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 24 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

2016 Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship Competition (in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
Internal Deadline - through the application portal - November 20, 2015

MITACS Globalink Research Awards
Deadline - November 20, 2015, 5:00pm (Pacific)

CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master’s Program
National Deadline- Submitted Electronically – December 1, 2015, 8:00 pm (Eastern)

SSHRC Doctoral Applications
Internal Deadline – Please Check with your Department

Mitacs - JSPS Internship
Deadline - January 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm (Pacific)

Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Graduate Scholarship
- 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

News and Events

Mitacs Step: Fall Workshops
  November 26 and 27, 2015

Academic Calendar

Browse the ‌Graduate Academic Calendar‌‌.

Apply Now

Apply to Graduate Studies at SMU.