Allan and Donna Lansing - Western Fund Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded to a graduate student in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who is a current holder of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from Allan and Donna Lansing through Foundation Western and donations to the Western Fund. Value: 1 at $5,000 * each *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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Alzheimer Foundation London and Middlesex Doctoral Scholarship in Alzheimer-Related Research

    

Awarded to one full-time PhD student who is conducting research related to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in any Faculty. This research will support projects that will significantly advance scientific and clinical knowledge and improve the quality of life for both those with the disease and their caregivers. Selection will be based on the applicant's potential to contribute to knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; the quality and feasibility of the applicant's research proposal; the capability of the applicant to undertake the research and recommendations by a faculty member who will supervise the applicant. Application forms can be obtained through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Web site: grad.uwo.ca. The recipient will be selected by a committee of Western faculty leaders involved with graduate research, coordinated by the Director of Administration in the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, or designate. Recipients may receive other awards and employment compensation in keeping with University guidelines for graduate students. The recipient will continue to receive the scholarship for a second year, provided that the student completes a satisfactory progress report. Value: 1 scholarship of $15,000, continuing for two years, for a total of $30,000 (to be paid in two installments of $15,000 each, with second installment to be made after submission of a satisfactory progress report at the completion of the first year of the scholarship.) Effective Date: May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016

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Alzheimer Foundation London and Middlesex Masters Scholarship in Alzheimer-Related Research

    

Awarded to a full-time master's student who is conducting research related to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in any Faculty. This research will support projects that will significantly advance scientific and clinical knowledge and improve the quality of life for both those with the disease and their caregivers. Selection will be based on the applicant's potential to contribute to knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; the quality and feasibility of the applicant's research proposal; the capability of the applicant to undertake the research and recommendations by a faculty member who will supervise the applicant. Application forms can be obtained through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Web site: grad.uwo.ca. The recipient will be selected by a committee of Western faculty leaders involved with graduate research, coordinated by the Director of Administration in the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, or designate. Recipients may receive other awards and employment compensation in keeping with University guidelines for graduate students. Value: 1 scholarship of $15,000 (to be paid in two installments of $7,500 each, with second installment to be made after submission of a satisfactory progress report six months from the start of the scholarship.) Effective Date: May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2016

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Andrew and Andrea Federer Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to full-time students (undergraduate or graduate) participating in a Western University international experience or study abroad program for which academic credit or approval from their department or faculty will be obtained. This includes academic exchange programs; approved study abroad programs; curriculum based international field courses/research, international community service learning; volunteer opportunities and internships led by Western University. To qualify for these awards, the experience must meet at least one of the following criteria: ¿ Be organized by Western University staff, faculty or department ¿ Be eligible for academic credit ¿ Form a required component of the student¿s degree program. Students participating in any of the above listed programs who are registered at the constituent University may be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Students may apply for this award in advance of being accepted into an eligible international learning program with receipt of the award contingent upon acceptance into the program. Students may only receive a Global Opportunities award once during their academic career at Western. Online applications are available on the Global Opportunities website, Western International. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on November 15th (for decisions in early January) and March 15th (for decisions in early May). Students will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement, as well as a statement outlining how this experience will contribute to their development as a global citizen, what they expect to learn through their program of study and how they will be an effective Ambassador for Western. This award was established by a generous gift from Andrew and Andrea Federer (BA ¿82, Economics). Value: 3 at $2,000* Effective: 2013-2014 to 2014-2015 academic years inclusive *Each of the Donor¿s $1,000 gifts have been matched by the University through the Global Opportunities Award Program.

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BMO Financial Group Ontario Graduate Scholarships

    

