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Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier Brantford
August 30, 2016
Canadian Excellence


OGS Application

The Ontario Graduate Scholarship competition for Laurier graduate and prospective graduate students.

The Ontario Graduate Scholarship is administered and distributed by eligible Ontario institutions.  Each university has their own application, deadlines and procedures.

For more information on this opportunity, eligibility requirements, and application materials, see the 2013 Scholarships Competition page entitled "OGS Competition."


Bursary Programs

DEFINITION: a bursary is a monetary gift based on demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic achievement. Bursaries do not have to be paid back to the university. 

There are four bursary programs available at Wilfrid Laurier University.  The General Laurier Tuition Bursary Program, the Donor Supported Bursary Program, the First Generation Bursary Program, and the Aboriginal Post Secondary Education and Training Bursary Program.

Information on these four programs can be viewed by clicking here.


Commonly used FORMS - Current Graduate Students

For Current Graduate Students -

Change of Address Form

Masters Thesis Approval Form

Teaching Assistantship Responsibilities (to be completed by student and assigned faculty member)

Travel Assistance Request Form

Request to Schedule Master Thesis Oral Examination

Master's - Thesis/MRP - Oral Examination Report

Master's - MRP/Thesis Proposal Approval

Petition for Extension to Complete Coursework

Petition to Graduate Student Appeals Committee

  • Extension of Degree time Limits (for degree completion)
  • Grade Reassessment
  • Inactive Status (request for term away from campus)
  • Transfer from Full to Part-Time Studey Appeal

Progress Report for Students Holding Tri-Council (SSHRC/NSERC/CIHR) Awards

Request for Ethics Review

Request to Withdraw from Graduate Studies

Request for Extended Absence while Registered Full-Time

Ontario Visiting Graduate Student Application Form (OVGS)

Ethics Review at Laurier (for research involving the collection of information from people; information and request for ethics review form)

Progress Report for Major External Awards

Thesis Style and Format Guidelines (Masters or PhD)

This Week's Notices

  • The FGPS posts notices here of external fund opportunities and externally-hosted events that may be of interest to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and facuty.  This page will be updated weekly or as new opportunities and events are identified, with the most recent information at the top of the page.

All Graduate - Third Party Letter Request - Request for letter from Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Student Support Faculty Funding

Graduate Officers - Admission Summary Form

Graduation Application

Convocation/Graduation Info

Scholarship and Awards Search Engine

Deferral of Offer of Admission Request

Terms and Conditions Concerning your Offer of Admission

Email and Computer Access - Notice to All Students Regarding Email