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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 8, 2015

Canadian Excellence

PhD Program and Admission Information

This program provides students with opportunities for advanced scholarship and professional growth. The PhD program prepares individuals for creative leadership roles in fields such as professional education, research and specialized practice in governmental or private human service organizations.

Why Choose a PhD at Laurier

  • We offer a supportive environment for an incoming class of five PhD students each year
  • Faculty members are involved teachers, mentors, and researchers whose work is recognized locally, nationally and internationally
  • With diverse backgrounds and perspectives, faculty represent a broad range of interests in leading edge social research
  • Students have the opportunity to develop excellence in teaching and research
  • We offer a four year minimum guaranteed funding package
  • All applicants to the full-time PhD program are strongly encouraged to apply for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). Please visit the Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies for more information about the application process and deadline. Funding and Awards

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