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 Outstanding Doctoral Research in Clinical Health Psychology

An award for research excellence in clinical health psychology will be given out annually to one doctoral student in the clinical or clinical developmental psychology area. The Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research in Clinical Health Psychology recognizes an exceptional PhD thesis or an article published in clinical health psychology while undertaking full-time doctoral studies. The award is open to graduate students in the clinical or clinical-developmental programs at York University and recognizes innovative research in health psychology. Innovativeness may be demonstrated by advancing theory, methodology, clinical practice, or health service delivery. The adjudicating committee will be composed of faculty from the clinical and clinical-developmental areas. Individuals may receive the award only once. The award will be given annually contingent upon submissions demonstrating research excellence as determined by the adjudicating committee. The award is open to doctoral students in the clinical and clinical developmental areas. The successful applicant will be notified no later than the end of June and will be formally presented with the award on a suitable occasion.
Application Process
Students must be nominated by a faculty member. Nomination letters describing the strengths of the nominee's thesis, or published article, along with a copy of the nominee?s CV, are due by May 1st. Nominations for the award will be received by the Director of Clinical Training (CD and Clinical areas) by May 1st of each academic year and sent to the Awards sub-committee for adjudication.

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.