Ontario Graduate Fellowship (OGF) is a result of a collaboration between the government of Ontario and its partner universities. It recognizes the academic excellence of students in graduate studies at the masters and doctoral levels in all disciplines of study.
The selection of the recipients of the Ontario Graduate Fellowship is based on their academic background, leadership skills, research potential, statement of research, etc.
|Offered by||Government bodies|
|No. of Scholarships||N/A|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://graduatestudies.uoguelph.ca/current/funding/scholarships/gov-fundedawards/ogf|
Both domestic and international students with student visas to study in Canada are eligible for Ontario Graduate Fellowship. In addition to that, they must:
Students do not apply for Ontario Graduate Fellowship. They will be nominated by their respective departments at participating Ontario universities.
Nominations will be put forward by the department according to the process and deadline determined within each College.
The nomination deadline for each participating college or university differs.
After the nomination process is completed, next comes the selection process. The nominated candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
The selected recipients will be required to maintain the minimum average in their coursework as determined by their program.
The top universities in Ontario like the University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, Ryerson University, etc collaborated with the government to provide Ontario Graduate Fellowship. The value of the Ontario Graduate Fellowship is 12000 CAD (annually).
The scholarship can be awarded for a minimum of two terms, however, the majority of the awards are awarded for three terms.
The duration of the fellowship is up to the awarding university and is depends upon the recipient’s performance.