For Current Students

*New - The OpenThink Initiative

OpenThinkers receive training in how to reach public audiences and share their knowledge. They participate in a series of communications skill-building workshops during a one-year term from January to December 2021. Click here for more information on The OpenThink Initiative.


*New - Dr. Robert Gillespie Scholarship Competition, 2021

The Gillespie Graduate Scholars Program was established to create five $5,000., scholarships to students who are in a Master or PhD program in the Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University. Application Deadline: April 30, 2021. Click here or further detail on selection process and criteria.


* New - Faculty of Medicine Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research

This major award is to reward excellence in research performed by graduate students within the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. Students will be nominated to apply for this award by their departments and will be judged based on scientific merit.  Application Deadline: April 30, 2021. Click here for further detail on selection process, criteria and application packages.


Health Related Scholarship Opportunities  

Application Deadlines from April 07, 2021 - May 14, 2021


Please Visit the Funding Opportunities Site for Awards Information




Professional Skills Training Opportunities:

Mitacs offers free professional development training courses for graduate students covering a wide range of topics including Leadership & Management, Communication & Relationship Building, Personal & Professional Management and Entrepreneurialism through their EDGE portal.

Upcoming Noteworthy Opportunities:

March 5th, 2021: instructor-led interactive courses on "Presentation Skills"

March 5th, 2021: asynchronous online courses “Communicating Your Research” and “Managing Project Timelines” 

To register for courses, please use the EDGE portal.  Click here for a complete list of Mitacs training courses.


Visit our Faculty of Medicine’s Professional & Research Education Program (PREP) sessions open to ALL Dal Grad Students: