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Master of Social Work students have access to a variety of funding sources, including Entrance Scholarships, Continuing Scholarships, provincial awards such as the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), and OSAP. Some awards are needs based, while others require applications with supporting material. Please review the various options, and make note of eligibility requirements and application deadlines.

King's University College & School of Social Work

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  • Canadian Soroptimist grant for Women
  • Heather Fraleigh Maclean Meek Award
  • John and Terri Kennedy Family Award
  • Mary Lou Karley Award for Excellence
  • Master of Social Work Bursary
  • Master of Social Work Entrance Scholarship
  • Mary Sheehan-Birtch Award

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Western & School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

  • Graduate Bursary Assistance
  • Joint Fund for Graduate Student Research
  • Society of Graduate Students
  • Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research Primary Health Care
  • UWO Internal International Funding
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Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

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The most significant award available to MSW students is the OGS, with an annual value of up to $15,000. Only students entering the Advanced Standing Year of the MSW program are considered for this award (entering the second year of the 2-year program, or entering the 1-year program directly) Application opens on October 3 and closes January 31.

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