The scholarship program is jointly supported by funds provided by the Ontario province and funds provided by Carleton University.
The province contributes two-thirds of the value of the award and the university provides one-third.
The program aims to attract graduate students for research and studies in the province which contribute to its economic growth and development.
Founded in 1942, Carleton University is a public comprehensive university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The university enrolls about 27,000 undergraduates, 4,000 graduate students and has over 160,000 alumni worldwide.
The University has a community with talented and dynamic faculty and staff that distinguishes Carleton as Canada’s Capital University.
Benefits of Ontario Graduate Scholarship
Winners of the Ontario Graduate Scholarship to study in North America will receive an award valued at up to $15,000 ($5,000 per term for up to three terms).
Eligibility for Ontario Graduate Scholarship
To apply for this scholarship to study in Canada (Master’s–PhD), candidates must satisfy:
1. Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, an international student who holds a valid student permit at the time of application, or Protected Person under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada).
2. All students must have a 10.0 GPA (80%) in each of their last two years of full-time study.
3. Currently enrolled in a full-time graduate program at Carleton or 4th year students who are planning to pursue a grad degree program at Carleton in 2023-2024.
4. Must plan to study full-time next year; students with disabilities may study part-time.
5. Students who are in or will be going into an extension term are not eligible to hold an OGS.
6. Students whose program time to completion is before Dec. 31st of the academic year in which you would hold the award are not eligible to apply (please verify using your audit in Carleton Central or with your department).
7. Cannot be in default on any Canadian government-sponsored loan.
8. Cannot have held more than a maximum of six years of government funding (CIHR, OGS, OTS, NSERC, SSHRC, QEII-GSST, Vanier CGS).
The deadline to submit the application is November 15, 2022.