PhD Annual Stipend

As a Medical Biophysics PhD student, you will receive a funding support package of $16,400/year ($1,366.66/month)  to assist with your living expenses. Students will receive WGRS (Western Graduate Research Scholarship) currently worth $4,500/year ($1,500/term) to offset a portion of their tuition costs.

Your graduate supervisor will cover the remaining annual tuition owed on a per term basis in addition to your funding support package ($16,400/year) for living expenses.  

Funding Support Package Guarantee for the Length of Time To Complete A PhD Degree Under The Following Conditions:

  • If you are entering our PhD program after completing a MSc degree, your basic stipend is guaranteed for 4 years which is the time required to complete a PhD degree.
  • If you are directly entering our PhD program after completing a Bachelor’s degree, your basic stipend is guaranteed for 5 years.
  • If you reclassify from a MSc degree in our program to a PhD degree, your basic stipend is guaranteed for 5 years from your initial registration date as a MSc student.