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Canada Graduate Scholarships Masters Program (CGSM)

Fully Funded Canada Graduate Scholarships Masters Program (CGSM) for Canadian Students

Applications are invited for Fully Funded Canada Graduate Scholarships Masters Program (CGSM) to Study in Canada.


The Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in eligible master’s or, in some cases, doctoral programs in Canada. This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies in their chosen fields.

Number of Scholarships

The CGS M Program or CGSM Program supports up to 3,000 students annually in all disciplines and is administered jointly by Canada’s three federal agencies: CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC. The selection process and post-award administration are carried out at the institutional level, under the guidance of the three agencies.

Benefits under Canada Graduate Scholarships Masters Program (CGSM)

$17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable


To be eligible for the Canada Graduate Scholarships Masters Program (CGSM), applicants are required to:

  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
  • be enrolled in, have applied for, or will apply for full-time admission* to an eligible graduate program at the master’s or doctoral level at a Canadian institution with a CGS M allocation
  • respect the internal deadline to apply for admission for your intended program of study. Contact the faculty of graduate studies (or its equivalent) at the selected Canadian institution(s) for more detailed information
  • not have previously held a CGS M
  • have achieved a first-class average, as determined by the host institution, in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent)
  • submit a maximum of one scholarship application per academic year to either CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC

Without exception, CGS M awards are tenable only at eligible Canadian institutions.

Application procedures

To apply to the CGS M program, applicants must complete and submit an application to up to three institutions using the Research Portal. Applicants should consult the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program – Instructions for completing an application.


Eligible Canadian institutions are assigned a separate allocation of awards to offer from each agency. Institutions must respect the agency-specific allocation. Refer to the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Award Allocations page for a list of allocations by institution and by agency.

Students submit their application to the institution at which they intend to hold their award using the Research Portal.

Scholarships Link

Institute Name: Eligible Canadian Institutes
Degree/Course: Masters Degree
Country: Canada
Last Date: December 01

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