NSERC is the name of the federal funding agency that funds Science and Engineering research. A summary of the graduate scholarships available through NSERC can be found here.
Carleton University has a summary page of many other scholarships, beyond what is provided by NSERC, which can be found here.
The table below summarizes the most popular scholarships. We encourage every graduate student in our group to apply for one of the following.
|Scholarship||Amount ($$)||Application Deadline (roughly)||Eligibility||Notes|
|OGS||5K/term for 2--3 terms||Nov||International/Domestic||Carleton info here.|
|QEII-GSST||5K/term for 2--6 terms||Oct||International/Domestic|
|CGS–Master's||17.5K/year for 1 year||Nov-Dec (master's). Sep (PhD)||Domestic|
|PGS–Doctoral||21K/year for 3 years||Oct||Domestic PhD||You cannot apply for both CGS–Master's and a PGS–Doctoral in the same year.|
|CGS – Doctoral||35K/year for 3 years||Oct||Domestic PhD||No application. You are considered automatically upon applying to PGS–Doctoral.|
|Vanier||50K/year for 3 years||Sep—Nov||International/Domestic PhD||No application. Inform the faculty of graduate studies for your intent to apply.|