Awards and Scholarships

Awards

CIBC Fine Arts Graduate Student Awards

Value of Award:
A maximum of five awards, each worth $4,000, will be awarded for 2019-20.

Eligibility:
To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time in an MFA, MA, or PhD program within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, and must demonstrate artistic excellence through a portfolio review. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in research creation. Criteria for excellence includes originality, formal inventiveness, social impact and feasibility.  Special consideration will be given to students whose work is of an interdisciplinary, cross-departmental, or cross-faculty nature. Please note that funding is for a student project, not the student. The budget should reflect this (template provided).

Nomination Procedure:
Each program may submit 1 PhD and 1 Masters nomination. The nomination file will consist of:

  1. A letter from the Graduate Program Director supporting the nomination
  2. A description of the proposed project (maximum 500 words)
  3. A budget (template provided)
  4. A current CV
  5. Transcripts (or an explanation of professional equivalent)
  6. A portfolio of the nominee’s creative output. This should be a PDF file (maximum 1 page), containing up to three (3) links to the nominee’s relevant work, with brief descriptions providing context.  Video clips must not exceed 5 minutes each

*If you are interested in this award, please send your application to the Graduate Program in Theatre & Theatre Studies (gradthea@yorku.ca) by Friday, October 18th. Please note that only one application from the MA/MFA program and one from the PhD program can be put forward by the department.

Contact

Graduate Program in Theatre & Theatre Studies
322 Centre for Film & Theatre
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 22204
Email: gradthea@yorku.ca

Don Rubin Dissertation Award in Canadian Theatre

Overview

The Don Rubin Dissertation Award in Canadian Theatre will be awarded annually to a current PhD student in Theatre Studies who is writing a dissertation on a Canadian theatre subject. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents*, and demonstrate financial need.

For more information, please contact the Graduate Program in Theatre & Theatre Studies.

Contact

Graduate Program in Theatre & Theatre Studies
322 Centre for Film & Theatre
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 22204
Email: gradthea@yorku.ca

Scholarships

Donald and Murray Davis Scholarship

Overview

The Donald and Murray Davis Scholarship will be awarded to a second-year student in the Graduate Program in Theatre in recognition of outstanding ability and achievement as demonstrated by artistic growth in studio and performance work.

For more information, please contact the Graduate Program in Theatre & Theatre Studies.

Contact

Graduate Program in Theatre & Theatre Studies
322 Centre for Film & Theatre
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 22204
Email: gradthea@yorku.ca