Graduate Stipend Support

General Information

2018 Competition

February 1
 2018 OVCGraduate Student Stipend Competition opens
March 1 Formal Graduate School Application (along with supporting documentation) due for all applicants of this competition
March 1
 OVC Graduate Stipend eApplications due.
 This includes the awards listed below:
  • OVC Graduate Student Stipend Support
  • The Art Rouse Cancer Biology Graduate Student Award
  • Blake Graham Award for Research in Zoonoses
March 7 Advisor Remarks (end of eApplication) and External Letters of Support due
April 6 Award Winners Notified - approximate date

eApplication System

  • Winter 2018 eApplications (link no longer active)
    • Incomplete applications or those with additional information that was not requested will not be considered.
    • Applicants must also complete a formal graduate school application to their chosen department to be considered for this competition (information and Instructions on how to apply are posted on the GPS website).
    • Current graduate students who plan to 'transfer' to a new program within their current department are not required to submit a formal Graduate School Application.

Required Attachments to eApplication 

  • CV Module Template
  • Academic Transcripts
    • Students currently enrolled in a program at the University of Guelph are not required to provide official academic transcripts (PDF of unofficial transcript is acceptable - i.e. from WebAdvisor).
    • New applicants to the University of Guelph are required to provide a PDF scan of their academic transcripts. 'Official' transcripts will be required with their OUAC program application once an offer of admission is presented. Detailed information regarding 'Official' and 'Unofficial' transcripts is posted on the GPS website
  • All required documents are to be submitted through the eApplication above

Referee Assessments

  • Referee Assessment Form
    • Referees must send their completed Assessment Form to ovcschol@uoguelph.ca with the student name in the subject line. The applicant must not be copied on this email. 
    • 2 references are needed for each applicant.