Name Eligibility Value of the award Deadline

David Staines Scholarship

Ontario resident, as per OSAP rules, registered full-time or part-time in an undergraduate program at the Department of English.

Minimum of $500

October 31

Faculty of Arts Scholarship for First Generation Students

Be a first generation student whose parents have not participated in postsecondary studies. Must be registered full-time in the 3rd or 4th year of an undergraduate program at the Faculty of Arts, demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.

$7,000

January 15

Glen Clever Scholarship Fund

Be registered full-time in a honours or graduate program in the Department of English. Must be an Ontario resident as per OSAP rules and demonstrate financial need.

Variable

January 15

John Spencer Hill English Scholarship

Undergraduate or graduate student registered full-time in a program at the Department of English with a minimum CGPA of 8.0. Must be an Ontario resident as per OSAP rules and demonstrate financial need.

Minimum $1,000

January 15

Kathryn MacNabb Lamensa Commemorative Scholarship Fund

Be registered as a full-time student in the Department of English. Demonstrate a keen interest in athletics and academics. Demonstrate a keen interest in writing or journalism. Must be an Ontario resident, as per OSAP rules and demonstrate financial need.

Variable

January 15

Legas Scholarship Fund

Be registered in the Creative Writing course offered by the Department of English or registered in one of the Création littéraire courses offered by the "Département de français" at the Faculty of Arts. Must be an Ontario resident as per OSAP rules, demonstrate financial need, and academic excellence.

Minimum $500

January 15

Paul J. Marcotte Award

Be registered in the Shakespeare Survey course as an undergraduate in the Department of English. Prize for best essay on any topic related to Shakespeare and his works. 

$500

N/A

The Avie Bennett prize in Canadian literature

Submit an essay written in English on any subject in Canadian literature. Must be an undergraduate at the University of Ottawa.

$500 and a complete set of the McClelland and Stewart New Canadian Library

May 1

The Duncan Campbell Scott Award

Must be graduating as a full-time student in the Major in English program or the Honours BA with specialization in English program. Must have completed 12 credits in Canadian Literature and obtained the highest CGPA (cumulative grade point average).

$500

N/A

Christa Zeller-Thomas Excellence in English Literature prize

Submit an essay on any aspect of literature or culture to fulfil a requirement of this course. Must be registered to an undergraduate course at the Department of English.

$2000

May 1

Emmett O'Grady Scholarship in English

Be registered as a full-time student in the Department of English of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa. Must have completed three years in the Honours program, and show outstanding promise in the field of English literature.

Variable

N/A

The Frans de Bruyn Travel Scholarship

Be registered as a full-time student in the Department of English at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa; and have research or study plans in the upcoming academic year related to the applicant’s program in the Department of English and that require the applicant to travel within Canada or internationally.

Variable, min. $500 January 15
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