The recommended minimum stipend for Cancer Sciences grad students is $25,000 per annum. This may be made up of a combination of scholarships and/or supervisor research grant funding. For students who have a major award ($13,000 or greater), the recommended funding level is $27,000 per annum.
There is no funding guarantee for Medical Physics grad students at this time. Prospective students and current students are advised to apply for entrance scholarships or other scholarships that become available through the University of Alberta or external funding agencies. Some funding support may be available through QA training positions and some supervisors hold grants, but is not guaranteed or expected.
Oncology grad students may be eligible for a variety of scholarships including:
Alberta Cancer Foundation/Antoine Noujaim Entrance Award $25,000 for one year. Given to outstanding international and domestic graduate students beginning their program in Oncology. (nomination by department)
Scholarships for Continuing Grad Students
Queen Elizabeth II Scholarships. $10,800 for a Master’s, $15,000 for a Doctoral. Awarded to Canadians or Permanent Residents either new or continuing.
Unless a student has a tuition scholarship, tuition fees are the responsibility of the student. Currently for Canadian students, the annual graduate program fee (includes all non-instructional fees + tuition) is $5,397.06 For international students, it is $8,604.82