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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 31, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology


2015-2016 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 and Mathematics. 


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 consecutive terms                (or $10, 000.00).

Application Deadline

Laurier's online application opens on October 1, 2014, and closes on February 2, 2015, at 4:30 PM. Eligible graduate students can complete and submit an application online at: https://web.wlu.ca/ogsp/

Notification of results will be during the week of March 16th, 2015.

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 online application package includes:

  • Application Form
  • Research/Program Statement
  • List of Publications and Presentations 
  • Two Academic Assessments
  • Official Transcripts: upload transcripts from all post-secondary education and include transcript legends/grading scales (only students who are or who were registered at Wilfrid Laurier University may upload Laurier unofficial transcripts from LORIS; transcripts from all other post-secondary institutions must be official copies)

 
Questions?  Contact Cherie Mongeon, Graduate Financial Aid and Awards Officer in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.