Admission scholarship

The admission scholarship applies to individuals (canadian students and permanent residents) who will study in a Master's or a PhD program. 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 to an eligible graduate program.

Value

At least $15,000 per year

Deadline

No deadline

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

Master’s degree with thesis

The University of Ottawa offers financial assistance of at least $30,000, i.e. at least $15,000/yr over a period of two years.

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 (6 consecutive terms). Some academic units require an admission average higher than the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies minimum of 8.0/10. Please consult your academic unit about this. 

This financial support includes:

  • $7,500 per year, paid by the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • A matching component offered by the Academic Unit in form of Assistantships or soft-funded scholarships worth at least $7,500 per year. Many programs offer more than the minimum in funding

Please consult with your academic unit for more information.

Master’s degree with research paper or research project

The University of Ottawa offers financial assistance of at least $15,000 for one year. 

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 (3 consecutive terms). Some academic units require an admission average higher than the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, minimum of 8.0/10(please consult your academic unit about this). 

This financial support includes:

  • $7,500 paid by the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
  • A matching component offered by the Academic Unit in form of Assistantships or soft-funded scholarships worth at least $7,500. Many programs offer more than the minimum in funding (please consult with your academic unit for more information).

The following Master’s degrees of a professional nature, comprised for the most part of courses, are specifically excluded: Business Administration (MBA), Education (MEd), Engineering (MEng) and (MEng [Engineering Management]), Health Administration (MHA) and Conference Interpreting (MCI).

PhD

The University of Ottawa will provide financial assistance of at least $72,000, i.e. a minimum of $18,000/yr over a period of four years.

The admission scholarship will be given automatically to any student whose admission average is 8.0 / 10 or more and who registers full-time without interruption for the duration of the scholarship (12 consecutive terms).

This financial support includes:

  • $9,000 per year, paid by the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
  • A matching component offered by the Academic Unit in form of Assistantships or soft-funded scholarships worth at least $9,000 per year. Many programs offer more than the minimum in funding

Please consult with your academic unit for more information.

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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