Financial Assistance

The Graduate Program in Ethnomusicology has a limited number of funding packages offered as Graduate Assistantships, sometimes in conjunction with individual faculty research and sometimes with projects of the MMaP Centre or the graduate program itself. Ethnomusicology students are eligible for consideration within the university-wide competition for the School of Graduate Studies F.A. Aldrich Fellowships.

Students are encouraged to apply for external funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (

For fieldwork expenses, Ethnomusicology students may apply to the School of Music for the Ethnomusicology Fieldwork Scholarship, and they may be eligible to apply to the Institute for Social and Economic Research, or the Smallwood Foundation.