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Summary of financial support

Funding source Current value Applications are administered by Decision is made by Citizenship eligibility
David R. Cheriton Graduate Scholarships in Computer Science $10,000 per year for one or two years School of Computer Science Cheriton Scholarship Committee  No residency requirement
NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships $17,500 per year (CGS-M)
$35,000 per year (CGS-D)
University via School, application due late September 

NSERC - CGSD

University & Faculty - CGSM

Canadian, Permanent resident
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships $17,300 per year (PGS-M)
$21,000 per year (PGS-D)
University via School, application due late September NSERC Canadian, Permanent resident
MITACS Accelerate $10,000 per term internship   MITACS All supervised graduate students.
President's Graduate Scholarships $10,000 per year for duration of NSERC/OGS/QEII University and Faculty Office University and Faculty Given to all NSERC CGS-M, PGS-M, PGS-D, CGS-D, Vanier, and all OGS and QEII scholarship holders
Ontario Graduate Scholarships $15,000 per year including matching schoalarship University via School, application due early October University of Waterloo committees Mostly Canadian, Permanent Resident
QEII/OGSST $15,000 per year including matching scholarship * University of Waterloo committees Canadian, Permanent Resident
Ross & Muriel Cheriton Graduate Scholarship $5,000 per year matching for OGS/QEII * School scholarship committee Current recipients of OGS or OGSST/QEII
Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Fellowship $20,000 per year plus tuition for up to four years   Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) PhD (QI) students supervised by faculty member of IQC
Frederick W. Bent Memorial Graduate Scholarship $5,000 per year matching with OGS/QEII * School scholarship committee Canadian, Permanent Resident. Current OGS/QEII holder.
QNX Graduate Scholarship $15,000 per year with OGS/QEII * School and Graduate Studies Office Canadian/Permanent Resident. Current OGS/QEII holder.
RIM Graduate Scholarship $5,000 matching or up to $12,500 per year   School and Graduate Studies Office Matching scholarship for OGS/QEII recipients, or awarded independently up to $12,500

Derick Wood Graduate Scholarship

$2,500 per year * School scholarship committee PhD students (algorithms area)
GO-Bell Scholarships
to incoming PhD
$12,000 per year up to two years * School Director of Graduate Studies All
Research assistantships $9,000 to $13,005 per year (MMath)
$10,877 or more per year (PhD)
* Faculty supervisor All
Teaching assistantships $3,772 per unit (four per year) * School Graduate Office All
Sessional instructorships $7,775 per term Director of the School Director of the School All
Research Travel Assistantship $500 per year plus $500 matching from School  School Graduate Office Graduate Studies Office & Faculty Graduate Office All graduate students in research program, presenting conference paper
UW Graduate Entrance Scholarships $4,000 incoming master's
$5,000 incoming PhD.
* School Associate Director of Graduate Studies All
Faculty of Mathematics Graduate Scholarships Variable amount  * Faculty Graduate Office Canadian, Permanent Resident
Prov-Doc Scholarships $5,000 per year for one year  * Faculty Graduate Office Canadian, Permanent Resident, incoming female PhD students
Doctoral Thesis Completion Award $5,000 term award Dean of Graduate Studies Graduate Studies Office All completing doctoral students.
Ontario Trillium Scholarship $40,000 per year for up to four years   Graduate Studies Office Incoming international doctoral students.
UW Graduate Bursaries Up to $3000/term Graduate Studies Office Graduate Studies Office Canadian/PR, with limited number for Visa Students
International Doctoral Student Awards  $11,760 per year for four years            (bursary) * Graduate Studies Office International doctoral students
International Master's Student Awards

$5,880 per year for two years              (bursary)

* Graduate Studies Office International  master's students (master's coursework students are not eligible)

* No formal application is required. This is handled at the discretion of the School Graduate Office at the time of admission.