April 9, 2013

Funding Sources

As a professional program, the TRP does not offer guaranteed stipends to its students.  However, students are encouraged to seek both project and individual funding.  During the program students will be encouraged and provided with assistance to write grant applications for Capstone projects.

Project Funding:

Identifying Funding Agencies will depend on the nature of each proposed project but opportunities may include:

Other sources of individual funding potentially include:

Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)

The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program encourages excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. An OGS is awarded for one academic year, which may consist of two or three consecutive terms. The value of the OGS is $5,000 per term. One-term awards are not granted. A total of 2,000 scholarships will be awarded annually. Of these, 60 scholarships will be awarded to students who have received a temporary resident visa as a member of the student class under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) (Referred to as “Temporary Resident Visa Student Class”).

Value $15,000/year or $5,000/term
Application Procedure Applications are completed through the
OGS website and submitted to the IMS office

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

CIHR awards are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in health sciences. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.

Masters Award (Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships – Masters Award)

The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master’s Awards administered by CIHR are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master’s degree in a health related field in Canada. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.

 

Value $17,500/year (equal payments monthly over 12 month period)
Application Procedure Applications are completed through the
CIHR website and submitted to the IMS office. Students may only apply to one council (CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC) in a given year.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS) and Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS)

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS) provide financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in master’s or doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering. The CGS will be offered to the top-ranked applicants at each level (master’s and doctoral) and the next tier of meritorious applicants will be offered an NSERC PGS. This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies and seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields. NSERC encourages interested and qualified Aboriginal students to apply.

Value CGS Masters = $17,500/year
PGS Masters = $17,300/year
Application Procedure Applications are completed through the
NSERC website and submitted to the IMS office. Students may only apply to one council (CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC) in a given year.

 

Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS)

NSERC IPS awards allow graduate students in natural sciences and engineering to gain valuable research experience in an industrial setting while completing their graduate degree. Students do most of their research on campus, but also spend at least 20% of their time working at a company on research related to their thesis.

Value $15,000 plus a company contribution of $6,000/year

Contact Kristen Harshman-Best for more information on application procedure and deadlines:
Awards Officer School of Graduate Studies University of Toronto 63 St. George Street, Room 203 Toronto | ON | M5S 2Z9 |

T:416-978-8260 | F:416-971-2864

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

SSHRC programs aim to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly-qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement in undergraduate and graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities.

Masters Scholarships

 

Value $17,500/year
Application Procedure Applications are completed through the
SSHRC website and submitted to the IMS office. Students may only apply to one council (CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC) in a given year.

 

 

Other Funding Opportunities

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