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Costs and funding

Tuition fees

The Master of Digital Experience Innovation (MDEI) program is designated as a professional graduate degree and is therefore subject to professional education fees. For a detailed breakdown of tuition and other costs please visit the Student Accounts website

*Please note that costs are subject to change. Fees for 2016/2017 will posted in July.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

MDEI applicants who are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residence, and who possess an average of 80% or higher can be considered for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). You must apply to the MDEI program, AND submit your OGS application by February 1, 2016. Please review University of Waterloo's Ontario Graduate Scholarship webpage or more information. 

Research assistantships

Our graduate students frequently work as research assistants on grant-funded research projects carried out by MDEI faculty. These research assistantships are usually awarded by the professor to qualified students.

MDEI students working a project

External Financial Support

Incoming MDEI students may apply for an Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) loan. Please note: a typical OSAP application will take six weeks to process on average; those that require special consideration may take longer.

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