Ph.D candidates Alexander Chung (Ph.D. program) and Nicolas Legrendre (Ph.D. program) and M.Sc. students Nina Nesdoly and Heather Smith are the recipients of the Ontario Graduate Scholarships. The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program encourages excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. OGS awards are merit-based scholarships available to students in all disciplines of academic study. The OGS program is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and Ontario universities. <a href="http://www.uottawa.ca/graduate-studies/students/awards/ontario-graduate-scholarship">Learn more about the OGS scholarhsip program</a>.