Scholarships and Awards | Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies


The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is working to ensure that existing and incoming graduate students, and applicants stay informed of the University’s response to the evolving global impact of COVID-19.  The University is continuing to update our COVID-19 page with recent information, answers to FAQs and other resources. 

Existing Students: see UPDATE FROM THE AVP GRADUATE STUDIES.  For international students with questions relating to your study permit, please connect with your international student advisor; if you have gone abroad or intend to go abroad, and you have new immigration or travel concerns, please consult with your international student advisor.

Incoming Graduate Students:   Students expecting to start summer'20 should have received an email outlining your options; if not,  please email us.  Students expecting to start fall'20 should count on doing so, at least until told otherwise.  If you have questions or concerns about meeting the conditions on your offer letters, please email us.


Applicants: We continue to process applicants and issue of offers of admission. 

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is committed to supporting our students.  We will work with you to ensure minimized disruption for all current and incoming students. 

Scholarships and Awards

There are numerous opportunities to apply for scholarships and various awards.   Make sure you take the time to review your possibilities. 

Completion and Postdoctoral Awards

Awards for once you have completed your thesis and for postdoctoral scholars.

External Awards

Awards that are not from the University of Guelph. Also see Government Funded Awards listed below.

Government Funded Awards

Awards that are funded by the federal and/or provincial Governments: OGS, CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC. 

Internal Awards

Awards that are specific to the University of Guelph. 

External Travel and Conference Awards

Awards that are not from the University of Guelph and are for research travel and conference purposes.