Awards - Federal and Provincial

Departmental deadline dates:


2023-24 NSERC Vanier:  September 16, 2022

Please refer to the Vanier website for complete eligibility requirements.

Applicants must be nominated by the institution at which they wish to study and hold the award. Applicants seeking institutional nomination must first receive the endorsement of their proposed graduate unit through a local selection process. Applicants seeking this endorsement must submit a completed Vanier CGS application using the ResearchNet application system.


2023-24 NSERC PGS D/CGS-D:  September 26, 2022

Please refer to the Tri-Agency CGS D website for complete eligibility requirements.  Applicants must access the online application through the granting agency’s portal: 


2023-24 NSERC CGS-M: December 1, 2022

Applicants must complete and submit an online application using the
Research Portal.  Students should refer to the CGS M application instructions (for all applicants) housed on NSERC’s website to locate details on how to complete their application.

For full eligibility criteria, visit the Tri-agency Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program website

 2023-24 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

    • International students: March 14, 2023

    • Domestic students: April 14, 2023


The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program encourages excellence in graduate studies at publicly-assisted universities in Ontario. Since 1975, the OGS program has been providing merit-based scholarships to Ontario’s best graduate students in all disciplines of academic study. The scholarship program at U of T is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and the University of Toronto. The Province allocates OGS awards to universities specifying the number of awards that each may offer to their students annually.

View eligibility requirements and apply via the School of Graduate Studies website



2023-24 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship and Doctoral Completion Awards: April 14, 2023



In 1998, the Ontario government introduced the QEII-GSST, a merit-based scholarship program targeted specifically toward graduate students in science and technology. The Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII‐GSST) Program is designed to encourage excellence in graduate studies in science and technology. The program is supported through funds provided by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and by funds raised by the University of Toronto from the private sector. The Province allocates QEII-GSST awards to universities specifying the number of awards that each may offer to their students annually.




Other Awards

Application deadline:  April 30, 2022