Doctoral Program Funding
Leadership and Commitment Scolarship
We support talented students showing an outstanding level of commitment in one of the following areas: arts, entrepreneurship, the environment, science, social /humanitarian issues, or sports.
Citizens of the World scholarships
In support of Université Laval students by providing mobility scholarships that immerse them in different cultures and help them become leaders with an open-minded approach to global citizenship.
Many other admission scholarships
Variable amounts, generally $1,000 to $5,000.
Graduate scholarships from granting agencies
A number of merit scholarships are offered to students who wish to enter or who are already enrolled in graduate school.
paid for research
Funding from your research supervisor
In many fields, research supervisors provide funding to students who work on their research projects. For information, contact your faculty program director.
Scholarships for students
available each year
Search engine for finding scholarships that match your profile.
Graduate Studies Awards
Your faculty can help you progress through the major milestones in your program.
Other sources of funding
For full-time studies
Government loans and bursaries from Québec and the other Canadian provinces are available, based on each student’s financial situation.
For part-time students
Part-time students can apply to the Québec government for a loan that generally covers their tuition fees.
Students with insufficient financial resources who have applied for a loan or bursary can work on campus to supplement their income.
Available to undergraduate and graduate students
Jobs helping teaching staff or research teams with course or research-related tasks
Sample student budget
Liam’s budget for the first year of his doctoral program at Université Laval
Doctoral’s degree, Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics
|Scholarships and income|
|Admin. assistant income
(summer student job)
|Income from a part-time student job during the fall and winter semesters||$5,040|
|Economy / Funding from parents / Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)||$5,000|
|*Other sources of income are available but vary by situation. Contact your faculty, Aide financière aux études in your province, and funding agencies to explore your options.|
|Tuition for 1 year of university
|Housing (room in a ULaval residence)||$4,584|
|Meals (groceries and restaurant)||$5,100|
||Pass included in tuition fees|
|Health care (medication and personal care)||$1,500|
|Academic and personal expenses (sports, leisure, clothes, books, etc.)||$2,400|
Amounts are in Canadian dollars. This budget is fictional and is for reference only. It may vary depending on the student’s situation.