Schogt went to school in the Netherlands. He studied Russian and French at the University of Amsterdam and received his B.A. and M.A.
Schogt earned his Ph.D. in French with the thesis "Les causes of the double issue of the fermé tonique libre en français" from the University of Utrecht in 1960.
Bachelor of Arts French, U. Amsterdam, 1947; Bachelor of Arts Russian, U. Amsterdam, 1948; Master of Arts in Russian, U. Amsterdam, 1951; Master of Arts cum laude in French, U. Amsterdam, 1952; Doctor of Philosophy in French, U. Utrecht, 1960.
Docent Russian, U. Groningen, The Netherlands, 1953-1963; senior lecturer French, U. Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1954-1963; master assistant general linguistics, U. Paris, 1963-1964; visiting lecturer Russian and French, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1964-1966; professor French and linguistics, U. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1966-1992.
Fellow Royal Society Canada. Member Société de linguistique de Paris, Canada Linguistic Association.
Married Corrie Frenkel, April 2, 1955. Children— Barbara, Philibert Johannes, Elida.