Joyce and Fred Zemans Scholarship

Overview

The Joyce and Fred Zemans Scholarship at York University will be awarded to one graduate student from each of the following three programs:

  1. The Graduate Program in Art History, with preference given to students in Canadian Art and/or Curatorial Studies;
  2. The Schulich School of Business' MBA program, with preference given to students specializing in Arts and Media Administration;
  3. The Osgoode Hall Law School's Graduate Program in Law, with preference given to students whose research focuses on Alternative Dispute Resolution or Access to Justice.

Value and Duration

  • Up to 3 awards of $2,000
    • The value and number of award(s) in any given year will depend on the rate of distribution from the endowment fund and the number of recipients selected
  • Non-renewable
Note: This award is comprised of matching funds. If you are expecting to receive the York Graduate Fellowship, this award will impact your Fellowship amount. Please visit Matching Funds to learn more.

Eligibility

  • Master's or doctoral
  • Both domestic and international students are eligible
  • Must be from the following areas of study:
    • The Graduate Program in Art History, with preference given to students in Canadian Art and/or Curatorial Studies;
    • Schulich School of Business' MBA program, with preference given to students specializing in Arts and Media Administration;
    • Osgoode Hall Law School's Graduate Program in Law, with preference given to students whose research focuses on Alternative Dispute Resolution or Access to Justice

Graduate Program Responsibility

  • The application process requires program nomination. Each eligible graduate student program will submit one nominee each for this scholarship
    • students cannot apply directly to FGS. They must be nominated by their Graduate Program

Documentation

  • Letter of nomination from the Graduate Program Director
  • Statement of Research
  • CV
  • Transcripts (supplied by graduate program from admissions file)

Deadlines

For students:

  • Applicants should contact their graduate program office to indicate their interest in being considered before March 1 in the year in which they are applying to the program for admission.
  • Continuing students should contact their graduate program office to indicate their interest in being considered before March 1 for awards that will commence in September of that year.

For Graduate Programs:

  • Program nomination, with complete documentation, is due to Scholarships and Awards Coordinator at FGS by April 3.  Programs must submit a rank order if submitting multiple nominees.  The Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee will review nominees for eligibility

How to Apply

  • Students must be nominated by their graduate program

Contact

  • Financial Aid
    Schulich School of Business
    416-736-2100 ext. 77979
    finaid@schulich.yorku.ca
  • Coordinator, Administrative Services
    Office of Advising and Integrated Student Services, AMPD
    (416)736-2100 x 77343
    pietra@yorku.ca
  • Graduate Program Coodinator
    Research & Graduate Studies, Osgoode Hall Law School
    (416)736-2100 x 5846
    lbunker@osgoode.yorku.ca