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 Jo-Anne Tinlin 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 2018-2019. 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.  CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. 

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). 

January 5, 2018 is the deadline by which you must submit your application materials to the School of Graduate Studies.



December 1, 2017 is the deadline by which you must submit your application materials to the School of Graduate Studies.

Canada Graduate Scholarship- Masters (CGS M) Competition

Guidelines and complete instructions for the 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 CGS M competition are accessed from this website:

Clicking on these links will take you to websites 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.

Conference Travel Awards Application Form (Word, 33kB)
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, 33kB)

STUDENT DEADLINE: Fall term: October 12, 2018; Winter/Summer Term: February 15, 2019

Ontario Graduate Scholarship Apply online through SGS website

March 1, 2018 for both incoming and continuing Urban Planning MPL students.

April 26, 2018 

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.

  GRAD STAFF DEADLINE: TBA but expected to be early May 2018.