Queen's Fellowships


To assist an outstanding candidate who intends to enter a doctoral program in the relevant field.


Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who, by the time of taking up the fellowship, will have completed 1 year of graduate study or all the requirements for the master's degree beyond the bachelor's (honours) degree or its equivalent, and will be registered in a program of studies leading to a PhD or its equivalent. This award is offered to one or two outstanding and successful doctoral fellowship candidates.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

1 year, non-renewable

Award Value

Tuition fees and travel to the main place of tenure and travel for research purposes

Application procedure

Applicants cannot apply for this award, but are automatically eligible if they intend to study Canadian studies at a Canadian university. The Queen's Fellowship is not a program, but a special award given to a doctoral fellow.

Study Level

  • Doctorate

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal agency responsible for promoting and supporting research and research training in the social sciences and humanities in Canada. SSHRC supports research on the economic, political, social and cultural dimensions of the human experience.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) by using the links below.


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