Awards and financial support

Awards - Graduate studies - University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa, together with the federal and Ontario governments and external agencies, awards graduate students approximately $33 million every year in scholarships and bursaries.

We recognize the high cost of a superior education and are dedicated to helping our students benefit from all awards, grants and other sources of funding offered by our institution and external agencies. In the following sections, you’ll find all the information you need to build a personalized scholarship portfolio of potential sources of funding to help offset the cost of your education.

Master's - Canadians and permanent residents

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Do you have questions about awards? Do not hesitate to contact an awards officer at  

* The information on this page is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment from the University of Ottawa.

Notice of collection of personal information

Your personal information is collected under the authority of the University of Ottawa Act and is intended to be used for the purposes of and those consistent with the administration and the evaluation of your eligibility for financial aid and/or awards.  By applying and in accepting financial aid and/or awards, you consent to the University of Ottawa disclosing your personal information as set out in this Notice. If you are successful in obtaining financial aid and/or awards, the University may disclose your name, program, faculty, year of study and amount obtained to the donor. The University is also allowed to make this information available publicly by posting it on its website. If you have any questions regarding this collection of personal information, please contact us at

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