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Awards and financial support for canadian and permanent residents master's students

Admission Scholarship
Value Deadline
The admission scholarship will be given on the recommendation of the academic unit to any student whose admission average is 8.0/10 or more and who registers full-time for the duration of the scholarship.
at least $30,000
N/A due date
Graduate Education Bursary

Worth $2000 ($1000 per year), the Graduate Education Bursary (GEB) is awarded to you if you are registered for the first time for full-time studies in a University of Ottawa master’s or graduate diploma program offered in French and meet the other eligibility criteria.
$2,000
15 January
15 May
15 September
Graduate Studies Scholarship


The Graduate scholarship in the amount of $2,000 per session will be given on the recommendation of the academic unit into the eligible programs.
$2,000 per session for the duration of the scholarship
N/A due date
Excellence Scholarships


Excellence scholarships equivalent to tuition fees are awarded to recipients of major external awards (e.g., CIHR, FRQ, NSERC, OGS, SSHRC).
Amount equivalent to tuition fees
N/A due date
Dean’s Scholarship (Not available to students who will begin in Jan. 2014 and beyond)


Scholarship awarded to students who complete their degree within the specified period of time.
See table
N/A due date
Ontario Graduate Scholarships
Value Deadline
The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program encourages excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels.
$15,000
TBD
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada


The Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master's Scholarships funding opportunity seeks to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students in the social sciences and humanities who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
$17,500
Monday, December 1st, 2014
Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada


Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS) provide financial support to high calibre scholars who are engaged in master's or doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering.
$17,500


Monday, December 1st, 2014
Canadian Institutes of Health Research


The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's Awards administered by CIHR are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master's degree in a health related field in Canada. $17,500
Monday, December 1st, 2014
Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (for students domiciled in Québec)


This program is designed for university students seeking to pursue health research training in a Master's or doctoral university program. All health themes are eligible, regardless of proposed methodology or models.
$15,000 per year
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The application is completed online on the FRSQ website and students must mail all supporting documents to FRSQ by the deadline.
Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (for students domiciled in Québec)


Reporting to the Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, the Fonds québécois de recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT) promotes, develops and disseminates research and fosters research training primarily in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.
$15,000 per year
Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4 p.m.
The application is completed online on the FQRNT website and students must mail all supporting documents to the FQRNT by the deadline.

Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (for students domiciled in Québec)


The Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) is dedicated to the development of research and innovation in Quebec's social sciences, arts and humanities, covering a diverse range of disciplines, from the arts, literature and society, to organizational management, to international relations and development.
$15,000 per year
Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 4 p.m.
The application is completed online on the FQRSC website
and students must mail all supporting documents to FQRSC by the deadline. 

The Queen Elizabeth II graduate scholarships in science and technology


The Queen Elizabeth II graduate scholarships in science and technology have been created to encourage and support the best students involved in science and technology research. Students in all disciplines of academic study.
$15,000 per year or $5,000 per session
TBD
The application must be submitted to the graduate studies office of your academic unit.
The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program

These awards are intended for graduate students, prospective graduate students and junior professionals who wish to enroll in a graduate studies program, continue their current course of graduate study and research, or pursue an independent research project for a period of nine months in the United States. 

Consult the Canada - U.S. Fulbright Program website  Saturday, November 15, 2014
The application must be submitted directly on the website of the Canada - U.S. Fulbright Program students must mail all supporting documents to program by the deadline.  
Ontario Women's Health Scholars Awards


Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, a Scholar Awards Program in Women's Health has been established to ensure that Ontario attracts and retains pre-eminent women's health scholars.

$18,000 plus a research allowance of $1,000 Thursday, January 8, 2015
The application must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Hagen Hall, Room 107). 

The Autism Scholars Award


With the support of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, a Scholar Awards Program in Autism has been established to ensure that Ontario attracts and retains pre-eminent scholars.

$18,000 Thursday, January 8, 2015
The application must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Hagen Hall, Room 107). 
Rhodes Scholarships


For more than a century, the Rhodes Trust has funded scholarships for exceptional Canadian students to study for two or more years at the University of Oxford. 

Consult Rhodes' website Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 4 p.m.
Late and/or incomplete applications will not be submitted to the President's Office for a letter of nomination. 
Mackenzie King Scholarships


The Open Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere. 

$ 9,000 TBD
The application must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Hagen Hall, Room 107). 
The University of Ottawa - Hebrew University of Jerusalem Academic exchange scholarship    

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Ottawa established an Academic Exchange Agreement in August of 1990.  One of the mandates of the agreement is to develop links between the two universities through the exchange of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The above award will permit a student or fellow to pursue research in academic programs of common interest to both universities.

 $ 5,000 and airfare March 31 each year
The application must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Hagen Hall, room 107).
Foreign Study Supplement


The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. Up to $ 6,000 Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The application must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Hagen Hall, Room 107).  
Academic Project Fund
Value Deadline
If you participate in conferences, round tables or field trips as a graduate student, GSAÉD may contribute financially depending on the overall cost, the total amount of funding from other sources, and the location of the conference.
November 1st – for academic projects done between August 1st  and October 31st

February 1st – for academic projects done between November 1st  and January 31st

May 1st – for academic projects done between February 1st  and April 30th

August 1st - for academic projects done between May 1st  and July 31st
Expense limit is set at $100 per day, for a maximum of 4 days
CUPE Conference Fund


The CUPE Conference Fund reimburses some expenses to a successful applicant (CUPE member) who is a co-author and presenter of the poster or paper presentation.
The beginning of any conference taking place during this month, with a minimum of 2 weeks before the conference.
Consult the website
APTPUO Academic and professional development fund


The purpose of the APTPUO Academic and Professional Development Fund is to promote research and participation in scholarly activities on the part of part-time academic staff (APTPUO members).
For conferences, applications must be submitted three months in advance. Consult the website
Provincial financial aid
Value Deadline
All Canadian provinces and territories provide financial aid programs. Depending on your province or territory of residence, you may be able to apply for government student loans and bursaries. These loans are interest-free and remain non-repayable as long as you are a full-time student in an approved post-secondary program.
Consult the Government Financial Aid website
Consult the Government Financial Aid website
Teaching assistants and research assistants


Most academic units offer teaching and research assistantships (TAs and RAs). Priority for the attribution of these positions is given to University of Ottawa admission scholarship holders.
Consult your academic unit
Consult your academic unit
Research travel grants


The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS) recognizes that travel by Master's and PhD students in the pursuit of research for their theses is important. For this purpose, the FGPS will henceforth offer them grants for travel outside the city when circumstances require it.
Up to $550
Prior to leaving
Conference travel grants


If you are planning on presenting at a conference, you may be eligible for a travel grant.
Up to $550 Prior to leaving
The information on this page is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment from the University of Ottawa.

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