Graduate Student Receiving Award

The Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers all Full-time degree students financial support in the form of stipends.  This support may be provided through several resources including departmental funds, bursaries, supervisors’ grants, and scholarships.  Graduate student stipends are paid as T4A income when the student starts the program either in the Fall (September) session or in the Winter (January) session.

2020-2021 Graduate Student Base Stipend

Legal Status & Program

Living Allowance

2020-2021 Tuition*

Minimum Stipend

Domestic – MSc

$20,545.09

$7,858.65

$28,403.74

Domestic – PhD

$22,828.37

$7,858.65

$30,687.02

International – MSc

$20,545.09

$27,328.65

$47,873.74

International – PhD

$22,828.37

$8,578.65

$31,407.02

* International PhD students are subject to the same tuition fees as domestic PhD students.

Departmental Funding

In accordance with the Departmental funding policy, financial support is available to eligible Full-Time students only.

Full-Time students who begin PhD studies with an MSc degree will receive departmental support for a maximum of four years while students who enter the PhD program directly with an BSc degree or students who transfer to the PhD program after completing one year in the MSc program will receive support for a maximum of five years. 

MSc students receive departmental support for a maximum of two years.  All students must maintain good academic standing in order to be eligible to continue receiving departmental support.