Scholarships Merit-based
Ontario Tech University

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

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15000 CAD
01 Dec 2023
Application deadline


Ontario Tech University can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

Ontario Tech University awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST) programs encourage excellence in graduate studies at publicly-assisted universities in Ontario.

Since 1975, the OGS program has been providing merit-based scholarships to Ontario’s best graduate students in all disciplines of academic study.

In 1998, the Ontario government introduced the QEII-GSST, a merit-based scholarship program targeted specifically toward graduate students in science and technology.

Applicable programmes


$15,000 annually or $5,000 per term for a minimum of two terms and a maximum of three terms


To be considered for an OGS/QEII, a student must be:

  • A Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person [under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protections Act (Canada)] at the time of the OGS application deadline date.
  • International students who are studying in Ontario with a student study permit under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) are eligible for the allotted international student award.
  • Within their standard program length (normally four years of full-time study, or equivalent) for a doctoral student.
  • Enrolled or plan to enrol in a full-time program of study at Ontario Tech for the academic year following the year of application that leads to a graduate degree and is approved for operating grant purposes by the ministry.

Scholarship requirements







Study experience required





Application deadline

01 Dec 2023

A complete application includes the following:

  • Online application
  • Study permit
  • Two academic assessment reports are required. Academic assessments are submitted online. 

If the December 1 deadline falls on a weekend, the application deadline is the following business day by 8 p.m. EST.


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