FAQs

How do I apply for scholarships?

What can I do with my degree?

  • Professional development (optional): As a Western graduate student, you have access to an abundance of quality professional development opportunities, which make it simple for you to self-direct your learning and development, maximize the value of your degree, and ease your career transition. Own Your Future is a new doctoral professional development program at Western University developed by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in collaboration with various units across campus. The program is designed to enrich doctoral education at Western by providing the opportunity for students to develop professional skills that help maximize their success in graduate school and in their future career.

Leave of absence, medical leave? 

How do I apply for "Thesis Defense Only" status? 

What are the steps to transfer from MSc to PhD?