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There are many scholarships on offer to fund your graduate studies here at the Lassonde School of Engineering. 

Please consult the list of opportunities below.

We strongly to encourage you to apply this financial support and we are keen to assist you. We are here to help you through the process so please email us at grad.studies@lassonde.yorku.ca if you have any questions.


Overview:
The Computer Science & Engineering Outstanding Thesis & Dissertation Prize will be awarded to recognize the outstanding achievement of graduate students who are considered among the top most candidate from the graduate program.
There is no formal application process, as consideration for this prize will be done automatically by the graduate program. Please contact the Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering for more information about this award.

Contact:
Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering
1012T Lassonde Building
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 66183
Email: gpa@eecs.yorku.ca
Overview:
To be awarded to a female doctoral candidate conducting research with in the general area of atmospheric, earth or space science/engineering in the Lassonde School of Engineering. Nominees should be outstanding role models, who are not only successful in their own research, but have also shown a strong desire and enthusiasm for mentoring their peers. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and an Ontario resident*, who demonstrates financial need.
Value and Duration:
Four awards up to $12,500
The value and number of award(s) in any given year will depend on the rate of distribution from the endowment fund and the number of recipients selected
Non-renewable
Note: This award is comprised of matching funds. If you are expecting to receive the York Graduate Fellowship, this award will impact your Fellowship amount. Please visit Matching Funds to learn more.
Eligibility:
Full-time Doctoral York graduate student;
Incoming and current students;
Canadian citizens, permanent residents and/or protected persons who are residents of Ontario;
Selection criteria includes:
Research in atmospheric, earth or space science/engineering
Academic accomplishments
Demonstrated desire and enthusiasm for mentoring peers, and,
Financial need
Note: The student must be registered full-time for the upcoming academic year (Fall/Winter).
Deadlines:
Graduate program deadline: program nomination, with complete documentation, is due to the Scholarship and Awards Coordinator in FGS by April 27. The Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee will review nominees for eligibility
Award Period (when the award will be paid):
Upcoming academic year
How to Apply:
Students must be nominated by their graduate program
Graduate Program Responsibility:
The admissions committee in the Graduate Program in Earth and Space Sciences is encouraged to review all admission applications to the program to identify eligible students for nomination
Encouraged to use this significant award to help persuade top applicants in ecology within the Graduate Program Earth and Space Sciences to accept an offer of admission from York University
Required Documentation (Retrieved from Admissions file where possible):
Statement of research
CV
Transcripts (supplied by graduate program from admissions file)
Two letters of support
Completed online Student Financial Profile

Contact:
Please contact the Graduate Program in Earth & Space Science:
http://www.yorku.ca/gradess/contact.html
Overview:
The Dr. Ralph Nicholls Graduate Scholarship has been established as a meaningful tribute to Dr. Ralph Nicholls for his many years of service to the University and mentoring of York faculty members and students. The award supports research in Physics, Astronomy, Atmospheric or Space Sciences. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents*, and demonstrate financial need.
Value and Duration:
One award up to $4,500 (Subject to change)
Non-renewable
Eligibility:
Incoming or continuing full-time graduate student in Physics, Astronomy, Atmospheric or Space Sciences;
Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario;
Entering students must have exhibited outstanding academic achievement (minimum GPA of an A in the last two years of full-time studies) and participated in scientific activities related to their area of study;
Continuing graduate students must demonstrate a high level of research and academic performance and good communication skills as demonstrated through participation in teaching, presentations (conferences/seminars), or the publishing of research papers;
Confirmation of financial need;
Preference will be given to first year students but continuing graduate students will be considered in instances where there are no suitable incoming candidates.
Deadlines:
Student deadline: February 28
Graduate program deadline (if applicable): March 15
Award Period (when the award will be paid):
Upcoming academic year.
How to Apply:
1. Students must submit the following in one PDF document through the Award Submission Portal:
Award Application Form : the applicant’s statement section should outline how the student’s research is aligned with the scope of the award;
A current Curriculum Vitae;
Official or unofficial transcripts. A copy of grades from the student account is acceptable. Must include the last two years or all years of graduate studies.
2. Also separately, online Student Financial Profile must also be completed by the student submission deadline.

