Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Memorial University offers competitive funding packages to academically eligible full-time graduate students, both Canadian and international, in all eligible research programs.
In 2017-2018, almost 1,800 graduate students were awarded more than $22 million in financial support.
Students may refer to the Guidelines for the Awarding of SGS Fellowships and Graduate Student Support for more information on internal funding and awards.
Internal funding sources
The value of funding will depend on the graduate program a student is admitted to. Funding sources include:
School of Graduate Studies fellowships – ranging from $4,000 to $12,000 per year
graduate assistantships (employment) – ranging from $3,000 to $6,000 in accordance with the TAUMUN collective agreement
supervisor grants/contracts – ranging from $3,000 to $15,000 per year
special initiatives funding – ranging from $5,000 to $8,000 per year
Some international graduate students may be eligible for funding through Vietnam International Education Development, King Abdullah Scholarship Program, the China Scholarship Council, or the Government of Canada. Please visit the Internationalization Office website for details.
Recommendations for funding packages are made by the academic unit at the time of admission and approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies. Students who are interested in receiving this type of financial support should answer yes to the question “Do you want to be considered for financial assistance” on your application to graduate school.
For external awards, a separate application is normally required. Please consult the website of the appropriate agency or organization and submit a complete application by the deadline.
The following are funding eligibility periods for Memorial University graduate students maintaining full-time status and academic standing:
One-year master’s programs: one year (three semesters)
All other master’s programs: two years (six semesters)
PsyD: three years (nine-semesters)
PhD programs: four years (twelve semesters)
Transfer to a new program: the start of the eligibility period of the program being transferred to is the commencement date of the program being transferred from