Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral (CGS D)
Canada's three federal granting agencies, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) have been working together to harmonize the Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS D) Programs. The Tri- Agencies have recently launched the first phase of the harmonization, which includes a new common CGS D webpage, harmonized application timeline and program descriptions.
More information on the CGS-D program including eligibility, application process, and selection process is posted on the new Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program webpage.
Students will still apply via each agency specific web site linked to from the new Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program webpage.
GPS will download all applications and forward via D2 to all Academic Units by 07 Oct end of day.
Determined by Unit
Submission of application documents to Unit if requested by Unit
(if weekend, next working day)
Academic Unit recommendations are due to GPS via FAD
Academic Units are required by McGill to rank their applicants and recommend the top applicants for funding, based on their eligible Graduate enrolment.
Academic Units may recommend 10% of their Graduate enrolment, to a maximum of 10.
Units where the 10% of enrolment is less than 4, may submit up to 4.
Academic Unit is to ensure candidate's eligibility based on the criteria outlined on the Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program webpage .
Academic Unit evaluations should be based on the criteria and weighting outlined on the Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program webpage.
- Fellowships Awards Database (FAD) *All applicants must be entered in FAD
- How to deal with pdf transcripts and other competition tools.
- CIHR Checklist
- NSERC Checklist
- SSHRC Checklist
- How to understand how each Agency names documents differently
- SSHRC Discipline Codes and McGill Committee Numbers
- NSERC Discipline Codes and McGill Committee_Numbers
Note: “Department” roles usually refers to work led by appointed Academic Unit fellowships coordinator.
NOTE: GPS does not require hardcopies of applications or other supporting documents for this competition.
NO EXCEPTIONS: Incomplete, incorrect, and late recommendations are not acceptable and will not be forwarded to the GPS Central Selection Committee.
Should an awardee’s student status change in any way during the course of the award, it is the responsibility of the awardee to notify the Academic Unit, GPS-Graduate Funding, and the Agency.