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University of Guelph Scholarships

There are 80 scholarships available at University of Guelph.

BASF Canada Scholarship in Plant Science

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students entering or registered in the first semester of a Ph.D. or M.Sc., Plant Agriculture, in the fields of plant genetics and breeding; plant physiology and biochemistry; or crop production systems.

Selection will be based on academic achievement, past work experience in the chosen area of study and career goals.

Application details

Applicants must apply by letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining work experience in the chosen area of study and future career goals to the Chair, Department of Plant Agriculture.

Value of scholarship

1,27,784 total value

Application deadline

Expected July 2017

Wallenstein Feed & Supply Ltd. Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students entering any M.Sc. program offered by the Department of Animal and Poultry Science who are proposing to conduct research in the field of agriculture animal nutrition in Canada.

Value of scholarship

2,55,567 total value

Application deadline

Expected August 2017

N.R. Richards Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students entering OAC who are planning to pursue graduate studies in Environmental Sciences use and/or Rural Planning and Development. Academic standing will be used to determine the recipient from among the eligible applicants.

Application details

Apply by letter to the OAC Awards Office.

Value of scholarship

2,04,454 total value

Application deadline

Expected September 2017

Lana McLaren/Richard Reynolds Memorial Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students entering any graduate program in the School of Engineering or completing the final degree requirements for their BSc(Eng).

Application details

Apply to the Director, School of Engineering including curriculum vitae, statement of professional activities, University transcripts, and 2 letters of references.

Value of scholarship

51,113 total value

Application deadline

Expected November 2017

Engineering Alumni Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Student registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in the School of Engineering. Preference will be given to a student entering a PhD program as a new student to the University of Guelph. The recipient will be selected on the basis of previous academic performance, curriculum vitae, and letters of reference.

Application details

Apply to the Director, School of Engineering.

Value of scholarship

25,557 total value

Application deadline

Expected November 2017

Jack Pos Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Student who has graduated from the BSc (Eng) program at the University of Guelph and who is enrolled full-time in an MSc program in biological or agricultural engineering.

Application details

Apply to the Director, School of Engineering; applications must include a curriculum vitae, transcript and two letters of reference.

Value of scholarship

5,111 total value

Application deadline

Expected November 2017

Connor, Clark and Lunn Financial Group MA (Leadership) Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students entering the MA (Leadership) program who have demonstrated leadership growth in extra-curricular activities.

The recipient is selected on the basis of demonstrated exemplary community contributions and volunteerism that is beyond the requirements of their role, which may include, but are not limited to: extra-curricular activities, participating on a Board of Directors, committees, sports teams etc.

Application details

Applicants must submit the completed application form with a 500 word statement outlining community and volunteer experience, a resume and a letter of reference from a community member attesting to your involvement in volunteer activities. 

Value of scholarship

2,55,567 total value

Application deadline

Expected November 2017

Ethel Rose Charney Scholarship in the Human / Animal Bond

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students registered in the Faculty of Graduate Studies and enrolled in a department in the Ontario Veterinary College, pursuing research in the human/animal bond, or other research in companion animal welfare, and/or diseases affecting companion animals are eligible. The award may be held up to two times by master’s students and up to three times by doctoral students; however, annual re-application is required.

Application details

Apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards in January of each year.

Value of scholarship

6,64,474 total value

Application deadline

Expected January 2017

R. A. Curtis Graduate Bovine Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Entering graduate students enrolled in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College and intending to pursue studies in cattle. Selection will be based on academic performance and financial need. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award.

Value of scholarship

3,83,351 total value

Application deadline

Expected January 2017

John Galt Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Entering students who demonstrate financial need who have maintained a minimum cumulative 80% average. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award.

Value of scholarship

1,53,340 total value

Application deadline

Expected January 2017

Gladys (Billie) Davidson Graduate Entrance Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Entering students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in a department of the Ontario Veterinary College. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award. Preference will be given to students in the field of ophthalmology but, if no suitable candidate is identified, another qualified candidate intending to pursue studies in another area related to companion animals will be considered.

Application details

Apply to Student Financial Services with a completed Financial Need Assessment Form and apply as part of the application process for all OVC graduate awards.

