How to Apply

Physics and Astronomy Deadlines for Applications

The Department of Physics and Astronomy supports a flexible, equitable and diverse workplace. We encourage applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginals peoples, persons with disabilities and potential two-body hires.

Applications received after the deadlines listed below will not be considered


  • March 1 for September admission


  • Agust 31 for September Admission

**We encourage domestic students to apply by January 15 for consideration for SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES including the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and internal Western Scholarships. Early applications are ALSO encouraged to allow for arranging of a departmental visit. 

Students who are admitted to the Physics and Astronomy Graduate Program and accept our Admission Offer will be refunded their application fee.

How to Apply?

The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies 'applying' web page