BU Ontario Funding Opportunities for International Students, Canada 2023
About the scholarship:
- Hosting institution: Brock University
- Course Level: Master’s and doctoral levels
- Award: $15,000 a year
- Number of Awards: 57
- Application mode: Online
- Target: International students of all nationalities
- Application Deadline: January 15, 2023.
Brock university is offering funding opportunities for outstanding international students wishing to pursue a graduate degree through the Ontario graduate funding opportunities program in Canada. Brock University, which was founded in 1964, is a public research university in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada that offers a wide range of programs comprised of 49 graduate programs, including 9 doctoral programs.
Why choose Brock University for your studies? Brock University offers a diverse setting. It also maintains a high standard of education and a good living-standard for students. There also a good system of academic support in place.
Consideration for either an OGS or QEII-GSST award requires the following:
- At the time of application, the candidate must be either Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
- Enrolled at a publicly university in Ontario in a full-time graduate program or enrolled in 40% or more of a full-time course load for students with permanent disabilities.
- Furthermore, in order to be considered for a QEII-GSST award, a student must be:
- Enrolled in a graduate program in a science and technology discipline. –
- International students who are studying in Ontario with a student visa may be considered for the OGS international student awards. However, they may not be considered for QEII-GSST awards.
- Students who will be joining the first or second year of graduate studies are required to have a first-class average, in each of the last two completed years of study.
- Students who will be joining the third year or more of graduate studies must have attained an overall average of at least A- in all graduate courses completed.
- If an applicant’s grades are not available, then the university’s Graduate Studies Office will use the most recent available grades to calculate a student’s GPA.
How to Apply:
Applicants must apply for the university’s OGS graduate program. Following this step, they may complete the application for funding.
- Graduate and undergraduate transcripts
- Two recommendation letters at least
- English language proficiency test scores
- Updated resume or CV
- Two Academic Assessment Reports (to be submitted by the referee – see below)
- Admission Requirements: Students must fulfill all the entry requirements as set by Brock University.
Applicants are required to provide their score in one of the following tests:
- TOEFL: iBT at least 80, with no subtest below 19
- IELTS: (Academic) at least 6.5, with no subtest below 5.5
- CAEL: At least 60, with 60 in writing and no subtest below 50
- CAEL CE (Computer Edition): at least 60, with 60 in writing and no subtest below 50
- PTE Academics: at least 60, with no subtest below 60
- Can Test for Scholars and Trainees: at least 4.5, with no subtest below 4.0
Successful applicants will receive the award for two or three terms ($10000 or $15000).
For more details, please visit the official website: https://brocku.ca/graduate-studies/scholarships-awards/research-awards-and-scholarships/#OGSI