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Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Research Award: Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Award 2022-2023

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


The maximum amount per award is $35,000 per year for up to three (3) years.


  • Health Sciences



Internal Deadline:

November 8, 2022

Sponsor Deadline:

November 22, 2022


The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral (CGS D) Program is to:

  • Promote continued excellence in Canadian research by rewarding and retaining high-calibre doctoral students at Canadian institutions. By providing support for a high-quality research training experience to awardees, the CGS D program strives to foster impacts within and beyond the research environment.


  • For the purpose of this application, the Nominated Principal Applicant must be a Trainee at the time of application.
  • The Nominated Principal Applicant cannot hold a tenure or tenure-track appointment concurrently with their CGS D award.
  • Applicants can submit a maximum of one scholarship (Masters or Doctoral) or fellowship application per academic year to

    either CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC. Nominations to the Vanier CGS program and applications to the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program do not count towards this limit (other exceptions may apply to CIHR internships).

• If an applicant submits an application that does not follow these restrictions, the second application submitted will be automatically withdrawn.

  • Applicants cannot have already received a doctoral-level scholarship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC (does not apply to CIHR Fellowships).
  • For detailed information regarding calculation of months to determine eligibility, fast-track programs, joint programs and more, visit the harmonized CGS D program page.
  • When confirming eligibility of an applicant, CIHR counts all studies toward the doctoral degree for which funding is requested, whether or not they were completed at the degree-granting institution.

Application/Nomination Process:

Applicants must submit their application via ResearchNET.


Additional Details 


If applying from the Faculty of Health Sciences, unless otherwise indicated, you no longer need to send documents to HRS Intake. Your first point of contact is your assigned Senior Grants Advisor.