Awarded to full-time graduate students in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who are current holders of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipients. These scholarships are made possible by a generous gift from BMO Financial Group. Value: The number of scholarships offered will vary based on funds available at $5,000* each *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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Bruyea Family Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in any Faculty who is participating in a Western University international experience or study abroad program for which academic credit or approval from their department or faculty will be obtained. Preference will be given to a student planning on a travel experience to the United States. This includes academic exchange programs; approved study abroad programs; curriculum based international field courses/research, international community service learning; volunteer opportunities and internships led by Western University. To qualify for this award, the experience must meet at least one of the following criteria: - Be organized by Western University staff, faculty or department - Be eligible for academic credit - Form a required component of the student¿s degree program. Students participating in any of the above listed programs who are registered at the constituent University may be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Students may apply for this award in advance of being accepted into an eligible international learning program with receipt of the award contingent upon acceptance into the program. Students may only receive a Global Opportunities award once during their academic career at Western. Online applications are available on the Global Opportunities website, Western International. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on November 15th (for decisions in early January) and March 15th (for decisions in early May). Students will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement, as well as a statement outlining how this experience will contribute to their development as a global citizen, what they expect to learn through their program of study and how they will be an effective Ambassador for Western. This award was established by a generous gift from Ms Susana Gajic-Bruyea. Value: 1 at $2,000* Effective: 2014-2015 academic year only *1,000 from the Donor will be matched by $1,000 through the University¿s Global Opportunities Award Matching Program.

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Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Awards

    

Awarded to graduate or undergraduate students in any year of any program who wish to study abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for full-year, semester or summer courses, based on demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. Students attending full-year courses or semester courses will be given preference over those attending summer courses. These awards are open to students at the Affiliated University Colleges as well as at the constituent University. Application forms and details regarding the application process can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar or the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. The deadline date for submissions is May 31. Award recipients will be announced in July of each year, but receipt of the award is dependent on acceptance of the student by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Awards will be granted as funds permit, and based on applications received up to a total of $30,000 annually. Distribution may change subject to an annual review by the donor: Up to $15,000 for full-time graduate study abroad Up to $10,000 for full-time undergraduate study abroad Up to $5,000 for one semester of graduate or undergraduate study abroad Up to $1,500 for summer undergraduate study

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Cathy and Craig Smith Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to graduate students or to undergraduate students beyond their first year who wish to study abroad on: exchange programs; approved study-abroad programs; curriculum-based international field courses, international study, or international community service; internships; and other University-led international credit or non-credit learning experiences. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in the Don Wright Faculty of Music. Awards will be based on a combination of academic achievement, cost of experience, proposed length of study, and a short (250 word maximum) student statement outlining what the student expects to learn through his or her program of study and how he or she will be an effective Ambassador for Western. Only students who have been approved for any of the above-listed programs and who are registered at the constituent University will be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Applications are available from the International Exchange Student Centre and must be submitted along with the student statement described above. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on either November 1 or March 1, whichever is most applicable to the desired program. Receipt of the award will be based on the candidate¿s acceptance into the specified study-abroad program, although students may apply in advance of acceptance. This award is made possible by a generous gift from Mr. and Mrs. Craig (BA '85) and Cathy (BA '86) Smith held with Foundation Western. Value*: One at $2,000 or two at $1,000 each *The Donors¿ original expendable gift and the amount available for disbursement from the Cathy and Craig Smith Global Opportunities Award Fund are expected to provide $1,000 annually for the award. The University will provide a match of $1,000 annually through the Global Opportunities Awards initiative to increase the total amount available for the award.

Foundation Western Award

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Communication and Management Scholarship

    

To be awarded to full-time students entering the Graduate Diploma in Professional Communication and Management program. Recipients will be selected by the Admissions Committee for the Graduate Diploma in Professional Communication and Management program, with at least one representative who holds membership in the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Value: Number and value of awards may vary

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David J. Stenason Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to a graduate student or to an undergraduate student beyond their first year who wishes to study abroad on: exchange programs; approved study-abroad programs; curriculum-based international field courses, international study, or international community service; internships; and other University-led international credit or non-credit learning experiences. The candidate must be a Canadian citizen. Awards will be based on a combination of academic achievement, cost of experience, proposed length of study, and a short (250 word maximum) student statement outlining what the student expects to learn through his or her program of study and how he or she will be an effective Ambassador for Western. Only students who have been approved for any of the above-listed programs and who are registered at the constituent University will be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Applications are available from the International Exchange Student Centre and must be submitted along with the student statement described above. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on either November 1 or March 1, whichever is most applicable to the desired program. Receipt of the award will be based on the candidate's acceptance into the specified study-abroad program, although students may apply in advance of acceptance. This award was established with Foundation Western by a generous gift from Mr. David Stenason (BA'78, Economics). Value: 1 at $2,000* *The donor's gift of $1,000 will be matched annually by the University through the Global Opportunities Awards initiative.

