All students are granted a financial package that follows the general guidelines below. Please note that figures are for current academic year.

  • Our funding package covers a period of five years, guaranteed to doctoral students in good academic standing.
  • Students receive full academic year tuition plus a monthly fellowship stipend (current rate $4,497 per month) and/or TA/RA salary for each of 12 months per year.
  • Students receive 12 terms of fellowship stipend during their 15 terms (summer, fall, spring) in the program; TA/RA provides salary for the balance of 3 terms. 
  • Student medical insurance is provided, currently valued at $3,237 per year. 
  • A new laptop computer is supplied at the beginning of the first and fourth years (estimated value of $2,000 each).
  • A $4,500 conference travel and research budget is allocated over 5 years in the program.

Should you require additional funding, information on loans may be obtained from Student Financial Services.