Non-thesis or Professional Masters Programs

2024 Funding Packages

Exceptional students in full-time, non-thesis or professional masters programs starting their studies in 2024 are eligible for the following funding packages. This includes both domestic and international students.

Academic Average of 85%+

  • Entrance award: $4,000 (split in Terms 1 and 2)

Academic Average between 80% and 84.5%

  • Entrance award: $2,000 (Rewarded in Term 1)

Funding questions

Questions regarding funding can be directed to:

Cynthiya Subramaniam
Administrator, Graduate Studies
519-888-4567 x42784

Eligibility: Must have a completed application by February 1, 2024 and be pursuing a non-thesis or professional masters full-time (Climate Change, Geography [MRP option], Economic Development and Innovation, Development Practice, Social and Ecological Sustainability [MRP option]). Academic average is calculated from your last two years of full-time study. Students awarded the $4,000 entrance scholarship must maintain a 78% average in the fall term to receive $2,000 in the winter term. 

KEEN Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Funded by KEEN Footwear, this $5,000 scholarship (split in Terms 1 and 2) will be awarded annually to one exceptional graduate student. The successful applicant must have a minimum cumulative average of 80% and preference will be given to a student who demonstrates leadership and community engagement. Eligibility is assessed through the student's admission application. Full scholarships criteria can be seen on the GSPA website.

Eligibility: Must apply before February 1, 2024 and pursuing Economic Development and InnovationDevelopment Practice, or Climate Change full-time. Academic average is calculated from your last two years of full-time study.