Foundation Western Award

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Delta Alpha Chapter of Beta Theta Pi Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded annually to a full-time masters or doctoral student in any faculty, including cross-disciplinary studies, who is a current holder of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, based on academic achievement and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship was established with Foundation Western and was made possible by a generous gift from the Delta Alpha Chapter of Beta Theta Pi Alumni Association. The Beta Theta Pi international men's fraternity established its Delta Alpha chapter at Western in 1952, merging with a local student fraternity founded on the campus in 1933. The chapter was closed in 2008 and its more than 1,000 members are represented by the Delta Alpha of Beta Theta Pi Alumni Association based in London, Ontario. Value: 1 at $5,000* Effective: May 2014 *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of each scholarship to $15,000.

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Dr. N. Stewart McIntyre Award in Surface Science

    

Awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student for his or her excellence in research involving surface analysis and/or surface science as part of his or her undergraduate or graduate thesis studies. The selection committee, made up of a number of researchers at Surface Science Western (SSW), will identify a number of potential candidates from this group of students who are involved in unique and noteworthy research that has surface science or surface analyses as a key component. These candidates will then be invited to submit a short abstract (1-2 pages) about their work. The abstracts will be judged by SSW scientific and faculty personnel, and faculty partners (Honorary SSW Research Scientists). The student recipient can hold the award only once. This award was established with Foundation Western by Dr. Leo Lau and Dr. Wayne Chang in honour of Dr. N. Stewart McIntyre. Dr. N. Stewart McIntyre, was the director of Surface Science Western from 1981 to 2005. He published over 200 publications in the field of surface science and related subjects and is currently a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemistry at Western. He remains active in materials research, XRF and XRD applications, and in facilitating such work using HP computations. Value: 1 at $1,000

Foundation Western Award

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George Hannah Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to a full-time student (graduate or undergraduate) in any faculty who is participating in a Western University international experience or study-abroad program for which academic credit or approval from the student's department or faculty will be obtained. Preference will be given to a student planning on a travel experience to Scotland or the United Kingdom. This includes: academic exchange programs; approved study-abroad programs; curriculum-based international field courses/research, international community service learning; volunteer opportunities and internships led by Western University. To qualify for this award, the experience must meet at least one of the following criteria: - Be organized by Western University staff, faculty or department - Be eligible for academic credit - Form a required component of the student's degree program. Students participating in any of the above-listed programs who are registered at the constituent University may be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 courses). Students may apply for this award in advance of being accepted into an eligible international-learning program, with receipt of the award contingent upon acceptance into the program. Students may receive a Global Opportunities award only once during their academic career at Western. Online applications are available on the Global Opportunities Web site, Western International. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on November 30 (for decisions in early January) and March 15 (for decisions in early May). The recipient will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement, as well as a statement outlining how this experience will contribute to the student¿s development as a global citizen, what the student expects to learn through his or her program of study, and how the student will be an effective Ambassador for Western. This award was established by a generous gift from Aktiv Kapital Acquisitions Inc. in honour of George Hannah. George was a Chartered Accountant and held the position as VP of Finance, Investment Management & Business Intelligence at Aktiv Kapital. He was a very dedicated and knowledgeable leader, and was known for his integrity, sharp sense of humour, and his distinguished Scottish accent. George passed away in 2012 at age 61. Value: 1 at $2,000* Effective: 2013-2014 to 2015-2016 academic years inclusive * The Donor's gift of $1,000 will be matched by the University through the Global Opportunities Award Program.

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Henry Lewis Caulkins Scholarship

    

This scholarship was provided from the estate of the late Donald L. Springer and is tenable by a graduate of The University of Western Ontario at the University of Michigan for graduate study in any academic discipline. Application forms can be obtained from the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office. Deadline: March 15. Value: 1 at $7,000.00

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Jean and Angus McKenzie Family Endowment - Western Fund Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded to a graduate student in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who is a current holder of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from the Jean and Angus McKenzie Family Endowment at Foundation Western and donations to the Western Fund. Value: 1 at $5,000* each *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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Jim Pattison Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded to a full-time graduate student in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who is a current holder of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship was made possible by a generous gift from Mr. Jim Pattison. Value: 1 at $5,000* each *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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Knowledge First Financial Foundation Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded annually to full-time masters or doctoral students in any Faculty who are current holders of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, based on academic achievement and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipients. These scholarships were made possible by a generous gift from the Knowledge First Financial Foundation. Value: 5 at $5,000* Effective: May 2014 to April 2018 *Ontario Graduate Scholarship and Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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M. E. (Peggy) Collins Memorial Graduate Award

