volunteer service and in need of financial assistance.
  • Award Value: $7,500
  • Application process: Application form available online, but must be submitted with supporting documentation by mail by the posted deadline.

Funding Agency: Soroptimist Foundation of Canada

http://www.soroptimistfoundation.ca/index.html
http://www.soroptimistfoundation.ca/application/StudentsApplicationForm.pdf

Shastri Student Excellence Awards (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: see website for firm deadline, 2012 deadline is January 30
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be registered at a Canadian university at time of application in a program with a substantial India Studies component
    • Eligible disciplines include Indian culture, history, religion, arts, social and economic development and the human dimension of science and technology.
  • Award Value: $2,000
  • Application process: Send application form and supporting documents by mail by announced deadline; must also submit electronic copy of application form and resume.

Funding Agency: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency)

http://www.sici.org/programmes/details/student-excellence-awards/

Shastri Student Excellence Awards (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: see website for firm deadline: in 2012, deadline is January 30
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be registered at a Canadian university at time of application in a program with a substantial India Studies component
    • Eligible disciplines include Indian culture, history, religion, arts, social and economic development and the human dimension of science and technology.
  • Award Value: $2,000
  • Application Process: Send application form and supporting documents by mail by announced deadline; must also submit electronic copy of application form and resume.

Funding Agency: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute and CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency)

http://www.sici.org/programmes/details/student-excellence-awards/

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February

Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY for Canadian applicants (check funding agency annually for exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and must become members of the Canadian Asian Studies Association.
    • For students writing dissertations in the field of Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences.
    • Applicants must have completed all requirements for Ph.D. except for the dissertation. Successful candidates are expected to complete their dissertations by the end of the grant period.
    • Applicants cannot be employed nor can they receive grants from other sources.
    • Completed dissertation must be submitted to Foundation.
  • Award Value: Maximum of $15,000, divided into two instalments
  • Application process: Canadian applicants should contact Professor Josephine Smart, Chair, CCK Foundation Scholarship Committee (Canada), at smart@ucalgary.ca or bse@ucalgary.ca. International students not applying through the Canadian Asian Studies Association should contact the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation directly to determine eligibility and deadlines.

Funding Agency: Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation

http://www.casa-acea.ca/?page_id=80
http://www.cckf.org.tw/e-americaDD.htm

Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Must meet the Guggenheim Foundation's research priorities, including understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression; violence, aggression, and dominance in relation to social change; the socialization of children; intergroup conflict; interstate warfare; crime; and family relationships.
    • Applicants may be citizens of any country, enrolled in a graduate program at any institution.
    • Applicants must demonstrate their ability to complete the dissertation within the grant year, and are discouraged from applying any earlier in their doctoral program. The fellowship supports completion of the thesis, and does not support doctoral research.
  • Award Value: $20,000
  • Application process: Submit three copies of all portions of the application, including an abstract, research plan, c.v., advisor's letter, and description of other support.

Funding Agency: The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

http://www.hfg.org/
http://www.hfg.org/df/application.htm

Arts Graduate Scholarships (Master's)

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY 1st
  • Deadline for transcripts and appraisals: February 15th
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are residents of Alberta
    • Must be enrolled or planning to enrol in full-time study either in music, drama, dance, literary arts or visual arts at a Master's level or its equivalent.
    • May be enrolled in or applying to any institution across the world
  • Award Value: $ 15,000
  • Application process: Complete and submit application with attachments in quadruplicate, with letters and transcripts submitted separately.

Funding Agency: Alberta Scholarship Programs

http://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/scholarships/ARTS.pdf
http://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/scholarships/ScholarshipsBrochure.pdf

Mackenzie King Memorial Open Scholarship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Open to graduates of Canadian universities who are pursuing graduate studies in any discipline in Canada or elsewhere
    • Award based on high academic achievements (all As or very nearly so), personal qualities, and demonstrated aptitudes, with consideration also given to the applicant's proposed program of study.
  • Award Value: $ 10,000 (amount subject to change)
  • Application process: must submit a completed application form with attachments to Faculty of Graduate Studies at home university with letters and transcripts

Funding Agency: Mackenzie King Scholarship Trust

http://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/mackenzie-king-memorial-scholarships

