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Enbridge Graduate Student Awards

Enbridge Graduate Student Awards


The Enbridge Graduate Student Award is available to graduate students at York University to support their research related to sustainability and the study of the environment, with particular emphasis on current and emerging issues and programs within fields such as, but not limited to: air quality; conservation; renewable resources; environmental engineering; climate change; and, the design of infrastructure. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents*, and demonstrate financial need.

Value and Duration

  • Up to 6 awards of up to $12,500
    • 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
  • Non-renewable

Note: This award is comprised of matching funds. If you are expecting to receive the York Graduate Fellowship, this award will impact your Fellowship amount. Please visit Matching Funds to learn more.


  • Full-time registered current Master's or doctoral York graduate student;
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents and/or protected persons who are residents of Ontario*;
  • Selection criteria includes:
    • Research in sustainability and the environment; air quality; conservation; renewable resources; environmental engineering; climate change; and/or, design of safe infrastructure
    • Academic accomplishments (minimum “B” average), and,
    • Financial need

Note: The student must be registered full-time for the upcoming academic year (Fall/Winter).


  • Student deadline: February 28
  • Graduate program deadline (if applicable): March 15

Award Period (when the award will be paid)

  • Upcoming academic year

How to Apply

  1. Students must submit the following in one PDF document through the Award Submission Portal:
    • Award Application Form: the applicant's statement section should outline how the student's research is aligned with the scope of the award;
    • A current Curriculum Vitae;
    • Official or unofficial transcripts. A copy of grades from the student account is acceptable. Must include the last two years or all years of graduate studies.
  2. Also separately, online Student Financial Profile must also be completed by the student submission deadline.


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