Contact:
Scholarship and Awards Coordinator
230 York Lanes
Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
(416) 736-2100 ext. 33954
fgssac@yorku.ca
Overview:
The Eshrat Arjomandi Scholarship in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will be given annually to an undergraduate and/or graduate student studying or doing research in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering at York University. The recipients must have demonstrated academic excellence (minimum 7.5 GPA for undergraduate candidates and minimum “A” average for graduate candidates); preference will be given to female students (under York’s Women in Science special program). Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents*, and demonstrate financial need.For more information, please visit: http://lassonde.yorku.ca/awards-bursaries-scholarships

Contact:
Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
1012T Lassonde Building
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 66183
Email: gpa@eecs.yorku.ca
Overview:
The Excellence Award in Graduate Research recognizes the outstanding research achievement of graduate students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. There are two awards: one at the Master’s level, and another at the PhD level.
Candidates must meet all the following criteria at the time of application:
1. Be enrolled as a full-time student in a graduate program (MA or PhD) at the Department of Mechanical Engineering
2. Be conducting research under principal supervision of a faculty member
3. The award is open to both domestic and international students
For more information, please contact the Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering.

Contact:
Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
437C Bergeron Building
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 44139
Email: mech_gpa@lassonde.yorku.ca
Overview:
The Hadi and Ozra Arjomandi Graduate Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming or continuing full-time graduate student in a master’s or PhD level of study in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Program in the Lassonde School of Engineering.
Entering students must exhibit outstanding academic achievement (minimum grade average of ‘A’) and have participated in engineering activities related to their study.
Continuing graduate students must demonstrate a high level of research and academic performance through their participation in teaching, presentations (conference/seminars), or publishing of research papers.
Areas of study/research could be related to any current and future program in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

Contact:
Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering
1012T Lassonde Building
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 66183
Email: gpa@eecs.yorku.ca
Overview:
The Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology (IBET) Momentum Fellowship is available to one full-time PHD student in the Lassonde School of Engineering. This fellowship is valued at $30,000 per year for 4 years/12 terms. Students enrolled in a PhD program in the Lassonde School of Engineering will receive $25,000 per year from the fellowship as well as an additional $5,000 per year from their supervisor in the form of a Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) for a maximum of 4 years/12 terms. Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada and self-identify as Indigenous* or Black**
*For the purposes of this Fellowship, an Indigenous person is a person who self-identifies as First Nations (Status/Non-Status), Métis, or Inuit as defined in the Canadian Constitution Act 1982.
** For the purposes of this Fellowship, a black person is a person who is of African-Canadian, Caribbean-Canadian or Afro-Caribbean heritage
Value:
One award of $100,000
The value of the award will be distributed over 4 years.
In addition to this amount, the recipient will receive an additional $5,000 per year in the form of a Research Assistantship from their supervisor.
Eligibility:
Canadian Citizen or permanent resident of Canada who self-identify as being Indigenous* or Black**
Applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements for their PhD program.
Applicants must have submitted an application to a PhD program in the Lassonde School of Engineering.
Plan to start their PhD program on a full-time basis in Fall term.
Applicants applying as a direct entry to PhD are eligible for this fellowship.
Deadline:
August 15, 2021
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should complete an online application via Lassonde’s application website.
Personal and research statement indicating their career vision and how the proposed research aligns with the strategic priorities of the Lassonde School of Engineering.
CV
Academic Transcripts
Letter of support from the student’s doctoral supervisor
Overview:
The Mercedes T. Richards and Jane St. Amour Award in Engineering was established to support research and related scholarly activities. The award will benefit a full–time international student enrolled in a PhD or Master’s program within the Lassonde School of Engineering who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate community involvement and leadership.
Value:
One award of $1,200
The value and number of award(s) in any given year will depend on the rate of distribution from the endowment fund and the number of recipients selected.
Eligibility:
Full–time registered Master’s or doctoral York international student;
Minimum B average in the last two completed years of study;
Demonstrate financial need.
Deadline:
January 17, 2020
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should complete an online application via Lassonde’s application website.
A complete application consists of the following:
A one–page statement on community involvement and leadership;
Transcripts (unofficial or official, can be a student copy downloaded from the student account. Must include the last two years completed studies.);
Completed online Student Financial Profile.

