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April 19, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology


2013-2014 Academic Year


The Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST) is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and TD Meloche Monnex.  This scholarship is available to a graduate student in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physical Geography. 


Scholarship Value:

The QEII-GSST is valued at $15,000 annually ($5,000 per term).  A QEII-GSST must be held for a minimum of two terms.

Application Deadline:

Eligible graduate students must submit their applications to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, 1-102 Dr. Alvin Woods Building, Wilfrid Laurier University, by December 1, 2013.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident enrolled full time in an eligible master's or doctoral program (noted above).

Applicants entering the 1st or 2nd year of graduate studies must have an average of at least 10 (A-) on the last 20 one-term/semester courses or the equivalent completed.
Applicants entering 3rd year or beyond of graduate studies must have an average of at least 10 (A-) on all graduate courses completed.

Recipients will also exhibit research ability or potential; excellent communication skills; and interpersonal and leadership abilities.

Recipients may hold other awards up to a total of $10,000 per year, but cannot hold an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for the same year of study in which they hold a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST).

Recipients may also accept other employment that does not affect their status as a full-time graduate student. Recipients cannot be enrolled in a qualifying or make-up year.

Master’s students can receive the scholarship for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students can receive the scholarship for a maximum of four years.

Recipients must remain enrolled as a full-time student in an eligible program. Recipients who withdraw, transfer to part-time status, or fail to complete the term, will be required to repay the award.

A complete application package includes:

Application Form
Research/Program Statement
Two Academic Assessments

Applicants may also include:

List of Other Scholarships and Awards (one page maximum)
List of Publications and Presentations (one page maximum)


Questions?  Contact your Graduate Admissions and Records Officer in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.