NSERC and OGS Postgraduate Scholarships


To be eligible for NSERC awards you must have a GPA of A- (minimum) in EACH of your last two years.

Transcripts Deadline to Program office - October 5, 2012

NSERC initial online application start date - September 14, 2012.

Applications can be found at the following website: NSERC.

NOTE:The application and letters of reference are all done online. You will have accesss to your application to see whether your references have submitted their letters. Without both letters your application will not be considered. It is your responsibility to check to make sure your letters have been submitted.


To be eligible for OGS you must have a GPA of A- (minimum) COMBINED in your last two years of study.

OGS application Deadline to Program office - January 31, 2013.

Applications can be found at the following website: OGS.


For transcripts for both the above awards, you can pick them up or have them sent directly to the Graduate Program in Physics and Astronomy but they must be submitted in sealed envelopes. Any transcript submitted in an open envelope will not be accepted. If you attended a foreign university before attending York you do not have to supply these transcripts. The Department will provide copies of them for your application.