Domestic Ph.D.

Financial Package

Ph.D. students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada will receive annual financial support of at least $22,300 CAD. The table summarizes the components of the financial package and their sources.

Financial Package for Domestic Ph.D. Student

Student Scenario Total Income Graduate Student Assistantship Scholarship
Basic Support $22,300 $12,400 $9,900
Student holds OGS $24,500 $9,500 $15,000 (value of OGS)
Student holds NSERC PSG-D $27,000 $6,000 $21,000 (value of PGS-D)
Student holds NSERC CGS-D $35,000 $0 $35,000 (value of CGS-D

 
Financial support at this level will continue up to and including four years (48 months) of Ph.D. registration, provided the student maintains good standing and makes satisfactory progress toward the completion of the degree. The ECE Graduate Office will determine whether a student meets the “good standing” and “satisfactory progress” requirements, according to the ECE Policy on Satisfactory Academic Performance.

Please note the following:

  • Total income includes graduate student assistantship, all internal and external awards, and other university and government sources, foreign or domestic.
  • Scholarship may be provided by the University of Toronto Fellowship, Rogers Scholarship, the NSERC Postgraduate or Canada Graduate Scholarship, the Vanier Scholarship, the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), the Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (OGSST), the Connaught Scholarship, or any other university or government sources, foreign or domestic.
  • There are several types of Connaught Scholarship. Where Connaught requires a contribution from the Department, the contribution may be provided through the University of Toronto Fellowship, Rogers Scholarship, the NSERC Postgraduate or Canada Graduate Scholarship, the Vanier Scholarship, the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), the Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (OGSST), or any other university or government sources, foreign or domestic.

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