Western Graduate Research Scholarship (WGRS)

Western Graduate Research Scholarships support graduate students who are enrolled in Category I programs. The value of the WGRS varies by program and/or by student.


  • Variable. Contact your graduate program for details


  • Eligible students are nominated by their graduate program


  • Must be registered full-time and meet the graduate program conditions for progression towards the degree
  • Not transferable to another program
  • When the student completes his/her degree (or withdraws without completing) while receiving WGRS, this support may be subject to repayment, or pro-rating for the remainder of the term


  • Graduate program

Additional Details

CRA Tax Treatment Tax exempt when paid to a registered student; Reported on T4A tax receipt
System Paid Through Student Centre, nominated by graduate program
When Paid Start of term