Canada Graduate Scholarship - Masters (CGS M)

The Canada Graduate Scholarship - Masters Program (CGS-M) provides financial support to high-caliber scholars who are engaged in eligible master's programs.  This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies in their chosen fields. 

Value: $17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable

Deadline: December 1, 2021 before 8:00pm

How to Apply: Online application through the Research Portal


  • Be a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • Be enrolled or intend to apply for full-time admissions to an eligible graduate program at the master's level at a Canadian institution with a CGS-M allocation.
  • Have completed between 0 and 12 months of full-time studies the master's program for which you are requesting funding.
  • Have not previously held a CGS M.
  • Have a minimum 80% average in each of the last two full years of study.

Full eligibility criteria here

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic excellence 50%
  • Research potential 30%
  • Personal characteristics and interpersonal skills 20%

Applications received will be reviewed​ first by Program Selection Committees and then the University Funding Selection Committee.