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Outbound exchange scholarships

As an outbound exchange student, you will remain eligible to apply for bursaries, scholarships and any other financial assistance you normally would qualify for if you were studying at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Outbound exchange students may also want to consider applying for:

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is pleased to provide allocated funding through the support of an 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 University of Ontario Institute of Technology students for international study opportunities based on the following conditions:

  • Full-time registered student at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
  • Participating in a faculty-approved international study program.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • In good academic standing. 
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person.

To learn more, see the university's Student Awards and Financial Aid (SAFA) tab on MyCampus or contact the International Education department.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (QEIIDJ) Scholarship Program

  • QEII Scholarship Program

    The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (QEIIDJ or QE) Scholarship Program is a national scholarship program for student mobility between Canada and the countries of the Commonwealth. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to its students through this prestigious program.

    The QEIIDJ Scholarship Program is a partnership of Universities Canada, Community Foundations of Canada, and the Rideau Hall Foundation. It is made possible with financial support from the Government of Canada, provincial governments and the private sector. 

    Up to 54 of our students will participate as Queen Elizabeth Scholars through outbound exchanges to our partners in Commonwealth countries or through scholarships for international students from the Commonwealth to study in master’s programs at our university.

  • Scholarships for students from the Commonwealth interested in a master's program
  • QE Scholarship for undergraduate experiential learning

    The QE Scholarship Program provides opportunities for upper-year undergraduates to gain international experience as a part of their studies at our university. The program provides scholarships of up to $6,000 for an experiential-learning placement with one of our partners in a Commonwealth country. Placements last a minimum of three months and are typically organized during the summer. Placement opportunities are developed with the faculties, and placement availability is subject to the availability of opportunities with partners, as well as program funding. All QE Scholars must participate in on-campus activities before and after the placement, as a condition of the scholarship.

    Eligibility

    Candidates must:

    • Be entering their third or fourth year of undergraduate studies.
    • Be 35 years of age or younger at time of their application.
    • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
    • Work, study or conduct research on a full-time basis at the partner institution.
    • Be in good standing and meet GPA requirements set by the student’s faculty.

    PLACEMENTS

    Please consult with the International Education office for more information. Contact us at internationalexchange@uoit.ca.

    APPLICATIONS

    The deadline for summer 2018 placements has passed. Please consult with the International Education office for more information. Contact us at internationalexchange@uoit.ca.

  • QE Scholarship for graduate research exchange

    The QE Scholarship Program provides opportunities for graduate students to gain an international experience as a part of their studies at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The program provides scholarships of $6,000 for an exchange with one of our partners in a Commonwealth country. Placements last a minimum of three months. Exchange opportunities are developed first with the faculties and graduate programs, and placement availability is subject to the availability of opportunities with partners and program funding. All QE Scholars must participate in on-campus activities before and after the placement as a condition of the scholarship.

    For more information, see the SGPS website.


Ontario Universities International (OUI)

  • Ontario-India (OIN) Exchange Program

    Regular Exchange Program 

    This program is intended for Ontario students who are interested in taking courses at a partner institution during the academic year. The start date for Indian universities varies (usually mid-July to early August for the first semester and mid-December to early January for the second semester).

    Short-Term Study Program (SSP) 

    This program may be undertaken at any time in the calendar year. It is intended for Ontario students with defined study projects in the arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences, engineering, management and technology. 

    Study India Program (SIP)

    A month-long immersion program held annually in August, with lectures, workshops and site visits.

    • 45 lecture hours; three credits

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    Students accepted into the program receive a scholarship of $2,000 to $3,500, depending on the option they choose.

    To learn more about OUI, visit ouinternational.ca/ontario-india.

  • Ontario/Jiangsu (OJS) Student Exchange Program - China

    Learn more about the Ontario/Jiangsu Student Exchange Program.

    Summer Research Program

    • Minimum three months (May through August)
    • $3,000 scholarship

    Summer Language, History and Culture Program

    • May through June (four weeks)
    • $2,000 scholarship

    Summer Language and Food Cultural Program

    • May through June
    • $2,000 scholarship

    Social Innovation Summer Design Program

    • June through July
    • $2,000 scholarship
  • Ontario/Baden-Württemberg (OBW) Exchange Program

    OBW Exchange Program 

    • One or two semesters of full-time study.

    OBW Summer Research Program 

    • Two to three months of research, for students in science, engineering and health science disciplines.

    OBW International Lake Constance Summer School 

    • Four-week immersion program in German language and culture.

