Awards & grants
Financial suppport for graduate students
The university and School offer, on a competitive basis, a limited number of scholarships, teaching assistantships, and research assistantships. Submit your application by December 1 to be automatically considered for all types of assistance.
Fountain Graduate Fellowships
The Fountain School of Performing Arts offers a limited number of Fountain Graduate Fellowships to incoming MA students who demonstrate excellence in academic scholarship. Candidates are required to have a minimum A- GPA, equivalent to a Dalhousie GPA of 3.7. All applicants who have applied by December 1 will be considered. For further information, please contact the Associate Director, Graduate Studies & Research at email@example.com.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies Conference Travel Grant
The Faculty of Graduate Studies awards conference travel grants to full-time graduate students in Master's thesis programs. In order to be eligible, students must present a poster or paper based on the results of their graduate thesis research at a national or international scholarly meeting or conference. Students are eligible to apply for one travel grant per graduate degree at Dalhousie. Students must be registered in a graduate program at the time of application and at the time of the conference. The maximum travel grant awarded is $500, this amount is subject to change. For more information, see the FGS website.
Institutional and national scholarships
Some institutional and national scholarships require a separate application. The most common scholarships are:
|SSHRC graduate Scholarships*
|Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Graduate Scholarship||Institutional||February|
|Eliza Richie Doctoral Scholarship for Women||Institutional||March|
|James Robinson Johnson Scholarship
* All Canadian applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for a Master's scholarship through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. In order to be nominated for a Master's level Killam fellowship, applicants have to have applied to SSHRC or, in the case of international applicants, its equivalent.