Student Awards and Grants

photo of the March in Defence of Water, Land and Life, Montevideo, 2013

March in Defence of Water, Land and Life, Montevideo, 2013.


Our students have been awarded several major external scholarships over the years to help fund their research.

2020–2021

The Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Fellowship

  • Melissa Coward

The Paavo and Aino Lukkari Fieldwork Award

  • Keiron Cobban
  • Sandra McKay

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Riaz Khan
  • Najiba Khaliqi
  • Nicolas Viens
  • Dawit Demoz

Canada Graduate Scholarship–Master's (CGS-M)

  • Mahim Aqil
  • Keiron Cobban
  • Emily Kutchaw
  • Sandra McKay
  • Cody Samuels
  • Nicholas Storr

Penelope Jane Glasser

  • Maham Aqil

Fonds de Recherche du Quebec Science et Culture (FRQSC)

  • Nicolas Viens

2019–2020

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Helen Claire Andrus
  • Travis Moore
  • Laura Perez Gonzalez
  • Nicolas Viens
  • Kaitlyn Williams

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Maham Aqil
  • Emily Kutchaw

Pierre Elliot Trudeau Fellowship

  • Helen Claire Andrus
  • Gabeyre Ahmed
  • Abinaya Gnanasekar
  • Travis Moore
  • Rubina Nanji

The Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Fellowship

  • Natalie Uribe-Pabon

Vivienne Poy Asian Research Award

  • Abinaya Gnanasekar

YCAR Language Award

  • Abinaya Gnanasekar

2018–2019

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Katherine Cheng
  • John Howes
  • Yumiko Kiuchi
  • Florence Lux–Côtė
  • Cosmina-Silvia Nistor
  • Ayan Osman
  • Nicole Vassiliou
  • Maaike Zeeman

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Travis Moore
  • Laura Perez Gonzalez

2017-2018

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Edna Appiah-Kubi
  • Frank Bagonza
  • Emily Philpott
  • Felisa Ponce-Tamayo
  • Zoe Share
  • Amanda Siino
  • J’Moi Whyte

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Katherine Cheng
  • Yumiko Kiuchi
  • Natasha Prashad

2016-2017

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Leon Liberman
  • Anthony Prassoulis 

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Amanda Siino
  • Emily Philpot

2015-2016

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Onyekachi Nwoke
  • Ashley   Rerrie
  • Dylani Shea

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Stephanie Divekar

2014-2015

2013-2014

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Sanaa Ali-Mohammed
  • Joella De Boer
  • Jesse Firempong
  • Everton Ellis

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Heather Donald

2012-2013

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Krista Antonio
  • Mohammad Araf
  • Michelle Bobala
  • Tashiana Shea
  • Kimberly Veller
  • Christopher Webb

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Krista Antonio
  • Tashiana Shea
  • Christopher Webb

2011-2012

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Janice Anderson
  • Meghan Denega
  • Beth McDougall
  • Jennifer Mills
  • Leah Landry
  • Vivian–Sofia Mora
  • Mohammad Aziz Orya
  • Lauren Spring
  • Iris Suggett

2010-2011

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Justine Hart
  • Emily Heenan
  • Brittany Pepper
  • Patrick Ray
  • Donovan Ritch

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Emily Heenan
  • Catalina Ponce De Leon
  • Jean Paul Bervoets

2009-2010

2008-2009

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

  • Anne–Marie Bourgeois

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)

  • Anne–Marie Bourgeois
  • Somia Sadiq