Scholarship Support

The Writing and Communication Centre provides support for graduate students who are applying for OGS/QEII-GSST, CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC  funding or other graduate-level scholarships.

Types of support available

One-to-one online or in-person appointments

Our writing advisors will work with you in one-to-one appointments to help you draft, structure or revise your research proposal for your scholarship application.

Check out our appointments page to learn more about our online and in-person appointments or visit our online booking system, WC Online to book an appointment now.

Asynchronous workshop: Tri-agency scholarship research proposals

If you are applying for an OGS/QEII-GSSTCIHRNSERC, or SSHRC scholarship to fund your graduate studies, or even an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), you will be required to submit a research proposal as part of your application package. This workshop will introduce you to the research proposal as a genre, give you an opportunity to review what rhetorical strategies make proposals successful, and offer strategies for drafting and revising your own proposal.

Available on LEARN

Scholarship Research Proposal Drop-In 

If you are applying for an OGS/QEII-GSSTCIHRNSERC, or SSHRC scholarship to fund your graduate studies, you will need to submit a research proposal as part of your application package. Drop into this live, in-person event to choose your own adventure from four options:

  • Writing: Write alongside other applicants to make progress on your proposal
  • Workshop: Make your way through the WCC’s online Tri-Agency Scholarships: Writing Your Research Proposal workshop
  • Peer Review: give feedback to other applicants and receive feedback on your proposal-in-progress through a guided peer-review session 
  • Q&A: Ask questions and receive feedback from WCC and GSPA staff

When: September 22nd, from 1pm to 3pm

Where: GSA lounge (SLC 3216)