Ioan Davies Award

M.A. and Ph.D. students in the Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture at York University are invited to apply for the Ioan Davies Award. This award is given annually to an outstanding student registered in the Graduate Program in Communication & Culture at York, who demonstrates financial need and a research interest in the topics reflected in the work of Ioan Davies:

Professor Davies taught at York from 1972 until his death in 2000, helped establish the African Studies Program, the Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought and the Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture, and was a founder of the journal border/lines.

The nomination or application must include the completed application form and the submission of a scholarly paper, thesis or dissertation chapter, or research-creation project. Applicants' year of study and degree requirements will be taken into consideration in the adjudication of this award.  

Amount: $500 min. to $1000 max.

Eligibility: M.A. and Ph.D. students registered full-time at York University in the Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture. Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents, and Ontario residents.

Nominations/applications should be submitted to the Graduate Program Assistant, either in person at 3008 Dahdaleh Building, or via email

For more information about eligibility and application, please visit or Deadline to be announced.

 Submission deadline: 23 Octoboer 2020