CIHR Canadian Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards


To provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field in Canada.

This funding program will be administered through the CIHR Doctoral Award competition, with the top candidates meeting eligibility criteria below receiving a CGS award.


Candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity. Complete eligibility criteria are available on the CIHR website.


  • Annual

Study Length

Maximum of 3 years

Award Value

Canadian $17,500–35,000

Application procedure

Applicants must complete an application form in accordance with programme guidelines, available on the website.

Closing date

Vary mid-September to early-October

Study Level

  • Postgraduate
  • Doctorate

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Contact Details

  • 613 954 1968
  • 613 954 1800
  • 160 Elgin Street
    9th Floor
    Address Locator 4809A
    K1A 0W9

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) by using the links below.


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