External Scholarship & Awards

Philosophy graduate students at Western are encouraged to apply for external scholarships and awards. A full listing can be found via SGPS here, below are the most commonly relevant competitions to Philosophy graduate students:

September 2017: 

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (VCGS)
Details: SGPS > Student Finances > Vanier Canada Gradaute Scholarships
Application deadline (Philosophy): September 30, 2016

October 2017: 

SSHRC - Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowships & Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral
Details: SGPS > Student Finances > SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships
Workshop: October 11th, 9:30 - 11:30am (STVH 1145) - bring draft of proposal for help
Application deadline (Philosophy): October 16, 2017
Submit to: Meghan Magowan, Graduate Affairs Assistant, Stevenson Hall 3146

Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships 
Details: SGPS > Student Finances > Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships
Application deadline (SGPS): October 29, 2017
Contact: Paula Cameron

December 2017: 

Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's (CGSM)
For prospective MA students.
Details: SGPS > Student Finances > Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's (CGSM)
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

January 2018: 

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)
Details: SGPS > Student Finances > Ontario Graduate Scholarships
Application opens: October 2, 2017
Application deadline (Philosophy): January 31, 2018 (January 24th - deadline to start a new OGS online application)

To find examples of successful research proposals, please visit our online Scholarship Library!