Scholarship, Award & Funding Opportunities

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Travel Award - form 




Graduate Studies: 

Check the following links for additional information and forms.

Graduate Awards Important Dates 2018-2019




Students who are currently registered at the University of Guelph may be eligible to order Guelph transcripts for free, provided that the transcripts are ordered a minimum of one week before the deadline, that you pick up the transcripts from Enrolment Services, and that you specify the name of the scholarship at the time you place your order. Deadlines may be found on the OGPS website under “Ordering Transcripts”. Please note that specific competitions require official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate level studies, including for the Fall 2018 semester even though you will not have Fall grades. Therefore, even if it is your first semester at Guelph, you must order a Guelph transcript for your application.
Please contact your Graduate Program Assistant or the Graduate Awards Officers ( if you have any questions about these opportunities. 


RESEARCH OPPORTUNITES: In addition to the chart below, check the OVC Grant Opportunities page.


Mitacs funding opportunities Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship Master’s students can complete an 18-month project (minimum $30,000 stipend). PhD students can complete a three-year project (minimum $72,000 stipend). The Fellowship also offers national professional development training that helps interns gain in-demand career skills and ensure the success of their projects. Applications are accepted any time. Contact Rebecca Bourque at, or visit the Mitacs website for more information. 



GlobalLink Research Award The GlobalLink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students to undertake research projects abroad. Projects last 12–24 weeks and all disciplines are eligible. Questions can be sent to Mitacs International at Visit the GlobalLink webpage for more information on destinations and application procedures. Anytime
Competition open for Canadians: Foreign Government Awards - Mexico, 2019-2020
The Government of Mexico is offering scholarships to Canadians for study or research at participating Mexican post-secondary institutions.
·         Program name: Foreign Government Awards - Mexico
·         Funding organization: Government of Mexico
·         Target audiences: Canadian students and researchers at the undergraduate, Master’s, doctoral or postdoctoral level
·         Number of scholarships: 27
·         Duration: Varies based on level of study
·         Inclusions: Airfare, domestic transportation, tuition fees, accommodation and tuition fees for a language course, living allowance, health insurance
·         Deadline: September 28, 2018
For full program details and to submit an online application, visit: Foreign Government Awards - Mexico. Read a testimonial from a former recipient.
All inquiries regarding this program should be directed to: or 613-237-4820.
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Lancement de concours pour les Canadiens : Bourses des gouvernements étrangers – Mexique, 2019-2020
Le gouvernement du Mexique propose des bourses aux Canadiens pour des études ou de la recherche dans des établissements postsecondaires participants du Mexique.
·         Nom du programme : Bourses des gouvernements étrangers - Mexique
·         Organisme de financement : Gouvernement du Mexique
·         Publics cibles : Étudiants et chercheurs canadiens au niveau du baccalauréat, de la maîtrise, du doctorat et du postdoctorat
·         Nombre de bourses : 27
·         Durée de la bourse : Varie selon le niveau d’études
·         Inclusions : Frais de transport aérien et terrestre, de scolarité, de subsistance, hébergement et frais de scolarité pour un programme de formation linguistique, assurance médicale
·         Date limite : 28 septembre 2018
Consultez Bourses des gouvernements étrangers - Mexique pour tous les renseignements concernant le programme et pour soumettre une demande en ligne. Lisez le témoignage d’un ancien récipiendaire.
Toutes les demandes de renseignements concernant ce programme doivent être adressées à ou 613-237-4820.
Inscrivez-vous au fil de nouvelles RSS sur les Bourses internationales afin d’être informé des dates de lancement de concours et d’autres nouvelles concernant le Programme de bourses internationales d’Affaires mondiales Canada.
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If you would prefer not to receive future scholarship announcements, please send an email to:
Si vous préférez ne pas recevoir nos prochains avis de concours, veuillez transmettre un courriel à
International Scholarships Program of Global Affairs Canada
Programme de bourses internationales d’Affaires mondiales Canada
t: 613-237-4820
220 avenue Laurier Avenue W/O, Suite/bureau 1550 
Ottawa, ON, CANADA K1P 5Z9

September 28, 2018

CASV-ACVP Swine Leadership Travel Awards Call for Applications Details June 1 - September 30, 2018 or until candidates are identified and funds awarded
Due: October 1 (to Dept/School)
Value: Up to 10 awards of $5,000
Details: research interest relates to resource management and/or resource conservation
October 1, 2018
Due: October 1 (to Dept/School)
Value: Up to 40 awards of varying amounts
Details: research interest relates to resource management and/or resource conservation
October 1, 2018
Hope the Fall semester gets off to a great start for you. Those of you considering travelling in the Winter 2019 semester may wish to note the upcoming deadline of October 1 to apply for consideration for the following financial need-based travel grants:
In order to apply to these opportunities, submit the Graduate Travel Grant application form and the appropriate Financial Need Assessment form to Student Financial Services no later than Monday, October 1, 2018.
Registrar's Travel/Research Grants
For Winter 2019 Travel/Research
Students who are travelling as part of their program of study who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents and who demonstrate financial need. Winners will be selected by the Office of Graduate Studies Awards Committee on the basis of financial need, academic ability, and the strength of the proposal.
Please visit Registrar's Travel or Registrar's Research Grants pages for further details.
For Winter 2019 Travel
Registered students with demonstrated financial need who: i) have been accepted into a travel program (i.e exchange, study abroad, LOP) offered by the Centre for International Programs who will be studying in a developing country; or ii) are registered in a field course taking place in a developing country; or iii) are conducting research related to developing countries and will be travelling to further expand their knowledge and/or contributing towards their research/thesis. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
Please visit the Richard and Sophia Hungerford Graduate Travel Grants page for further details.
October 1, 2018

