Graduate students are encouraged to apply for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) fellowships and Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS). Only domestic students (citizens and permanent residents) are eligible for SSHRC awards.
New applicants applying to an eligible TST graduate program for the following Fall are encouraged to apply for an OGS and/or a SSHRC fellowship.
IMPORTANT: Some new applicants who wish to apply for a SSHRC doctoral fellowship may need to apply directly through SSHRC, and not through TST. Visit the SSHRC website for more information. Deadlines for direct SSHRC doctoral fellowship applications can be later than those listed below.
The School of Graduate Studies' Graduate Centre for Academic Communication (GCAC) offers courses and workshops each year on writing scholarship proposals. More information, including registration information (conjoint students only), may be found at the GCAC website.
IMPORTANT: When applying, students MUST email a screen shot of their application confirmation to the GCTS Office, email@example.com, prior to the deadline listed below.
Questions? Contact the GCTS Office.
SSHRC offers doctoral and master’s fellowships, for which some TST domestic doctoral and master's students are eligible. International students are not eligible. See the SSHRC website for more information and additional eligibility criteria. For questions or more information, contact the GCTS Office.
SSHRC Application Deadlines
TST Students Applying for a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship:
Due to a SSHRC application system outage (beyond TST's control), the deadline below may be adjusted. Please monitor your email for notices from TST sent through the graduate student listserv for any adjustments to the following deadline.
- Doctoral Fellowships: Online applications must be completed by October 6, 2023; 12:00 pm ET (noon).
- Master's Awards (CGS-M): Online applications must be completed by (date to be announced). See the University of Toronto's School of Graduate Studies website for important information on transcript requirements.
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)
Graduate students in conjoint PhD, ThM and MA programs may be eligible for Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS). International students on a student visa may also be eligible to apply. The OGS application and eligibility information is available each year via the University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies website.
OGS Application Deadlines
- International students with a student visa: Online applications must be completed by March 1, 2024; 11:59 pm ET.
- Domestic students (citizens or permanent residents): Online applications must be completed by March 1, 2024; 11:59 pm ET.