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Graduate Student Financial Support

M.Sc. students usually receive a funding package consisting of a teaching assistantship and scholarship. The total value of the funding package ranges from $7,000 to $13,000 per year.

All Ph.D. students receive a funding package of at least $18,000 per year, usually including a teaching assistantship of 260 hours plus a scholarship.

All eligible students are also strongly encouraged to apply for external scholarships such as the Ontario Graduate Scholarship and Canada Graduate Scholarships.

Tuition fees for the current academic year can be found at: http://www.mcmaster.ca/bms/student/SAC_fees_grad.html

The department provides financial support to students travelling to present at conferences or conduct research. Students may also seek travel funds from the following sources: http://www.mcmaster.ca/gsa/funding.html