top of page
Montreal_Gavin Douglas (5).jpg


Every researcher deserves a living wage.

Advocacy Week Branding(4)_edited.png

Gratitude Campaign

Take a moment to send a message to decision-makers expressing gratitude for the investment into grad students and postdocs using our easy form

The increase will take effect September 1 to further support Canadian students and fellows. On May 31, 2024 the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, announced that students and fellows receiving scholarships and fellowships from the funding agencies will see increased award values take effect as of September 1, 2024. The annual value of all current and new master’s and doctoral student scholarships will increase to $27,000 and $40,000, respectively, and current and new postdoctoral fellowships will increase to $70,000. Read the full press release.

La hausse de la valeur des bourses entrera en vigueur le 1er septembre pour appuyer davantage les étudiants et chercheurs de troisième cycle. Le 31 mai 2024, le ministre de l’Innovation, des Sciences et de l’Industrie, l’honorable François-Philippe Champagne, et le ministre de la Santé, l’honorable Mark Holland, ont annoncé que les étudiants bénéficiaires d’une bourse d’études ou d’une bourse de recherche accordée par un conseil subventionnaire verront celle-ci bonifiée à compter du 1er septembre 2024. La valeur annuelle des bourses de maîtrise et de doctorat passera à 27 000 $ et 40 000 $, respectivement, et les bourses postdoctorales passeront à 70 000 $. Les augmentations s’appliquent aux bourses actuelles et aux nouvelles bourses. Lire le communiqué de presse complet.


Support Our Science is a grassroots organization with a clear mandate: improve pay for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in Canada. This includes all researchers, from science and engineering to social sciences and humanities.

Currently, Support Our Science is focusing on advocating for scholarships, fellowships, and research grants at the federal level but recognizes the importance of all jurisdictions in this issue.

What are we advocating for at the federal level?

UBC Jarryd Jager4.jpg
Support Our Science(12).png
bottom of page