Monday, 7 November 2016
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program in Canada, 2017
Applications are invited for Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program from Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person and international students who are studying in Ontario with a student study permit. The value of scholarship is $5,000 per term up to a maximum of $15,000 per academic year.
The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program provides funding to students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. It’s a merit-based scholarship, with awards available to graduate students attending participating schools in Ontario in all disciplines of academic study.
The OGS program is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and the university awarding the scholarship. Ontario contributes two-thirds of the value of the award and the university provides one-third. This year, Ontario provided about $30 million towards these scholarships and participating schools provided $15 million.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to graduate students (master’s or doctoral levels) attending participating schools (Brock University; Carleton University; University of Guelph; Lakehead University; Laurentian University; McMaster University; Nipissing University: OCAD University; University of Ontario Institute of Technology; University of Ottawa; Queen’s University; Ryerson University; University of Toronto; Trent University; University of Waterloo; Western University; Wilfrid Laurier University; University of Windsor and York University) in Ontario.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all disciplines of academic study.
Scholarship Award: OGS awards are based on the number of terms your consecutive studies within an academic year:
$10,000 for 2 consecutive terms of study
$15,000 for 3 consecutive terms of study
Scholarship can be taken in Canada
Eligibility: To be considered for an OGS, a student must 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 the OGS application deadline date.
International students who are studying in Ontario with a student study permit under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) are eligible for the allotted international student award.
Enrolled or plan to enrol in a full-time program of study at participating schools for the 2016-2017 academic year that leads to a graduate degree and is approved for operating grant purposes by the ministry.
Enrolled in 60% or more of a full course load, or 40% or more for students with permanent disabilities.
Nationality: Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person and international students who are studying in Ontario with a student study permit are eligible to apply.
College Admission Requirement
Eligibility Requirements: Students must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for this scholarship:
Students must be in graduate studies in the master’s or doctoral level
Students must be enrolled in a full-time program for 2 or more terms (21 to 52 weeks in total) for the academic you’re submitting your application.
How to Apply: Each participating school has its own unique OGS application.
Application Deadline: Application, document and review details for this scholarship vary by school. Check with your school’s Graduate Studies Office for deadline information.