Mackenzie King Memorial Travelling Scholarship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Open to graduates of Canadian Universities who are pursuing graduate studies in the United States or United Kingdom
    • For studies in the area of international relations or industrial relations, including the international or industrial relations aspects of law, history, politics and economics.
    • Award based on high academic achievements (all As or very nearly so), personal qualities, and demonstrated aptitudes, with consideration also given to the applicant's proposed program of study.
  • Award Value: $ 11,000 (amount subject to change)
  • Application process: must apply through Faculty of Graduate Studies or equivalent office at home university – follow online instructions (only one application is needed for those eligible for both awards)

Funding Agency: Mackenzie King Scholarship Trust

http://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/mackenzie-king-memorial-scholarships

Sir James Lougheed Awards of Distinction (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY 1st
  • Deadline for transcripts and appraisals: February 15th
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Open only to Alberta residents who are enrolled in or applying to graduate program outside of Alberta
    • To qualify for a doctoral award, applicants must have completed at least one full year of graduate study or a Master's degree
  • Award Value: Up to $15,000 for Master's and up to $20,000 for Doctoral awards
  • Application process: Complete and submit application with attachments in quadruplicate, with letters and transcripts submitted separately.

Funding Agency: Alberta Scholarship Programs

http://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/scholarships/Lougheed.pdf
http://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/scholarships/ScholarshipsBrochure.pdf

Alberta Award for the Study of Canadian Human Rights and Multiculturalism (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
    • Must be enrolled or planning to enrol as a full-time graduate student at a post-secondary institution in Alberta
    • Student's program of study must support the purposes of this scholarship by promoting informed thinking about Canadian human rights, cultural diversity, and multiculturalism
    • Must be research that is conducted within a Canadian context and will ultimately benefit Albertans
  • Award Value: $10,000 for Master's and $10,000 for Doctoral
  • Application process: Applicants must write a 1,200-word essay and submit by mail five copies of the application, essay, and c.v.

Funding Agency: Alberta Scholarship Programs

http://alis.alberta.ca/pdf/scholarships/2010 Human Rights and Multiculturalism.pdf

Canadian Institute for Nordic Studies Graduate Scholarship

  • Deadline: FEBRUARY 15th
  • Eligibility: Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
    • Have completed a bachelor's degree from a Canadian university or college with high scholastic achievement.
    • Provide written evidence of acceptance of the proposed study/research in applicant's field of study at an institution located in one of the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Faeroe Islands, or Greenland.
    • Be in residency at the Nordic destination for a minimum of six months.
    • Provide a written report to the CINS and give a public lecture after completing the program of study.
  • Award Value: $5,000
  • Application process: Submit a written application including all information and documents stipulated on the CINS website.

Funding Agency: Canadian Institute for Nordic Studies

http://www.ualberta.ca/~cins/
http://www.ualberta.ca/~cins/scholarships/scholarship.pdf

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March

Marusia and Micheal Dorosh Master's Fellowship (Master's)

  • Deadline: MARCH 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and international students pursuing a thesis-based Master's degree.
    • Master's thesis on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in Education, History, Law, Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, or Library Sciences.
    • Applications will be judged on a points system based on the thesis proposal, letters of reference, writing sample, and academic grades.
    • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, who may hold the fellowship at any institution of higher learning, and foreign students enrolled at the University of Alberta, will receive extra points.
    • All other degree requirements aside from thesis must be completed before the award is taken up.
  • Award Value: Up to $10,000, non-renewable.
  • Application process: Application forms together with all required attachments and documents must be submitted in writing to the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 430 Pembina Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2H8.

Funding Agency: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies

http://www.cius.ca
http://www.ualberta.ca/CIUS/grants/dorosh-description.pdf
http://www.ualberta.ca/CIUS/grants/dorosh-application.pd

Neporany Doctoral Fellowship (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: MARCH 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Doctoral students specializing on the Ukraine in political science, economics, and related fields (social sciences and political, economic, and social history.
    • Preference will be given to students at Canadian universities or Canadian citizens and residents.
  • Award Value: $5,000 to $20,000; may be held in conjunction with other awards if the total amount awarded does not exceed $20,000
  • Application process: Application forms together with all required attachments and documents must be submitted in writing to the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 430 Pembina Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2H8.

