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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 $8380.18 for 2013-2014) and Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarships (GSS) for two years in the M.Sc. program and for three 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 

$21,000 for PhDI, PhDII, PhDIII

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

International students are assessed higher tuition fees, but the Department returns 75% of differential fees to International students.

Information on fees from the Graduate Studies Calendar.