Susan Mann Dissertation Scholarship
|Award value:||(a) $21,000 scholarship; (b) $1,000 accountable research grant; and, (c) $1,000 additional stipend payable upon successful defense if completed within one year of starting the scholarship.|
|Domestic/VISA:||Both are eligible.|
|Number of awards:||8.*|
|Eligible area of study:||(a) Open to all graduate programs.|
Must be a registered active full-time student to hold the scholarship.
|Application / nomination package:||(a) Statement of research outlining his/her research plans for completion; (b) Letter of nomination from graduate program director indicating how the nominee meets the criteria, and the expected date of completion; (c) Letter from supervisor commenting on nominee’s progress; (d) Letter of reference from one other faculty member; (e) York University Transcript; (f) CV; and, (g) A copy of approved Dissertation proposal, if not already on file at FGS.|
|Process:||Graduate Programs will normally be permitted to nominate one, and in no case more than two students each year. If two students are nominated the program is required to submit a formal ranking of the nominations and a rationale for the ranking. Complete nomination packages (with all documents) are to be submitted in one package to Sandra Yiu in FGS by the deadline.|
|FGS deadline:||Program nominations, with complete documentation and rankings, are due to Sandra Yiu in the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies by April 15.|
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|Contact:||Sandra Yiu (email@example.com)|
|Notes:||The President's Susan Mann Dissertation Scholarship is awarded to encourage and assist outstanding students in their final year of doctoral study to concentrate exclusively on and complete their dissertations. It is designed to be awarded to students who have made significant progress on the research and writing of their dissertations, and who will forge ahead independently and with their supervisory committees.|
|July, 1998 Amended and approved by the FGS Awards Committee, January 16, 1998 Approved by FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee February 18, 1998, and by FGS Council April 2, 1998 Amended and Approved by SCARSA July 8, 1998 Title of award changed August 2006|
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