Funding Agency: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies

http://www.cius.ca
http://www.ualberta.ca/CIUS/cius-grants.htm
http://www.ualberta.ca/CIUS/grants/NEP-description.pdf

Helen Darcovich Memorial Doctoral Fellowship (Dissertation Fellowship)

  • Deadline: MARCH 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and international students pursuing a Ph.D. at any institution of higher learning.
    • Doctoral thesis on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in Education, History, Law, Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, or Library Sciences.
    • Applications will be judged on a points system based on the dissertation proposal, letters of reference, writing sample, academic grades, and publishing record.
    • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, who may hold the fellowship at any institution of higher learning, and foreign students enrolled at the University of Alberta, will receive extra points.
    • All work aside from dissertation must be completed before the award is taken up.
    • Fellowship holders may apply for a one-year renewal.
    • The award recipient agrees to deposit a copy of the finished dissertation with the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, which ordinarily reserves first right of publication.
  • Award Value: Up to $13,000 for one year of study.
  • Application process: Application forms together with all required attachments and documents must be submitted in writing to the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 430 Pembina Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2H8.

Funding Agency: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies

http://www.cius.ca
http://www.ualberta.ca/CIUS/cius-grants.htm
http://www.ualberta.ca/CIUS/grants/darcovich-application.pdf

Rabin Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance

  • Deadline: MARCH (contact funding agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a Canadian citizen
    • Must be enrolled in accredited doctoral or postdoctoral program, either in Canada or elsewhere
    • Applicant's doctoral program must be focusing on areas relating to the pursuit of peace and/or to the enhancement of peaceful forms of social life
    • Award includes one academic year studying under the auspices of the Gilo Center for Citizenship, Democracy and Civic Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Jerusalem, Israel
    • Successful applicant must complete a research essay and is expected to speak in Canada on his/her return
  • Award Value: $15,000
  • Application process: Contact the funding agency for more information and/or to receive an application package.
Funding Agency: Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

http://www.cfhu.org/students-rabin-scholarship
http://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/rabin-scholarship-fund-advancement-peace-tolerance

German-Canadian Studies Research Scholarship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: MARCH (contact funding agency for current year's exact deadline)
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicant must be enrolled in an MA or PhD program at a Canadian university OR enrolled in a university outside Canada, but plan to carry out substantial portions of research in Canada and be associated with a faculty member at a Canadian university.
    • Eligible fields of study include but are not limited to history, linguistics, literature, sociology, geography, political science, economics, and cultural anthropology.
    • Applicant must be writing a Master's thesis or doctoral dissertation on a German-Canadian topic.
  • Award Value: $9,000 for Master's students, $13,000 for Doctoral students. Ph.D. award holders may apply for a one-year renewal.
  • Application Process: Application form must be sent by regular mail and postmarked by announced deadline.

Funding Agency: Spletzer Family Foundation Inc. and Chair in German-Canadian Studies at the University of Winnipeg

http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/german-cdn-research-scholarship#e5f30a5c59bc4281dbbc63f349b7bac8
http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/cms-filesystem-action/pdfs/german-cdn/scholarship-instruction-app.pdf)

Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: APRIL 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or landed immigrant studying at Canadian university
    • Enrolled in graduate degree program
    • Engaged in research that will assist the protection of minority or human rights in Canada
  • Award Value: $2,000
  • Application process: Mail application packet (available online) and all supporting documents to funding agency by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: The National Association of Japanese Canadians and the Mennonite Central Committee Canada

http://canada.mcc.org/scholarships
http://canada.mcc.org/system/files/Application_Reference_Letters_Packet_2012.pdf

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April

Canadian Window on International Development Awards (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: APRIL 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or citizen of a developing country
    • Enrolled in a graduate program at a Canadian university with some course work completed and research proposal approved by supervisor
    • Conducting field research for a Master's or Doctoral thesis level into a problem that is common to First Nations or Inuit communities in Canada and a developing region of the world.
    • Must have completed all coursework and comprehensive examinations by the award start date.
  • Award Value: Up to $20,000 to cover justifiable field research costs for a period of 3 to 12 months.
  • Application process: Applications together with all required documentation and letters must be submitted electronically

Funding Agency: International Development Research Centre

http://publicwebsite.idrc.ca/EN/Funding/Competitions/Pages/CompetitionDetails.aspx?CompetitionID=11
http://publicwebsite.idrc.ca/EN/Funding/WhoCanApply/Pages/Canadian-Window-on-International-Development-Awards.aspx

Canadian Window on International Development Awards (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: APRIL 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or citizen of a developing country
    • Enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian university
    • Doctoral research that explores the relationship between the alleviation of global poverty and such areas as the following: Canadian aid, trade, immigration, diplomatic policy, and international development.
    • Must have completed all coursework and comprehensive examinations by the award start date.
  • Award Value: Up to $ 20,000 to cover justifiable field research costs for a period of 3 to 12 months.
  • Application process: Applications together with all required documentation and letters must be submitted electronically

