Master’s Students

Master’s students submit a common application form for all three Tri-council agencies (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR). You will want to watch this video on instructons on how to complete a reference assessment form.  Please fill in this form if you have been given an award.

Value

$17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable

Deadline

Online master’s applications should be completed by Dec. 1, 2016 for the 2017-18 academic year

Eligibility and Application Details

The latest information is available on the Tri-Agency website.  Carleton University students who hold an external award are permitted to work a maximum of 520 hours during their award period.  If you begin your award:

  • in the summer term, your 520 hours are from May 1-April 30.
  • in the fall term, September 1 – August 31.
  • in the winter term, January 1 – December 31.
  • If you hold a multi-year award, your hours will begin at the beginning of a new award cycle

PhD Students

CIHR graduate training awards provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a graduate degree in a health related field. CIHR supports health research in:

  • bio-medical research
  • clinical research
  • health systems and services research
  • health of populations, societal and cultural dimension of health
  • environmental influence on health research

If you are uncertain about whether to send your PhD application to SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR, please visit this website.

Value

The value of the Canada Graduate Scholarships and Doctoral Research Awards range from $17,500 to $35,000 and some have a research allowance.

CIHR offers many scholarships tied to specific research interests for which current offerings can be found on the CIHR website.

Deadline

October 1, 2016 for the 2017-18 academic year.

Eligibility

You may be eligible for a CIHR award if you:

  • have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity
  • are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada
  • have obtained a grade of A- in each of the last two completed years of study
  • are not applying in the same academic year to SSHRC or NSERC.

For full eligibility requirements, please visit the CIHR website. Please note that CIHR uses the date of degree completion to determine your eligibility and you are not eligible for these awards if you are entering a qualifying year of study. Also, Carleton University students who hold a CIHR award are permitted to work a maximum of 520 hours during their award period.  If you begin your award:

  • in the summer term, your 520 hours are from May 1-April 30.
  • in the fall term, September 1 – August 31.
  • in the winter term, January 1 – December 31.
  • If you hold a multi-year award, your hours will begin at the beginning of a new award cycle

Applications

Applications for CIHR awards are available through the CIHR website. Applications for doctoral awards should be sent directly to CIHR. PhD awards will be evaluated directly by CIHR.