2012-2013 Ontario Graduate Scholarship at University of Waterloo, Canada

The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program encourages excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. It is a merit-based scholarship and awards are available to students in all disciplines of academic study. Students must refer to the OGS website for complete details regarding eligibility and application submission. An Ontario Graduate Scholarship is awarded for one academic year, which may consist of two or three consecutive terms. One-term awards are not granted. The value of the OGS is $5,000 per term. Thus, students may receive $10,000 for two consecutive terms or $15,000 for three consecutive terms.

• Plan to be enrolled full-time in a graduate program at an Ontario university • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person’s or an international student studying on a study permit • A- (80%) average over the last two years of study if less than two years of graduate work OR the cumulative graduate average, if more than two years • Students can receive up to 2 OGS awards at the master’s level (the scholarship can be awarded for one or both of the first two academic years, but not after the second year) and up to 4 awards at the doctoral level (the scholarship can be awarded in any of the first five academic years but not after the fifth year) • one cannot hold a scholarship from NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR or an OGSST at the same time as OGS • Have not exceeded the lifetime maximum of four years of government-funded awards including OGS, and awards from CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC.

Scholarship Deadline: October 19, 2011

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