    

Awarded to a part-time graduate student in a part-time designated graduate program who achieves a minimum 78% academic average in courses completed. Preference will be given to individuals who are in the workforce full time; have family commitments; are involved in the community at Western or the community at large. Applications are available through the Society of Graduate Students' Office and must be completed by October 31. Applications must be accompanied by an essay (max. 250 words) describing the candidate's commitments to work, family and community involvement. Selection will be made by a committee with undergraduate and graduate faculty representation in consultation with the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This award was made possible by generous donations from the family, friends and colleagues of Peggy Collins, a long-time employee of Western. It is hoped that this award will help to continue Peggy's unending efforts to support others in their meaningful struggles to balance family, career and personal development. Established through Foundation Western. Value: 1 at $1,800

Foundation Western Award

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MITACS Internship Grant - Globalink

    

Mitacs Globalink introduces Canada as a world-leading research and innovation destination to top undergraduate students from around the world. Globalink students undertake a summer research project under the supervision of a Canadian university faculty member, meet with local entrepreneurs and business leaders and build their professional skills and network. A participant¿s experience is further enriched with the guidance of a graduate student mentor and a host of meaningful educational and social experiences during their stay.

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Marion E. MacLeod Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded annually to a full-time student in a master¿s or doctoral graduate program in any faculty who is funded through an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) or Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEGSST), based on academic achievement and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship is made possible by a bequest from Marion E. MacLeod (BA¿38) with Foundation Western. Value: 1 at $5,000* Effective: May 2012 to April 2017 inclusive * Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS/QEGSST) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, which increases the value of the scholarship to $15,000.

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Mary Louise and Dr. Peter Cameron Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded to a graduate student, with a mobility, hearing or visual disability, in any program at the masters or doctoral level who is a current holder of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEIIGSST) based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. If there is no OGS/QEIIGSST holder, then the scholarship will be offered to a non-OGS/ QEII-GSST student. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship was made possible by a generous gift from Memorial Funeral Services Cooperative of London and District in honour of Dr. and Mrs. Cameron through Foundation Western. Value: 1 at $5,000

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Meena and Amit Chakma Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to graduate students or to undergraduate students beyond their first year who wish to study abroad on: exchange programs; approved study-abroad programs; curriculum-based international field courses, international study, or international community service; internships; and other University-led international credit or non-credit learning experiences. Awards will be based on a combination of academic achievement, cost of experience, proposed length of study, and a short (250 word maximum) student statement outlining what the student expects to learn through his or her program of study and how he or she will be an effective Ambassador for Western. Only students who have been approved for any of the above-listed programs and who are registered at the constituent University will be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Applications are available from the International Exchange Student Centre and must be submitted along with the student statement described above. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on either November 1 or March 1, whichever is most applicable to the desired program. Receipt of the award will be based on the candidate¿s acceptance into the specified studyabroad program, although students may apply in advance of acceptance. This award was established by a generous gift from Mrs. Meena Chakma and Dr. Amit Chakma. Value*: 1 at $2,000 or 2 at $1,000 each *The donors' original expendable gift and the amount available for disbursement from the Meena and Amit Chakma Global Opportunities Award Fund are expected to provide $1,000 annually for the award. The University will provide a match of $1,000 annually through the Global Opportunities Awards initiative to increase the total amount available for the award.

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Ontario Graduate Scholarship - Anonymous Donor

    

Awarded annually to provide support to a full-time graduate student who is in a Master¿s or Doctoral program in any Faculty, based on academic achievement and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient who is funded through an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) or Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEGSST). This funding is made possible through an anonymous donor. Value: 1 at $5,000* Effective: May 2011 to April 2016 *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS/QEGSST) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000.

