Board of Governors Graduate Student Research Scholarship

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2025

Amount: Varying

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management


  • School of Graduate Studies

As accomplished scholars, Board of Governors (BoG) Research Chairs are role models who play leadership roles in their field of expertise, stimulate growth in the research enterprise, and are dedicated to the training of the next generation of highly qualified professionals.
The Board of Governors Graduate Student Research Scholarship program is intended to recruit and retain graduate students who have demonstrated, or who have shown potential for, exceptional scholarly distinction. This scholarship aims to foster excellence in research, performance and other scholarly or creative activity.

  • $5,000 per year (renewable) up to two years for┬áMasters or four years for Doctoral students

Number of awards

  • One awardee for each admission deadline (max 3 per year)


  • Students applying for admission to a full-time, thesis-based, graduate program working under the direct supervision of a Tier I or Tier II Board of Governors Research Chair (BoGRC)


  • Academic achievement -Minimum admission GPA 3.7
  • Research achievement and potential


  • Completion of the Internal Graduate Scholarship application; awardees are notified in the Fall term.