Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

The Ontario Graduate Scholarship(OGS) and Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST) Program is jointly funded between the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and Nipissing University. The OGS and QEII-GSST scholarships are designed to encourage excellence in graduate studies at the master's and doctoral levels. 

Value: $15,000 

Deadline for Application: ​January 12, 2024


  • Plan to be enrolled full-time in a graduate program at an Ontario university
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or an international student studying on a study permit
  • A- (80%) average over the last two years of study if less than two years of graduate work OR the cumulative graduate average, if more than two years
  • Have not exceeded the lifetime maximum of 6 years of government-funded awards including OGS, and awards from CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC

Transcript Requirements:

  • Students applying to the OGS/QEII-GSST program through Nipissing University must request official transcripts from all institutions, including Nipissing University. 

How to Apply: 

  • Students applying to or currently enrolled in a graduate program at Nipissing will apply using the application form below and submit all documents to sgs@nipissingu.ca 
  • Students applying for admission to a graduate program at another Ontario university will apply directly to that university (links below)​. 

Nipissing University 2024-2025 OGS/QEII-GSST Application Forms:



Below are links to the OGS information at other institutions:

Carelton University​ University of Guelph
Lakehead University​ University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Laurentian University University of Ottawa
Ontario College of Art & Design University of Waterloo
​​Queen's University ​University of Windsor
Ryerson University Western University
University of Toronto York University​
Trent University