Graduate studies bursary funds

Graduate Studies bursary funds are intended to assist full-time graduate students with unanticipated or non-typical financial needs. Students may apply for a Graduate Studies Bursary at any time during the academic year, and must have completed at minimum of 1 term of studies. The Graduate Studies Bursary Review Committee meets once a month to review applications.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the committee.

To be considered for a Graduate Studies Bursary, a student must complete and submit this “Graduate Studies Bursary Request Form”  electronically to Caroline Moffatt ( by noon on the deadline dates noted below:


  • December 13th



  • January 17th
  • February 7th
  • March 13th
  • April 17th
  • May 15th
  • June 19th  
  • July 17th
  • August 21 st


Important Information:

  1. Students applying for a Graduate Studies Bursary must fully explain the nature of their unanticipated need for funds.
  2. A student’s Graduate Program Director (or equivalent) must complete Section V. The Supervisor (if applicable) must complete Section VI.
  3. A complete application must include official supporting documentation, as outlined on page 2 of the application form.
  4. Students will be informed of the committee’s decision within a week of the application deadlines.