Ontario Graduate 2013-2014 Scholarships at University of Ottawa in Canada
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Application for 2013-2014 Ontario Graduate Scholarships is open for Canadian and Foreign Students at University of Ottawa in Canada. Full scholarship details:

School : University of Ottawa/ Canada

Field(s): subjects offered by the university

Level:master’s and PhD programme

Deadline:15 November 2012.

Funded by:Province of Ontario and Ontario universities

Beneficiaries:

  • The scholarship is opened to students of Canada and 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 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.

Benefits:

  • An OGS is valued at a maximum of $15,000 annually ($5,000 per term) and must be held for a minimum of two consecutive terms with a full-time student status.
  • Awards can be taken up either in May 2013, September 2013 or January 2014.


Description

  • Since 1975, Ontario, in partnership with Ontario’s publicly-assisted universities, has encouraged excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels through the awarding of Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS).
  • OGS awards are merit-based scholarships available to students in all disciplines of academic study.
  • The OGS program is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and Ontario universities


Eligibility

In order to be considered for an OGS, applicants must meet the following criteria:
1.Citizenship


  • 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.

  • 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 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.

2.Registration


  • be enrolled in, or plan to enrol in a graduate program for the 2013-2014 academic year at the University of Ottawa.
  • Full-time or part-time student status is at the time of application not a factor.
  • If applying for funding for a master’s program, applicants cannot have completed more than 4 terms of their master’s program at the time of taking up the award.

  • If applying for funding for a PhD program, applicants cannot have completed more than 13 sessions of their PhD program at the time of taking up the award.

3.Minimum Academic Requirements

The applicant must, at minimum, meet the following OGS academic requirements:


  • If entering the third year of graduate studies at the time of application the applicant must have an overall average of at least A-, which is equivalent to a GPA of at least 8.0/10 at the University of Ottawa, on all graduate courses completed
-at the time of application.

  • If master’s or doctoral degree marks used for calculating an applicant’s GPA are not available (e.g. courses were graded on a pass-fail basis), then the last 20 one-term/semester most recently available university marks will be used to calculate an applicant’s GPA.
  • Notification: Applicants will be notified no later that April 30, 2013.

Scholarship Application Method

  • Apply by post

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