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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) - Master's Programs

Scholarships which highlight the merit of students who pursue, or intend to pursue Master's studies in a social sciences and humanities fields in Canada.

Plan to submit an application one year in advance:
The current competition is open to students who wish to obtain financing beginning summer 2024, fall 2024 or winter 2025.

Amount and duration

$17,500 / year (max. 1 year)

Eligibility criteria

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Have obtained, in each of your last two years of studies, a cumulative average of 3.7/4.3 or A- (full-time equivalent).

Consult the NSERC website for specific details about eligibility. 

Selection criteria

The (internal) applications review committee is a multi-departmental committee composed of three ÉTS professors;

The Dean of Studies ensures that there is no research association with the candidates. Each member makes an individual evaluation of the application files using the evaluation grid provided by the Dean of Studies Office;

The selection criteria and the weighting used are those of the organization:

  • academic excellence;
  • research potential;
  • Interpersonal relations characteristics and skills.

The Dean’s office then presents a compilation of evaluations at a meeting of the review committee. The deliberations lead to the nomination of recipients based on the quota assigned to ÉTS.

Documents required

Applicants must complete and submit their application for a scholarship through the Research Portal.

Study program Master's Degree with Thesis
Legal status Canadian citizen
Permanent resident

December 1, 2023