Doctoral Program Funding

Admission Scholarship

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.

$30,000

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Citizens of the World scholarship

Mobility scholarship
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.
$10,000
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Doctoral Admission Scholarships

Available to ALL students who enrolling for the first time in a Université Laval full-time doctoral program.*
$2,000
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*Some restrictions apply.


Many other admission scholarships

Variable amounts, generally $1,000 to $5,000.

$237,000 annually

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Research scholarships

$20,000 to $70,000
annually

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.

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Subsidies
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

Over 350 scholarships
available each year

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Search engine for finding scholarships that match your profile.

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$3.15 million
per year

Graduate Studies Awards

Your faculty can help you progress through the major milestones in your program.

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Other sources of funding

Loans and Bursaries
Program

For full-time studies

Government loans and bursaries from Québec and the other Canadian provinces are available, based on each student’s financial situation.

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Loans
Program

For part-time students

Part-time students can apply to the Québec government for a loan that generally covers their tuition fees.

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Work/Study
Program

On-campus jobs

Students with insufficient financial resources who have applied for a loan or bursary can work on campus to supplement their income.

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Research and teaching
assistant

Available to undergraduate and graduate students

Jobs helping teaching staff or research teams with course or research-related tasks

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Sample student budget

Liam’s budget for the first year of his doctoral program at Université Laval

Liam

New-Brunswick

Doctoral’s degree, Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics

Scholarships and income
Admin. assistant income
(summer student job)
$8,860
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.
Total income $18,900
Expenses
Tuition for 1 year of university
(24 credits)
$2,955
Application fee $90
Housing (room in a ULaval residence) $4,416
Meals (groceries and restaurant) $5,100
Transportation

  • Public transit for Québec City and Lévis for the fall and winter semesters
  • Public transit for the city of Québec for the summer semester
Pass included in tuition fees
$236
Health care (medication and personal care) $1,500
Academic and personal expenses (sports, leisure, clothes, books, etc.) $2,400
Total expenses $16,697

Amounts are in Canadian dollars. This budget is fictional and is for reference only. It may vary depending on the student’s situation.