Value details

2 awards of $5,000

Application deadline

Expected January 2017

Department of Economics Graduate Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Entering graduate students with a demonstrated financial need who have a minimum application or cumulative in-course average of 75%. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Application details

Applicants must apply by submitting a completed Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services.

Value details

7 awards of $500

Application deadline

Expected January 2017

Art Rouse Memorial Scholarship in Veterinary and Comparative Cancer Studies

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Established in recognition of Mr. Rouse’s lifelong commitment to companion animal welfare, and his love for dogs and rescued animals. Students who hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree who are enrolled in a PhD program offered by the Ontario Veterinary College. The award may be held for up to four years provided that academic performance is satisfactory as indicated by a letter from the student’s advisor submitted to the Associate Dean, Students, by January 15th each year.

Application details

Applicants must submit the application form with curriculum vitae, research proposal or summary, publication record, transcript and two academic letters of reference to the office of the Associate Dean.

Value of scholarship

15,33,402 total value

Application deadline

Expected January 2017

Nora Cebotarev Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

International female students from developing countries who have demonstrated a commitment to social change entering either a masters or doctoral program.

Award recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, combined with a demonstrated commitment to social change. Acceptance of this scholarship can be deferred for up to one academic year from time of initial award, with a deferred acceptance of entry to a University of Guelph graduate program.

Application details

Nomination letter from the Graduate Coordinator confirming the applicant’s suitability for this award, together with a copy of the application materials, should be forwarded to the Office of Graduate Studies

Value of scholarship

12,77,835

Application deadline

Expected February 2017

Dr. Margaret McCready Tribute Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Full-time students entering a Doctoral program in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences who have graduated from the Master’s program.

Selection will be based on high academic achievement during the completion of a Master’s program as evidenced by grades and research accomplishments.

Application details

Application materials to pursue studies at the University of Guelph received will be considered as application for this award.

Value of scholarship

4,60,021 total value

Application deadline

Expected February 2017

Harshman Graduate Scholarship in Food Systems

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students entering a Master’s program in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences who have a minimum average of 80% in the last two years of study and who are working in the area of food systems which may include food distribution, food sustainability, food security, small family farming, local food and rural change. A maximum of three applications per department or program of study will be considered. Selection will be based on the quality of the student’s statement of research interest/academic intent in the graduate application and the feasibility of the proposed research as documented in a one-page letter of support from the proposed faculty research advisor.

Application details

Faculty research advisors may nominate students who have submitted an application to pursue a Master's program in CSAHS by February.

Value of scholarship

2,55,567 total value

Application deadline

Expected February 2017

George and Lois Whetham Scholarships in Food Systems

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students who have applied for admission to a Master’s or PhD program in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and who’s area of study is food systems, which may include agriculture, food distribution, food sustainability, food security, nutrition, local food and rural change. Faculty advisors may nominate students who have submitted an application to pursue a Master’s program or PhD program in CSAHS.

Application details

No application required.

Value of scholarship

2,55,567 total value

Application deadline

Expected February, March 2017

Margaret S. McCready Memorial Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Full time graduate student entering a Masters program in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. The award will be granted on the basis of high academic achievement as well as leadership ability as demonstrated through extracurricular involvement in the preceding two years.

Application details

Application materials to pursue studies at the University of Guelph will be considered as application for this award.

Value of scholarship

51,113 total value

Application deadline

Expected February 2017

Ellen Nilsen Memorial Award

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

International female students from developing countries entering either a masters or doctoral program who have demonstrated a commitment to social change.

Award recipients will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, combined with a demonstrated commitment to social change. Acceptance of this scholarship can be deferred for up to one academic year from time of initial award, with a deferred acceptance of entry to a University of Guelph graduate program.

Application details

Application materials to pursue studies at the University of Guelph will be considered as application for this award. A nomination letter from the Graduate Coordinator confirming the applicant’s suitability for this award, together with a copy of the application materials, should be forwarded to the Office of Graduate Studies.

Value of scholarship

76,670 total value

Application deadline

Expected February 2017

International Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Non-Canadian citizens or non-permanent residents entering post-secondary studies for the first time and registering in the first semester of a degree program in the fall semester.

Application details

Submit an application for admission.
Ensure that my admission application is complete and all documents are received by the University of Guelph.
Complete the Student Profile form ensuring to list extra-curricular activities.

Value details

CAN $500 - CAN $6,000 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2017

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