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Learn about competitive scholarships for graduate students

Graduate scholarship season is nearly here. Learn from Laurier’s graduate scholarship expert about the fundamentals of applying for external scholarships and get some advice for putting together a strong application.

Mark your calendars

Master's Level Scholarship Presentations

For senior undergraduate students and master's students who will expect to continue master's-level students in 2017/18. Emphasis will be on Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST), and Tri-Council Canada Graduate Scholarship Master’s competitions (Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)).

  • Oct. 5, 10:30-11:50 a.m. - Arts 2C4
  • Oct. 21, 1:30-2:50 p.m. - Arts 2C16
  • Oct. 27, 1:30-2:20 p.m. - Arts 2C3

Doctoral Level Scholarship Presentations

For anyone who is applying for entry into a PhD program in 2017/18 or who is currently enrolled in a PhD program. Emphasis will be on OGS, QEII-GSST and Tri-Council Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral competitions (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC).

  • Sept. 14, 10:30-11:50 a.m. - Arts 2C4
  • Sept. 23, 1:30-2:50 p.m. - Arts 2C16

Scholarship Proposal Writing

The Writing Centre offers a highly acclaimed series of presentations, the Scholarship Proposal Writing workshops, to help you write successful scholarship proposals.

In this workshop, you are given the tools you need to approach scholarship proposal writing with confidence. Working from samples of winning OGS, SSHRC, and NSERC proposals written by graduate students, we will examine common features of successful proposals, and we will teach you how to apply these writing strategies in your own proposal.

  • Sept. 20, 3-4 p.m. - Arts 2C3