    The Ontario/Baden-Württemberg program offers a range of overseas exchange opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students, between the Province of Ontario (Canada) and the state of Baden-Württemberg (Germany).

    For more information about the program, visit obw.ouinternational.ca.


DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service

  • About DAAD

    The German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst, or DAAD) in partnership with the German Alliance for Applied Sciences (HAWtech), the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), provides opportunities for upper-year undergraduates form our university to gain international experience as a part of their university studies. The program provides scholarships of up to $1,600 for a 10-week experiential-learning placement with HAWtech and KIT.

    Eligibility

    Candidates for the HAWtech/DAAD program must be:

    • Entering their third or fourth year of undergraduate studies.
    • 35 years of age or younger at time of their application.
    • In good standing and meet GPA requirements set by FEAS: 3.3 GPA.

    Application

    Student interested in the HAWtech/DAAD program placement and scholarship must apply directly to the International Education office. Please email internationalexchange@uoit.ca with the subject line HAWtech/DAAD application. Applications will be forwarded to faculties for review. Applications for this Summer placement are due December 1 at 4 p.m.

    Applications must include:  

    • One- to two-page Statement of Interest, including how this experience fits within your educational and career goals.
    • Scanned copy of your transcripts, including current GPA.
    • Up-to-date curriculum vitae or resumé.

Mobility Program: UOIT-Politecnico di Torino

  • Guidelines for 2017-2018 Student Mobility ICCD Scholarship to Politecnico di Torino, Italy

    This scholarship provides funding for students to travel for research purposes to our partner institution in Italy, Politecnico di Torino (PdT). It aims to build further academic and research ties with PdT. This opportunity is made possible by contributions from the Italian Cultural Centre of Durham (ICCD).

    This program will provide:

    • Funds of up to $3,000 for graduate students to undertake a research visit at PdT, for a minimum of one month.
    • Funds of up to $3,000 for undergraduate students to undertake a research or internship placement through PdT, for a minimum of two months.  

    A maximum of four scholarships will be funded in each academic year.

  • Eligibility

    Eligible graduate students must meet these conditions:

    • Enrolled full-time in a research graduate program at the time of application and during the proposed exchange.
    • Must not have submitted their thesis for defence.
    • Must be in good academic standing.

    Eligible undergraduate students must meet these conditions:

    • Enrolled full-time.
    • Returning to full-time studies at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology for at least one semester after the placement.
    • Must be in good academic standing and meet any academic requirements set by the student’s faculty.
  • Application process

    The application package should be emailed to the International Education office. Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 2 at 4 p.m.

    Required content for application package

    Graduate students

    • Letter of intent from the student that includes:
      • Proposed research program for collaboration with PdT.
      • Relevance of the visit to the graduate student’s degree and research program.
      • Relevance of the research visit to future research or career plans.
      • Proposed dates.
    • Letter of support from the student’s supervisor that includes:
      • Confirmation of relevance of the proposed research program at PdT to the student’s work.
      • Confirmation of any continuing funding for the student, currently and during the proposed travel times.
    • Letter of support from a counterpart academic at PdT willing to host the student and support the proposed research at PdT.
    • An unofficial copy of partial transcripts for the program, where available.

    Undergraduate students

    • Letter of intent from the student that includes:
      • Proposed subject area for the research or internship placement.
      • Relevance of the placement to the student’s degree program and future career plans.
      • Proposed dates.
    • Letter of recommendation from a University of Ontario Institute of Technology faculty member.  
    • An unofficial copy of partial transcripts for the program, where available. 

    Criteria for selection

    The Vice-President Research, Innovation and International will select a small committee to review applications. Successful graduate applications will demonstrate:

    • How the visit is relevant to the graduate student's research, including possibility of publication.
    • A strong probability of developing lasting research collaboration in a particular discipline, including future student mobility opportunities in both directions.
    • Development of research synergies that leverage each institution’s strengths.
    • Willingness to present to UOIT faculty and graduate students on the collaboration opportunities with PdT, upon return.

    Successful undergraduate applications will demonstrate:

    • Relevance of the placement to the student’s degree program and future career plans.
    • Potential for the placement to be an excellent learning experience.

Mitacs Globalink Research Award

  • Mitacs Globalink Research Award

    The Mitacs Globalink Research Award program provides funding to support graduate and senior undergraduate student research projects abroad. The program is open to all disciplines and provides an opportunity for faculty at Canadian universities to strengthen existing international research collaborations and connect with colleagues around the world through the mobility of graduate students in Mitacs partner countries.


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