Domestic students (Citizens & Permanent Residents of Canada): $11,200*
*Subject to Board of Governors approval.
There are a number of funding resources available to students in the i2I program. These include research funds, grants, awards and scholarships. You do not need to submit a separate application for funding. Candidates are assessed for all funding opportunities based on the merits of your application and the strength of your innovation proposal as outlined in your Innovation Statement.
The majority of accepted applicants receive some funding. However, individual funding offers may vary in amount and criteria. To be considered for funding for the upcoming year, please submit all required documents including your innovation statement with your online application.
The following opportunities are currently available:
- 5 MITACS nominations. The MITACS Science Commercialization Scholar distinction comes with a funding package of up to $15,000.
- Up to 10 Western Diversification (WD) nomination. The WD Commercialization Strategy award comes with funding packages of either $5K or $10K for the supervised development of a business plan to commercialize a university invention.
There are several large entrance awards and grants available as well through the university.
For more information, visit our Funding Resources page.