Useful information can be found on the following website:

1. NSERC and OGS (2017-2018)

The EEB departmental deadline for NSERC Vanier scholarship applications is September 12, 2016, for NSERC PGS/CGS D is September 14, 2016, for NSERC CGS M is December 1, 2016 and for OGS applications is April 17, 2017. The EEB deadline for international OGS application is March 1, 2017. The 2017-2018 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Competition online application at the University of Toronto will open on TBA.

SGS NSERC/OGS Workshops:

SGS Student Award Information Session - St. George Campus

General information can be found as follows:

Information is also available from the EEB Graduate Coordinator (

Instructions for completing NSERC CGS M applications (pdf)

2. Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (OGSST)

There are two OGSST awards available to EEB graduate students:

  • the Dr F.M. Hill Scholarship in Science and Technology for students studying in the field of Biology
  • the Charles E. Eckenwalder Scholarship in Science and Technology for students studying in the field of Plant Systematics.

These scholarships are valued at $15,000 each and nominations of students for them are sent to the School of Graduate Studies by EEB. A competition is held each year during May and more information will be provided at that time. These scholarships count as part of the guaranteed minimum graduate stipend for the academic year beginning in September following the May competition. Some general information is available at the SGS Awards website .

3. Other Scholarships

The EEB graduate office will provide information throughout the year about other scholarships and awards and application procedures.