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Research Stream Funding

The Daniels Faculty guarantees a minimum financial support (funding) package each year to MScF and PhD students subject to satisfactory performance and progress during the degree program.

Minimum financial support packages for MScF and PhD students are valued at $17,500 per year plus tuition and incidental fees. 

The funding package for each research stream program is provided as follows:

Master of Science in Forestry (MScF)
Funding is provided for a maximum of 1 year to MScF student. 

Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry (FOR PhD)
Funding is provided for a maximum of 4 years for students within the FOR PhD program. Students who are admitted to the FOR PhD program directly from a Bachelor’s degree program, or transfers to the FOR PhD program from an MScF program after year 1, will receive funding for a maximum of 5 years.

Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture, Landscape, and Design (ALD PhD)
Funding is provided for a maximum of 4 years for students within the ALD PhD program. 

Funding Package Sources

Funding packages are made up of a combination of major/external awards (e.g., NSERC,SSHRC, OGS), University of Toronto and departmental scholarships and fellowships, Teaching Assistantships and/or Research Assistant positions in the Daniels Faculty. The sources for individual packages will differ among students and may vary from year to year.

To maintain the eligibility for guaranteed funding, students must apply for NSERC PGS/CGS, SSHRC, OGS and for any other awards/funding sources for which they are eligible. External awards are considered part of the financial support package however, additional “top-up” departmental funding for some awards is provided.

Financial Support Documents