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OGS Time [Apr. 13th, 2010|03:27 pm]
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[cathaea]

Hi!

This community is dead, so it appears, which is too bad because it seems like the past had some good commentary.

Anyway, OGS is released tomorrow. Did anyone apply? Want to talk about it?

Edit: Wow, OGS was released on time (at least for me!). And luckily it was good news. Fingers crossed for all of you!

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From: endxgame
2010-04-13 08:10 pm (UTC)
I think it's unlikely that we'll get results tomorrow. I think my status updated last year on the 18th, and they generally update on the 15th at the earliest (as they say that it is AFTER the 14th).

Quite frankly, my money woes will make the next week of waiting so bad that I do not want to talk about it. But I will definitely wish you best of luck! Make sure you post here when you do find out so I can begin compulsively reloading the status page.
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[User Picture]From: speaktruth2powr
2010-04-13 08:10 pm (UTC)
I did!

What are you studying? Are you M.A. or PhD?
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[User Picture]From: canadianstudies
2010-04-13 09:49 pm (UTC)
Results are always late - my guess is that they will out on Monday. And let's not even get started on SSHRC, LOL....
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[User Picture]From: canadianstudies
2010-04-14 04:21 pm (UTC)
wow, I can't believe results were released today! And it was good news for me, too. :)
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[User Picture]From: rexlezard
2010-04-13 10:53 pm (UTC)
OGS is always, always, always later than they say it will be. Count on it being around the 20th, you'll just make yourself crazy otherwise!

GOOD LUCK!
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[User Picture]From: cathaea
2010-04-14 02:27 am (UTC)
Thanks for all the information. And definitely good to know that I don't need to keep refreshing OGS like a maniac. I applied directly to the ministry (for both OGS & SSHRC) because I was out of school last year so I have no idea if that helps or hurts my chances in both regards.

Definitely hoping for positive results! I'm doing my MA next year and I definitely gambled on my funding package. I was deciding between two offers and the one I turned down was more attractive assuming that I *didn't* get OGS/SSHRC. Assuming that I did get it (wishful thinking), the school I accepted doesn't claw much back at all so it ends up being a considerably better offer by about 10 grand. Soooo..... fingers crossed.

Best of luck to all of you who applied too!
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[User Picture]From: stateofwonder
2010-04-14 02:37 am (UTC)
I applied! It's veeeerrry good to know that they're late, I had no idea, so thanks to those who mentioned that.

Best of luck to all. I'm going to have my fingers crossed so hard until I hear...
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From: endxgame
2010-04-14 01:15 pm (UTC)
Through some incredible miracle OGS results have been released already (at least some of them).
Everyone commence hitting reload on your browsers!
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From: georgina1986
2010-04-14 08:40 pm (UTC)
Hey Everyone! Is anyone still waiting to hear from OGS? Quite a few of my fellow cohort members have heard they were successful in their applications, but my screen still stubbornly refuses to update....likely rejection?
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[User Picture]From: quistyliz
2010-04-14 09:14 pm (UTC)
Same here, it may mean we're in the second draft that gets money only when first draft students refuse it? So says my advisor, anyway.
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From: teabeedoubleu
2010-04-15 12:11 am (UTC)
I still have not had my status change yet. My friend who applied found he is on the reversion list, which makes me wonder as our applications were quite similar except my GPA was slightly higher. We are both at the same level and with the same supervisor.

It was the first time applying for both of us, so we were thinking is there any chance they go alphabetically with the updates? My last name begins with W, and my buddy's with a J? Again I have no idea, just my thoughts.
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[User Picture]From: quistyliz
2010-04-15 12:55 am (UTC)
My surname begins with W as well, I was thinking it might be an alphabetical thing!
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From: looria
2010-04-15 01:27 am (UTC)

ogs

does anyone know how we get results? ie by e-mail, mail, etc?
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[User Picture]From: canadianstudies
2010-04-15 03:12 am (UTC)

Re: ogs

you can check your status here:

https://osap.gov.on.ca/cgi-bin/lansaweb?procfun+proc0910+au10910+OSP+eng

They will also mail you a letter.
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[User Picture]From: lokhin
2010-04-15 03:19 am (UTC)
as a grad student not doing research, i need this dough!!!!
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[User Picture]From: cathaea
2010-04-15 01:42 pm (UTC)
Tell me about it! Although the clawback at the school I'm going to makes me wonder why I spent so much time on this stupid application for such a little increase in funding!
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From: researchbased
2010-04-15 01:58 pm (UTC)
Well that was like Christmas!
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From: teabeedoubleu
2010-04-15 02:03 pm (UTC)
Hmm still no status change for me. Oh well, keep on waiting
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[User Picture]From: quistyliz
2010-04-15 04:29 pm (UTC)
I clicked on the "About this section" link on the status page and it now says:

Information on the results of the competition will be available after April 16, 2010.

GAH.
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[User Picture]From: athenalindia
2010-04-15 04:30 pm (UTC)
Haven't heard anything yet, either. Blargh.
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