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Laurier has a minimum funding policy to support full-time doctoral students to a minimum of $22,000 per year for the first four years of doctoral-level study. Students are expected to apply for any financial awards for which they are eligible. Funding may come from a combination of sources (and can differ from student to student), such as Laurier scholarships, external scholarships and on-campus employment income from teaching or research assistantships.
Financial support for full-time PhD in English students is available from several sources, including:
Teaching Assistantships for the fall and winter term are available to all full-time students. Funding is also available in the form of Research Assistantships.
Laurier Graduate Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to full-time graduate students who achieve high academic standing. These scholarships are tenable for study at Laurier while enrolled as a full-time student.
Ontario Graduate Scholarships are competitive awards for which all students seeking graduate admissions should apply. Awards are based on merit and subject to provincial funding levels.
SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships are awarded based on merit, and are subject to federal funding levels. These competitive awards should be considered as a potential source of funding for all students seeking graduate admissions.