Skip to main content
Faculty of Graduate Studies

Martha Shuttleworth Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Public and International Affairs (GSMP award)

Award level:  Masterís.
Award value: up to $7,500.*
Renewable: Non-renewable.
Domestic/VISA: Canadian citizens, permanent residents and/or protected persons who are residents of Ontario are eligible.
Number of awards: 1.*
Eligible area of study: (a) Public and international affairs.
Selection criteria: (a) Research in public and international affairs; (b) Academic accomplishments; (c) Involvement in extra-curricular activities; (d) Demonstrated leadership abilities; and, (e) Financial need.
Application / nomination package: (a) Statement of research; (b) CV; (c) Transcripts (supplied by graduate program from Admissions file); (d) Confirmation of financial need; and, (e) Letter of nomination (supplied by graduate program director).
Process: The admissions committee in the Graduate Program of Public and International Affairs is encouraged to review all admissions applications to the program to identify eligible students for nomination. Programs are encouraged to use this significant award to help persuade top applicants to the program to accept an offer of admission to join York University. Programs will identify potential nominees and request the documentation noted above. Programs will meet prior to April 1 to identify the nominee for the following academic year.
FGS deadline: The Graduaate Program can nominate a maximum of two files to FGS in rank order. Program nomination, with complete documentation, is due to Sandra Yiu at the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies by April 1. The Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee will review nominees for eligibility.
For more information:
Contact: Graduate Program in Public and International Affairs
Notes: * The value and number of award(s) in any given year will depend on the rate of distribution from the endowment fund and the number of recipients selected.
Graduate Studies Matching Program (GSMP) Awards
The Graduate Studies Matching Program (GSMP) is a scholarship and awards fundraising program, initiated by the York University Foundationís YorkU50 fundraising campaign to raise money for graduate student funding. One goal of the GSMP is to attract top applicants to our graduate programs. Most awards will be for specific programs; others, such as the one listed below, possess broad eligibility criteria allowing many programs to take advantage of submitting their strongest prospective student for consideration.



This page is under development as part of our website modernization project.