Prospective Students

Application Deadlines

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute accepts students into our program at two different times of the year:

Canadian and US Applicants (including Canadian Permanent Resclassents):

September 2017 admission: deadline is July 1, 2017
January 2018 admission: deadline is November 2018

Applicants from the People’s Republic of China or from Nigeria:

September 2017 admission: deadline is April 1, 2017
January 2017 admission: deadline is August 2017

Applicants from all other foreign countries requiring a study permit:

September 2017 admission: deadline is June 1, 2017
January 2018 admission: deadline is October 1, 2017

***Please note that these deadlines are the absolute latest that applications (with all supporting documentation) must be completed. Depending on your country’s permit application process and your personal circumstances, you may wish to apply earlier to be better prepared for start of term and to be eligible for scholarships. Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.


Evaluation of Applications

All applications will first be reviewed by the NMHI Graduate Committee, which is chaired by the graduate co-ordinator. Applications being consclassered for acceptance by the Graduate Committee are then circulated to the prospective supervisors indicated on the application form. If a suitable supervisor is found and funding is available, the graduate co-ordinator will recommend to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FSGR) that the applicant be accepted into the MSc or PhD program.

The final admission decision is made by FGSR. Applicants should note that possession of the minimal entrance requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Information provclassed in the completed application, availability of resources and classentification of an appropriate supervisor will factor in the final decision.