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Please note: students are required to pay tuition and fees. For an up to date information see Registrar. 

Students in the Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies graduate program at Queen’s University receive financial support from the Department of Film and Media. Full-time MA students will receive a minimum funding package of $18,000.00 and PhD students will receive a minimum of $24,000 per year.* This financial support is derived by a combination of internal and external graduate awards and teaching assistantships. Students are encouraged to apply for external funding as well. Please see the list of external funding below.

Note: Queen’s will automatically issue a $5,000 award to incoming MA and $7500 to incoming PhD students who have won federal government tri-council awards. For more information, see the School of Graduate Studies and Post-Doctoral Affairs information on awards and bursaries.

*Funding for domestic students is guaranteed upon acceptance, covering tuition costs, and offsetting some of the living costs. Funding opportunities for international students are limited and we recommend contacting the Graduate Chair Dorit Naaman at before applying.

Apply for External Funding

All eligible domestic applicants should apply for external funding. We will invite international applicants to apply for fellowships as they become available. Please see the links listed below for more information:

Ontario Graduate Scholarships: (Master's and Doctoral), $15,000 for 12 months, non-renewable; January 31 application deadline 

Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS)*: (Master's) $17,500 for 12 months, non-renewable; December 1 application deadline 

Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarships*: (Doctoral) $35,000 per year for 36 months; early November application deadline

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships*: (Doctoral)  $20,000 per year for 12, 24, 36 or 48 months; early November application deadline

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program: (Doctoral) $50,000 per year for 3 years; October 15 application deadline

For more information contact our Graduate Chair, Dorit Naaman at