Automatic scholarships

Admission Scholarship

Every admitted student with an average of 80% or higher will receive an Admission Scholarship, ranging from $1,000 (for an average of 80% to 84.9%) to $4,000 (for an average of 95% and above). There is no application process for this award—any and all eligible candidates will automatically receive this scholarship!

French Studies Bursary

The French Studies Bursary is a bursary that is automatically awarded to full-time students taking at least 9 credits per session that are taught in French. This bursary is valued at $4,000 ($1,000 per year) and is awarded regardless of the student’s average—all eligible candidates receive this bursary.

Education Bursary

The Education Bursary is awarded to full-time students who demonstrate financial need. This bursary is valued at $4,000 ($1,000 per year) and is renewable upon the conditions that the recipient remains a full-time student and continues to receive financial help from the government for each year that the bursary is renewed.

Dean’s Merit Scholarship (Faculty of Arts)

The Dean’s Merit Scholarship is awarded to 10 students registered full-time (and for the first time) in the Faculty of Arts who have an average of at least 90%. The scholarship is valued at $4,000 ($1,000 per year), renewable for three years under the condition that the recipient remains registered full-time in the Faculty of Arts and maintains a cumulative average of 9.0 or more at the end of each trimester. There is no application to submit for this scholarship—every eligible candidate is automatically considered.

Merit Scholarship

Since 2016, the University of Ottawa has been offering the Merit Scholarship to full-time students who made the Dean’s Honour List the previous term. The scholarship is valued at $1,000 and may be awarded at the end of each term (up to $3,000 per year) if the student maintains a cumulative average of 8.5 or more and is registered as a full-time student. There is no application to submit for this scholarship—all candidates will be automatically considered!

Other Scholarships

A variety of internal and external scholarships are available specifically to students of the School of Translation and Interpretation. Unlike the automatic scholarships awarded by the University, students must apply for these awards separately. Eligibility criteria and application requirements vary; check out the information linked below to find out if you are eligible and what you need to do to apply.

Awards and financial support for graduate and postdoctoral studies are available from a variety of sources.

Department-specific Scholarships Undergraduate Graduate
Academic Achievement Awards, Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario ($500)
Bossé-Andrieu/Mareschal Scholarship ($1,000)  
Creighton Douglas Scholarship ($1,000)
Graduate Student Award of Merit, Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada ($3,000)  
Harshman Scholarship in Language Sciences (Variable)  
Mercedes Germaine Klein Memorial Bursary ($500 to $700)
Merit Scholarship, Network of Translators in Education ($1,000 rotating availability)  
Pierre Daviault Scholarship (Variable)
Robert Dubuc Scholarship in Translation ($1,500)  
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