Jean Isabel Soper Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Science

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Superior Academic Merit
  • Nominee must be entering a graduate degree program
  • Nominee's area of research must be related to engineering and the physical sciences
  • Awarded on the basis of superior academic merit
  • Women
  • There is a dearth of women engaging in scientific and technological graduate studies, for this reason this scholarship will be given to women until such time as this disadvantage is overcome
  • If no suitable nominee is found at the time of selection, the scholarship will not be awarded in that year
  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in doctoral programs.
  • Open to applicants in masters programs.
  • Open to applicants in course-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.

How to apply

By nomination only. Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to FGSR by the Department (or Faculty) and will be part of a competitive adjudication. The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to FGSR. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and FGSR deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by the late J Isabel Soper

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Multi-Department Competition