Graduate Degree & Funding description
Masters Degree in Vision Science, Doctorate Degree in Optometry.
The School of Optometry and Vision Science offers an accelerated Doctorate degree IN Optometry program. It also offers a Masters Degree in Vision Science Program. Admission to the accelerated Masters degree program is restricted to some students. These will be students with a consistently good academic record. Students that at the end of the first year are granted "conditional admission to the MSc program".
The condition to be fulfilled is "satisfactory completion of the requirements for admission to the Masters Degree in Vision Science program. Also a cumulative 75% average within the Optometry program.
In granting admission to the program both the academic record in the OD program and in the pre optometry program and any research experience will be considered.
Type Of Funding
Specific Program Funding Information
University of Waterloo (UW) Graduate Scholarships
The University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarships are disbursed by departments/units normally to graduate students registered full-time with a first-class (80%) standing. The awards may be given as UW Graduate Entrance scholarships, UW Merit Scholarships or UW Scholarships. These awards are normally paid across three terms. The minimum value of the award is normally $1,000 per term, but may vary.Minimum funding for doctoral students
The minimum level of financial support provided for doctoral students is reviewed annually by the Provosts Advisory Committee on Minimum Doctoral Funding. Effective May 1, 2013, the University of Waterloo annual minimum level of financial support for doctoral students is $20,600. This commitment applies to the first three years of full-time enrolment in a doctoral program.
Minimum funding for masters research students*
Effective May 1, 2012, the guideline for minimum funding is $12,000 for incoming full-time masters students in the first year of a MA, MFA, MES, MMath, MASc, or MSc program (non-co-op). The continuation of funding throughout the first year requires full-time registration and good academic standing.
Amount For Phd
Amount For MSC
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