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Scholarships and Awards

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 […]

2021–22 Autism Scholar Award

2021–22 Autism Scholar Award

The Autism Scholars Award recognizes outstanding researchers working to establish novel treatment options and services for children with autism. Adding to Ontario’s scope of diagnosis and assessment, along with the quality of its treatment system, the award supports innovative ideas with the potential to positively impact the lives of families across Canada. This year’s recipient […]

York PhD students awarded prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

York PhD students awarded prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Two York University PhD students dedicated to the advancement of trailblazing research have been awarded 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. Valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years, this prestigious scholarship is presented by the Government of Canada to support doctoral students who are conducting world-class research. The scholarship recipients embody all of […]

York scholars receive Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

York scholars receive Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

York University Postdoctoral Fellows Mohammad Naderi and Vasily Panferov have been named among this year’s recipients of the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. Awarded by the Government of Canada, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year for two years, supporting postdoctoral researchers who will positively contribute to Canada’s social, economic and research-based growth. Following a highly competitive […]

William Pearson Scott Scholarship

William Pearson Scott Scholarship

Overview The William Pearson Scott Scholarship will be awarded to outstanding fourth year specialized honours or first year Masters students in economics or political science. For more information, please visit the Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries page. Connect with FGS