Scholarship Information

MELS Students may be eligible for these scholarships (depending on individual circumstances)

  • Boom & Ellie Cristall Bursary ($2,000)
  • Brandon University Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship ($2,500)
  • BUAA & Mrs. Kay Gardner Graduate Scholarship ($1,000)
  • David S. Weiss Family Bursary (approx. $750)
  • Dawn Zhou Mazenod Project Geology Scholarship ($15,000)
  • Dr. Mieczyslaw Kozakiewicz and Marian Thomas Kozakiewicz Scholarship ($1,200)
  • Green Acres Lodge 1967-2011 Community Service Bursary ($410)
  • Green Acres Lodge 1967-2011 Military Bursary ($1,135)
  • John & Catherine Robbins Graduate Scholarships ($2,580)
  • Manitoba Graduate Scholarship (see below)
  • Peter D. and Una B. Cameron Memorial Scholarship ($1,845)
  • TD Bank Group Bursary in Environmental Science ($1,225)

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Other scholarship information for Graduate Students

CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC Graduate Scholarship Harmonization:  The Tri-Agency harmonized the Canada Graduate Scholarships program from each agency and redesigned the application and procedures into one common process.  The following three graduate scholarships fall under the CGS-M Program:

  1. Canada Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships
  2. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) – Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships
  3. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships

ELIGIBILITY:  To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
  • Be enrolled in, or intend to apply for full-time admission to an eligible graduate program at the Master’s level at a Canadian institution with a CGS-M allocation;
  • Have completed, as of December 31 of application year, b/w zero and 12 months of full-time studies;
  • Not have previously held as CGS-M; and
  • Have achieved a first-class average, determined by the host university, in the last 2 years of study.

VALUE:  $17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable.

CGS-M Deadline: December 1, before 8:00 p.m. (ET)

For complete eligibility requirements and scholarship information, including application, please visit the NSERC website at: