This program is a great opportunity for me to be trained for developing medical devices and technology... see more

Zahra Torbatian | phd candidate

Stipends - Awards - Grants

This program is funded through the NSERC CREATE program - the following stipends are awarded:


  • MASc $17,500 per year, plus top-ups based on merit.
  • PhD. $21,000 per year plus top-ups based on merit.

These amounts can be supplemented and you are encouraged to investigate and explore other sources of funding. Potential supervisors can be contacted for details of funding opportunities.

Students must apply to at least one national or provincial funding sources for peer reviewed student funding annually (NSERC, CIHR, NSHRF, Killam).

For more information regarding potential sources of funding, click on the links below: