The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships and the J.-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral Scholarships programs

  • Aim to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly-qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement in undergraduate and graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities 

Value of this award 

  • J.-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarships are valued at $35,000 per annum for 36 month
  • SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships are valued at $20,000 per annum for 12, 24, 36 or 48 months


 Internal Deadline: Nov. 20, 2014




  • Students currently registered at the University of Lethbridge must apply through the University of Lethbridge
  • Others apply directly to SSHRC
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to have their applications read and critiqued by faculty members and other students
  • The applicant should request that official transcript(s) of their entire academic record (including transfer credit grades) be sent to the Office of Research Services
  • Up-to-date official transcript(s) should be requested from the Registrar's Office at each institution, as University of Lethbridge official transcripts DO NOT show the grades for transfer credit

Complete application includes:

  • Two Letters of Appraisal
  • One blank Departmental Appraisal form
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate level courses (including those for which transfer credit has been received)

  • Citizens or permanent residents of Canada;
  • Applying for support to pursue their first PhD (or equivalent)
  • Be pursing doctoral studies (or a combined MA/PhD) in the social sciences and humanities
  • Not have already received a scholarship or fellowship from SSHRC, NSERC, or CIHR to undertake or complete a doctoral degree or combined MA/PhD
  • Not be applying in the current academic year to NSERC or CIHR
  • Not be pursing a degree program that combines an undergraduate and graduate degree

On the proposed start date of the award, applicants must

  • Be registered as full-time students, undertaking or continuing a doctoral program (or a combined MA/PhD program) in the social sciences or humanities
  • Not have exceeded the allowable number of months already spent in doctoral study

Application Procedure can be found on SSHRC website.


Events Calendar

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:00
Appling for the NSERC Doctoral Scholarship?  Sign up for a workshop via Moodle to find out how...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 16:00
This hands-on workshop will develop skills necessary to effectively deal with assessment of student...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:00
A Lecture by Tania Murray Li Drawing on two decades of ethnographic research in Sulawesi, Indonesia...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 16:00
This hands-on workshop will develop skills necessary to effectively deal with assessment of...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 19:00
University of Lethbridge Master of Science Program Notice of Final Thesis Examination September 5,...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: PhD Value: $40,000 for 1 yearRegistration Deadline: Sept. 25thFull application...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 16:00
This hands-on workshop will develop skills necessary to effectively deal with assessment of...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: Masters and PhD Canadian/PRValue: max $10,000Internal Deadline: Sept. 27th The...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: Canadian or PR, full time Master or PhD Value: $1,000-5,000/yearInternal Deadline:...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 23:59
Value: $50,000/year for 3 yearsEligibility: Canadian, PR and international PhD studentsInternal...