Grants & scholarships

Supporting your research

Research grants

Students in the thesis stream can apply for research grants from:

These scholarships are prestigious and competitive. We have a good record of securing student funding from government sources.

Research assistantships

Students in the thesis stream can also get a research assistantship, which is a scholarship that is funded through research grants but secured by a faculty member. The student would then work on research topic related to the research grant. These scholarships are subject to the availability of research grant funding.

Other funding opportunities

At Dalhousie, there are many opportunities to fund your graduate education. The Faculty of Graduate Studies has a comprehensive list of other funding opportunities that may be available to you.

Further information

More awards, scholarships and grants

Visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies funding opportunities Section for a comprehensive list of financial support options at Dalhousie.