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 23 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

SSHRC Doctoral
Internal Deadline - Please check with your department

Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship Program
Internal Deadline - November 21, 2014

Frank Knox Memorial Scholarship
Deadline - November 28, 2014

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master’s Program
National Deadline – December 1, 2014, 8:00 pm (ET)

Japan International Opportunities Program
Deadline - December 15, 2014

2015 Pengrowth Nova Scotia Energy Innovation Grant
Deadline - January 16, 2015

Canadian Water Resources Association - Graduate Scholarship
Deadline - January 30, 2015

Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women Awards
Deadline - January 31, 2015

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Deadline - February 16, 2015

Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Graduate Scholarship
Terms of Reference
Nomination Form
Annual Report Form
Deadline - March 15, 2015

News and Events

MPHEC - Student photo and video contest
Deadline - December 12, 2014

Student Science Writing Competition
Deadlines - Notification of Intent - December 26, 2014
Final Submission - February 20, 2015

Academic Calendar

Browse the Graduate Academic Calendar.

Apply Now

Apply to Graduate Studies at SMU.