Pet Trust Research Competition

Call for Research and Equipment Proposals

Details are available through the following link.

October 3, 2018
The NSERC Doctoral Awards consist of two scholarships, administered through a single application, that support outstanding students pursuing a doctoral degree in natural sciences or engineering.
Internal Guelph Deadline: October 12, 2018
·         Note: The deadline to submit official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts to your Graduate Program Assistant is October 5, 2018.
Value: The Post-Graduate Scholarships (PGS) awards are valued at $21,000 for 24 or 36 months (depending on eligibility), and the Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) are valued at $35,000 for 24 or 36 months (depending on eligibility).
October 5, 2018 (transcripts) and October 12, 2018 (Internal Deadline)
Due: October 15 (to OGPS)
Value: 1 award of $5,000
Details: students registered in any graduate program who are conducting research in the Arboretum; the application form may be found on our Forms & Documents website, under Graduate Awards Forms.
October 15, 2018 to OGPS

New Faculty Mobility Program for Canadians in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Government of Canada has launched a new scholarship initiative for Canadian professors and researchers to teach or conduct research, for three to eight weeks, in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The new Faculty Mobility Program aims to increase the number of institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canadian, Latin American and Caribbean post-secondary institutions.

Canadian post-secondary academic institutions can now submit scholarship applications, on behalf professors and researchers, in the form of a proposal detailing the proposed study or research projects in eligible countries. 

For more information, visit: Faculty Mobility Program.

For University of Guelph faculty who would like to submit a proposal for this funding, the Centre for International Programs must submit the application to Global Affairs Canada on your behalf.  Please e-mail the required application documents to Allison Broadbent, Study Abroad Manager, by Monday, October 15.

October 15, 2018

Call for Nominations: AAVMC Awards and Patricia Lowrie Scholarship

Posted: September 10, 2018


Nominations are open for a number of Association of American Veterinary Colleges (AAVMC) awards, including, AAVMC Excellence in Research AwardAAVMC Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award, Presented by ZoetisAAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy AwardAAVMC Iverson Bell Award, and AAVMC Billy E. Hooper Award for Distinguished Service

Find information on these awards at: Award criteria and submission information is available on the individual award pages, all submissions should be sent to

As well, the nomination period for the Patricia M. Lowrie Diversity Leadership Scholarship is open. Information on the scholarship can be found on this page:

The nomination deadline for all awards is October 15, 2018

October 15, 2018
Due: October 17 (to OGPS)
Value: several awards totaling approximately $1,000
Details: research relates to Scottish studies, including study in drama, English, family studies, history, philosophy and sociology
October 17, 2018 to OGPS
Due: October 17 (to OGPS)
Value: 1 award of $1,500
Details: future travel for students registered in POLS/CCJP, CDE, or the collaborative IDEV program (any department)
October 17, 2018 to OGPS
Due: October 17 (to OGPS)
Value: up to 3 awards of $500
Details: Students who are parents with a child or children in day care (public or private)
October 17, 2018 to OGPS

FAIA submission closes in 3 weeks - Poster

This is a reminder the submission deadline is fast approaching, if you have not already posted and distributed the updated flyer containing  the “link to apply”  to your eligible graduates please forward them the attached flyer. The flyer contains information on the award, requirements, and how to apply. Graduates may also use the following web link to apply for the Dr. W. Bruce Wren Food Animal Incentive Awards,
Please take note of the following important dates:
·         Begin applying online – September 3, 2018
·         Applications are due – October 17, 2018
·         Recipients will be announced – November 12, 2018
·         WVC Annual Conference – February 17-20, 2019
We appreciate your continued support of WVC and our educational events and are excited to recognize our future veterinary leaders!
If you have any questions or need additional information please feel free to contact
October 17, 2018
The SSHRC Doctoral Awards consist of two scholarships, administered through a single application, that support outstanding students pursuing a doctoral degree in the social sciences or humanities.
Internal Guelph Deadline: November 2, 2018
Value: Doctoral Fellowships are valued at $20,000/year for 12 to 48 months (depending on eligibility). Canada Graduate Scholarships for doctoral studies are valued at $35,000/year for 36 months.
November 2, 2018
The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2018
Value: $17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable
December 1, 2018