Western Grains Research Foundation Graduate Scholarship- Doctoral level

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in doctoral programs.
  • Superior Academic Achievement.
  • Given to students whose research aligns with the current research portfolios of the WGRF.
  • Registered in a Doctoral program in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences.
  • Research into Plant Biosystems that fits with the WGRF research areas as posted on the WGRF website.
  • Based on academic achievement and research potential.
  • Students may hold the scholarship twice.

How to apply

By Nomination Only: Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to GPS 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 GPS. 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 GPS deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Annually funded by the Western Grains Research Foundation

Number of Awards


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Award Category

Inter-Departmental Competitions