Scholarship, Award & Funding Opportunities

Links to Scholarship, Award & Funding Opportunities

 

Check back frequently as updates are added as they arrive.

 

 

FORMS

Travel Award - form updated June 2017 

 

OPPORTUNITIES

 

Graduate Studies: https://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/current/funding

OSAP: https://osap.gov.on.ca/AidEstimator1718Web/enterapp/enter.xhtml?lang=en

 

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Please note the upcoming deadline of October 2 to apply for consideration for the following financial need-based travel grants:

 
Registrar's Travel/Research Grants
For Winter 2018 Travel/Research
Students who are travelling as part of their program of study who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents and who demonstrate financial need. Winners will be selected by the Office of Graduate Studies Awards Committee on the basis of financial need, academic ability, and the strength of the proposal.
 
 
Richard and Sophia Hungerford Graduate Travel Grants
For Winter 2018 Travel
Registered students with demonstrated financial need who: i) have been accepted into a travel program (i.e exchange, study abroad, LOP) offered by the Centre for International Programs who will be studying in a developing country; or ii) are registered in a field course taking place in a developing country; or iii) are conducting research related to developing countries and will be travelling to further expand their knowledge and/or contributing towards their research/thesis. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).
 
In order to apply to these opportunities, submit the Graduate Travel Grant application form and the Financial Need Assessment form to Student Financial Services no later than Monday, October 2, 2017.

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The following internal University of Guelph Scholarships have deadlines coming soon!

Please click on the links below to learn more about how to apply to these opportunities.

 
Due: October 2 (to Dept/School)
Value: Up to 10 awards of $5,000
Details: research interest relates to resource management and/or resource conservation
 
Due: October 2 (to Dept/School)
Value: Up to 40 awards of varying amounts
Details: research interest relates to resource management and/or resource conservation
 
Due: October 15 (to OGPS)
Value: 1 award of $5,000
Details: students registered in any graduate program who are conducting research in the Arboretum;
the application form may be found on our Forms & Documents website, under Graduate Awards Forms.
 
Due: October 17 (to OGPS)
Value: several awards totaling approximately $1,000
Details: research relates to Scottish studies, including study in drama, English, family studies, history, philosophy and sociology
 
Due: October 17 (to OGPS)
Value: 1 award of $1,500
Details: future travel for students registered in POLS/CCJP, CDE, or the collaborative IDEV program (any department)
 
Due: October 17 (to OGPS)
Value: up to 3 awards of $500
Details: Students who are parents with a child or children in day care (public or private)
 

 

 

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The following government-funded, Tri-council Scholarships have deadlines coming up, many of them very soon! Please click on the links below to learn more about how to apply to these opportunities.

 
 
 
The NSERC Doctoral Awards consist of two scholarships, administered through a single application, that support outstanding students pursuing a doctoral degree in natural sciences or engineering.
Internal Guelph Deadline: October 13, 2017
·         Note: The deadline to submit official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts to your Graduate Program Assistant is October 6, 2017.
Value: The Post-Graduate Scholarships (PGS) awards are valued at $21,000 for 24 or 36 months (depending on eligibility), and the Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) are valued at $35,000 for 24 or 36 months (depending on eligibility).
 
The SSHRC Doctoral Awards consist of two scholarships, administered through a single application, that support outstanding students pursuing a doctoral degree in the social sciences or humanities.
Internal Guelph Deadline: November 1, 2017
Value: Doctoral Fellowships are valued at $20,000/year for 12 to 48 months (depending on eligibility). Canada Graduate Scholarships for doctoral studies are valued at $35,000/year for 36 months.
 
The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
Value: $17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable
 
Students who are currently registered at the University of Guelph may be eligible to order Guelph transcripts for free, provided that the transcripts are ordered a minimum of one week before the deadline, that you pick up the transcripts from Enrolment Services, and that you specific the name of the scholarship at the time  you place your order. Deadlines may be found on the OGPS website under “Ordering Transcripts”. Please note that all of the above competitions require official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate level studies, including for the Fall 2017 semester even though you will not have Fall grades. Therefore, even if it is your first semester at Guelph, you must order a Guelph transcript for your application.
 
Please contact your Graduate Program Assistant or the Graduate Awards Officers (grschol@uoguelph.ca) if you have any questions about these opportunities. 
 
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The Office of Student Affairs is excited to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Student Life Enhancement Fund (SLEF) until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017.

If your organization has a non-academic initiative that could enhance student life at the University of Guelph, this is the ideal application for you.

Applications from previous years resulted in funding ranging from $100.00 to $8,000.00.

It could be your initiative that receives funding this year!

To find out more information regarding the Student Life Enhancement Fund, see examples of previous approved projects and to download an application form, visit the Student Affairs website under Funding Opportunities.

DEADLINE:

Applications must be submitted on or before 11:59 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017

 Late applications will not be accepted.

 Questions from potential applicants should be addressed to Kara McFarlane, Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice-President (Student Affairs) at: st_affs@uoguelph.ca.

                               

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MITACS & United Way https://www.uoguelph.ca/research/alerts/content/mitacs-accelerate-united-way-call-lois-graduate-research-social-inclusion

How to Apply: United Way and Mitacs are inviting researchers to submit a LOI as the first stage of this process.  Successful applicants will then be invited to submit a full proposal that will be evaluated through the Mitacs Accelerate program.

  • Submit a Letter of Intent via this webform by January 8, 2018
  • Successful applicants will be notified by February 15 2018
  • Full proposals will be due by April 1, 2018
  • Projects must begin during the summer or fall of 2018

 

Please note the following scholarships with deadlines coming up shortly:
 
Each year, the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation rewards outstanding doctoral candidates who are enrolled or about to be enrolled in a program related to social sciences, humanities, or environmental sciences, and who are doing research in areas related to one of the four themes:
Internal Guelph Deadline: October 27, 2017
*Please note: You must sign up for an online account on the Trudeau website and it will take up to 48 business hours for you to receive your login information, so submit your request for an account well in advance of the application deadline.
Value: $60,000 per year (including an annual travel allowance of $20,000) for up to four years.
 
The SSHRC Doctoral Awards consist of two scholarships, administered through a single application, that support outstanding students pursuing a doctoral degree in the social sciences or humanities.
Internal Guelph Deadline: November 1, 2017
Value: Doctoral Fellowships are valued at $20,000/year for 12 to 48 months (depending on eligibility). Canada Graduate Scholarships for doctoral studies are valued at $35,000/year for 36 months.
 
If you have any questions, please contact your Graduate Program Assistant, or contact the Graduate Awards Officers at grschol@uoguelph.ca.
 

October 27, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 1, 2017

Announcement - Fall Pet Trust Research and Equipment Competitions
I would like to draw your attention to the information posted about the current Pet Trust Research and Equipment competitions. The information is on the website. Link below.
 
November 8, 2017
2018 Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships at Harvard University
 
Up to three (3) Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships will be awarded to students from Canada for graduate study at Harvard University.  In establishing the Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship program, Annie Reid Knox sought to honor her late husband and his lifelong commitment to America.  According to the wishes of Mrs. Knox, Frank Knox Memorial Fellows are selected on the basis of outstanding academic excellence, strength of character, and potential for leadership in their fields.
 
Interested candidates will find the information needed to apply for this program by visiting the Universities Canada website at:  2018 Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships
 
November 17, 2017