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Scholarships are awarded to students who have achieved academic and personal excellence. Some scholarships are awarded solely on academic performance. Others are based on a combination of academic achievement and proven personal excellence, including leadership and community involvement.

Scholarships for undergraduate students include:

Learn about scholarships and awards for international students.

Note: All scholarships and awards from the university are subject to the following conditions:

  • Values are subject to change without notice.
  • Awards of recognition are available to students attending the university from secondary school within 18 months of graduation.
  • Students must not have previously attended a post-secondary institution.
  • Students may not hold more than one scholarship simultaneously.
  • Summer school courses taken immediately prior to the start of the September term and any upgrading marks will not be included in grade calculations for awards.
  • Students must be enrolled in a minimum 80 per cent course load (per term).
  • Students must have been enrolled in an 80 per cent course load during the previous fall and winter terms for in-course scholarship consideration.
  • The university reserves the right to determine acceptable academic credentials, grades and prerequisite courses to be used for admissions and awards.

Awards of recognition

These awards recognize academic accomplishments for recent Canadian secondary school graduates. The following amounts are automatically awarded in your first year based on your best six 4U/4M courses (or equivalent).

  • $4,000 - 95 per cent or higher
  • $3,000 - 90 to 94.9 per cent
  • $2,000 - 85 to 89.9 per cent

Please note: These awards will be disbursed in two equal installments in the fall and winter semesters.

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In-course scholarships

We want to recognize your academic achievements during your undergraduate program. If you achieve a minimum 3.7 GPA (on a 4.3 scale) during the previous year and you are returning to full-time study, you may be awarded a scholarship and notified through your UOITnet email.

  • $2,000 - GPA of 4.0 or higher
  • $1,500 - 3.7 - 3.99 GPA

These scholarships may be increased through the generous contributions from our donors to $3,000 and $4,000.

Please note: In-course scholarship is available for up to three years of first undergraduate degree only and if currently receiving a renewable award of recognition, not eligible for an in-course scholarship. 

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UOIT International Education Scholarship

The university is pleased to provide allocated funding through the support of the UOIT International Education Scholarship for students completing part of their academic program abroad through their faculty with approval. This scholarship will provide eligible students with financial support for an allocated period of academic study, work term or co-op placement outside of Canada. Awards are available to eligible students for international study opportunities based on the following conditions:

  • Must be a full-time registered student at the university.
  • Participating in a faculty-approved international study program.
  • Must have a demonstrated financial need.
  • Must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person.

To learn more, see the Awards and Financial Aid tab on MyCampus.

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Major Entrance Scholarships (Application-based)

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident studying full-time at a Canadian secondary school, you can apply for the following awards. These awards are given to applicants who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement (minimum 85 per cent average) and exceptional leadership and community involvement.

  • Chancellor's Scholarship - one valued at $36,000 ($9,000 a year for four years)
  • President's Scholarship - two valued at $30,000 each ($7,500 a year for four years)
  • Founder's Scholarship - two valued at $24,000 each ($6,000 a year for four years)

Only one application is required in order to be considered for all three awards.

FIRST Robotics Canada Scholarship (Application-based)

In support of the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) mission, the university offers the FIRST Robotics Canada (FRC) Scholarship, one merit-based scholarship valued at $12,000 ($3,000 each year for four years).

The recipient of this award will be a student who is in his or her final year of high school, who is entering into an Engineering program at the university and who has participated on a FRC team during high school.

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are now closed.

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