Funding and Fees

Western Engineering offers financial support for eligible research-based (PhD and MESc) graduate students who achieve a minimum average of 78% at the time of admission. To continue receiving funding, students are required to maintain a minimum average of 70%. Financial support is provided through research grants, contracts, scholarships, and teaching assistantships. Eligible research-based students will receive a minimum of $13,000 plus tuition (excluding ancillary fees) from all sources. After a PhD student completes their Comprehensive exam, the minimum financial support package will increase to a minimum of $14,000 plus tuition (excluding ancillary fees).  For information about the cost of living and educational expenses while at Western, please visit our Financial Planning page.

Students are encouraged to review all opportunities available and apply to those for which you are eligible.