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.

The Kent Haworth Archival Research Fellowship at York University

Description
The Kent Haworth Archival Research Fellowship at York University is designed to honour Kent MacLean Haworth (1946-2003) who was a tireless, internationally respected champion of archives and a superbly capable gatherer of Canadian material for the York University Archives. This endowed fellowship will enable students to make use of archival holdings at York University in aid of a doctoral dissertation project. This fellowship is available to full-time doctoral students in any discipline who are at the dissertation stage of his/her program and who wish to make use of the holdings of the Archives of York University in aid of his/her research. The recipient need not be a York University student. Conditions of the fellowship are as follows: 1. Research must be undertaken in the York University Archives within 12 months of the awarding of the fellowship; 2. The Fellowship will be acknowledged in the appropriate section of the dissertation; 3. The Fellowship will be acknowledged in publications emanating from research accomplished through the Haworth Fellowship. Copies of these publications will be forwarded to the York University Archivist; and 4. A report will be filed with the University Archivist within two months of the completion of the dissertation.
Appliction Process
Applications are to be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University and will include a statement of intent and project proposal explaining the need to use the holdings of the York University Archives, signed by the dissertation supervisor; current Curriculum Vitae; confidential letter of support from the dissertation supervisor; and official graduate transcript.

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.