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Parents Fund Ontario Graduate Scholarships

    

Awarded to full-time graduate students in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who are current holders of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipients. These scholarships were made possible by generous gifts through the Parents Fund. Value $15,000 each, number varies

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Professional and Managerial Association Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to students (undergraduate or graduate, excluding students enrolled in the Richard Ivey School of Business) participating in a Western University international experience or study abroad program for which academic credit or approval from their department or faculty will be obtained. Preference will be given to PMA staff members pursuing studies at Western who are dues-paying PMA members or Western students who are the dependents/spouse of a dues-paying PMA member. This includes academic exchange programs; approved study abroad programs; curriculum based international field courses/research, international community service learning; volunteer opportunities and internships led by Western University. To qualify for these awards, the experience must meet at least one of the following criteria: ¿ Be organized by Western University staff, faculty or department ¿ Be eligible for academic credit ¿ Form a required component of the student¿s degree program Students participating in any of the above listed programs who are registered at the constituent University may be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Students may apply for this award in advance of being accepted into an eligible international learning program with receipt of the award contingent upon acceptance into the program. Students may only receive a Global Opportunities award once during their academic career at Western. Online applications are available on the Global Opportunities website, Western International. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on March 15 (for decisions in early May). Students will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement, as well as a statement outlining how this experience will contribute to their development as a global citizen, what they expect to learn through their program of study and how they will be an effective Ambassador for Western. This award was established by a generous gift from the Professional and Managerial Association at Western University. Value: 5 at $2,000* Effective: 2013-2014 to 2017-2018 academic years inclusive *The PMA will donate $5,000 each year and $5,000 will be matched by the University through the Global Opportunities Award Program each year.

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Richard J. Schmeelk Canada Fellowship

    

Western's School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies accepts applications for The Schmeelk Canada Fellowship. The Schmeelk Canada Fellowship is aimed at developing tolerance and understanding between anglophone and francophone Canadians. Each fellowship is valued at $10,000 CAD per academic term for up to four terms and $40,000 CAD maximum in total. The Fellowship is awarded for graduate-level studies in Canada to Canadian citizens who have already applied directly to one of four universities: for francophone applicants, the University of Calgary or The University of Western Ontario, and Université Laval and Université de Montréal for anglophone applicants. Fellows may choose their own program of study at the graduate level as long as it meets the academic standards of the university. Law is also accepted as long as the candidate already has a university degree in a field other than Law. Please visit the Schmeelk Canada Fellowship website for more detailed information on the application process and eligibility criteria. Deadline: April 15 to The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Foundation Western Award

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S.B. Family Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to a student (undergraduate or graduate) participating in a Western University international experience or study abroad program for which academic credit or approval from their department or faculty will be obtained. This includes academic exchange programs; approved study abroad programs; curriculum based international field courses/research, international community service learning; volunteer opportunities and internships led by Western University. Students in all faculties are eligible, with the exception of the Richard Ivey School of Business. Preference will be given to students travelling to Mexico or Germany. To qualify for these awards, the experience must meet at least one of the following criteria: ¿ Be organized by Western University staff, faculty or department ¿ Be eligible for academic credit ¿ Form a required component of the student¿s degree program. Students participating in any of the above listed programs who are registered at the constituent University may be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Students may apply for this award in advance of being accepted into an eligible international learning program with receipt of the award contingent upon acceptance into the program. Students may only receive a Global Opportunities award once during their academic career at Western. Online applications are available on the Global Opportunities website, Western International. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on March 15th (for decisions in early May). Students will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement, as well as a statement outlining how this experience will contribute to their development as a global citizen, what they expect to learn through their program of study and how they will be an effective Ambassador for Western. This award was established by a generous gift from the S.B. Family. Value: 1 at $1,000* Effective: 2014-2015 academic year (with value to be revised for 2015-2016 to 2016-2017) *$500 is being provided by the Donor and matched with $500 through the University¿s Global Opportunities Awards Program.

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Sarah McRobert Ontario Graduate Scholarships

    

Awarded to full-time graduate students in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who are current holders of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipients. These scholarships were made possible by a generous gift from Sarah McRobert through Foundation Western. Value: 2 at $5,000* each *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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Society of Graduate Students OSOTF Bursaries

    

Awarded three times annually to full-time students who are members of the Society of Graduate Students (Masters or Doctoral levels) who have demonstrated financial need. These bursaries were created to recognize and assist graduate students and were made possible through the generosity of the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) and the Government of Ontario. Students must apply for these bursaries. Applications are available at the office of the Society of Graduate Students. Completed applications must be accompanied by a statement (max. 250 words) describing the extent of financial need and must be returned to SOGS by March 31 for the winter term, November 30 for the fall term or July 31 for summer term. Assessment of financial need will be completed by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Final selection will be made by a committee of the Society of Graduate Students. Value: 43 at $1000

