Graduate Funding Packages

Academic Year 2018-2019 (NEW students entering program in 2018/2019)

Students who are admitted for MASc or PhD study receive the following minimum financial support ‐

  • MASc students: $15,500 per year plus tuition and fees, for up to 2 years
  • PhD students: $17,000 per year plus tuition and fees, for up to 4 years

Packages are made up of Scholarships, Fellowships, and Research Assistantships (RA).

As of September 2018, Teaching Assistant positions (TAships) are offered separate from the minimum funding package. This means:
  • Funding totals will remain the same as the previous year, and
  • TAships will be an opportunity for students to supplement their funding. Updated details on the application process and value are posted each semester.

*Notes

-Students who have other scholarship/fellowship/award not listed here should confirm with the Office of Student Services regarding their funding on the basis of their scholarship.
-Students must be full-time status and in good academic standing to maintain their financial support.
-Students are responsible for paying their fees from the total amounts listed below.  For tuition rates, please see the Student Accounts site.
-The MEng professional program is not currently funded.

Domestic PhD Student (four years for PhD, five years for PhDU):

PhD students receive 4 years of funding for their PhD program, at the yearly rate below. Please refer to your funding letter for your specific arrangement.

Major AwardTotal Funding
NSERC VCGS$54,700
NSERC CGSD$46,550
NSERC PGSD$32,550
OGS*$27,550
QEII-GSST$27,550
Civil PHD Funding Package$25,550

International PhD Student (four years for PhD, five years for PhDU):

PhD students receive 4 years of funding for their PhD program, at the yearly rate below. Please refer to your funding letter for your specific arrangement.

Major AwardTotal Funding
Chinese Scholarship Council$24,605 in addition to the value of CSC scholarship
NSERC IPS$40,693
OGS*$40,693
Minimum Civil PHD Funding Package$40,693

Domestic MASc Student (24 months):

 MASc students receive 24 months of funding for their MASc program, at the yearly rate below. Please refer to your funding letter for your specific arrangement.

Major AwardTotal Funding
NSERC CGSM$29,550
Transportation Information Steering Committee Scholarship$27,050
OGS*$27,050
QEII-GSST$27,050
Civil MASc Funding Package$24,050

International MASc Student (24 months):

MASc students receive 24 months of funding for their MASc program, at the yearly rate below. Please refer to your funding letter for your specific arrangement.

Major AwardTotal Funding
OGS Visa Competition*$39,195
Minimum Civil MASc Funding Package$39,195

*Please note: OGS scholarships are valued at $15,000. $10,000 is provided by the Ontario Government as a scholarship, and the remaining $5,000 is paid by a fellowship top-up of $2,000 and an RA top-up of $3,000.

This list includes the most common funding packages. If a student holds a scholarships not listed below, please contact us to obtain further information about funding packages.

How Long Will You Be Funded For?

  • MASc - 24 months beyond the Bachelor's Degree.
  • MEng - not currently funded.  MEng students are encouraged to seek out scholarships, bursaries and other external awards to support their studies.
  • PhD - 4 years of guaranteed funding beyond the Master's Degree.
  • PhDU (Fast track Bachelor's to PhD) - 5 years of guaranteed funding beyond the Bachelor's Degree.