Graduate student resources

In the Applied Health Sciences graduate programs, we want you to be successful.

Here is some useful faculty-specific program information to help ensure you stay on track in your studies.

Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the resources on this site, including important dates and forms that you will need to complete.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies has information and resources to help you navigate becoming a successful new student.

Graduate programs in Applied Health Sciences offers a unique educational opportunity that emphasizes an individualized program of study. To help ensure you have all of the information you need to successfully complete your degree, please review your student handbook.

All MA/MSc and PhD students are expected to begin their Progress Report Form and submit it to the FAHS Graduate Studies Office located in STH 439 by March of the first year in the program.

Students are then expected to update the form in-person regularly as key milestones are met.

Note: Full-time MA/MSc and PhD students must maintain continuous registration in each term in the thesis course until all degree requirements have been fulfilled.

Financing your Education

There are a number of financial services and funding opportunities available to help you become a successful student.

Graduate Studies Financial Resources

Student Loans (OSAP)

As a graduate student, you can apply for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program.
You can also choose to apply to OSAP as a full-time student.


As a graduate student, you need to apply for OSAP on a per term basis, not per year.

Your graduate and entrance fellowship is submitted by the student awards and financial aid office to OSAP on your behalf. Therefore, it is your responsibility to only claim what you expect to earn per term. (For example, if you are making $750, then you would claim $375 per term.) Failure to do so may impact the estimated amount OSAP will allocate for you.

Please be sure to read the application instructions carefully.

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program 

Check out the OSAP Aid Program List for additional scholarships and bursaries you may want to apply for. 

OSAP inquiries can be addressed by contacting or by visiting Brock Central (Registrar’s Office).

As a graduate student, you may be eligible for financial support to attend conferences or receive reimbursement if you are required to travel as part of your graduate program. To determine if you qualify, please read the travel policy and application carefully on the Graduate Studies website.

There are a number of things you need to accomplish while working on your degree. To help you stay on schedule, a list of timelines is available in your student handbooks, while other information can be found here and in the quick links below.

Scheduling your thesis defence

Want to Apply to graduate?

The deadline for Application to Graduate is February 1 (Spring) for the June Convocation and July 1 (Fall) for the October Convocation. Students must meet the thesis completion deadline as outlined in the Schedule of Important Dates.

Are students required to be registered in AHSC 5F90/AHSC 7F90?

Yes, all full-time and part-time MA/MSc/PhD students are required to register in AHSC 5F90 (Master’s Research/Thesis) and AHSC 7F90 (Doctoral Research/Thesis) before the start of each term to maintain your status

Where can I find information on necessary graduate student forms?

The Faculty of Graduate Studies has all of the forms required for your program including information on financial support, thesis completion, graduation, and more.

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Important Dates

Stay on schedule and be sure you don’t miss any deadlines.

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Graduate calendar

Learn more about admission requirements, degree requirements and course information in the current Graduate Calendar

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More resources

For information on registration, tuition and fees, and other graduate student forms and university policies.

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Apply to Graduate

Submit your intent to graduate and payment via the student portal.


Graduate Programs Office

Joanne Kremble
Graduate Program Coordinator (MA, MSc, PhD)
Office: STH 439
905 688 5550 x4797

Andra Parker
Master of Professional Kinesiology Coordinator
Office: WC_A 292
905 688 5550 x3934

Izabella Ludwa
Master of Public Health Coordinator
Office: STH 328
905 688 5550 x4024

Tracey Schenck
Master of Applied Gerontology Program Coordinator
Office: STH 351
905 688 5550 x4560