Tuition & Finances
Doctoral students in thesis-based programs like the PhD in Health Information Science at the University of Western Ontario have a number of places to access funding.
Financial information for PhD in HIS students
All full-time PhD students in good standing will receive a funding package consistent with Western’s Doctoral Funding Guarantee
Funding is guaranteed pending continuous full-time enrolment, maintenance of a minimum average of 78% over all courses in each term, with no course below 60%, and meeting the required progression benchmarks.
- SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships
- Ontario Graduate Scholarships
- Bursaries and other funding through the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS)
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies also maintains a comprehensive listing of both internal and external funding sources. This includes grants, bursaries and workstudy programs.