Tuition and Funding
We invite you to visit the Registrar’s website for information relating to tuition fees and other fees.
Please note that students admitted to the program will be required to make a deposit of $500 CAN by June 1st prior to the first session (Fall session beginning in September) in order to secure their place in the program. This amount will be credited to the tuition fees for the Fall session.
Please note the academic year displayed and be aware that fees are subject to possible change in future academic years. Tuition fees are based upon various criteria including citizenship and part- or full-time status.
Admissions scholarships of $15,000/year are awarded based on your average at the time of admissions. An average grade-point minimum of 8.0 out of 10 is required. You must be registered as and remain a full-time student for the duration of your studies. More information is available on the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website.
Excellence scholarships equivalent to tuition fees, uo to $10,000 per year, are awarded to recipients of major external awards (e.g., CIHR, FRQ, NSERC, OGS, SSHRC). They are awarded for each year that the external award is held. For those students who also received an Admission Scholarship, a Graduate Scholarship or an International Scholarship, these will be replaced with the Excellence Scholarship.
Other Sources of Funding
Smart Prosperity Institute Research Fellowships (minimum $5,000, maximum $10,000) : Students applying to the Master’s of Environmental Sustainability and proposing to conduct research on a topic relating to SPI's work (eg. on the green economy) are eligible to be considered for a SPI Research Fellowship. Recipients of the Fellowship will provide research assistance during their studies to Smart Prosperity Institute, Canada’s leading green economy think tank, located at the Institute of the Environment. Candidates should signal their interest in being considered for this Fellowship in their letter of intention. Candidates will be selected based on academic merit and proposed research topic.
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program
Students can apply for this merit-based scholarship. Open to Canadian and international students.
Deadline to apply: December 1
Federal granting agencies
There are several awards granted to master’s thesis students by federal agencies for the duration of study, such as SSHRC, NCERC, and CIHR
Deadline to apply: October-December (depending on the agency) of the year prior to the year of admission. (i.e., October 2017 for a program commencing in September 2018.Please visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website for more details