Co-ordinator, Graduate Financial Aid & Awards

AvatarLaura manages multiple internal and external scholarship competitions and award programs, including the prestigious OGS and QEII-GSST scholarships. She is a resource to department staff and faculty members concerning eligibility criteria for scholarship competitions and she assists with the interpretation and implementation of internal and external program regulations, guidelines and instructions. Laura is also responsible for the submission of scholarship applications to external partners on behalf of the University.

Laura has a comprehensive understanding of university environments, having served in several post-secondary education roles related to graduate financial aid, admissions and scholarship management. She enjoys helping students explore scholarship opportunities to fund their graduate education!

Contact Laura for:

  • OGS and QEII-GSST competitions
  • Graduate Student Research Dissemination Award
  • Graduate Studies Conference Assistantship
  • Briarhurst Travel & Research Award
  • Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision
  • Graduate awards and funding website
  • Graduate funding and awards database
  • Other external awards:
    • Autism Award
    • Canadian Water Resources Award
    • CAGS Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentorship
    • CGS Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities
    • Google PhD Fellowship
    • Mackenzie King Scholarship
    • McCall MacBain Scholarship
    • Ontario Women's Health Scholars Award
    • Order of the White Rose Scholarship
    • Rhodes Scholarship
    • SWAAC Award
    • Vector Scholarship in Artificial¬†Intelligence
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