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Awards

 

FW12/13 DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

CONTRACT FACULTY: Janet Milo-Thaiss

CONTRACT FACULTY: Maxine Wood

 FW11/12 DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

CONTRACT FACULTY: Jacqueline Petropoulos

TEACHING ASSISTANT: Tanhum Yoreh

 

FW10/11 DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

CONTRACT FACULTY: Ryan Wei

TEACHING ASSISTANT: Lee Danes

FW09/10 DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

CONTRACT FACULTY: Roger Fisher and Danny O'Rourke-DiCarlo

TEACHING ASSISTANT: Inga Untiks

 

FW08/09 DIVISION OF HUMANITIES EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

CONTRACT FACULTY: Deborah Clipperton

TEACHING ASSISTANT: Jason Michelakos

FW07/08 DIVISION OF HUMANITIES EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

CONTRACT FACULTY: Jennifer Duncan

TEACHING ASSISTANT: Candace Iron

 

Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries

A complete list of awards, scholarships and bursaries is available:http://sfs.yorku.ca/scholarships/index.htm

  1. The Humanities 25th Anniversary Book Prize: Awarded annually to the humanities major graduating with the highest cumulative grade point average of 7.50 or better for all years of study, calculated for all courses credited towards the major.
     
  2. Carleton E. Perrin Book Prize for Excellence in Sciences: Awarded to the most outstanding science student taking a humanities course. Candidates considered for this award are expected to have demonstrated a minimum cumulative GPA of 7.50 and have a notable appreciation of the humanities.
     
  3. The William Kilbourn Award: Awarded annually to a humanities major who has completed at least four humanities courses and is entering their final year of study with the highest grade point average.  Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 7.0 (B+) in humanities courses and a cumulative overall grade point average of 7.0 (B+).  The Kilbourn Award in the Humanities commemorates the distinguished career of Professor William Kilbourn, historian, social activist, member of the Toronto City Council and Founding Chair of the Department of Humanities.
     
  4. The Walter Gordon Prize in Canadian Studies: Awarded annually on the recommendation of the Course Director for AP/HUMA 1200 9.0 (Contexts of Canadian Culture), to the author of the best paper written in the course. 
     
  5. The Department of Humanities Retirees’ Bursary: This award was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in one of the following degree programs: Latin & Caribbean Studies; Science and Technology; Classical Studies; Religious Studies; East Asian Studies; Humanities or European Studies.  The recipient must have completed between 30 and 60 credits with a cumulative GPA of 6.00 or higher and be registered in a minimum of 18 credits for the current academic year. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.  For more information contact: Scholarships and Bursaries Unit, Student Financial Services, Bennett Centre for Student Services.
     
  6. The Department of Humanities Award of Achievement: This award has been established to provide encouragement and financial support to a deserving York University third-year undergraduate student with a declared major in humanities. This award is renewable for one additional year assuming successful achievement of academic requirements. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.  For more information contact: Scholarships and Bursaries Unit, Student Financial Services, Bennett Centre for Student Services.
     
  7. The George Hopton Award: This Award is intended to recognize and encourage students with special needs or circumstances.  It is awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies student who is pursuing his/her first degree, completed at least 18 York credits (six credits of which should be a general education course) with a minimum overall grade point average of 7.0 and majoring in any of the following fields: Humanities, Religious Studies, Social Science, Sociology, Social Work, Woman's Studies. Preference will be given to a student who: demonstrates financial need; is the first in their family to attend a university; is a single parent; disabled or aboriginal. Applicants must submit a one-page letter outlining their personal and educational background. Established to honour Professor Hopton, retired Professor of Humanities, ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church, and former Master of Atkinson. Professor Hopton was an advocate for redressing systemic imbalances and social injustices. For more information contact: Dean’s Office, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.
     
  8. Marta Danylewycz Essay Prize: The prize was established in memory of Marta Danylewycz, promising scholar and inspirational teacher in history and women's studies, who died in 1985 at the age of 38.  It will be awarded to a student who has submitted the best essay in the humanities on a topic relating to women.  Excellence and originality are the chief criteria. Students or course directors may submit eligible essays written for courses in the previous fall/winter or summer session.
     
  9. Petro Jacyk Educational Foundation Scholarship: The Petro Jacyk Foundation Educational Scholarship will be given to a continuing student on the Keele Campus who has received top academic standing in a Ukrainian literature or culture course in the fall term and is registered in a Ukrainian literature or culture course in the winter term.  Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. For more information contact: Scholarships and Bursaries Unit, Student Financial Services, Bennett Centre for Student Services.
     
  10. William R. Coleman Prize:  This book prize is offered to the student who has written the best essay in any humanities or religious studies course offered on the Keele Campus.  It is awarded for courses completed in the previous fall/winter and summer session.  Established to honour Professor William R. Coleman upon his retirement from the Department of Humanities.  An inspired teacher, he served as a model of the interdisciplinary approach highly valued at York University.