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Admission Scholarships

Candidates (Can./PR) with an admission average of 9.0 or higher are eligible for the admission scholarship.

  • The admission scholarship of $ 7,500 paid by the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will be paid in the amount of $ 2,500 / term for the first three (3) consecutive terms.  
  • A second component of $ 7,500 will be offered by Telfer in the form of assistantships.  

Additional admission scholarship opportunities for the 2022 admission cycle will be announced shortly.

International students with an excellent academic record may qualify for a Telfer M.Sc. International admission scholarship for foreign students. It is not necessary to apply as students' files will be considered automatically.  The application must be received by February 1st for the fall. These are 1-year scholarships and the amount is variable.  

The number of scholarships available for distribution is limited, apply now to secure one of these scholarships!  

 Our students have access to a wide range of awards, scholarships and other means of financial support such as: 

The Telfer School’s Research Office is an ideal source for further information on available funding sources, and for professional-development opportunities that are open to you. 

The Research Office also organizes events tailored to meet the specific needs of research students, and helps students prepare applications for research grants and scholarships, and statements related to research ethics. 

Get the support you need. Choose the Telfer Master of Science in Management. 

Excellence Scholarships and Travel Grants

MSc Program (no application required) 
2 Research Scholarships of $5,000 

The applicant must be registered as a full-time student (foreign, Canadian citizen or permanent resident) in the MSc in Management program at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa; outstanding potential based on the review of candidate research interest and motivation. 

1 scholarship of $2,000 

The applicant must be registered as a full-time student in the MBA program or first year of the MSc program at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa; demonstrate academic excellence (an average of at least B+); and demonstrate his/her interest in the field of innovation, science and/or technology. 

The value of the grant is a maximum of $4,000 for a duration of up to 1.5 years. 

The applicant must be registered as full-time student in a research-based graduate program offered by the Telfer School of Management and be supervised by a member of the Telfer faculty. The research must lead to a thesis. 

For complete details on how to apply click here

  • Provides reimbursement for some research-related expenses 
  • Examples: transcription and translation costs, software licenses and training, travel for research purposes, etc.  
  • The Research Office offers assistance with your application and presents it to the Scholarship Committees 

Professors holding grants or research contracts often use these funds to hire research assistants to help them in their research work. Furthermore, professors can award stipends to students who are under their supervision. 

Many external organizations offer a variety of scholarships and awards to Canadian and international students. To learn more about the application process and the terms of these awards, visit the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website

Click here for a list of external scholarships and their application deadlines, of which the University of Ottawa supports. 

Here is a list of websites that provide additional external scholarship and award opportunities: 

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Financing Alternatives

To find out about other financing solutions please visit the following Websites: 

The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows individuals to withdraw funds up to $10,000 a year, tax free, to a maximum of $20,000 from their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) to finance training or education for themselves or their spouse or common-law partner. 

Participants must start to make repayments two years after their last eligible withdrawal, or five years after the first withdrawal, depending on which due date comes first. 

Amounts withdrawn must be repaid within 10 years. 

General Inquiries: 1-800-959-8281 

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