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Become a Member

Members of the Robarts Centre are kept up-to-date on current scholarly events and research being conducted across the country, and they are eligible for our smaller grants and funding opportunities. Associate members are expected to complete the Annual Report Request Form.

Click here to apply for membership!

Membership Categories (click on any of the category types below for more information)

  • Faculty Associates: Tenure-stream, contract and retired members of York faculty.
  • Research Associates: Postdoctoral fellows connected to the Centre, post-PhD fellows without fellowships, and all graduate students and post-PhD scholars. Scholars who have completed a PhD may apply (with sponsorship from a Faculty Associate at the Robarts Centre) to become a Research Associate for a two-year term. Research Associates are expected to present their work during their period of affiliation and are particularly encouraged to do so at the annual graduate student conference.
  • Visiting Fellows: Scholars with academic positions in other institutions; including researchers from other institutions in the Toronto area who may be working on a Robarts-related project for a specific time period no more than one academic year
  • External Associate: Scholars and community members who collaborate with at least one Faculty Associate of the Centre, and whose work actively support the public outreach and engagement missions of the Centre.