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CERLAC invites applications for The Grace & David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies

Mar 31, 2014

The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean at York University (CERLAC) solicits applications to The Grace & David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies a scholarship fund intended to support the research of PhD students whose work is of relevance to Caribbean Studies.

Application deadline: 31 March 2014

Description:
The Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies is intended to support PhD students at York University whose research is related to Caribbean studies so that they might focus on research during the fieldwork phase of their studies or while writing their thesis. Recipients will be selected based on academic excellence, significance of proposed research, likelihood of completion, and financial need. Preference will be given to a PhD student whose dissertation proposal has been accepted.

The 2014 award consists of $5,000.

Application Process:
Interested applicants will be required to provide a nomination package to the Centre for Research on Latin America & the Caribbean (CERLAC) no later than 31 March 2014 in order to be considered for this scholarship.

Nomination packages will include the following:

  • a statement (no longer than three pages) outlining their areas of research and the importance of this research as it relates to Caribbean studies;
  • a sample of their research;
  • academic transcripts (can be submitted up to 2 weeks after the application deadline); and,
  • two letters of reference.

Send applications to:
CERLAC
8th Floor, Kaneff Tower
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3

Applicants must also complete the Student Financial Profile (SFP).

Preference will be given to a PhD candidate with an approved dissertation proposal on file with the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies, for distribution in the Summer term for the year of consideration. By virtue of applying for this scholarship, students agree to share their statements with the donor who has established the scholarship.

Applicants can contact cbonifaz@yorku.ca, for further information on this scholarship.


Sponsor:Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean
Web Sitehttp://www.yorku.ca/cerlac/
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