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Indigenous Graduate Scholarship - Merit [E5958]

Donor(s):University of Guelph
Value:various masters awards of $15,000/year for up to 2 years ($5,000 per semester for up to 6 semesters), various doctoral awards of $15,000/year for up to 4 years ($5,000 per semester for up to 12 semesters)
Awarded:Summer, Fall, Winter
Application:
  • Award Specific
  • Resume
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Reference Letter
  • Research Proposal
Deadline:February 1
Citizenship:
  • Canadian-PR-PP
  • Non-Canadian-PR-PP

The Indigenous Graduate Scholarships were established to encourage Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) students to pursue graduate studies in any discipline. Apply by February 1; The online Indigenous Graduate Scholarship Application Form is available on the OGPS website and includes a required declaration of Indigenous identity including information about your relationship to a First Nation, Inuit or Métis community, treaty, scrip, land claim, territory or region. Applicants must also submit a one page research proprosal and resume/CV via the application form. Two letters of support from academic and/or community-based references must also be sent directly to grschol@uoguelph.ca. Selection will be based on, academic excellence (40%); research potential (40%); intellectual curiosity/critical thinking/passion (20%). Students must maintain satisfactory progress for the duration of the scholarship.

Students entering full-time graduate studies or are currently in semesters 1-3 of a full-time graduate program at time of application, who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Métis).