- admission to the programme
- housing in a student residence
- a fee bursary for the programme, if you are a full-time student [the proportion of total fees that will be reimbursed depends on funding]
- a partial reimbursement of transportation and lodging expenses, if you live outside the Greater Toronto Area
Everyone with sufficient background and interest is eligible to participate in the programme. If it is necessary to select among applicants, preference will be given to Canadian university researchers, researchers and policy analysts from public and not-for-profit research organizations, graduate and undergraduate students, and data librarians, who are working or expect to work with longitudinal and multi-level social data.
Please pay particular attention the section of the application labelled Why I Want to Participate in SPIDA.
Financial support to help cover transportation and lodging expenses is available to participants who live outside the Greater Toronto Area. Fee bursaries are available to subsidize the programme fees of full-time students.
The deadline for applications is March 24, 2005 and applicants will be notified of the result by April 11, 2005. Late applications will be accepted if space in the programme is available.
Payment for programme fees and, if applicable, a deposit of $50.00 for residence, must reach us by April 28, 2005. Cancellations prior to the beginning of the programme will receive a refund of fees and housing deposit, less 10% for processing.
Cheques should be payable to York University, and be sent to:
Summer Programme in Data Analysis,
Institute for Social Research,
4700 Keele Street,
To pay by credit card, please fax your notice of acceptance and card information to: 416-736-5749; or telephone Josephine Piccone at 416-736-2100 Ext.20301 with the card information. We accept only Visa and MasterCard.
SPIDA is funded through the Canadian Initiative on Social Statistics, a joint project of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Statistics Canada.
Fee bursaries and subsidies for transportation and lodging expenses are made possible with this funding.