Fees and Funding
The Department of Computer Science provides a minimum funding of $23,000 per year for both PhD. and MSc (thesis based) students. The funding is guaranteed for a period of two years for MSc and for a period of four years for PhD. students. The funding is a mixture of a Graduate Assistant Teaching (GAT), supervisor support, and scholarships. In addition to the above funding, international graduate students receive Departmental Differential Fee Award to help them pay their Visa Differential Tuition Fee.
- For more details about our departmental policy on graduate student funding, please refer to the following document
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Application Fee Relief
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Calgary is offering application fee relief to select students in high academic standing from the following two groups: a) those who are experiencing strong financial burden; b) members of underrepresented groups in physics and astronomy, including but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, Black persons, and persons with disabilities. To be considered for this application fee relief, you must submit these documents no later than Dec. 15, 2020.
Graduate Award Competition
Includes Open Doctoral Scholarships, the Izaak Walton Killam Doctoral Scholarships, the Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarships, and Special Awards. Scholarship value: Up to $36,000.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers awards to new students through the annual Entrance Competition. To be eligible, you cannot have started your program prior to taking up the award. Scholarship value: Up to $35,000.