Guaranteed funding

The Department of Physics & Astronomy provides a guaranteed minimum amount of financial support each year to all of our graduate students within their program time limits.  Funding is offered through various sources, such as Graduate Research Studentships (GRS), Teaching Assistantships (TA) and awards.

  M.Sc. program Ph.D. program
Domestic student $27,238 $27,238
International student $40,846* $40,642*
Net amount, after tuition and incidentals $18,375  $18,375 

* effective for Fall 2018

Scholarships, awards, and bursaries

Funding is a key component in a graduate student's life, but applying for grants can be confusing and overwhelming. Here are some guidelines to help you navigate your way through the process.

Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) is the best place to look for funding opportunities. You can:


Tuition fee schedules are published shortly before the start of each term, and posted to individual student accounts on Quest ~3-5 weeks before the start of lectures each term.

Due dates and late fees are outlined each term for students to become "fees arranged".

Please see the student accounts section of Finance for full details on fee schedules and arrangements.