Canadian and Indigenous Studies Scholarship (OSOTF) (762220101244)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND
 
NAME OF ENDOWED FUND (OSOTF[1])
 
Canadian and Indigenous Studies Scholarship
 
INTRODUCTION
The fund was established by André Plourde during his tenure as professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Ottawa. The donor thanks the Alumni Association of the University of Ottawa and the Government of Ontario for their matching contributions.
 
PURPOSE OF FUND
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who demonstrate an interest for the field of Canadian or Indigenous studies, or to graduate students who are working on a thesis or a research paper on a Canadian or Indigenous topic.
 
SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS
Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must:
  1.       be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident;
  2.       be registered as a full-time student in an undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Ottawa;
  3.       be an Ontario resident, as per OSAP[2] rules;
  4.       demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa; and
5.      demonstrate an interest for the field of Canadian or Indigenous studies (in the case of undergraduate students) or work on a thesis or a research paper on a Canadian or Indigenous topic (in the case of graduate students).
 
Value of the award:                       Variable
Number of awards:                        Variable
Frequency of the award:              Annual
Level or program of study:         Undergraduate or graduate
Application contact:                      Financial Aid and Awards Service
Application deadline:                    October 31
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the uoZone portal, and should include:
1.     the Financial Questionnaire; and
2.     a letter from the applicant (max. 500 words) summarizing their interest in the field of Canadian or Indigenous studies (undergraduate) or their thesis or research paper on a Canadian or Indigenous topic (graduate).
 
[1] OSOTF: Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund
[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program