Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Canada
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: University of Ottawa
  • Funded by: University of Ottawa
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Masters and PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: Up to $72,000 over 4 years
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: Same as admission cycle

Scholarship Benefits

For Masters:

The financial support amount differs depending on the master’s program chosen. Each faculty sets its own scholarship requirements for their respective programs.

For PhD:

This financial support provides at least $72,000 over four years and includes two parts:

Admission Scholarship: 

Valued at $9,000 per year, this scholarship is disbursed in $3,000 installments each term for the first 12 consecutive terms.

Academic Unit Support: 

This component includes assistantship employment contracts or other internal scholarships, offering a minimum of $9,000 per year for 4 years.


For Masters:

The value of financial support varies depending on the specific master’s program you choose. Each faculty meticulously sets the conditions for scholarships within their programs.

Financial support can come from a variety of sources, including admission scholarships and special merit scholarships. Our commitment to your success extends further through financial aid options like assistantships and internal bursaries, which can help alleviate financial pressure and enhance your overall academic experience.

For more information, contact the Academic Unit or the Graduate Studies Office of your faculty.

Please note that the following programs are excluded: Business Administration (MBA), Health Administration (MHA), Public Health (MPH), Education (MEd), Engineering (MEng), Engineering Management (MEng), Communication (MCom), and Conference Interpreting (MCI).

For more information, reach out to your faculty’s Academic Unit or Graduate Studies Office.

For PhD:

An admission scholarship may be granted to eligible Canadian students, permanent residents, protected persons, diplomatic corps members, and international students accepted into doctoral programs.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you need an admission average of at least 8.0/10 and must commit to uninterrupted full-time enrollment for 12 consecutive terms. This requirement allows you to fully engage in your studies and take advantage of the academic opportunities provided.

How to apply

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