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Society of Graduate Students OSOTF II Bursaries

    

Awarded three times annually to full-time students who are members of the Society of Graduate Students (Masters or Doctoral levels) who have demonstrated financial need. These bursaries were created to recognize and assist graduate students and were made possible through the generosity of the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) and the Government of Ontario. Students must apply for these bursaries. Applications are available at the office of the Society of Graduate Students. Completed applications must be accompanied by a statement (max. 250 words) describing the extent of financial need and must be returned to SOGS by March 31 for the winter term, November 30 for the fall term or July 31 for the summer term. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will complete an assessment of financial need. A committee of the Society of Graduate Students will make the final selection. Value: Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and the number available annually will vary as funds permit

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Society of Graduate Students' Bursaries

    

Awarded three times annually to full-time students who are members of the Society of Graduate Students (Masters or Doctoral levels) who have demonstrated financial need. These bursaries were created to recognize and assist graduate students and were made possible through the generosity of the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS). Applications are available at www.uwo.ca/sogs. Completed applications must be submitted together with a statement (max. 250 words) describing the extent of financial need by February 28 for the winter term, October 31 for the fall term or June 30 for the summer term. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will complete an assessment of financial need. A committee of the Society of Graduate Students will make the final selection. This endowment established at the University from graduate student levy contributions allows for bursaries to be open to eligible graduate students, regardless of residency. Number and Value: Each bursary is valued at $500.

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Society of Graduate Students' OTSS Bursaries

    

Awarded three times annually to full-time students who are members of the Society of Graduate Students (Masters or Doctoral levels) who have demonstrated financial need. These bursaries were created to recognize and assist graduate students and were made possible through the generosity of the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) and the Government of Ontario. Applications are available at www.uwo.ca/sogs. Completed applications must be submitted together with a statement (max. 250 words) describing the extent of financial need by February 28 for the winter term, October 31 for the fall term or June 30 for the summer term. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will complete an assessment of financial need. A committee of the Society of Graduate Students will make the final selection. This endowment received matching funds from the Province of Ontario¿s ¿Ontario Trust for Student Support¿ (OTSS) Program and all recipients must meet Ontario residency requirements. Number and Value: Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and the number available annually will vary as funds permit

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The Freemen of the City of London of North America Scholarship

    

Awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student in any program of any year who has been accepted to pursue course work or significant scholarly activity for a minimum of three months at a university or college in Greater London Authority or the City of London, England. Preference will be given to graduate students whose scholarly pursuits would benefit from the opportunity to travel and live in London, England. However, undergraduate students applying for an approved exchange program, study abroad or other international experience to take place at a university or college in London, England also may apply. The Honourable Company will endeavour to introduce the student to a Guild event in the City of London, England. Award applications can be accessed online through the Registrarial Services and the Exchange Program and Study Abroad Web sites, among others. Award applications must be submitted in association with the exchange program, study abroad or other type of application by the specified deadline, and must include a one-page statement indicating how the award will assist the student in achieving his or her academic goals. A committee specific to this award, composed of representatives of Student Development Services, at least one representative from the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and representatives from other programs or departments as required based on the applicant pool, will be established for the selection of award recipients. A student who accepts this award must agree to be contacted, upon return to Canada, by the Honourable Company of Freeman of London, Ontario, and to attend the Annual Dinner of the Honourable Company in Toronto, Ontario and speak briefly on the value of the award. Value: 1 at $5,000 annually ($1,000 of the award to support travel cost, including the cost of attendance at the Annual Dinner of the Honourable Company in Toronto.) Effective: 2013-2014 to 2016-2017 academic years inclusive

