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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Graduate student awards

External awards for domestic graduate students


External awards for international graduate students


Other external awards

  • Autism Scholars Award (closed)
    The Autism Scholars Awards Program was established with the support of the Ministry of Colleges and Universities to ensure that Ontario attracts and retains pre-eminent scholars studying autism.
    • Master's: $18,000
    • Doctoral: $20,000

    Visit Autism Scholars award website

  • Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarship in Water Resources (closed)

    The Canadian Water Resources Association offers six scholarships annually available to graduate students whose programs of study focus upon applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources.

    All six scholarships are awarded through a single application process. Selection of the award recipients is based on the overall ranking of the applications.

    Dillon Consulting Scholarship - $5,000
    This premier scholarship will be awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants. Funding is provided by Dillon Consulting Limited on an annual basis.

    Golder Scholarship for Indigenous Students in Water - $2,000
    Awarded to the highest ranked Indigenous applicant who has not already been awarded a higher-ranking scholarship. Funding for the 2022 scholarship has been provided by Golder Associates.

    Harker/Cameron - Women in Water Scholarship - $2,000
    Awarded to the highest ranked female applicant who has not already been awarded a higher-ranking scholarship. This scholarship is presented to recognize the ongoing legacy of Jennifer Harker and Valerie Cameron.

    Rick Ross Student Scholarship - $2,000
    Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants who has not already been awarded a higher-ranking scholarship. This scholarship is presented to recognize the ongoing legacy of Rick Ross.

    Ken Thomson Scholarship - $2,000
    Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants who has not already been awarded a higher-ranking scholarship. This scholarship is presented to honour the legacy of the late Ken Thomson.

    CWRA Memorial Scholarship - $1,500
    Awarded to the highest ranked of all applicants who has not already been awarded a higher-ranking scholarship. This scholarship represents a tribute to CWRA members through their colleagues’ donations.

    Visit Canadian Water Resources Association Award website

  • Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Scholarship (Closed)