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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
July 2, 2015

Canadian Excellence


Graduate Programs and Information



OGS - Online Application Open to Applicants: October 1, 2014 and closes February2, 2015.

NSERC Doctoral:Onlineapplication (NSERC On-Line System). Candidatessubmit official transcripts toFaculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies by September 24, 2104.

SSHRC Doctoral: Online application BUT paper application including official transcripts submitted to Psychology Department attention Rita Sharkey by October 15, 2014

CGS Masters: Online application (completed by candidate on Research Portal). National deadline for completed application December 1, 2014.

CIHR Doctoral: Candidates submit online. Application (ResearchNet) deadline October1, 2014

Funding Opportunities for graduate studies

You can receive funding to pursue your research-based masters studies. For more information click here.


Psychology at Laurier is an energetic and growing research-intensive department of 33 full-time faculty members and approximately 90 PhD and Masters students. Our faculty members are strong researchers with external grant support and international reputations. Our graduate students have outstanding academic records and enthusiasm for research, and many are also externally funded by scholarships and grants. Our graduate programs are designed to prepare students for careers in research and teaching, or for applied opportunities in various community and social agencies.

Behavioural Neuroscience

Cognitive Neuroscience

Community Psychology

Developmental Psychology

Social Psychology

"The Laurier faculty members are really focused on training students to flourish in their research careers. We learn not only how to conduct exceptional research, but also how to navigate the academic world." -Charity Friesen, MA student

To learn more, visit the area links and read our Information for Applicants, or contact us at: