How to Apply for Graduate Student Financial Support

The University of Toronto is the largest research-based university in Canada and the Temerty Faculty of Medicine places great importance on helping graduate students finance their graduate education.  Graduate student support is crucial to help research-stream master’s and PhD students offset the cost of their education during their graduate studies, and serve as an important tool to recruit the best graduate students globally.

GOVERNMENT FUNDED AWARDS

Awards funded by the federal and provincial government, including CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC, and OGS and QEII-GSST.

EXTERNAL AWARDS

Awards from sources outside of UofT excluding government funded awards

INTERNAL AWARDS

Awards from sources within UofT including financial need based awards.

TRAVEL & CONFERENCE AWARDS

Awards for research involving travel

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AWARDS

Awards for students on student visas

DOCTORAL COMPLETION AWARDS

Awards for doctoral thesis completion of senior
students

HOW IT WORKS FOR YOUR PROGRAM

Funding for your studies is an essential component of successfully completing your graduate degree. There
are numerous programs in place to ensure you thrive during your time at the University of Toronto.

Most award competitions require that you contact your graduate unit for more information as they:

SET LOCAL DEADLINES, RECEIVE APPLICATIONS, CONDUCT INTERNAL SELECTION PROCESS

Prior to sending their top applications to be centrally adjudicated at the School of Graduate Studies and Graduate and Life Sciences Education.

HOW IT WORKS FOR YOUR PROGRAM

The amounts below relates to the minimum stipend package. Your funding package will cover tuition and a living stipend (ie. a stipend). your stipend may be adjusted based on the awards that you receive.

MASTERS

Years of Funding and Living Allowance (2021-2022)

DEPARTMENTS
Biochemistry
Immunology
Laboratory Medicine
& Pathobiology
Medical Biophysics
Medical Science
Molecular Genetics
Nutritional Sciences
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Physiology

2 Years Tuition + $22,599.60

Rehabilitation Sciences
2 Years Tuition + $

Effective Fall 2019, International PhD students are subject to the same tuition fees as domestic PhD students.

PHD

Years of Funding and Living Allowance (2021-2022)

DEPARTMENTS
Biochemistry
Immunology
Laboratory Medicine
& Pathobiology
Medical Biophysics
Medical Science
Molecular Genetics
Nutritional Sciences
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Physiology

4-5 Years Tuition + $25,111.21

Rehabilitation Sciences
4-5 Years
Tuition +

Effective Fall 2019, International PhD students are subject to the same tuition fees as domestic PhD students.

CONTACT

For more information, please visit glse.utoronto.ca and sgs.utoronto.ca

Office of the Vice Dean, Research and Health Science Education
Temerty Faculty of Medicine
1 King’s College Circle, Suite 2360
(416) 946-7317
glse.awards@utoronto.ca

Graduate Awards Office
School of Graduate Studies
63 St. George St.
(416) 946-0808
graduate.awards@utoronto.ca