Funding Agency: International Development Research Centre

http://publicwebsite.idrc.ca/EN/Funding/Competitions/Pages/CompetitionDetails.aspx?CompetitionID=11
http://publicwebsite.idrc.ca/EN/Funding/WhoCanApply/Pages/Canadian-Window-on-International-Development-Awards.aspx

J.H. Stewart Reid Memorial Fellowship Trust Scholarship (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: APRIL 30th
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or have landed immigrant or convention refugee status from April 30th of the year prior to application.
    • Be registered in a doctoral program in a Canadian university, completed comprehensive exams, and doctoral thesis proposal accepted by April 30th.
    • First class academic record.
  • Award Value: $5,000 (not to exceed $25,000 with other awards)
  • Application process: Complete online application

Funding Agency: Canadian Association of University Teachers

http://stewartreid.caut.ca/English/default.htm
http://stewartreid.caut.ca/English/application/login.asp

British Columbia Arts Council Senior Studies Scholarships (Senior Undergraduate and Graduate)

  • Deadline: APRIL 30th
  • Eligibility:
  • Canadian citizen or landed immigrant with social insurance number.
    • Permanent resident of British Columbia
    • Must be enrolled in or applying to full-time programs at a recognized post-secondary institution in any province or country.
    • Must be majoring in an arts program in any of the following disciplines: arts administration, community arts practice; conservation studies; museological and curatorial studies; creative writing; dance (performance, choreography); media arts; theatre (acting, directing, technical, design, and musical theatre); music (performance, composition, voice); visual arts and crafts; and film and video. See website for exclusions.
    • For course work or programs following completion of the second year of university undergraduate or professional diploma programs or for graduate studies.
  • Award Value: Up to $4,000 per year to a maximum of six years.
  • Application process: Application forms are available online. Application forms with all required attachments, portfolio and letters must be sent by the deadline.

Funding Agency: British Columbia Arts Council

http://www.bcartscouncil.ca
http://bcartscouncil.ca/guidelines/artists/youth/scholarship_awards.html

  • Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: APRIL 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizen or landed immigrant studying at Canadian university
    • Enrolled in graduate degree program
    • Engaged in research that will assist the protection of minority or human rights in Canada
  • Award Value: $2,000
  • Application process: Mail application packet (available online) and all supporting documents to funding agency by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: The National Association of Japanese Canadians and the Mennonite Central Committee Canada

http://canada.mcc.org/scholarships
http://canada.mcc.org/system/files/Application_Reference_Letters_Packet_2012.pdf

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May

Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements

  • Deadlines: SSHRC has two competitions annually: fall and spring
    • UBC's internal deadline is late August for SSHRC's October 10 institutional deadline.
    • Check with UBCO's College of Graduate Studies for UBC's internal deadline for SSHRC's June 10 competition.
  • Eligibility:
    • Must currently hold one of the Tri-council awards or Vanier scholarship
    • Must be Canadian citizen or permanent resident planning to study abroad
  • Award Value: Up to $6,000 over 3 to 6 months for travel and subsistence
    Application process:
  • Online application form with online c.v. Printouts of all required forms and documents must be handed in directly to Faculty of Graduate Studies at UBC Vancouver by the institutional deadline.
  • Letters of support required from both current research supervisor and host supervisor. Host supervisor must be employed full-time at a foreign university or institution that actively carries out research.

Funding Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

http://www.sshrc.ca/
http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/cgs_foreign_study-besc_etudes_etranger-eng.aspx

NAAF Fine Arts Bursary Awards (Post-secondary)

  • Deadline: MAY 1st
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian resident Aboriginal individuals who are either First Nation status or non-status Inuit or Metis and recognized by the Federal Government, enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies.
    • For full-time post-secondary studies or training in fields such as visual, performing, media, theatre, production.
  • Award Value: Varies according to financial need, number of applicants, and availability of funds
  • Application process: Application forms available online. Submit application in writing with all supporting documents.

