Graduate students at The University of Western Ontario have significant opportunities for funding to support their studies.  Please consult the department for information regarding specific packages being offered in the present academic year.  Below is a guide to other funding available at Western and beyond.

  • School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies - Financial Support
    Learn more about how to fund your graduate program here.

  • UWO Visual Arts Graduate Students TA program
    Learn more about Graduate Teaching Assistantships here.

  • Scholarships and Awards
    If you qualify for one of these prestigious scholarships, you could be awarded up to $30,000.

  • Work Study Program
    Western’s Work Study program offers an opportunity for students to work part-time on campus in jobs that accommodate their studies.

  • National Scholarship Program
    National Scholarships are designed to recognize all-round excellence. They are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance to candidates who demonstrate an ability for creative and innovative thought and a passion for the pursuit of learning.

  • UWO Bursary Information
    Did you know that bursaries are non-repayable, taxable grants awarded on the basis of financial need. Financial need is determined in a manner similar to the Canada and Ontario Student Loans assessment.