125th Anniversary Scholarship

  • WHAT: A scholarship for students who pay more in tuition than they are funded by the university. 
  • VALUE: $1,500 each, 4 awards per year (2 scholarships for each Master’s and PhD students).
  • WHEN: Once per year, typically in April.
  • WHO: Full-time Masters and Doctoral SOGS members. 
  • ASSESSMENT: This application is assessed based on
      • Academic merit;
        • Academic merit is to be defined as publications, academic conference participation and similar achievements.
      • Research excellence; 
      • Community involvement; and,
        • The above criteria being equal between two or more applicants, the Academic Committee may take into account the applicants’ contributions to the university community and the greater community.
      • Financial need
        • The applicant must be able to demonstrate that they receive less in funding from the university and other academic sources (scholarships and bursaries already expected) than he or she pays in tuition fees.
        • NOTE: Applications which demonstrate that students receive more in funding than they pay in tuition will not be considered.
        • NOTE: The applicant will be required to release their financial information from the university  to the Academic Committee, if requested.

Please note that award will be adjudicated by a committee comprised of SOGS members, whom have signed the Confidentiality Agreement to protect applicant’s confidentiality and privacy. SOGS confidentiality agreement document (PDF)