The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and the Queen Elizabeth II Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST) in Canada are open for Canadians and International Students. The scholarship allows a Graduate level program(s) in the field of All subjects taught at the University of Ottawa. The deadline for the scholarship is Open.
Masters and Doctoral levels.
- All Subjects
What is the value of the scholarship Ontario graduate scholarship canada?
The scholarship is valued at a maximum of $15,000 ($5,000 per term)
Canadians & International students
In order to be considered for an OGS or QEII-GSST, applicants must meet the following criteria:
For Ontario graduate scholarship canada:
- Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person [under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protections Act (Canada)] at the time of submitting the application.
- Foreign students who are studying in Ontario under a temporary resident visa or student study permit, under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) are eligible for the allotted OGS international student awards. Applicants who do not have a valid temporary resident visa or student study permit at the time of application will be required to provide proof of a valid one at the time of taking up the award.
- Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person [under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protections Act (Canada)] at the time of submitting the application. International students are not eligible for QEII-GSST awards.
2. Minimum Academic Average
For OGS and QEII-GSST:
- Applicants having completed zero to twenty-four months of graduate studies at the time of the application deadline: must have achieved a minimum average of at least A-(8.0/10), in each of the last two years of completed studies (full-time equivalent).
- Applicants entering the third year or beyond of graduate studies at the time of the application deadline: must have an overall average of at least A- (8.0/10) on all graduate courses completed, including graduate courses taken while completing an undergraduate degree or as a special student.
Examples of one-year full-time equivalent:
- Undergraduate studies: enrolled full-time for the fall and the winter terms.
- Graduate studies: enrolled full-time for three consecutive terms.
- Undergraduate and graduate studies: two terms of part-time studies are equivalent to one term of full-time studies.
3. Enrolment Requirements
For OGS and QEII-GSST:
- Be enrolled full-time in, or expect to be enrolled full-time, in a graduate program during the academic year 2021-2022 (May 2021 to April 2022) at the University of Ottawa.
- Master’s program: applicants cannot have completed more than four terms of their master’s program at the time that the award is disbursed.
- PhD program: applicants cannot have completed more than 13 terms of their PhD program at the time that the award is disbursed.