Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program

The Scholarship:

The Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D) Program provides financial support to outstanding eligible students pursuing doctoral studies in a Canadian university. The Government of Canada established these prestigious scholarships, to be awarded through national competitions by the granting agencies, to ensure a reliable supply of highly qualified personnel to meet the needs of Canada’s knowledge economy. Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholars will help renew faculty at Canadian universities and will be the research leaders of tomorrow.

Value of scholarship:

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D): $35,000 a year (for two or three years)
NSERC Postgraduate scholarship(PGS D): $21,000 a year (for two or three years).NSERC means Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada


The main benefactors of this scholarship are Canadian residents. To qualify, the student must :

  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada;
  • hold, or expect to hold (at the time you take up the award), a degree in science or engineering from a university whose standing is recognized by NSERC (if you have a degree in a field other than science or engineering, NSERC may accept your application at its discretion);
  • intend to pursue, in the following year, full-time graduate studies and research at the doctoral level in an eligible program  in one of the areas of the natural sciences and engineering supported by NSERC; and
  • have obtained a first-class average (a grade of “A-“) in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent).
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Method of application:

The students are advised to apply online through the LINK

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