Enbridge Graduate Student Awards

Overview

The Enbridge Graduate Student Award is available to graduate students at York University to support their research related to sustainability and the study of the environment, with particular emphasis on current and emerging issues and programs within fields such as, but not limited to: air quality; conservation; renewable resources; environmental engineering; climate change; and, the design of infrastructure. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents*, and demonstrate financial need.

Value and Duration

  • Up to 6 awards of up to $12,500
    • 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

  • Full-time registered Master's or doctoral York graduate student;
  • Incoming or current students;
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents and/or protected persons who are residents of Ontario*;
  • Selection criteria includes:
    • Research in sustainability and the environment; air quality; conservation; renewable resources; environmental engineering; climate change; and/or, design of safe infrastructure
    • Academic accomplishments (minimum “B” average), and,
    • Financial need

Note: The student must be registered full-time for the upcoming academic year (Fall/Winter).

Deadlines

  • Student deadline: Applications are due to the graduate program office by February 15.
  • Graduate program deadline: Nomination, with complete documentation, is due to the Scholarship and Awards Coordinator in FGS by March 1. The Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee will review nominees for eligibility.

Award Period (when the award will be paid)

  • Upcoming academic year

How to Apply

  • Students must be nominated by their graduate program

Graduate Program Responsibility

  • Review all applications to your program to identify eligible students for nomination for this significant award
  • Encouraged to use this significant award to help persuade top applicants in sustainability research to accept an offer of admission from York University
    • students cannot apply directly to FGS. They must be nominated by their Graduate Program
  • Programs will identify potential nominees and request the appropriate documentation
  • Nominate a maximum of two files to FGS in rank order

Documentation

  • A one-page research statement
  • CV
  • Transcripts (supplied by graduate program from admissions file)
  • Student Financial Profile
  • Letter of nomination (supplied by graduate program director)

Contact

  • Scholarship Coordinator
    230 York Lanes
    Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416) 736-2100 ext. 33954
    fgssac@yorku.ca
  • Research Officer
    230 York Lanes
    Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416) 736-2100 ext. 44168
    fgsro@yorku.ca