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Tunaweza (Kiswahili for `We can!') Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to a full-time student (undergraduate or graduate) participating in the Western Heads East program. Students participating in this program who are registered at the constituent University may be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Students may apply for this award in advance of being accepted into the Western Heads East program with receipt of the award contingent upon acceptance into the program. Students may only receive a Global Opportunities award once during their academic career at Western. Online applications are available on the Global Opportunities website, Western International. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on March 15th (for decisions in early May). Students will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement, as well as a statement outlining how this experience will contribute to their development as a global citizen, what they expect to learn through their program of study and how they will be an effective Ambassador for Western. This award was established by a generous gift from Mr. Robert Gough (BA '83, MEd '13 Educational Policy Studies) and his wife Ms Laura Ladouceur (BSW, '84 Honors Social Work). Inspired by a women's empowerment campaign by the same name in Tanzania, the Tunaweza Award recognizes that we can all play a part to create change in the world. The award supports student interns to work collaboratively on locally defined goals related to the Western Heads East Program and probiotic yogurt for people living with HIV/AIDS. Value: 1 at $2,000* Effective: 2014-2015 to 2016-2017 academic years inclusive *1,000 from the Donor will be matched by $1,000 through the University's Global Opportunities Award Matching Program on an annual basis.

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United States Alumni Entrance Scholarship

    

Awarded annually to a student who is entering the first year of a full-time graduate or undergraduate program who is both a citizen and a full-time resident of the United States on the basis of high academic standing (minimum 80%). Preference will be given to undergraduate students. If an undergraduate student is not available, a graduate student will be selected by the Graduate Awards Committee of the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This scholarship is made possible by donations from alumni living in the United States. Value: 1 or more at up to $4,500 CDN, as funds permit

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Waldemar Bebris Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded annually to full-time master's or doctoral students in any faculty who are current holders of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or a Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, based on academic achievement and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipients. These scholarships were made possible by a generous gift from Mr. Waldemar Bebris (BA '54). Waldemar was born in Latvia and studied at the University of Goettingen for two years. In 1948 he immigrated to Canada and got a job in Toronto selling insurance. He completed his university degree through Western's distance studies program, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1954 while working full time. Mr. Bebris has always believed in the transformational power of education. Value: 5 at $5,000* Effective: May 2013 to April 2016 inclusive * Ontario Graduate Scholarship and Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarships to $15,000 each.

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Wallace and Margaret McCain Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded to a full-time graduate student in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who is a current holder of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship was made possible by a generous gift from Wallace and Margaret McCain. Value: 1 at $5,000* each *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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Western Fund Ontario Graduate Scholarships

    

Awarded to full-time graduate students in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who are current holders of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipients. These scholarships were made possible by generous gifts through the Western Fund. Value: number varies, $5,000* each *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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Western Heads East Global Opportunities Award

    

Awarded to a full-time student (undergraduate or graduate) participating in the Western Heads East program. Students in all faculties are eligible, with the exception of the Richard Ivey School of Business. Students participating in this program who are registered at the constituent University may be considered. Students must have completed their prescribed academic program the previous year and currently be registered in a full-time course load (minimum 3.5 full courses). Students may apply for this award in advance of being accepted into the Western Heads East program with receipt of the award contingent upon acceptance into the program. Students may only receive a Global Opportunities award once during their academic career at Western. Online applications are available on the Global Opportunities website, Western International. Transcripts are required for students who studied elsewhere in their previous academic year. Applications are due on March 15th (for decisions in early May). Students will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement, as well as a statement outlining how this experience will contribute to their development as a global citizen, what they expect to learn through their program of study and how they will be an effective Ambassador for Western. This award was established by a generous gift from Ms Susan Grindrod and Dr. Gregor Reid. Value: 3 at $2,000* Effective: 2013-2014 academic year only *$1,000 is being provided by the Donor and matched with $1,000 through the University¿s Global Opportunities Awards Program.

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William A. McKenzie - Western Fund Ontario Graduate Scholarship

    

Awarded to a full-time graduate student in any program at the Masters or Doctoral level who is a current holder of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship or an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology based on academic achievement (minimum 78%) and research merit. The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will select the recipient. This scholarship was made possible by a generous gift from William A. McKenzie through Foundation Western and donations to the Western Fund. Value: 1 at $5,000* each *Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) funding ensures a 2:1 match through the Provincial Government, increasing the value of the scholarship to $15,000 each.

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Women's Caucus Essay Award

    

The award is intended to recognize a student or students whose creativity, scholarship and understanding of issues facing women in society and across cultures, shows commitment to women's studies. Deadline for submissions is April 30th. For information about eligibility and timing of submissions, contact Bonnie MacLachlan at 661-3045. Established through the generosity of Western's Caucus on Women's Issues Value: 2 @ $200

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