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Graduate Studies

Research, fieldwork, conference support

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is committed to assisting graduate students in their pursuit of the development of research / creative skills, conducting research in the field, and presenting their scholarly work in academic conferences.  

We are pleased to provide the following three funding opportunities for current York graduate students.

Fieldwork Cost Fund

The Fieldwork Cost Fund (FCF) defrays costs directly connected with research carried out “in the field” by full-time, registered York graduate students.

Eligible expenses may include:
  • Travel and/or accommodation necessary for research;
  • Incentive payments to research participants; and,
  • Materials, supplies, photocopying and other services essential to the research.

Graduate Development Fund

The Graduate Development Fund (GDF) subsidizes students’ travel costs to events for presentation of their scholarly or creative work.

Eligible expenses may include:

  • Transportation costs necessary for York graduate students to present their scholarly or creative work at recognized events, e.g., conferences, colloquia, poster presentations and exhibitions
  • Transportation expenses incurred for travel to/from an event taking place within seven (7) months prior to the application deadline or six (6) months after the application deadline

Research Cost Fund

The Research Cost Fund (RCF) defrays costs directly connected to research undertaken by full-time, registered York graduate students who are or have been members of CUPE 3903 Unit 1.

Eligible expenses may include:

  • Travel and/or accommodation necessary for research;
  • Incentive payments to research participants; and,
  • Materials, supplies, photocopying and other services essential to the research.

 

 

 

 

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