Indigenous Scholars Awards and Supplements Pilot Initiative (for CGS M applicants)

As a pilot project, SSHRC and NSERC are launching a funding opportunity to further strengthen their support for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students at the master’s level, who have applied to the Canada Graduate Scholars—Master’s program (CGS M).

The Indigenous Scholars Award is valued at $17,500 over 12 months.

The Indigenous Scholars Supplement is valued at $5,000 over 12 months.

• Eligibility: All CGS M applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Inuit or Métis are eligible

An integrated module within the CGS M application through which applicants will self-identify as First Nations, Inuit or Métis via a two-factor process, including a personal statement.

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