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.

Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy Process Research

Description
The Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy Process Research recognizes excellence in graduate student research through the contribution of a research paper to the field of psychotherapy process research. This award is open to all current graduate students in the Clinical Area of the Department of Psychology, York University. The paper may have multiple authors but the graduate student must be the lead author and the research must be based on an MA or PhD thesis and/or a minor area paper or independent research project. Papers submitted for this award must relate to the use of either quantitative or qualitative methods for studying psychotherapy process (in any treatment modality/context and using any therapy approach). The paper should be published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal in the preceding calendar year.
Appliction Process
Graduate student papers are nominated by area faculty, who provide a nomination letter outlining the significance of the research and the studentżs efforts/contribution to the research. Nominated papers & nomination letters should be submitted to the head of the Clinical Area by May 1. Faculty can submit up to one nominee each.

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.