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Faculty of Graduate Studies

St. George's Society of Toronto Endowment for Graduate Student Award (a GSMP award)

Award level:  Master's or doctoral
Award value: Up to $12,500*
Renewable: Non-renewable
Domestic/VISA: Domestic
Number of awards: Up to 7*
Eligible area of study: Areas of research pertaining to British culture (i.e. English language and literature, history, art, science, social and political science, geography, environment, and/or health sciences, specifically in the area of nursing and nurse practitioners).
Selection criteria: Recipients of the award must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be residents of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need.
Application / nomination package: (a) Statement of research; (b) CV; (c) Transcripts from the admissions file and/or student file; (d) Letter of nomination from the Graduate Program Director; (e) Student Financial Profile.
Process: Graduate students pursuing a graduate degree at York University may be nominated for this award through the admissions process by their graduate program. Applicants should contact their graduate program office to indicate their interest in being considered before March 1 in the year in which they are applying to the program from admission. Continuing students should contact their graduate program office to indicate their interest in being considered before March 1 for awards that will commence in September of that year. Nominations must include a statement of research, a CV, and transcripts from the admissions file and/or student file, a letter of nomination from the program director as well as a completed Student Financial Profile (SFP). Note: students cannot apply directly to FGS. They must be nominated by their Graduate Program.
FGS deadline: Programs with eligible files can nominate a maximum of two files to FGS in rank order. The program nomination, with complete documentation, is to due Sandra Yiu in 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: Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
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.



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