W.L. Mackenzie King Memorial Scholarships

Overview

The Mackenzie King Scholarships were established as an independent trust under the will of the late Rt. Hon. William Mackenzie King (1874–1950). Two classes of Mackenzie King Scholarship are available to graduates of Canadian universities: the Open Scholarship and the Travelling Scholarship. Both are to support graduate study.

  • The Open Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in any discipline, in Canada or elsewhere
  • The Travelling Scholarship is available to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate study in the United States or the United Kingdom in the areas of international relations or industrial relations

Value and Duration

  • One Open Scholarship is awarded each year. The value has recently been about $10,000 but it is subject to change
  • Recently four scholarships of $11,000 each have been awarded annually, but the number and the amount are subject to change

Eligibility

Deadlines

  • February 1, 2017

How to Apply

A complete application package should be submitted to the FGS Scholarships and Awards Coordinator by February 1, 2017. An application form and transcripts should be submitted in one envelope. References may be submitted to the student in a sealed envelope, or directly to FGS.

Support

  • Research Officer
    230 York Lanes
    Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416)736-2100 ext. 44168
    fgsro@yorku.ca

    • Facilitate review process with adjudication committee
  • Scholarships and Awards Coordinator
    230 York Lanes
    Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416)736-2100 ext. 33954
    fgssac@yorku.ca

    • Collect and organize applications

Contact

Last updated June 23, 2016