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
Canada Graduate Scholarship - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement
University Deadline - October 1, 2017, January 19, 2018 and June 1, 2018

Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship
Interested applicants can apply at any time.

CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master’s Program
National Deadline- Submitted Electronically – December 1, 2017, 8:00 pm (ET)

SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship Program
Internal Deadline – Please Check with Graduate Program Coordinator

NSHRF Scotia Scholar Awards
Deadline - April 3, 2018 at 2:00pm

Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship (NSGS)
- Terms of Reference
- Nomination Form
- Annual / Final Report Form
Deadline - April 10 to the Graduate Program Coordinator.  May 1 to the FGSR office.

News and Events

CANARIE - $4.5M Call for Proposals Supporting Re-Use of Research Software
Proposal Submission Deadline: March 12, 2018 – 4pm ET
Notification of Project Selections: April 23, 2018

Upcoming Defenses (everyone welcome):




Academic Calendar

Browse the ‌Graduate Academic Calendar‌‌.

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Apply to Graduate Studies at SMU.