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 26 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

2017-18 NSHRF Scotia Scholars Award
Application Deadline - Thursday, March 30, 2017 2:00 pm (AST)

SSHRC Doctoral Applications
Internal Deadline – Please Check with your Department.

NSIS Student Writing Competition
Notification of Intent - December 31, 2016
Final Submission - February 17, 2017

Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship (NSGS)
- 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
University Deadline (CIHR & NSERC) - January 20, 2016

News and Events



Academic Calendar

Browse the ‌Graduate Academic Calendar‌‌.

Apply Now

Apply to Graduate Studies at SMU.