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.

Johanna H. Stuckey Graduate Bursary in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies

Description
The Johanna Stuckey Graduate Bursary in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies has been created to support and encourage thoughtful study for a graduate student who demonstrates community involvement in the university, and financial need. Dr. Stuckey joined York University in 1964 and in addition to her prolific research and writing and her record as an outstanding instructor, served as Advisor to the President on the Status of Women (1981-1985), Chair of the Senate Task Force on the Status of Women (1972-1975), Co-ordinator of the Women's Studies Programme (1986-1989), Chair of the Division of Humanities (1974-1979), Acting Master of Founders College (1972-1973) and as Vice-Chair, York University Faculty Association (1973-1974).
Appliction Process
This bursary will be offered every year to a registered, full-time graduate student in the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies, who demonstrates community involvement in the university, including volunteer service in the Nellie Langford Rowell Women's Studies Library. Preference will be given to a student with a concentration of work in the Humanities, although consideration will be given to other candidates in the event that there is no such candidate in a given year. Students should fill out the Student Financial Profile (SFP) on or before November 1st for disbursement within the Fall term, of a given year. Students interested in applying for this bursary should contact the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies.

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.