All full-time MEd and PhD students in our program are offered a minimum guarantee of funds either as teaching assistants, graduate assistants or research assistants. The specific amounts are included in the offer letter.
- Full-time PhD students are guaranteed funding for a maximum of five years provided progress towards the completion of the degree is maintained. Find details.
- Full-time MEd students are guaranteed funding for two years. Find details.
- All full-time students are encouraged to apply for external research funding including the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), Social Science and Humanities Research Council Scholarships (SSHRC) and other awards.
- As per the Faculty of Graduate Studies’ registration regulation, full-time graduate students may not be regularly employed for more than an average of 10 hours per week for any period for which they are registered. If the student is employed by the University as a graduate assistant or teaching assistant, the 10 hours per week represents the total time spent by the student in connection with the appointment and includes the time spent on preparative work, reading set assignments, marking examinations.
- Students who work full-time are required to register as part-time students.
A list of awards, scholarships and bursaries available to graduate students can be accessed at the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.
Complete an application for awards and bursaries that are available to full-time students from through the Graduate Program in Education.
Complete a grant application to research agencies. Access the FGS resources for writing grant applications.
Use the funding calculator to see potential funding scenarios in a full-time degree program.
Need help in understanding this information? Set up a personalized funding advising session with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.