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Dr. Allen T. Lambert Scholars Award

Dr. Allen T. Lambert Scholars Award


Dr. Allen T. Lambert Scholars Award supports outstanding graduate Canadian Aboriginal or First Nations students showing promise as first-rank scholars and researchers in their chosen field. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents*, and demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Allen T. Lambert has been associated with York University since it was founded in 1959 and he was an Honorary Doctorate in 1982. Dr. Lambert has served on the first Board of Governors, and as a fundraiser, pioneered on behalf of York, orchestrating the university’s first one million dollar gift.

Value and Duration

  • Up to two award of $4,150 (Subject to change)


  • Registered York Master’s or Doctoral indigenous students;
  • Academic excellence;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have Protect Person status, and a resident of Ontario;
  • Confirmation of financial need


  • February 28

Award Period (when the award will be paid)

  • Winter Term

How to Apply

Students must complete the Award Submission Portal with the following information:

  • The applicant's statement section should outline how the student's research is aligned with the scope of the award, and;
  • Upload required materials, merged into one PDF file: 1) an up-to-date CV, and 2) a copy of transcript for the most two recent years of study (an unofficial transcript or records from student account are acceptable)

Also separately,


  • If you require further assistance, please contact our Scholarship & Awards Coordinator or Research Officer by visiting our FGS Staff Directory.