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Financial Aid

MASc and PhD students will have access to a variety of financial support mechanisms:

  • Ontario Tech scholarships/bursaries — Information on these is in development and will be posted on Ontario Tech’s website for Graduate Studies
  • External awards — These include NSERC postgraduate awards and Ontario Graduate Scholarships.
  • Teaching Assistantships and Research Assistantships*M.A.Sc. and PhD students may receive a Teaching Assistantship or Research Assistantship, normally offered at the time of admission as part of their guaranteed funding package.
  • Provincial loan programs — This includes the Ontario Student Assistance Program

Canadian students are strongly encouraged to apply to provincial and federal granting agencies for graduate scholarships. International students are encouraged to apply to granting agencies in their own countries.

*The terms and conditions of employment for TAs and RAs at Ontario Tech are governed by the collective agreement between Ontario Tech and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC). For more information on the collective agreement, please visit the Ontario Tech website.