Armand and Denise LaBarge Graduate Scholarship in Multiculturalism

Overview

The Armand and Denise La Barge Graduate Scholarship in Multiculturalism will be awarded annually to a graduate student enrolled at York University. To be eligible for the Scholarship the recipient must demonstrate academic excellence in their field of study. This award reflects the La Barges' outstanding contributions in fighting racism and promoting peaceful co-existence of citizens in a multicultural environment by supporting graduate students whose work relates to Multiculturalism, Human Rights, Cultural Diversity, Racism, or similar areas.

Value and Duration

  • One award up to $8,000
    • 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 for more information.

Eligibility

  • Full–time registered current Master’s or doctoral York graduate student;
  • Domestic and international students are both eligible for this scholarship;

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

Deadlines

  • Student deadline: February 28
  • Graduate program deadline (if applicable): March 15

Award Period (when the award will be paid)

  • Upcoming academic year

How to Apply

Students must submit the following in one PDF document through the Award Submission Portal:

  • Award Application Form : the applicant's statement section should outline how the student's research is aligned with the scope of the award;
  • A current Curriculum Vitae;
  • Official or unofficial transcripts. A copy of grades from the student account is acceptable. Must include the last two years or all years of graduate studies.

Contact

Scholarship and Awards Coordinator
230 York Lanes
Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
(416) 736-2100 ext. 33954
fgssac@yorku.ca