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GSS Scholarship



The Graduate Student Society (GSS) is the advocacy and member services organization for full-time and part-time graduate students at the University of Windsor.  Thanks to the University of Windsor administration, the GSS is pleased to offer scholarships to graduate students at the University of Windsor.

These scholarships are valued at $1,000 each and will be awarded to current full-time graduate students ONLY, in any discipline.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must have an average of at least 70% on all Windsor graduate courses completed as of Fall 2016.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need (i.e. a statement of financial need is required as part of the application process and the financial need must include, OSAP, student loans, GA/TA/RA funding, marital status, rent expense, etc.)
  • Applicants receiving an Entrance Scholarships from the University of Windsor are eligible to apply for GSS scholarships.
  • Applicants receiving any other scholarships such as:  NSERC, Trillium, Vanier, OGS, you are not eligible to receive a GSS scholarship.
  • Demonstrated volunteer/leadership and community involvement.




Deadline for Online Scholarship Applications (NO EXTENSIONS, ABSOLUTE FIRM DEADLINE)

  • February 1-12, 2017 for online submissions
  • February 17, 2017, deadline for submissions for volunteer/leadership documents 

HOW TO APPLY (All files must be in zip format with the following name pattern):


  1. Students must complete sections 1 through 4 of the application form and forward by email to:
  2. Students log on to and click on “Financial Matters”, then “Search for Awards”.
  3. Students complete the initial profile information in the “Award Search” section and click on “Search”.  This will bring up a list of available awards.  Select “Graduate Student Society Scholarship”
  4. Students complete the online application, including the financial need information.
  • Please respect the deadlines and hence any application or letter will not be accepted after the above mentioned deadlines.
  • Any decision made by the GSS Scholarship committee in coordination with the Faculty of Graduate Studies regarding scholarship recipients are final and cannot be appealed.
  • GSS Scholarship recipient names will be posted on the GSS website and made public to anyone accessing the GSS website.  If you are one of the recipients and do not want your name posted, you MUST notify the GSS office by email or in person.  If the GSS does not receive an email from you, we will consider it as your consent and post your name online.