Scholarships and Financial Support

Awards Available to CSM Graduate Students

***Please note that the GSE has a four business day internal deadline in advance of the sponsor (e.g., CIHR, Alberta Innovates) submission deadline for all scholarship and award applications requiring Associate Dean, Graduate Science Education (Dr. Tara Beattie) signature.***

December 1, 2020:  Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Program (CGS-M)

 

***The 2020-2021 Cumming School of Medicine Graduate Scholarship is now closed to applications. The 2021-2022 application cycle and materials will be released August 2021.****

Through a collaborative cost-sharing initiative, the CSM’s Graduate Science Education Office is aiming to recruit and fund graduate students. The CSM and the individual graduate supervisor will cost share a $30,000/year stipend for four years of a PhD program or two years for an MSc program. Funds will be renewed on an annual basis pending demonstration of sufficient progress and compliance with program requirements.

Eligibility: This competition is open to full-time MSc or PhD students enrolled in a CSM Affiliated Graduate Program. Students must be registered in their first year or in the first semester of their second year at time of the award start date.

Terms of Reference

 

If you have questions, please contact awardsgse@ucalgary.ca

 

 

***The 2020-2021 Eleanor Mackie Doctoral Scholarship in Women’s Health is now closed to applications. The 2021-2022 application cycle and materials will be released August 2021.****

Description: 

Eleanor Mackie earned her doctorate in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases from the University of Calgary in 1986, and was a constant supporter of research into diseases affecting women. This scholarship was endowed by her estate and is named in her honor. This award is granted to those pursuing doctoral research in immunology or microbiology and infectious diseases dealing with diseases pertaining to women and is valued at $28,000 for 1-year.

Eligibility: Open to students registered full-time in a doctoral program in the Cumming School of Medicine. Candidates must include a one-page research proposal explaining how their research will advance knowledge of diseases affecting women’s health. Students holding a major graduate scholarship from Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada or any other funding agency are not eligible. A student holding this award who subsequently receives one of the above awards must accept the funding agency award and inform the Associate Dean Graduate Sciences Education, and the Graduate Scholarship Office, of his/her external offer

Terms of Reference

If you have questions, please contact awardsgse@ucalgary.ca

***The 2020-2021 William H. Davies Medical Research Scholarship is now closed to applications. The 2021-2022 application cycle and materials will be released August 2021.****

Description: William H. Davies Medical Research Scholarships are open to students registered full-time in a graduate program in the Cumming School of Medicine. Awards valued at $3,000 to $11,000 (1-year term), depending upon the candidate's qualifications, experience, and graduate program

Eligibility: Open to students registered full-time in a graduate program in the Cumming School of Medicine.

Terms of Reference

If you have questions, please contact awardsgse@ucalgary.ca

Your graduate program may have additional awards based on performance, publishing, or other criteria. Visit your program-specific website for more information.

GSE Scholarship and Award Internal Review and Support Hub

The GSE Scholarship and Award Internal Review and Support Hub provides an assortment of resources for writing a strong scholarship or award application, including information on key dates and deadlines, notices of upcoming events and workshops, tools for locating scholarship and other funding opportunities as well as access to the Internal Review Service.


Scholarships and Awards: Graduate Awards Database

There are many different awards available to graduate students at the University of Calgary. Please search the Graduate Awards Database and speak to your supervisor to ensure that you are not missing out on funding opportunities.