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Black Graduate Student Awards

The Black Graduate Student Awards are a suite of awards and bursaries established by YSGS to support Black students pursuing graduate studies at Ryerson. These awards recognize excellence and/or alleviate some of the financial burden associated with graduate education.

To learn more click on each individual award or visit the Scholarships and Awards page.

Black Graduate Student Fellowship

The fellowship will provide up to one (1) $15,000 award annually commencing in the 2020/2021 academic year. Funding for the award will be confirmed annually in March of each year and will be made available to eligible students in the Fall. 

Black Graduate Student Scholarship

The scholarships provide up to two (2) $5,000 awards annually commencing in the 2020/2021 academic year. Funding for the award will be confirmed annually in March of each year and will be made available to eligible students in the Fall.

Black Graduate Student Bursary

Five (5) bursaries provided between $1,000 and $5,000 each for a maximum total of $5,000 annually commencing in the 2020/2021 academic year. Funding for the award will be confirmed annually in March of each year and will be made available to eligible students in the Fall.