Application is invited to apply for Dalhousie University scholarships in Canada 2024. The Dalhousie University Harmonized Scholarship Competition for major FGS-managed scholarships beginning between May 2024 and January 2025 is now open. This is a fully funded scholarship program for international students.
The Harmonized Scholarship Process allows incoming and current students to apply for several Faculty of Graduate Studies-managed scholarships using a single online application, the complete list of which can be found on our funding application process page.
If you are a new applicant, you are not required to be accepted into a Dalhousie graduate program to apply for these scholarships. However, you must have applied to the program before you will be able to accept a scholarship offer, and offers are conditional upon your eventual acceptance into the program.
Dalhousie University scholarships
- Fully Funded, Partial Funding
- Dalhousie University
- Masters, PhD
- All Subjects
- Domestic Students, International Students
- Deadline: January 16, 2024
If you are a Dalhousie master’s student expecting to transfer or fast-track to a doctoral program in January or May of the current academic year, or in September or January of the next academic year, you are encouraged to apply for doctoral-level awards. Scholarships awarded through the Harmonized Scholarship Process are not transferrable between institutions.
- Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship
- Killam Predoctoral Scholarships
- Vitamin Scholarship
- The Abdul Majid Bader Graduate Scholarship
Dalhousie University Scholarships encompass several categories, each offering different levels of financial support:
Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship
For Master’s level recipients, this award provides an annual amount of $10,000 for two years, with the possibility of annual renewal. Doctoral-level recipients receive $15,000 annually for four years, subject to annual renewal.
Killam Predoctoral Scholarships
For Master’s (Level 1) students, the scholarship includes support of up to $42,000 per year for a maximum of two years, along with an additional $2,500 allocated for international tuition fees and a relocation allowance if applicable. Doctoral (Level 2) students are eligible for up to $42,000 per year for a maximum of three years, with a relocation allowance if necessary.
The award is valued at $19,000 for Master’s students and $21,000 for Doctoral students for an academic year spanning 12 months. Typically, one to two awards are granted each year.
Abdul Majid Bader Graduate Scholarship
This scholarship is valued at $40,000 for one full-time academic year lasting 12 months. It is renewable and contingent upon an annual progress review. The scholarship can be held for a maximum of 24 months of full-time study. It’s important to note that this scholarship does not cover fees, and recipients are responsible for paying their fees from the awarded amount. One new award is bestowed each year.
To be considered eligible for Dalhousie University Scholarships, applicants are required to meet the following criteria:
Language Proficiency: Proficiency in the English language is a prerequisite.
Eligible Countries: Applicants from all countries around the world are eligible to apply.
For those applying to the Master’s Competition:
It is advisable to carefully review the CGS-M Evaluation Criteria, as these criteria serve as the foundation for assessing and ranking applications.
Applications should be written in clear, straightforward language, avoiding the use of specialized terminology or jargon.
It is recommended to consult the “Outline of proposed research (attachment)” section of the CGS-M instructions for guidance on what to incorporate in a robust research proposal.
For those participating in the Doctoral Competition:
- It is suggested to review the selection criteria for the Harmonized CGS-Doctoral programs, as these criteria will be influential in the evaluation process.
- Consider referring to the Research Proposal instructions for the Vanier doctoral competition or the Tri-Agency Doctoral competition instructions for guidance on what to include in a strong research proposal.
How To Apply
Begin by logging into the FGS Scholarship Management Platform. If you already have a Dalhousie NetID, select “Use Dalhousie NetID” for login. If not, enter your email address and create a password. You only need to create one account, even if you plan to apply for multiple opportunities.
Create a new application or modify an existing one by selecting from the list under “My Applications” on your homepage. Each applicant is allowed to submit only one application per competition, so please refrain from submitting multiple Harmonized Scholarship applications.
For more information please check the official source.
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