The Theory Centre aims to provide every qualified student offered admission to the program with sufficient financial resources to accept their offer. Students are awarded automatically and no application is required.
Qualified students in Theory and Criticism are guaranteed a financial support package of at least the cost of tuition. This support package may consist of a combination of a Western Graduate Research Scholarship and a Graduate Teaching Assistantship. This package is designed to cover a substantial portion of a student's expenses for the eligible period of funding, and may be adjusted based on external funding and overall levels of student support.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT
- Master's students are eligible for financial support for the first six terms of full-time registration
- Doctoral students are eligible for financial support for the first twelve terms of full-time registration
- During their period of fundabilty, Doctoral students must apply for any external awards (OGS, SSHRC) for which they are eligible
For information on other funding sources available to students of Theory and Criticism, click here.
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