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Graduate Scholarships

At NBIF, we know that the best students attract the best professors and vice versa. Our graduate scholarships initiative is designed to attract and retain the best graduate students to New Brunswick. Scholarships range from $4,000 to $7,000 per year for masters or doctoral studies at a publicly-funded New Brunswick post-secondary institution. If you are a student, you'll find an overview of the scholarship program and eligibility criteria below. However, note that applications for the scholarship can only be submitted by your institution's school of graduate studies or equivalent, on your behalf. If you are a post-secondary administrator, click here to obtain the administrative guidelines.

Master's Degree Studies

Students undertaking their master's degree can receive a one-year scholarship up to $7,000. Students that recieve a tri-council scholarship (NSERC, SSHRC, or CIHR) are automatically eligible to receive the maximum award. Students that do not receive tri-council funding and are nominated by their post-secondary institution are awarded $6,000. Students that apply under the social innovation or STEM option (see eligibility criteria, below) receive $4,000. Scholarships can be used in the first or second year of study alone, or split between the two years. Ask your institution about its policy regarding how awards are disbursed.

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Applications for this scholarship is completed by your post-secondary institution. Procedures for applying for graduate awards varies among institutions. Please contact your admissions or awards officer to find out what you need to do to complete the application. You may be required to supply information in addition to what they already have on file.

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Doctoral Studies

Students undertaking doctoral studies that recieve tri-council funding (NSERC, SSHRC, or CIHR) can receive a scholarship of $7,000 per year of their tri-council scholarship to a maximum of $21,000. Students that recieve a tri-council scholarship are automatically eligible to receive the maximum award. Students that do not receive tri-council funding and are nominated by their post-secondary institution are awarded a one-year scholarship of $6,000. Students that apply under the social innovation or STEM option (see eligibility criteria, below) receive a one-year award of $4,000. Scholarships can be used in the first or second year of study alone, or split between the two years. Ask your institution about its policy regarding how awards are disbursed.

Apply

Apply

Applications for this scholarship are completed by your post-secondary institution. Procedures for applying for graduate awards varies among institutions. Please contact your admissions or awards officer to find out what you need to do to complete the application. You may be required to supply information in addition to what they already have on file. Ask your institution's admissions or awards officer about their policy regarding award disbursement.

Apply