Financial support

Financial support to research Master's students

This figure shows the dollar amount of financial support to Master's students by type and betwen 2010 and 2013. Support has increased in nearly all categories since 2010/11.  Data for this figure are in the Data Table section.


Three year comparison of support to regular, full-time equivalent (FTE) Research Master's students

Data Sources

Student Administration System (SA) - sponsorships, awards, employment income data interface from Human Resources

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Regular, full-time equivalent Master's students including those registered in Theology, and Catholic Thought plans
  • Support includes: external scholarships, internal scholarships, teaching assistantships, research assistantships, research studentships, and other


  • Professional Masters Programs are excluded (starting in 2011/12)
  • In 2012/13 the Professional Masters Programs list was updated. Any restating of previous years would show changes in totals due to the changes on the Professional Masters list

Data Table

Source of Support 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
External Scholarships $4.9M $5.1M $5.3M
Internal Scholarships $6.7M $8.1M $8.9M
Teaching Assistantships $5.4M $5.6M $6.7M
Research Assistantships $0.9M $1.0M $0.9M
Research Studentships $8.3M $9.2M $10.4M
Other $1.3M $1.7M $1.4M