Government of Ontario Scholarships at Wilfrid Laurier University

Government of Ontario Graduate Scholarships Program


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Competition type:

Please indicate which competition you are applying for and note the following eligibility requirements:

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS): The OGS Program encourages excellence in graduate studies at the masters and doctoral levels. It is a merit-based scholarship funded jointly by the Government of Ontario and Wilfrid Laurier University. Awards are available to graduate students in all disciplines of academic study. This competition is open to full-time, domestic and international graduate students in any program.

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST): The QEII-GSST Program encourages excellence in graduate studies in science and technology at the masters and doctoral levels. It is a merit-based scholarship funded jointly by the Government of Ontario and Wilfrid Laurier University. Awards are available to full-time, domestic graduate students in the science and technology disciplines only.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)
Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST)
Personal Information:

Correspondence regarding your application will be communicated to you by email. Current Laurier students MUST use their Laurier email address.

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Permanent Address
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Citizenship Status
Current Ontario Student Assistance Plan (OSAP) Status

To be eligible to hold the award your account must be in good standing with the Ministry. This information will be verified prior to releasing the award.

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Proposed Studies for 2022-2023

Area of Study Information

Health - socio-economic and cultural determinants of health; health promotion; health service delivery; health behaviour (e.g. fitness); health-related policy, services, management and/or law

Social Sciences and Humanities - social, cultural, technological, environmental, economic and wellness issues; adds to understanding individuals, groups and societies

Natural and Physical Sciences - includes biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, geology, environmental studies

Term you expect to take up the scholarship
Note: Scholarships cannot be held for only a single term.
You must be enrolled in the "proposed program" at the time of award commencement.

Current Studies (leave blank if not currently enrolled in post secondary studies)
Previous Studies

Have you previously attended another post-secondary institution that is not noted above? If "YES", fill out the study period information below. Include both studies in Canada as well as outside Canada. You may add up to 5.

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Previous Graduate-Level Government Awards (Provincial and Federal)

This section refers to graduate-level government-funded awards only (SSHRC, CIHR, NSERC, OGS, Queen Elizabeth II, Ontario Trillium Scholarship).

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Other Scholarships and Awards

List only scholarships and awards held at the post-secondary level. Do not include government awards already listed above. If the award does not have a monetary value, leave that field blank. This section is limited to the five most meritorious awards.


Research Statement/Program of Study* (Required)

Your statement should include the research question, context, objectives, methodology, and contributions your study will have on the advancement of knowledge.

If you are unsure of your research plan at the time of application, your statement should elaborate on your interest in the field, what you hope to learn, and how it will impact you and others (advancement/application of knowledge).

This research statement/program of study including citations (full bibliography or reference list not necessary) must be no more than 700 words. You must verify your word count in the bottom toolbar of the section as only 700 words will be uploaded for the review committees.

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List of Publications and Presentations (Optional)

Entries should include the type (e.g. refereed, non-refereed, post presentation, panel) and provide complete bibliographic details. For co-authored works, specify your role. Other significant academic accomplishments can be included in this section.

You must verify your word count in the bottom toolbar of the section as only 600 words will be uploaded for the review committees.

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Transcript

All official post-secondary education transcripts (university and college) must be uploaded whether or not the program was completed. Transcript legends/grading scales, must be included. Note that only transcripts up to August 31 of the year preceding commencement of the award will be used to determine eligibility.

Note* non PDF files, or files larger than 4mb will not be attached.







Two Academic Assessments

Applicants must identify two academic references who are able to assess your academic and research potential. Laurier's Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS) may contact your referees to verify assessment.

Once you submit your application, the referees listed will receive an email asking them to complete an assessment report. A secure link to your research proposal will be provided in the request. The "Check Status of Application" page is available for you to track submission of the assessments. It is your responsibility to follow up with referees prior to the deadline.

Enter the name, institution and email address of your referees below:

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Collection and Use of Personal Information

Your personal information provided in this application form and in all other communications related to your application and award of a Government of Ontario graduate scholarship at Wilfrid Laurier University (Laurier), will be used by Laurier and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to administer and finance the scholarship program.

Applicant's Consent to the Collection and Disclosure of Personal Information

I agree that Laurier may, without limitation, collect, use and disclose personal information about me that is relevant to the administration and financing of a Government of Ontario graduate scholarship with: its authorized financial administration agents and auditors; my academic references; SSHRC; NSERC; CIHR; bodies identified on this application form and other bodies, including government bodies within and outside Canada that administer scholarships for graduate study or student loans; collection agencies it retains; and consumer reporting agencies.

I agree that Laurier can, without limitation, collect, use and disclose personal information about me that is relevant to the consideration of my scholarship application and its report to MTCU with respect to the granting of the graduate scholarship with: the ministry, my academic references and the selection panel it appoints to assess my application.

Applicant's Declaration

Consent

I have read and agree to the notices, consents and declarations noted above.