Financial Aid, Scholarships and Assistantships
Research Assistant (RA) employment is available to students assisting Principal Investigators in conducting research activities not related to their studies. The minimum rate of pay is defined by the Granting Council (SSHRC (external link, opens in new window) , NSERC (external link, opens in new window) , CIHR (external link, opens in new window) ) or organization/institution who is providing funds to the Principal Investigator.
Graduate (Teaching) Assistant
Graduate Assistants (GA’s) must be a Toronto Metropolitan University graduate student enrolled on a full-time basis, appointed to assist with teaching or related duties. Such students shall be Toronto Met students, enrolled in the university’s Master’s or PhD programs. Employment opportunities may be offered by departments or schools. Available contracts vary in length and requirements and you are able to work up to 130 hours per term.
For further information on Graduate Student Employment and financial options, visit the Graduate Funding page.
External Sources of Funding
Applicants are encouraged to conduct research on external organizations that may offer scholarships or bursaries. There are many scholarships and bursaries available to Graduate students via external organizations.
We encourage you to apply for external scholarship and award programs for which you are eligible. Many of the MScM students in the past have won funding from SSHRC (external link) , NSERC (external link) and CIHR (external link) (adjudicated by the program in early spring).
All Graduate Programs at the Ted Rogers School of Management are accredited by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). Upon acceptance to one of these programs, students may apply for a government student loan. For more information on how to apply for a government student loan, please visit the OSAP website (external link, opens in new window) .
Graduate Research Scholarships - Retail Management
The School of Retail Management has established two (2) scholarships of $5,000 each for students in the MScM and PhD. This award recognizes and rewards distinguished scholarship and retail focused research. Priority will be given to PhD students.
- Be enrolled as a full-time or part-time graduate student in the MScM or PhD program
- Interest in Retail-focused research*
- Supervisor and/or committee members from Ted Rogers School of Retail Management
$5000 per award
Deadline to apply
January 9, 2023
Current students must submit their application to email@example.com by January 9, 2023 for consideration.
- Current CV
- Research Statement – i.e. a) 500 word written statement that outlines your
- Interest or current Retail-focused research
- Identify your Supervisor and/or Committee member from Ted Rogers School of Retail Management
*Retail-focused research examples include: retail technology, consumer analytics, consumer behavior/psychology, experiential value, data analysis, digital retailing, social media marketing, supply chain, omni-channel retailing, retail formats, customer/vendor relationship management, e-commerce, branding/advertising, circular economy, category management, retail leadership, employee relations, etc.
Ted Rogers School Entrance Scholarship & Awards
Thanks to a $15 million donation from Ted and Loretta Rogers, each year the Ted Rogers School of Management issues a total of 24 Graduate Entrance Scholarships and Awards worth up to $20,000 each.
Ted Rogers School Graduate Entrance Scholarship
The criteria for a Ted Rogers Graduate Entrance Scholarship is based solely on demonstrated academic excellence. This scholarship is open to full-time and part-time domestic applicants and full-time international applicants. Please indicate your interest in being considered for this scholarship when applying to the program on your application form. Scholarships are worth up to $20,000 each for full-time and up to $5,000 each for part-time candidates.
Ted Rogers School Graduate Entrance Award
The criteria for a Ted Rogers Graduate Entrance Award include academic excellence, extracurricular/community involvement, and financial need. Successful applicants (domestic students only) to the program will receive an application from the administrator before the start of the studies.
Graduate Scholarships and Awards
For more information and a comprehensive list of university-wide; provincial; federal and international awards to help fund your graduate studies at Toronto Metropolitan University, please visit the university's Scholarships and Awards webpage.
Terms and Conditions
By accepting funding from Toronto Metropolitan University, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions.
The Black Graduate Student awards are a suite of awards and bursaries established by Yeates School of Graduate Studies (YSGS) to support Black Students pursuing graduate studies.
The Indigenous Graduate Student Awards comprise of an award and a bursary established by the Yeates School of Graduate Studies to support Indigenous students in pursuing graduate education at Toronto Met. These awards recognize excellence and/or alleviate some of the financial burden associated with graduate education.
The Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE) Award has been established by a friend of the Rotary Club through the Toronto Eglinton Rotary Charitable Foundation to encourage Indigenous students to pursue graduate studies with the hope of increasing the number of Indigenous Peoples entering careers in academia.
Indspire is a national Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous Peoples for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. They offer a number of bursaries, awards and scholarships (external link) for post-secondary students with deadlines throughout the year.