Award Search

This tool lets you view awards, scholarships, prizes and bursaries offered at York University. Take a few moments to search for awards you may be eligible for: you can search by Faculty, award type, activity level or type in the name of an award that you may be familiar with. Unless otherwise stated, all full-time, part-time and mature students are eligible for all the awards in the system so long as they meet the published criteria.

For additional graduate awards, visit the York Financial Assistance section of the Faculty of Graduate Studies website. You can also see a listing of external awards elsewhere on this site.

Note: All awards listed on this website are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Albert Tucker Award in British Graduate History

Description
The Albert Tucker Award in British History will be given annually to one or more doctoral students for the purpose of advancing their research on their dissertation. The grant is to be used for travel, accommodation and meals abroad; conference travel is explicitly excluded. Candidates must be beyond the comprehensive examination stage of their studies and registered as full-time students at the time they apply for this award. To be considered, applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Normally, this award may only be held once and the recipient may hold this fellowship in conjunction with other awards.
Appliction Process
To be considered, candidates must submit a Student Financial Profile form available from the Graduate Program in History Office, 2172 Vari Hall. In addition, applicants must submit the following to the Director of the Graduate Program in History by the April 10th deadline: a statement outlining planned work and detailing how the proposed research travel would contribute to their scholarly objectives as specified in an approved dissertation proposal, a short statement from the supervisor explaining why the trip described is necessary at the current stage of the thesis research, a budget detailing their research travel plans and a current CV. University policies on the amount to be charged for travel and accommodation per deim should be followed. Receipts and documents will be required for any other expenses claimed, such as copying and equipment where appropriate. Upon return from the research trip, the recipient(s) must submit a written report outlining the results of the research and detailing with receipts the expenses incurred.

How to Interpret the Awards Search Results

1. Offered

The time of year when this award is offered. This gives you an idea about when you'll need to apply for the award. The most common is In-Course (Fall/Winter), indicating that the award happens during the Fall/Winter session.

2. Award Type

The type of award:

  1. Bursaries are based on financial need. Therefore, students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
  2. Scholarships are based on academic merit. Therefore, students with high academic standing are encouraged to apply.
  3. Awards are based on both academic merit and financial need. Therefore, students with high academic standing and financial need are encouraged to apply.

3. Value

The value of this award.

4. No. of Awards

The number of these awards offered each year.

5. Description

Details about the award's origins, purpose, and eligibility requirements. For example, some awards may require a minimum credit enrolment, a certain grade point average (GPA), enrolment in a specific Faculty, or a certain citizenship status.

6. Application Process

This explains how you can be considered for the award. Many of the awards simply require that you fill out the Student Financial Profile (SFP) for the current session. Other awards may, for example, ask for reference letters and personal statements outlining your extra-curricular involvement.