The School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto is presently accepting applications for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship for International Students who desire to enroll in a degree program for the 2023–2024 academic session.
The University of Toronto and the Province of Ontario collaborate to fund the university’s scholarship program. The Province distributes OGS awards to universities, indicating the maximum number of awards that each institution may annually grant to its students.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Toronto, Canada
Host Institution(s): University of Toronto, Canada
Scholarship Worth: $5,000 per session
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Masters & PhD
Nationality: Domestic & International Students
Application Deadline: June, 01, 2023
International Graduate Scholarship from Ontario | Details
The OGS is worth $5,000 per session. As a result, recipients are eligible to win $10,000 for two consecutive sessions or $15,000 for three consecutive sessions. In every case, the awarding graduate unit will pay for a third of the total prize that the students get.
Each scholarship has a one-year term (i.e., two consecutive or three academic sessions). The graduate unit awarding the OGS will specify the value and duration of each award in the offer letter.
At Ontario’s publicly supported universities, the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program promotes excellence in graduate studies. The OGS program has offered merit-based scholarships to the top graduate students in all academic fields from Ontario since 1975.
Application requirements for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship for International Students include the following:
- International students who are studying or plan to study at the University of Toronto under a temporary resident visa (student study permit) are eligible for a set number of OGS awards (valid study permits must be effective as of the graduate units’ OGS international application deadline);
- Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) by the student deadline as determined by each graduate unit;
- Be registered or intend to register in an eligible program on a full-time basis in 2023-2024;
- Have not exceeded the lifetime maximum of government-funded support or maximum OGS/QEII support available for their current level of study;
- Have achieved at least A- (or equivalent) in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent); or if the student has completed two years or more of graduate studies at the time of application, the student must only demonstrate an overall average of at least A- (or equivalent) on all graduate courses completed.
How-to-Apply: Interested Applicants must please submit an OGS application to their proposed graduate unit using the U of T School of Graduate Studies centralized online OGS application. Each graduate unit will have their own internal submission deadline to which applicants must adhere. Prior to applying, applicants should review the OGS Application Instructions.
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