Department of Geography and Planning

Department of Geography and Planning
Department of Geography and Planning

Awards & Scholarship Deadlines

This listing shown below is simply to provide you with a timeframe for award/scholarship deadlines.  Please check your e-mail messages from the Graduate Assistant for full details about application procedures for awards and scholarships. 

Award/Scholarship Name Application Link Deadline Information
Departmental SGS Apply Online Directly
Arthur B. McDonald Prize for Academic Excellence

Valued at $15,000 for Masters students and $30,000 for PhD students who will be entering their first year of study in 2021-2022. This is a non-renewable award.

All students who apply to the Canada Graduate Scholarships - Masters (CGS-M) or Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS-PhD) and list Queen's as a host institution are automatically considered for the Arthur B. McDonald Prize for Academic Excellence. APPLICATIONS ARE REQUIRED FROM STUDENTS WHO DO NOT FALL INTO THIS CATEGORY.   DETAILS AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS ARE PENDING. 

Who is eligible to apply?

Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada  
Applicants who have achieved a first-class average (equivalent to an A- or better at Queen’s), in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent). 

 

STUDENT DEADLINE:

PENDING but likely to be around December 2, 2020.

 

Canada Graduate Scholarship- Masters (CGS M) Competition

Guidelines and complete instructions for the 2021-2022 Canada Graduate Scholarships –Master’s (CGS M) competition are now available from this website

The online Canadian Common CV (CCV) and the online “Research Portal” application for the 2021-2022 CGS M competition are accessed from this website.

Clicking on the above links will take you to a website displaying the NSERC banner and logo, but this is the procedure and information for CGS M applications to all three funding agencies: CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC.

 

   

STUDENT DEADLINE:
Date by which the applicant must submit the complete application using the Research Portal is  BEFORE 8:00 P.M. (ET) on DECEMBER 1, 2020.  

Note: As this deadline date approaches, processing delays may stem from a high volume of users on the Research Portal, which may prevent the timely submission of the application.  Requests to submit late applications will not be accepted under any circumstances.

Conference Travel Awards

Application Form (Word, 34kB)
Call for applications is only sent out twice a year – September for Fall term conferences and February for Winter and Summer term conferences. You must be presenting in order to be considered for an award. Even if you think you will be applying to present at a conference be sure to submit your application and supporting documents by appropriate deadline. Students may apply for this funding once during the academic year.
Claim Form (Word, 34kB)

 

STUDENT DEADLINE: 
October 23, 2020 for Fall term, and March 2, 2021 for Winter and Summer Terms
   
Ontario Graduate Scholarship Apply online through SGS website - link pending.

STUDENT DEADLINE:
PENDING but likely March 1, 2021 for both incoming and continuing Urban Planning MPL students.

GRAD STAFF DEADLINE:           PENDING but will likely be April 23, 2021

 
Ontario Graduate Scholarship International

Visa students: Foreign students who are studying in Ontario with a student study permit
are eligible to be put forward by their Queen's home Department for an OGS International Award.  The Department may put ONLY ONE STUDENT forward for this award through the annual internal fellowships competition held in late April/early May.  The student the Department selects will then be asked to apply online through the SGS website- PENDING.

  GRAD STAFF DEADLINE:
PENDING but expected to be early May 2021.