Masters Graduate and PhD Graduate streams

Ontario invited 691 candidates under Masters Graduate and PhD Graduate streams

Today, September 14, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invited 691 candidates eligible under the Masters Graduate and PhD Graduate streams.

627 graduates were invited under Masters program with a score of 35 and above. In addition, 64 graduates were invited under the Ph.D. Graduate stream with a cut-off score of 16. Of course, invited candidates needed to have submitted a profile in Ontario’s Expression of Interest (EOI) system.

The Masters Graduate and PhD Graduate streams help to ease the transition to permanent residency for recent eligible Ontario graduates. Accordingly, these candidates need to meet the criteria of this stream first.

How do the Masters Graduate and PhD Graduate streams work?

The Masters Graduate and PhD Graduate streams give international graduates the opportunity to apply for a nomination from the OINP to permanently live and work in Ontario. Although, you can only apply if you first register an expression of interest and are issued an invitation to apply.

General requirements

  • Be a recent graduate with a Masters or PhD degree from an eligible Ontario university.
  • Have at least one full academic year of a Masters program, or at least two years of PhD studies. Of course, the studies must have been completed in Ontario.
  • Candidates eligible under the Masters Graduate stream must demonstrate language proficiency at a minimum CLB 7 in each area. Of course, it has to be an eligible French or English language exam.
  • Applicants must have resided in Ontario for at least one year of the past two years. Masters graduates must also be living in Ontario with legal status at the time of applying.
  • You must have enough money to support yourself and your dependent family members when you settle in Canada.
  • Further, candidates applying under the Masters or PhD Graduate streams are not required to have a job offer. However, applicants must demonstrate proof that they have sufficient funds to settle in Ontario.

Also, note that this is just a list of general requirements. Both streams have a number of mandatory requirements you must meet before you can apply. If you want to know the requirements in detail, please visit the OINP Website.

Graduates of the following universities are eligible for this stream

  • Brock University
  • Carleton University
  • Dominican University College
  • Lakehead University
  • Laurentian University
  • McMaster University
  • Nipissing University
  • Also, Queen’s University
  • Royal Military College of Canada
  • Ryerson University
  • Saint Paul University (Federated with the University of Ottawa)
  • St. Jerome’s University (Federated with the University of Waterloo)
  • Trent University
  • In addition, University of: Guelph, Ontario Institute of Technology, Ottawa, St. Michael’s College (Federated with the University of Toronto), Toronto, Trinity College, Waterloo, Windsor.
  • Also, Victoria University (Federated with the University of Toronto)
  • Western University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • York University

Of course, these are just some of the eligible universities. For the full list please click here.

Cost To Apply:

The application fee is $1,500 for processing.

How To Apply:

To apply under these streams, you must first create a profile in the OINP e-Filing Portal. After creating a profile, you must then register an expression of interest for the Masters Graduate or PhD Graduate stream as per your eligibility.

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