SGS Dean's Scholarship

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Deadline: No Deadline

Amount: 10,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal

Citizenship: Canadian, International, Permanent Resident

Program(s): Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Music, Master of Nursing, Master of Science, PhD in Education

These scholarships are offered to students who have outstanding academic records, show research promise and aptitude in their field.  


  • $10,000


  • All students accepted into a full time, eligible graduate program are considered.
  • Graduatestudents enrolled in a full-time MA, MSc, MFA, MMus, MEd, MC, MSc, Mgt or PhD program
  • Academic achievement. Minimum entrance GPA of 3.7
  • Program-relevant assessment of candidate's demonstrated aptitude, research skill, material and/or performance-related productions and activities may also be considered
  • Completed no more than 24 months or 48 months in the respective masters or doctoral program


  • No application is required. All eligible candidates are considered at the time of application to the graduate program
  • Departmental Review Committees are encouraged to include their recommendations for this award in the review process of individuals' application for admission


  • Renewal in subsequent years is contingent upon applying for external funding from international, national or provincial funding agencies
  • Must maintain minimum GPA of 3.7 and satisfactory progress and standing in the graduate program

NOTE: This award may not be held concurrently with other awards, scholarships, or fellowships valued at or over $10,000.  In the event a student is offered multiple awards valued at $10,000 and greater, the student is encouraged to accept the non-Dean's Scholarship.  The SGS will provide a $3,000 supplement to the additional award(s).