2020-2021 Ontario Graduate Scholarship Application Last
Name U of G ID
Notices, consents, declaration
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e of applicant
Collection and Disclosure of Information:
The Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities (MTCU) has provided the University of Guelph (university) with funding to
administer the Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) Program and the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and
Technology (QEII-GSST). As a condition of this funding, the university is required to make reports to MTCU of your contact
information, the amount of funding you receive, and information related to your program of study. This personal information will
be used by MTCU to administer and finance the OGS/QEII-GSST Program. If you apply for the Ontario Student Assistance
Program, this personal information will be used to update your OSAP application or award, including your declared income.
Administration includes: public reporting on the administration and financing of the OGS/QEII-GSST Program; monitoring and
auditing the university or its authorized agents to ensure that they are administering the OGS/QEII-GSST Program appropriately;
conducting risk management, error management, audit and quality assessment activities; and conducting policy analysis,
evaluation and research related to all aspects of student assistance. Financing includes: planning, arranging or providing funding
for the OGS/QEII-GSST Program.
The ministry administers the OGS/QEII-GSST Program under the authority of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.19, as amended. If you have any questions about the collection or use of this information, contact the
Director, Student Financial Assistance Branch, Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities, P.O. Box 4500, 189 Red River
Road, 4th Floor, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6G9.
Applicant's consent to indirect collection and disclosure of personal information
• I agree that the University may, without limitation, collect, use and disclose personal information about me that is relevant to the
administration and financing of OGS/QEII-GSST with: its authorized financial administration agents a nd auditors; my
academic references; SSHRC; NSERC; CIHR; bodies identified on this application form and other bodies, including
government bodies within and outside Canada that administer scholarships for graduate study or student loans; the
Ministry's contractors, auditors and third party administrators; Ministry of Government Services and collection agencies it
operates or retains; and consumer reporting agencies.
ree that the University may without limitation, collect, use and disclose personal information about me that is relevant to the
consideration of my OGS application and its report to the Minister with respect to the granting of the OGS/QEII-GSST
with: the Ministry, my academic references and the selection panel it appoints to assess my application.
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• I have given complete and true information on this application form and in the required supporting documentation.
• I understand that I am responsible for providing all required supporting documentation as
indicated on my application or as
directed by the Ministry or m
y eligible Ontario institution in respect of my eligibility for an OGS or QEII-GSST.
• I understand that information I provide will be verified and audited and the Ministry may also conduct inspections and investigations.
• I will keep a copy of my application and all required supporting documentation
in the event that I am required to produce
this information for audit, verification, inspection or investigation purposes.
• I will promptly not
ify the University in
writing of any changes to the information that I have provided and
of any changes to my
eligibility for an OGS/QEII-GSST, including ceasing to be enrolled in an eligible program at
an eligible Ontario
institution; receiving an NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR, Vanier, Trillium.
• I understand that any change to the information I provide and any change resulting from verification and audit will result
in a reassessment.
• I understand that if my application is reassessed, it may affect my eligibility and the amount of my
if required I will promptly repay all or
part of my OGS/QEII-GSST.
Protection of Privacy: We are committed to protecting your privacy. Personal information is collected under the authority of the University of Guelph Act and
pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). If you have questions about the use and disclosure of your personal information,
call the Office of Graduate Studies at (519) 824-4120 ext. 56833 or visit the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies website. For further information about
information and protection of privacy at the University of Guelph, visit the University Secretariat website.
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