Financial assistance

Most of our students receive financial assistance that may come from various sources. Depending on the academic program they have chosen, master's degree students can expect to receive between $12,000 and $18,000 per year. The amount can range from $15,000 to $21,000 per year for PhD students, while postdoctoral fellows can expect to receive between $35,000 and $45,000 per year.

Sources of funding

  • Répertoire des études supérieures et postdoctorales
  • The Ministère de l'Éducation financial aid program
  • Université Laval departments and programs grants
  • CIRRIS complementary grants
  • CIRRIS annual bursaries contest (M. Sc. $12,000 and Ph. D. $15,000)

The Ministère de l'Éducation's financial assistance program

The Ministère de l'Éducation of the Quebec Government helps low-income students with its financial assistance program. You will find the granting rules in the document entitled "Une aide à votre portée" which is available at the Université de Montréal financial aid office and on the financial aid website of the Ministère de l'Éducation.

Other governmental and public programs

Many other private, governmental and public organizations offer student bursaries:

  • The Fonds de la recherche du Québec - Santé - FRSQ
  • Institut de recherche en santé du Canada - IRSC
  • Institut de recherche en santé du Canada - IRSC - grants fordoctoral degree
  • Institut de recherche en santé du Canada - IRSC - grants for postdoctoral studies
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada - SSHRC
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada - NSERC

 Université Laval departments and programs grants

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