Students enrolling in the MA program in Music and Culture may be eligible for the following types of funding. For more information about funding and awards, please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs’ website at


Teaching and research assistantships are normally awarded for two years (or four terms) at the MA level and are valued at a sum of approximately $8500 per year.

Internal Funding

Applicants with a minimum Grade Point Average of 10.0 (or a grade of A-) in their last ten credits of academic course work at the time of their application are eligible for University scholarships, valued at up to $6000 for one year. Applicants with a GPA of 11.0 (or a grade of A) in their last ten credits of course work are also eligible for an additional tuition scholarship, valued at $3000 for one year.

External Funding

Students are also eligible to apply for provincial and other external scholarships.

Slides from the OGS Workshop: Nov 3, 2017: OGS-Application-Tips

Scholarship Application Writing Workshop, Sept. 23, 2016: PDF