Financial Support

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry offers one of the highest levels of financial support for graduate students at Western and across Canada. 

  • Full stipend support for students in thesis-based research programs
  • Our students attract nearly $3 million annually in external graduate scholarships
  • Students who are awarded a Graduate Teaching Assistantship can be paid a salary in addition to the funding described above
  • Special awards and fellowships are also available for Schulich graduate students

University of Western Ontario Funding and External Funding


Awards and Fellowships

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry offers a number of awards and fellowships for graduate students.

  • The Collip Medal Award
  • Nellie Farthing Fellowship in the Medical Sciences
  • Drs. Madge and Charles Macklin Fellowship - Publications
  • Drs. Madge and Charles Macklin Fellowship - Teaching
  • Morris Knoll Memorial Scholarship in Cancer Research
Details on the awards and eligibility

Western provides the best student experience among Canada's leading research-intensive universities.