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Scholarships and Awards

Alexandro Di Nunzio has been awarded a five-month scholarship

Alexandro Di Nunzio has been awarded a five-month scholarship

Alexandro Di Nunzio, a Digital Media master’s student, is currently on exchange at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, after being awarded a five-month scholarship as part of the Erasmus+ KA171 DAAD programme. His primary research focus while abroad is in the development of multiplayer virtual reality applications in the Unity Game Engine, utilizing the ‘vrEDUsys’ […]

Two postdoctoral researchers awarded esteemed Banting Fellowships

Two postdoctoral researchers awarded esteemed Banting Fellowships

Following a highly competitive selection process, York University Postdoctoral Fellows Chiara Camponeschi and Ashlee Christoffersen have been named among this year’s recipients of the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. Awarded by the Government of Canada, the Banting Fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year for two years and supports postdoctoral researchers who will positively contribute to the […]

Seven PhD scholars have been awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Seven PhD scholars have been awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

York University celebrates seven recipients of the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2023. The award, presented by the Government of Canada, aims to support first-rate doctoral students who undertake graduate studies in the fields of social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering, and health. Candidates are evaluated based on three equally weighted selection […]

FGSnews (e-newsletter) Submission Guidelines

FGSnews (e-newsletter) Submission Guidelines

FGSnews is a monthly newsletter produced by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) that is sent to all active graduate community members through York's constituent relationship management (CRM) system. The newsletter encapsulates information for our graduate community and campus partners; which includes key dates, important information, relevant news stories, financial opportunities, scholarships and awards, events […]

PhD scholar in Social and Political Thought chosen as one of SSHRC’s five best storytellers

PhD scholar in Social and Political Thought chosen as one of SSHRC’s five best storytellers

The York Community celebrates Vincci Li for being one of the final five best “storytellers” in a national competition held by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The Storytellers project challenges scholars to show, in up to three minutes or 300 words, how social sciences and humanities research helps create a […]

Graduate Studies webinar series invites students to Choose Grad York

Graduate Studies webinar series invites students to Choose Grad York

The Faculty of Graduate Studies will launch its inaugural graduate conversion event, Choose Grad York, from March 15 to 17 to help support future students in their decision-making process.  “Fall/winter is application season when students research carefully the universities with the degree programs most suited to their interests and futures. Spring is admissions season when offers […]

Thesis Allowance—Reimbursement of Thesis/Dissertation Production Costs

Thesis Allowance—Reimbursement of Thesis/Dissertation Production Costs

The Thesis Allowance fund assists with the cost of production of the final form of thesis/dissertation by registered York graduate students who are or have been members of CUPE 3903 within their current program of study. Eligible expenses: Transparencies, binding for two (2) bound copies, cerlox binding, photocopying of exam copies, laser cartridges, typing, 1GB […]

Graduate students in our Development Studies program receive prestigious scholarships and awards

Graduate students in our Development Studies program receive prestigious scholarships and awards

The Graduate Program in Development Studies (DVST) celebrates its students who have been awarded a number of esteemed scholarships and awards. The recipients since 2018 are highlighted below. These talented DVST students undertake interdisciplinary research centred around processes of socio-economic, political and cultural development in the Global South. The significance of their work is recognized […]

Academic Excellence Fund

Academic Excellence Fund

Academic Excellence Fund  Launched in the fall of 2021, the Academic Excellence Fund (AEF) program supports graduate students in advancing their research and scholarly objectives through simple and timely access to funds. Activities that are supported by AEF include research, dissemination of scholarly or creative work as well as well as student-led initiatives, activities or […]

Award Holders Guide

Award Holders Guide

General Information To receive the award funds, award holders must continue to maintain active registration and be engaged in the research for which the funding was offered during the tenure of the award. For awards offered to full-time students, the registration status must be full-time each term. An award may be interrupted when a student […]