Funding Agency: National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation

http://www.naaf.ca/userfiles/BBF_2010_LAYOUT_V8FINAL_WEB.pdf
http://www.naaf.ca/
http://www.naaf.ca/download_applications

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June

Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements

  • Deadlines: SSHRC has two competitions annually: fall and spring
    • UBC's internal deadline is late August for SSHRC's October 10 institutional deadline.
    • Check with UBCO's College of Graduate Studies for UBC's internal deadline for SSHRC's June competition.
  • Eligibility:
    • Must currently hold one of the Tri-council awards or Vanier scholarship
    • Must be Canadian citizen or permanent resident planning to study abroad
  • Award Value: Up to $6,000 over 3 to 6 months for travel and subsistence
  • Application process:
    • Online application form with online c.v. Printouts of all required forms and documents must be handed in directly to Faculty of Graduate Studies at UBC Vancouver by the institutional deadline.
    • Letters of support required from both current research supervisor and host supervisor. Host supervisor must be employed full-time at a foreign university or institution that actively carries out research.

Funding Agency: SSHRC

http://www.sshrc.ca/
http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/cgs_foreign_study-besc_etudes_etranger-eng.aspx

Janet Fleck Ladner Education Endowment Fund Bursary (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: June 1
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be female and a resident of British Columbia
    • Must be registered full-time in an approved graduate program at UBC
    • Must demonstrate financial need
    • Preference given to mature women and single mothers
  • Award Value: $10,000
  • Application process: Application form and all supporting documents must be mailed in one envelope to the Minerva foundation by the announced deadline.

Funding Agency: The Minerva Foundation for BC Women

http://www.theminervafoundation.com
http://www.theminervafoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/JanetFleckEligibilityJan11.pdf
http://www.theminervafoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/JanetFleckLadnerApplicationformJan11.pdf)

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August

Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements

    Deadlines: SSHRC has two competitions annually: fall and spring
    • UBC's internal deadline is late August for SSHRC's October 10 institutional deadline.
    • Check with UBCO's College of Graduate Studies for UBC's internal deadline for SSHRC's June 10 competition.
    • Must currently hold one of the Tri-council awards or Vanier scholarship
    • Must be Canadian citizen or permanent resident planning to study abroad
  • Award Value: Up to $6,000 over 3 to 6 months for travel and subsistence
  • Application process:
    • Online application form with online c.v. Printouts of all required forms and documents must be handed in directly to Faculty of Graduate Studies at UBC Vancouver by the institutional deadline.
    • Letters of support required from both current research supervisor and host supervisor. Host supervisor must be employed full-time at a foreign university or institution that actively carries out research.

Funding Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

http://www.sshrc.ca/
http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/fellowships/cgs_foreign_study-besc_etudes_etranger-eng.aspx

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Doctoral)

  • Deadline: LATE AUGUST OR SEPTEMBER (specific date announced early August)
  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian and International students who will be or are currently pursuing their first Ph.D. at a nominating Canadian institution during the tenure of the award
    • Graduate students who have not received other Tri-Council awards
    • Nomination letter by the university is required
  • Award Value: $50,000 per year up to 3 years
  • Application process: Applicants must by nominated by their university. Contact your graduate program to request nomination. Applications must be completed online by nominee and submitted with all required documents by the deadline.

Funding Agency: Vanier Canada

http://gradstudies.ok.ubc.ca/scholarships-awards/vanier-scholarship.html

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Applications with Unspecified Deadlines

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship Program (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Eligibility:
    • Canadian citizens and landed immigrants
    • For students applying to or enrolled in full-time graduate studies at a university in Alberta (prior residency in Alberta is not required).
  • Award Value: Up to $10,800 for Master's and up to $15,000 for Doctoral students
  • Application process: Applicants must be nominated by their institution; to request nomination, contact the university's graduate office.

Funding Agency: Alberta Scholarship Programs

http://alis.alberta.ca/et/fo/scholarships/info.html?EK=39

International Council for Canadian Studies Graduate Student Scholarships (Master's and Doctoral)

  • Deadline: submission deadlines are set by individual International Canadian Studies Associations in various countries. Consult list of ICCS members here: http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/member-associations-associate-members.php
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants enrolled in a graduate studies program and writing a Master's thesis or doctoral dissertation on Canada.
    • Student must have obtained the support of a faculty member at a Canadian university.
    • Funds are intended to support research on Canada for four to six weeks at a site other than the applicant's home university.
  • Award Value: up to $3,500 for expenses
  • Application Process: Applicant should send completed application form, along with required attachments and supporting documents, directly to the secretariat of the appropriate Canadian Studies association, depending on current program and country of origin. Applications cannot be submitted directly to the ICCS.

Funding Agency: International Council for Canadian Studies

http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/graduate-student-scholarships.php

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