Martha Shuttleworth Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Public and International Affairs

Overview

The Martha Shuttleworth Graduate Entrance Scholarship will be awarded to a student entering the Master's in Public and International Affairs who has a minimum "A" admission average and demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities and leadership. All entering master's students in the Graduate Program in Public and International Affairs will be considered for this award through the Admissions process to their program of study. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents*, and demonstrate financial need.

Value

  • $12,500
  • 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

  • Incoming full-time graduate Master’s student;
  • Must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario;
  • Must demonstrate financial need;
  • Must demonstrate extra-curricular and/or leadership abilities;
  • Must have a minimum ‘A’ average

Award period (when the award will be paid)

  • Upcoming academic year

Deadline

  • March 1st

How to Apply

Students must be nominated by their graduate program. The program will identify potential nominees and request the appropriate documentation. Students cannot apply directly to FGS.

Documentation

  • a statement of research;
  • a CV;
  • Transcripts from Admissions package and/or student file;
  • Completed PDF version of Student Financial Profile (.pdf);
  • a nomination letter from Graduate Program Director.

Allocation Process

Recipients will be recommended by the Graduate Program in Public and International Affairs by April 1 to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee for review at the April meeting.

Contact

  • Graduate Program Director
    Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs, Glendon Campus
    351 York Hall
    Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 88149
    Email: fgaron@glendon.yorku.ca