Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research


Saint Mary’s University is an excellent place to pursue graduate studies. Choose from 26 diverse PhD and Masters programs, offered within a collegial and stimulating intellectual community.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) oversees Saint Mary’s graduate programs and supports the university’s research endeavours. The Faculty offers a wealth of information and resources on graduate studies and research activities within the university.

Scholarship Opportunities and Deadlines

Clean Foundation Scholarship
Deadline - February 1, 2017

Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) Awards
Deadline - January 31, 2017 at 4:00pm AST

SSHRC Doctoral Applications
Internal Deadline – Please Check with your Department.

Soroptimist Foundation of Canada - Grants for Women Awards
Deadline - January 31, 2017

NSIS Student Writing Competition
Notification of Intent - December 31, 2016
Final Submission - February 17, 2017

W.L. Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships
Internal Deadline - February 1, 2017

Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship (NSGS)
- Terms of Reference
- Nomination Form
- Annual / Final Report Form
Deadline - May 1

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement
University Deadline - June 1 and October 1
University Deadline (CIHR & NSERC) - January 20, 2016

Canadian Water Resources Association - Scholarships
Deadline - January 30, 2017

News and Events



Academic Calendar

Browse the ‌Graduate Academic Calendar‌‌.

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