Fees, Tuition and Cost of Living
Cost of living in Guelph and tuition information can be found here: https://graduatestudies.uoguelph.ca/future/cost.
Scholarship and Funding Opportunities
There are numerous opportunities to apply for scholarships and various awards. Please visit the University of Guelph Scholarships and Awards for more information.
The University of Guelph has established a number of ACCESS awards which provide bursaries for students in financial need. To be eligible for these bursaries, students must complete a needs assessment application available from Student Financial Services, or check the website. A variety of competitive research scholarships are also available. Information on awards and funding assistance is available from the Faculty of Graduate Studies calendar Link.
Prospective applicants, including foreign student applicants, are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) in advance of applying for admission to the IMPR program at the University of Guelph. Please review deadlines and application details at this link.
Prospective students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents are also encouraged to apply for the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant in advance of applying for admission to the IMPR program at the University of Guelph. Please review deadlines and application details at this link
Additional scholarships and awards may be available. Please visit the Graduate Studies funding page for more details and information.
Funding guarantees are made on the basis of the School’s financial resources and the applicant’s academic merit, but typically, the funding would comprise of two or three teaching assistantships, based on the stream of study. Typically students will receive one TAship per semester (Course work stream = F/W position, Thesis stream = F/W/S position). In addition, the School has a limited number of scholarships which are awarded on a competitive basis to qualified students. There are also a number of internal awards and prizes available to graduate students in SETS; please consult the awards website.
International Financial Support
There are also a number of internal awards and prizes available to graduate students in SETS as well as awards offered by the College of Arts.
Several faculty members are the recipients of major research grants that allow for the hiring of graduate research assistants:
The University of Guelph has established a number of ACCESS awards which provide bursaries for students in financial need. To be eligible for these bursaries, students must complete a needs assessment application available from Student Financial Services.
The main sources of external funding for MA students are the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program (OGS), and the SSHRC/CGS Master’s Scholarships. MA students are strongly encouraged to apply for all sources of external funding for which they are eligible. For more information about terms and conditions of these awards, please consult the respective websites: