Master's Admission Scholarship

The University of Ottawa is proud to offer a scholarship program that recognizes the excellence of its students by providing an admission scholarship of at least $7,500 for a period of one year.

The admission scholarship will be available to Canadian students, permanent residents, protected persons or members of a diplomatic corps admitted to an eligible master's program*. The admission scholarship will be offered to students with an admission average of 9.0 / 10 or higher who register full-time for the duration of the scholarship (3 consecutive terms).

  • The admission scholarship of $ 7,500 paid by the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will be paid in the amount of $ 2,500 / term for the first three (3) consecutive terms.
  • A second component may be offered by the academic unit in the form of assistantships or internal scholarships. Please consult your academic unit for more details.

Master’s Admission Scholarship, Second Component – Faculty of Health Sciences

For students with an admission average of 9.0 and above:

Students registered full-time in a master’s with thesis program: $7,500 offered in the form of assistantships and/or internal scholarships paid in the first year of the program by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Students registered full-time in a course-based master’s program (non-thesis) receive no second component.  

Faculty of Health Sciences Special Scholarship, as of September 2021

Master’s with thesis program

Faculty Special Merit Scholarship of $7,500 in total, distributed over the first three terms only of the programme ($2,500 per term), for Canadian, permanent residents, protected persons or members of a diplomatic corps full-time students with an admission average between 8.0 and 8.99 and registered in a master’s with thesis program.

Exception for students in the Master of Science Nursing: Canadians students, permanent residents, protected persons or members of a diplomatic corps admitted with an admission average between 8,0 and 8,99 in the full-time program with thesis will be eligible for a Special Merit Scholarship of 6 000$ ($2,000 per term) in the second year of the program (that is, terms 4, 5 and 6) once a professor formally accepts to supervise their thesis.

Course-based master’s program (non thesis)

Faculty Special Merit Scholarship of $1,500 in total, distributed over the first three terms only of the programme ($500 per term), for Canadian, permanent residents, protected persons or members of a diplomatic corps, full-time students with an admission average between 8.0 and 8.99 and registered in a course-based master’s program (non thesis).

Exception for students in the Master of Science Nursing: Canadian, permanent residents, protected persons or members of a diplomatic corps, full-time students with an admission average between 8,0 and 8,99 and registered in the thesis or non-thesis program.

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