MD/PhD students will receive the Admission Scholarship of $3,000.00 per term, for all terms within the PhD portion the program (summer of year 1 and 2 and years 3, 4 and 5).
MD/PhD students who received a major external scholarship (e.g., Vanier, CIHR, FRQ, NSERC, OGS, and SSHRC) will be awarded the Graduate Excellence Scholarships in replacement of the Admission Scholarship.
In addition, all MD/PhD students will receive a stipend during the summer of years 1 and 2 and during the 3 years of the PhD portion of the program. This stipend is set at a minimum of $19,000 per academic year.
External Financial Support
All students are encouraged to apply for CIHR scholarships and other external scholarships offered to Canadian PhD students. Our students have been successful in obtaining the following awards, as shown in the table below:
Individual Awards Types
Number of Successful Students
(19 Eligible Students in Classes 2010-2015)
CIHR Vanier Scholarships
CIHR Graduate Scholarships
CIHR Doctoral Research Award
CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship