2019 funding increase for new graduate students

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo invites the best and the brightest to join our doctoral and research masters' programs, with increased funding for qualified students commencing studies in 2019.

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Incoming *domestic PhD funding increased to $100,000 over four years

The Faculty of Arts offers increased funding in 2019 to help prospective doctoral students overcome financial barriers with $100,000 paid over four years. This is the minimum guaranteed amount for all incoming domestic PhD students; some students may receive additional funding. Read more about PhD funding.

Incoming *domestic research-based MA funding topped-up by $5,000

The Faculty of Arts offers additional funding to exceptional domestic students entering a research masters program in 2019. Eligible students must have achieved a GPA of 85% or higher in their previous two years of study. Read more about MA funding.

*Domestic students: You are a domestic student if you are a Canadian citizen, living in or outside of Canada; or, if you are a Permanent Resident of Canada.