Graduate studies financial

If you are accepted into one of our programs, you will have to pay for your normal living expenses and the additional costs of the program.


Learn more about the tuition and fee requirements associated with graduate studies at UM.

Departmental funding

Levels of support are $20,000 and $22,000 (CDN) per year for thesis-based MSc and PhD students, respectively, in the form of direct aid and tutorial/or marking employment.  Stipends are guaranteed for two years for MSc students, and four years for PhD students, subject to satisfactory performance, and are paid over the course of the year on a bi-weekly basis.

Students in the course-based MSc program receive no direct aid or other financial support from the department but can make up to $5,000 per year as teaching assistants or markers.

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)

Students in any graduate mathematics program will automatically be invited each year to apply for UMGF awards, approximately five of which are awarded annually. Find out more information, including eligibility requirements and the award holder’s guide


Canadian citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for NSERC graduate fellowships each year.  There are scholarships at the MSc and PhD levels, tenable for one year and three years respectively.  For more information, see:

International students

  • International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES): International students entering their first year of full-time graduate studies in pursuit of a Master’s degree may be eligible for this scholarship
  • International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS). This scholarship provides funding in subsequent years when the full-tuition fee is required. The deadline for applications is March 1 of each year.