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MES Program Application Information

Admissions cycle: program beginning September 2018

October 2017: beginning of application period
February 2018: application period ends 
September 2018: program begins; no January or May entry

Fall Program Information Sessions (campus)

October 30 330-530 12 Natural Sciences Centre
November 6 430-630 12 Natural Sciences Centre
November 17 130-330 12 Natural Sciences Centre
November 29 130-330 12 Natural Sciences Centre

Ontario Graduate School Fairs: Talk to a Program Representative

October 24 10:00-3:00 Guelph University
October 26 11:00-2:00 University of Waterloo
November 3 4:00-6:00 University of Toronto, St. George Campus

 

Western uses an  ON-LINE APPLICATION SYSTEM, so that most documents required for an initial application assessment can be uploaded and transmitted electronically.

Steps 1 - 3:

Applicants will receive an email to log-in to Student Centre for notification of results.

Candidates receiving an Offer of Admission

Step 4: Submit by mail

Official Transcript(s)

Due: by or before July 15 (domestic students only)

  • Official transcripts are ordered and issued by the university in sealed condition
  • Photocopies or scanned versions of an official transcript are not accepted
  • A transcript from all postsecondary institutions attended is required
  • Western students are not required to submit Western Official transcripts


Official Final Transcripts

Due: by or before September 30

  • Official final transcripts are ordered and issued by the university in sealed condition
  • Final transcripts are distinguished by the inclusion of the graduation date and the degree earned
  • Photocopies or scanned versions of an official final transcript are not accepted
  • Western students are not required to submit an official final Western transcript

In cases where final transcripts were used to apply to the program, only the official copies of the final transcripts are required. In all other cases, admission requires the submission of both the official and the official final transcript. 


DELIVERY ADDRESS FOR OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS
Do not send official documents unless requested, post-assessment

Western University
School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

International and Graduate Affairs Building
London, Ontario, Canada, N6G 1G9
Tel: 519-661-2102

MES Program Application Timeline Guide

2 October 2017 Start of MES program application period. On-line application becomes available

Early Program Admission

31 January 2018
Deadline for receipt of all application materials for early admission consideration
TBA Start date for the issue of Early Admission notices.

Final Program Admission

1 March 2018         

Final deadline for receipt of all application materials for all applicants and close of the on-line application system.
TBA Start date for the issue of final Admission notices.

Following Program Acceptance (Offer)

15 July 2018            Deadline for submission of official transcripts
1 September 2018    Deadline to present all official documents (international students only)
30 September 2018 Deadline for submission of official final transcripts (domestic students only)




Ontario Graduate Scholarship Application Timeline (OGS)

2 October 2017          OGS Application Open for the program beginning September 2018
24 January 2018      Deadline for receipt of new OGS on-line applications. No new OGS applications accepted after this date.
31 January 2018 Final deadline for receipt of completed submissions (finalized/submitted). Portal closed.
30 April 2018 OGS results released to applicants

All applicants to the MES program may apply for OGS funding. Applicants must first have a program application on the on-line system before starting the OGS application and meet the deadline for OGS submissions (early admission).

The Scholarship has a value of $15,000 for one year ($5,000 per graduate term) and will support a scholar during the 2018-2019 academic year.

OGS Eligibility and On-line Application Submissions