Graduate students in the Department of Biochemistry are paid a yearly stipend available through a variety of sources depending on their degree program.
As of September 1 2017, domestic PhD graduate students will receive a total financial package of $30,000, including a Teaching Assistantship position.
International PhD graduate students will receive a similar financial package including a Teaching Assistantship position. Please contact Biochemistry's Graduate Program for more details.
As of September 1 2017, MSc thesis students receive a stipend of up to $22,000 at the discretion of their supervisor. Applicants are asked to clarify their financial arrangements with potential supervisor(s) before committing to a position. Any financial arrangements agreed to will be included in an offer letter. MSc students are eligible to apply for available TA positions.
Non-thesis MSc students will not receive a stipend, but are eligible to apply for available TA positions.
A variety of competitive scholarship opportunities also exist. Details can be found on Western's Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies website under Student Finances. In addition, several awards are available through the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry.