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Graduate School Information

If you plan on applying to Graduate School, please see the following handout for general information about the application process: Graduate Application Information Session Information (PDF)

If you plan to apply for OGS or SSHRC, please see the following handout for an overview of the requirements and application process: Graduate School Scholarship Information OGS/SSHRC (PDF)

King’s Information Sessions:

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 from 12:30pm-1:30pm in DL112– Graduate School Application Info

Graduate School Application Workshop Slides (PowerPoint)

Thursday, October 6th from 12:30pm-1:30pm in DL112 – SSHRC/OGS Scholarship Info

OGS/SSHRC Presentation Slides (PowerPoint)

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships
in Social Sciences and Humanities Research (SSHRC)

  • Value: $17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable
  • Must have achieved a first-class average, as determined by the host institution, in each of the last two completed years of study (full-time equivalent);
  • Must be applying for a research based plan of study

Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships – Masters - Info Sessions for Students on the Process of Application - in the IGAB Classroom 1N05 (Main Campus)

  • Monday, October 3, 2016 at 12:30pm (one hour lecture)
  • Monday, October 24, 2016 at 9:30am (one hour lecture) 
  • Monday, November 7, 2016 at 11:30am (one hour lecture)
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 at 12:30pm (one hour lecture)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS):

*Note: application deadlines may differ among universities

  • Students must apply to the graduate program of the university they plan to attend
  • Value: $15,000 for one year (3 consecutive terms)
  • 80% minimum average on last 10.0 courses completed
  • Must be attending Ontario university to receive funds
  • Consult the Scholarship Information Series at Western:
    • Ontario Graduate Scholarships & Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology Info Sessions for Students
      • Dates to be determined

Applications require plans of study/research, as well as reference letters which require time for faculty to prepare.

For more information, please go to:

Contact: Laura Clarke, DL107 (