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Many organizations outside Bishop’s University award research scholarships to students. The most important ones are the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ).

Undergraduate Scholarships

Bishop’s has access to summer research internship bursaries from NSERC and FRQSC. The allocation of the summer internship bursaries is conditional to the availability of the funds granted by the agencies.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
Undergraduate Student Research Awards ($6,000 plus organization contribution)
Internal Deadline: next competition cycle Winter 2023

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture
Undergraduate Introduction to Research Scholarships ($5,000)
Internal Deadline: next competition cycle Winter 2023

Government of Canada
Canada Summer Jobs (wage subsidy)
Deadline: next competition cycle Winter 2023

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Université de Sherbrooke
Paid Summer Research Training
Deadline: next competition cycle Winter 2023

Master Scholarships

If you wish that your application package be reviewed by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, please send it to the Graduate Studies Coordinator at least two weeks prior to the deadline.

Tri-Agency: Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s program CGS M ($17,500)
Deadline: December 1, 2022, 8:00 p.m.

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies: Master’s Scholarships ($17,500 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture: Master’s Scholarships ($17,500 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé: Master’s Training ($17,500 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé: Master’s Training for Medical Professionals ($25,024 to $39,323 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fondation Arbour: Master’s Scholarships ($13,000)
Internal deadline: May 23, 2022, 4:00 p.m.

Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail: Master’s Scholarships ($16,625 per year)
Deadline: TBD

Doctoral Scholarships

Tri-Agency: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships ($50,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Tri-Agency: Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program CGS D ($35,000 per year)
Deadline: October 17, 2022, 8:00 p.m.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council: NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program PGS D ($21,000 per year)
Deadline: October 17, 2022, 8:00 p.m.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council: SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships ($20,000 per year)
Deadline: October 17, 2022, 8:00 p.m.

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies: Doctoral Scholarships ($21,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture: Doctoral Scholarships ($21,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé: Doctoral Training ($21,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé: Doctoral Training for Medical Professionals ($25,024 to $39,323 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Merit scholarship program for foreign students ($25,000 per year)
Internal deadline: September 1, 2022, 4:00 p.m.

Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail: Doctoral Scholarships ($19 950 or $25 950 per year)
Deadline: TBD

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Tri-Agency: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships ($70,000 per year)
Internal deadline: August 1, 2022, 4:00 p.m.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council: Postdoctoral Fellowships Program ($45,000 per year)
Deadline: October 17, 2022, 8:00 p.m.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships ($45,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Canadian Institutes of Health Research: CIHR Fellowships Program (up to $60,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies: Postdoctoral Research Scholarship ($45,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture: Postdoctoral Fellowship ($45,000 to $55,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture: Postdoctoral Research Creation Fellowship ($45,000 to $55,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé: Postdoctoral Training ($45,000 per year)
Deadline: next competition cycle Fall 2022

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Merit scholarship program for foreign students ($35,000 for one year)
Internal deadline: September 1, 2022, 4:00 p.m.

Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail: Postdoctoral Scholarships ($45,000 per year)
Deadline: TBD

Links to other funding sources

Please note that many other specialized programs exist.

For further information on undergraduate scholarships, please contact Raphaëlle Mercier Gauthier, Research Officer (rmercier@ubishops.ca).

For further information on master’s and doctoral scholarships, or on postdoctoral fellowships, please contact Jimmy Couturier, Graduate Studies Coordinator (jcouturi@ubishops.ca).