For further questions about applying to law school, you may contact our special guest speakers from the October 3rd law school presentation:

Marshall Dupuy 
JD Candidate 
Western Law 

Katelyn Leonard 
JD Candidate 
Western Law 

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
Applying to Grad School

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
OGS and SSHRC Information Session

The Write Place is a great resource for students wanting to polish their personal statements and resumes. Students can come for one-on-one help any time, but the following workshops are highly beneficial for students needing help with their grad school applications:  

Personal Statements that Impress on November 13 (3:30 to 5:00 PM in KC119) and 

Resumes That Get You Interviews on November 15 (3:00-4:30 PM in KC 119), followed by a pizza party in the SLC

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS):


  • $10,000 for 2 consecutive terms of study
  • $15,000 for 3 consecutive terms of study

Eligibility: Have achieved a minimum of 80% or equivalent, in each of the last two completed years of full-time study (full-time equivalent)

Deadline: Application deadlines may differ among universities, applications are available in October

Application Procedure: Applications are available through the graduate studies offices of eligible Ontario institutions (links can be found on the OGS page). Each university has its own unique application that should be available in October, however, this may vary by institution. Students wishing to apply to graduate programs at more than one institution will have to complete each institution’s OGS application form.

Components of an OGS Application:
  • Application Form
  • Academic Assessment Reports (2)
  • Statement of Interest
  • List of Scholarships and Awards
  • List of Significant Academic Accomplishments
  • Transcripts
  • Summary Sheet

View Western’s OGS Application Handbook

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- Master’s (CGSM) Information Sessions. Western SGPS staff will give a presentation on the internal process of application at Western. A one-hour session offered on five different days in the IGAB Classroom 1N05 (no registration required)

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 1:30pm-2:30pm 
  • Monday, October 15, 2018 from 11:30am-12:30pm 
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 1:30pm-2:30pm 
  • Monday, November 12, 2018 from 1:30pm-2:30pm

For more information, please go to:

Contact: Jessica Sommers, DL107 (