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Apply for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program in Canada


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.


OGS awards are based on the number of terms of your consecutive studies within an academic year:

  • $10,000 for 2 consecutive study terms

  • $15,000 for 3 consecutive study terms


OGS is a merit-based scholarship. Your application is assessed and ranked using criteria determined by the school you’re planning to attend.

To be considered, you must also meet the following criteria:

  • You should be in graduate studies in the master’s or doctoral level

  • You must be enrolled in a full-time program for 2 or more terms (21 to 52 weeks in total) for the academic year you’re submitting your application.

  • You must be attending one of the participating Ontario school

  • You must not concurrently hold a funding provided by other scholarship bodies

Application deadline is determined by the participating schools.

For more information, click here


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