The Society of Graduate Students and the Grad Club offer a variety of programs designed to help students financially. Membership fees and Grad Club profits fund these programs. All bursary and subsidy applications are available online and in the SOGS office (UCC 260).
The types of loans and programs are as follows:
* Emergency Loans
* Grad Club Bursary
* Child Care Subsidy
* Thesis Binding Subsidy
* Travel Subsidy
* Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund Bursary
* Out of Province Student Bursary
* Peggy Collins Memorial Award
* 125th Anniversary Scholarship
* StudentWise Health Care Bursary
All applications are adjudicated by the Finance Committee. SOGS considers the privacy and confidentiality of all applicants for needs based bursaries as its highest priority. Therefore applicants will remain anonymous to the selection committee. Please notify SOGS if you think there is a potential conflict of interest.
For more information go to the SOGS web page: http://www.uwo.ca/sogs/Benefits/financial.html
Awarded annually in the following order of priority to a graduate student, an undergraduate student or a faculty member to assist with travel costs for research at libraries or sites anywhere in the world, but especially Greece or Italy. Approval for the allocation of funds will be determined by the Department of Classical Studies.
Awarded to full-time graduate students registered in the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) and enrolled in a graduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. These Fellowships will be awarded to graduate students in order to cover expenses incurred as a result of a need to consult archival material off campus, or to otherwise travel in the context of their research. Candidates must have maintained a minimum A- average and exhibit research ability or potential. Selection will be made by the Dean of Arts and Humanities in consultation with the graduate Chairs in all Arts and Humanities Departments.
Faculty of Arts and Humanities Alumni Graduate Awards ($500)
Awarded to graduate students registered in the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) and enrolled in any graduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities who can demonstrate financial need and are maintaining a minimum 80% average. Recipients will be selected by the Dean of Arts upon consultation with a committee.
GRADUATE THESIS RESEARCH AWARDS FUNDS (Research Services)
Funds for this award are provided jointly by the Office of the Vice-President (Research & International Relations) and individual faculties. The purpose of this program is to help support costs of research undertaken by graduate students at The University of Western Ontario that are directly related to the successful completion of their thesis/dissertation.
OGS SCHOLARSHIP ($15,000)
This scholarship is for graduate students continuing in a Masters’ program, or continuing their studies in a PhD program. This scholarship can be held only in the province of Ontario.
SSHRC-CGS Master’s Competition ($17,500)
This scholarship is for students who are applying to a Masters’ program or for continuing graduate students going into their 2nd year of a Masters’ Program. This scholarship can be held in Canada only.
SSHRC DOCTORAL Competition ($20,000/year up to 4 years)
For students applying to, or registered in, a doctoral program or a combined MA/PhD program in the Social Sciences or Humanities. This scholarship can be held in Canada or at any International institution.
SSHRC CGS DOCTORAL competition ($35,000/year for up to 3 years)
For students applying to, or registered in, a doctoral program or a combined MA/PhD program in the Social Sciences or Humanities. This scholarship can be held in Canada only.
For information on additional Graduate Scholarships, click here.