York U grad students earn Canada Graduate Scholarships to Honour Nelson Mandela

A number of York University graduate students were named recipients of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship and Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master’s Scholarships, with the distinction of Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) to Honour Nelson Mandela. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) select up to 10 doctoral […]

Elia Scholars celebrated for research achievements

The Elia Scholarship, one of the university’s most prestigious awards, was celebrated last week honouring 2015 recipients Anita Buragohain, Emily Colpitts and Erika Ashley Couto. Valued at $30,000 per year and renewable for up to four years, the purpose of the award is to attract doctoral candidates of the highest calibre from Canada and around […]

Six Vanier scholarship recipients announced at York

York’s graduate and research community is celebrating the receipt of six Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for exceptional PhD students. The award is a signature achievement in part due to its immense research support — providing doctoral students $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their work – but also in that it signifies recipients […]

York launches Postdoctoral Fellowships program

The Faculty of Graduate Studies unveiled a new program this week aimed at supporting advanced research through funded, one-year postdoctoral research positions. Open to both Canadian and International students, the York Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (YPDF) supports research excellence in all disciplines. In the first phase of the program, 10 fellowships will be awarded – applicants […]

FGS Dean hosts informal drop-in for grad students

Barbara Crow, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Associate Vice-President Graduate, encourages current graduate students to attend the Dean’s Cafe, a friendly, informal opportunity to connect and have your voice heard concerning graduate education at York University. The Dean’s Cafe takes place on Tuesday, October 27th from 4:00-5:00 pm in Rm. 232 York Lanes. Light […]