The University of Toronto, Canada is now offering scholarship opportunities for the 2023/2024 semester to interested applicants who wish to continue their postgraduate studies. The scholarship is open to domestic and international students and successful applicants will receive $5,000 per semester.
The University of Toronto is a public research university located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is made up of 11 colleges, each with a great deal of autonomy in financial and institutional matters, and with marked differences in character and history. The university has three campuses, the oldest of which, St. George’s, is located in downtown Toronto. The other two satellite campuses are located in Scarborough and Mississauga.
University or Organization: University of Toronto
Course Level: PhD, Masters
Award: $5,000 per session
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: Domestic and International
- Eligible Countries: All domestic and international students can apply.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: Doctoral and Master’s degree programs in any subject offered by the university.
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Candidates must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or protected persons under section 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) until the student deadlines specified by each graduate unit are met. International students studying or planning to study at the University of Toronto on a Temporary Resident Visa (Student Study Permit) are eligible for a certain number of OGS awards (valid study permits must be valid on the OGS International Graduate Unit application deadline). );
- Covid 19 Exception: Current international graduates who are unable to obtain a study permit due to the COVID-19 situation are eligible to apply. However, these applicants must hold a valid study permit to be eligible for the scholarship.
- Candidates must be enrolled full-time in 2023-2024 or intend to be enrolled in an eligible program;
- Candidate’s eligible program is a full-time program of study of two or three terms at the University of Toronto, leading to a graduate degree. A full-time student is in at least 60% of a full course load (40% for students with a permanent disability) or as defined by their institution. Program eligibility is determined individually by each graduate unit. Students should carefully review the information outlined by the graduate unit they intend to be registered in to determine if their program is eligible for the graduate unit’s OGS competition.
- They have not exceeded the lifetime maximum of government-funded support or maximum OGS/QEII support available for their current level of study (see Maximum Support below); and
- They have achieved at least A- (or equivalent) in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent); or if the student has completed two years or more of graduate studies at the time of application, the student must only demonstrate an overall average of at least A- (or equivalent) on all graduate courses completed.
Scholarship Application Guidelines:
How to Apply: Applicants are recommended to enrol in the masters and PhD degree programs at the University of Toronto. After that, students can fill out the online application form for this award.
Supporting Documents: Candidates must provide transcripts from all post-secondary institutions (unofficial and student-issued transcripts are permitted, e.g., ACORN screenshots).
Previous awards/publications/conference/research experience.
Plan of study (Maximum two pages: 1 page for Plan of Study, 1 page for references/citations).
Two academic references (referees will be required to submit online).
Admission Requirements: To take admission, students must check their chosen program’s entry requirements.
Language Requirement: To apply, students must meet the English language proficiency requirements at the university.
The University of Toronto will provide a value of the OGS is $5,000 per session. Thus, awardees may receive $10,000 for two consecutive sessions or $15,000 for three straight sessions. In all instances, the awarding graduate unit will contribute to one-third of the cost of the total award received by the students.
Note:Each scholarship is tenable for one year (i.e., two consecutive or three academic sessions). The awarding graduate unit will determine the value and duration of each OGS award and detail it in the offer letter.
To apply CLICK HERE.