Contact:
Almey Tse Soriano
Manager, Graduate Studies
Lassonde School of Engineering
Phone: 416-736-2100 ext. 44039
Email: almey.tsesoriano@lassonde.yorku.ca
Overview:
The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award recognized up to two exceptional teaching assistants (TAs) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The award honours the importance of teaching as one of the core missions of the Department and aims to inspire graduate students to give increased attention to teaching and learning processes.
To be eligible for this award, students must meet all of the following criteria at the time of nomination:
1. Be enrolled as a full-time student in the Mechanical Engineering program (in exceptional circumstances the TA may be from other programs) at York University;
2. Be employed as a teaching assistant by the Department of Mechanical Engineering;
3. The award is open to domestic and international students.
For more information, please contact the Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering.

Contact:
Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering
437C Bergeron Building
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 44139
Email: mech_gpa@lassonde.yorku.ca
Overview:
The Patel Family Fighting Spirit Award will recognize students who are able to persevere and overcome life’s ups and downs with a fighting spirit by achieving the greatest jump in grade point average from one year to the next. Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in full-time studies at the Lassonde School of Engineering are eligible.
Value:
The value of this award is $500.
How to Apply:
Students can nominate themselves. Personal statements should be submitted online through: https://apply.lassonde.yorku.ca/prog/the_patel_family_fighting_spirit_award
Deadline to Apply:
The deadline to apply is February 9, 2020.

Contact:
For more information, please contact your respective Graduate Program within the Lassonde School of Engineering. http://lassonde.yorku.ca/contact-information
Overview:
The Roderick Guthrie Graduate Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming or continuing full-time graduate student in a Master’s or PhD level of study at the Lassonde School of Engineering whose area of study/research is related to Process Engineering Metallurgy and/or related Environmental/Energy Issues.
Value and Duration:
One award of $5,000
Eligibility:
Incoming or continuing full-time graduate (masters or doctoral) student ;
Areas of study/research must be related to Process Engineering Metallurgy and/or related Environmental/Energy Issues;
Minimum grade point average of ‘A’;
In case of incoming students: must have participated in engineering activities related to their study;
In case of current students: must demonstrate a high level of research and academic performance through their participation in teaching, presentations (conferences/seminars), or publishing of research papers.
Deadline:
May 4
How to Apply:
Interested individuals may apply to this scholarship using the Lassonde Fluid Review website. This is an online application system.
To login into the application system, applicants must sign up by creating an account. Applicants can build their application through multiple visits to the system and save their application as they progress through the form.
A statement of research;
A CV;
Academic transcripts (from admissions and/or student file—Graduate Program Assistant can help with this).
Graduate programs may identify potential incoming candidates and request them to submit an online application.
Allocation Process:
The Lassonde School of Engineering awards adjudication committee will select a successful recipient no later than July 30 for disbursement in the following Fall term of the academic year.
The Lassonde awards committee will inform the successful candidate. The Manager, Graduate Studies will forward pertinent details to the Scholarships & Awards Coordinator at FGS to post the funds to the student account.

Contact:
Almey Tse Soriano
Manager, Graduate Studies
Lassonde School of Engineering
almey.tsesoriano@lassonde.yorku.ca
Overview:
The Carswell Scholarships will be awarded to incoming Doctoral students in the Lassonde School of Engineering, who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement.
Value and Duration:
One award up to $10,000
Eligibility:
Must be an Incoming (Fall 2021) Doctoral student in the Lassonde School of Engineering
Domestic or international
Deadline:
May 31, 2021
How to Apply:
Interested individuals may apply to this scholarship using the Lassonde Fluid Review website. This is an online application system.
To login into the application system, applicants must sign up by creating an account. Applicants can build their application through multiple visits to the system and save their application as they progress through the form.
Required documentation:
Personal statement indicating their career vision and research direction (500 words)
Transcripts (From admissions file and student file; Graduate Program Assistant can help)
Two letters of support: one from the student’s supervisor and one preferably from an external source (both letters are expected to be from academic sources)
Assessment Process:
All applications will be assessed by the Lassonde Awards Committee.
The committee will take into consideration the student’s GPA and commitment to research as demonstrated in the letters of support and personal statement.
In addition, the committee will consider how the proposed research aligns with the Strategic Priorities of LE, and the opportunity for the new scholar to forge collaborations between Lassonde and other research areas at York.

Contact:
Almey Tse Soriano
Manager, Graduate Studies
almey.tsesoriano@lassonde.yorku.ca