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Fees and Bursaries

How much does it cost to be a Junior Fellow at Massey College?

Fees for the 2017-2018 academic year (September 5 – April 29, inclusive) are shown below.

Resident Junior Fellow: 

Fees for Resident Junior Fellows include accommodation in suites consisting of a bedroom and adjacent private study, with housekeeping services, and all meals, six days a week (Monday-Saturday), as well as the formal High Table dinners.

An initial non-refundable deposit of $1,000 for Resident Junior Fellows is payable on acceptance of a Junior Fellowship. The balance of fees is payable in September and January.

Residence fees during the residency period vary, depending on payment plan option and may be paid as follows:

a) Instalment Option
An initial non-refundable deposit of $1,000, payable upon signing this agreement, no later thanMonday, May 1, 2017 if you’re a returning Junior Fellow or May 29, 2017 if you’re a new Junior Fellow. An instalment payable not later than Friday, September 8, 2017 of $7,000. An instalment payable not later than Friday, January 5, 2018 of $5,000.
Total fees paid under this option amount to $13,000.

 b) Monthly Payment Option
An initial non-refundable deposit of $1,000, payable upon signing this agreement, no later thanMonday, May 1, 2017 if you’re a returning Junior Fellow or May 29, 2017 if you’re a new Junior Fellow. Seven monthly payments of $1,757 (the first payable no later than Friday, September 8, 2017, and the remainder by cheques post-dated for the first of each month, October to March, inclusive).
Total fees paid under this option amount to $13,299.

 c) Prepayment Option
An initial non-refundable deposit of $1,000, payable upon signing this agreement, no later thanMonday, May 1, 2017 if you’re a returning Junior Fellow or May 29, 2017 if you’re a new Junior Fellow.A single payment of $11,700 no later than Monday, July 10, 2017 (no exceptions on deadline).
Total fees paid under this option amount to $12,700.

Non-Resident Junior Fellow: $800
The non-refundable annual fee of $800 is payable on acceptance of the Fellowship offer.

Note: College fees do not include academic fees and other fees payable to the University, or incidental fees incurred for guest meals or bar charges. They also do not include fees for gown rental ($69) and the LMF (Lionel Massey Fund) fee.

Bursaries FAQ

Are there any bursaries available for Junior Fellows?

Yes, bursaries are available to offset some of the student costs at Massey. The aim is to assist graduate students in need. Bursaries are awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. The overall amount available varies every year, depending on investment returns for the year, however the funding is approximately $281,000 and supports four bursary programs for:  residential fees, non-resident food awards, travel awards for research and conferences, and the automatic Jackman Scholar bursary paid for a supplemental residence fee, named in honour of the Visitor Emeritus, the Hon. H.N.R. Jackman.

Resident Junior Fellows: Bursaries for residents fees total approximately $90,000 and are awarded on a sliding scale from $300 to $5000 per student, based on need.  They are applied against residence fees. Download application

Non-Resident Junior Fellows:  Food bursaries total approximately $8,000.   Each non-resident who applies is awarded up to $350 to offset costs of College meals. Download application. They cannot be applied against the non-resident fee.

Non-resident Junior Fellows, who are in their 5th year of PhD studies and are no longer funded, may apply for up to $250 to offset the cost of their non-resident fee.

Resident and Non Resident Catherall Travel Bursaries:  Each January all students may apply for a travel bursary to subsidize travel for research or attendance at a conference.  The pool is approximately $30,000 and $400 to $1,400 is awarded based on the net cost of the trip.

Jackman Scholar Bursary:  In September each year, a supplemental fee is charged to each resident junior fellow and is paid simultaneously automatically by the Jackman Scholar bursary,, named in honour of the Visitor Emeritus, the Hon. H.N.R. Jackman.  The total paid is approximately $153,000, $2,550 per resident student.

When are bursary applications due?

The non-negotiable deadline to apply for a resident fee and food bursary is Friday, May 29, 2017.  There is only ONE deadline per year.  Where possible, we’ll make an effort to provide bursary confirmation at the time of an offer of admission.

The Catherall travel bursaries are due in January 2018.

Are international students eligible to apply for bursaries?

Yes, the College also provides bursaries for international students who have been offered a Junior Fellowship at the College. Download application.

 

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