Your funding will be outlined in the letter of offer.

There is currently a minimum-stipend policy for both thesis Master’s and Doctoral students.

Thesis Master’s students: Funding is guaranteed for at 2 years. (Minimum Stipend Policy )

Doctoral students: Funding is guaranteed for 4 years. (Minimum Stipend Policy)

Some students with fellowships and awards may receive significantly more funding. There are a few Teaching Assistantships (TA’s) available for students in the program. A call for TA’s is sent out each semester.

Non-thesis Master’s students are expected to cover tuition and other fees themselves, but internships are normally financially supported by partner organizations and might be supported through the Mitacs program.

Graduate Fees

Graduate Tuition and Fees can be found on the fee calculator page.


For thesis Master's and Doctoral applicants eligibility for funding depends on your primary supervisor’s affiliation, as outlined in the table below.


Bioengineering Department

(Core members only)

Biomedical Engineering Department

(Full-Time and Associate Members, excluding core members of Bioengineering Dept.)

Available Funding
How to Apply

Applicants should apply well ahead of the admissions deadline.  It is strongly encouraged to contact a potential supervisor to discuss funding.

The supervisor must nominate the applicant.  Engineering fellowship application deadline is January 15 for Fall entry, and October 15 for Winter entry

For Recruitment and Excellence Awards, the supervisor must nominate the applicant.


studentaffairs.bioeng [at]

Info.bbme [at]


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