This page gives information on two types of awards:

  • Federal and provincial programs
  • Other external funding opportunities

For detailed information about scholarships, awards, and bursaries, please consult the Graduate Studies and Postodoctoral Affairs (GSPA) Awards and Funding page.

See the External scholarship recipients page for a list of students who have received external scholarship funding.

Federal and provincial programs

Student submission deadlines are bolded below. It is the students' responsibility to keep track of their submission deadlines.

Please note: The Department cannot nominate students for the Trudeau and Vanier awards without applications. Please see application submission deadlines below.

Please note: Information and dates may be updated depending on further information from the tri-agency and resources available.

Scholarships Transcript request deadline

Application/Department deadline

Students must submit to the Department
Information Sessions
NSERC Doctoral


Application deadline to submit through the NSERC portal:


  • The NERSC doctoral workshop slides are available in the Helpful Resources section of the web page.
SSHRC Doctoral TBA Department deadline: TBA
  • The SSHRC Doctoral Workshop slides are available in the Helpful Resources section of the web page.
CGS-M (Tri-Council MA) TBA None. Check recent changes.  
Trudeau Doctoral TBA TBA

Other external funding opportunities 

Please find below the most recent award funding, scholarships, and bursary opportunities sent to the English Department: