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Fees & Funding

All successful domestic applicants are offered funding packages along with admission.  

Tuitions & Fees

Tuition differs for domestic and international students. For detailed information about tuition, fees, and payments, visit the Office of the Registrar website.

Funding Packages

$21,500+*
annual MSc funding

*As funding may be subject to change, past funding levels are not guaranteed.

MSc Package Composition

MSc graduate funding packages typically consist of the following components. Note that these are minimum amounts, but students who are awarded certain internal and external scholarships and awards may have a significantly higher funding package total.

  • Stipend from supervisor: $8,000 minimum
  • Institutional support: $6,500 minimum for domestic students
  • Teaching assistantship (TA): $7,000
    A typical TA load is one section per semester, but willing students may take on up to double the normal load. Assistantships may be renewable based on performance.

 $25,500+*
annual PhD funding

*As funding may be subject to change, past funding levels are not guaranteed.

PhD Package Composition

PhD graduate funding packages typically consist of the following components. Note that these are minimum amounts, but students who are awarded certain scholarships and awards may have a significantly higher funding package total.

  • Stipend from supervisor: $10,000 minimum
  • Institutional support: $8,500 minimum for domestic students
  • Teaching assistantship (TA): $7,000
    A typical TA load is one section per semester, but willing students may take on up to double the normal load. Assistantships may be renewable based on performance.

Scholarships and Awards

MSc and PhD funding packages reflect base amounts offered to all successful domestic applicants to the program. However, some students successfully compete for internal or external scholarships and awards, which can significantly increase their funding package total.

Scholarships and awards can include internal Ryerson awards, program-specific, federal, provincial, international or other external awards and scholarships. Some examples include the Canada Graduate Scholarship and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship.

Learn more about graduate scholarships and awards.

For the 2021-2022 academic year, please submit your OGS application to the Molecular Science Program Office by 4pm on Tuesday March 2, 2021. Please use the google formMolSci OGS Submission form, external link to upload your application package. Learn more about eligibility, requirements and procedures for the OGS Scholarship.  

International Students

If you are an international applicant, we strongly recommend that you already have personal financial resources, secured scholarships, or an exceptional financial commitment from a prospective supervisor before applying to the Molecular Science graduate program.

Find out more about services and support for international students.

More Questions About Financing Your Studies?

Student Financial Assistance: Find out about student loans and emergency bursaries through the university’s Student Financial Assistance office.

Yeates School of Graduate Studies for information about scholarships, awards, payments and other financial matters.