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Funding for Students in the Psychology Graduate Program

Our assistantship and scholarship funding is among the best in the country.

All applicants who are admitted will normally receive some funding from the Department. The University also has an extensive scholarship program from which financial assistance is also available on a competitive basis.

Students without external scholarships (SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR, AHFMR, etc) are guaranteed Graduate Assistantships -Teaching (GATs; valued at $8894.41 for 2017-2018) and Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarships (GSS) for two years in the M.Sc. program and for four years in the Ph.D. program.

Normally, a graduate student would hold two GAT's, one in the Fall and one in the Winter term, and a GSS during the summer.

Thus, the minimum annual departmental support is approximately:

$19,500 for MScI & MScII until August 30, 2020; $20,500 for MScI & MScII after August 31, 2020

$21,000 for PhDI, PhDII, PhDIII, PhD!V

Students with external scholarships who wish to serve as teaching assistants may apply to the Director of Graduate Studies (Dr. Andrea Protzner).

International students are assessed higher tuition fees, but the Department returns 70% of differential fees to International students.

Find the full Graduate Program Funding Policy here. 

Information on fees from the Graduate Studies Calendar.