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.

Graduate Student MA Award in Clinical-Developmental Psychology

Description
The Graduate Student MA Award in Clinical-Developmental Psychology was created to recognize graduate student leadership and scholarly excellence at the MA level in the area of clinical-developmental psychology. This award is open to MA candidates in the MA2 year in the clinical-developmental program at York University. It is based upon student leadership demonstrated in various domains within the graduate program and in the field of psychology more broadly, as well as demonstrations of academic excellence. It includes: active participation in student representation (e.g., serving as CD area student representative), service to the clinical-developmental program (e.g., leadership for practicum days, for the town hall meetings, for the yearly student open house and other student recruitment efforts), service through mentorship, service to the Psychology Graduate Student Association, and service to the profession of psychology (e.g., student leadership in the Canadian or Ontario Psychological Associations). It also includes level of academic achievement during the MA program and research activities where the student takes a central role. Individuals may receive the award only once. The award is intended to be given annually.
Appliction Process
Nomination letters should describe the nominee's strengths relative to the requirements described above. A copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae must be included. Due date for materials is April 30. Nominations may be submitted by faculty members only.

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.