Graduate Student Awards

IDRC offers a range of fellowships and awards for master’s, PhD, and post-doctoral students to fund innovative work that will address development challenges.

Our graduate student awards are shaping the next generation of developing-country researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. They are also offering Canadian students opportunities to conduct life-changing field work and research that will benefit the developing world. 

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This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university.

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Canada's International Development Research Centre will fund 13 fellowships through the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) of India in the August 2016-July 2017 academic year. The program aims to build capacity in inclusive...

Canada's International Development Research Centre will fund 13 fellowships through the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) of India in the August 2016-July 2017 academic year. The program aims to build capacity in inclusive...

This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university.

Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Your research proposal must be...

This call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master's or doctoral degree at a recognized university...