• Accepted to or enrolled in a full-time doctoral program at a publicly-assisted Ontario University

• Is in a program requiring a Doctoral dissertation

• Seeking financial support to pursue or continue first Doctoral degree

• Have achieved a first-class average, as determined by university, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent

Evaluation Criteria

• Academic excellence

• Academic promise and research potential

• Leadership (demonstrated and potential) as defined by personal achievement, community service, involvement in academic life, volunteerism, civic engagement


• Application to be submitted online at the OCUFA online submission portal.

• Three letters of reference highlighting evaluation criteria and how candidate meets each, as well as potential benefits to the university the candidate will attend

Download the sample application form to see what’s involved before clicking on the Submit button below.

Deadline for applications

March 2, 2020

Information and inquiries

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