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Faculty of Community Services

Award and grant opportunities

Ryerson’s Faculty of Community Services offers competitive student awards and grants that recognize your achievements, facilitate your education and promote your success.

Before you apply, be sure to check out our application guidelines

For more awards, check out your school’s website or Ryerson Awards and Scholarships.

Please direct all student award inquiries or technical issues to fcsawards@ryerson.ca.  


 

Dean's Graduate Essay Writing Award

The Faculty of Community Services Student Dean's Essay Writing Award acknowledges graduate students for the winning essay within each of our graduate school programs.

 


 

Full-time and Part-time Undergraduate Awards

The Faculty of Community Services Full-time and Part-time Undergraduate Award acknowledges students who have demonstrated leadership, collaboration, creativity, innovation, commitment and/or contribution to their discipline, school or community. It also recognizes students who have overcome a personal obstacle while remaining in school.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

Isabella and Oscar Zacharias Undergraduate Research Award

The Isabella and Oscar Zacharias Undergraduate Research Award promotes and recognizes outstanding research and high academic achievement for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Community Students.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

John Austin Award

The John Austin Award was established to honour Dr. John Austin, Interim Vice-Provost, Students (and prior to that, Executive Director, Student Affairs), by recognizing students in the Faculty of Community Services who are actively involved in campus life and work to improve the campus climate for other students, and who exemplify the same spirit that John always brought to his work at Ryerson: kindness, engagement, passion, and tireless commitment to making Ryerson a better place.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

Philip and Dorothy Barnoff First Generation Student Award

This Phillip and Dorothy Barnoff First Generation Student Award supports a first generation full-time student in the Faculty of Community Services who is in financial need, good academic standing and demonstrates engagement in community by working towards the goal of advancing the rights of equity seeking groups.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

RBC Community Services Award

The Royal Bank of Canada Community Services Award is a competitive award available to Ontario residents who are registered in a full-time program at the Faculty of Community Services who are interested in pursuing a career in the non-profit sector.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

Social Development Experience Grant

The Faculty of Community Services Social Development Experience Grant funds students who have had proposals accepted by their programs for international placement opportunities that will contribute to social development activities related to their field of practice.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

Social Innovation Award

The Faculty of Community Services Social Innovation Award supports students who have a strong interest in working creatively towards addressing a social issue. The award was established to support students that think boldly and act courageously.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

Student Conference Support Grant

The Faculty of Community Services Student Conference Support Grant aims to provide funding to undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty of Community Services who have had a paper accepted and who have been invited to attend a peer-reviewed academic conference.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

Toronto Eglinton Rotary Club/ Dr. Robert McClure Award in Health Science

The Toronto Eglinton Rotary Club / Dr. Robert McClure Award in Health Science Award supports Aboriginal students pursuing a degree in a Health Sciences program in the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

Undergraduate Research Scholarship

The Faculty of Community Services Undergraduate Research Scholarship was established to encourage undergraduate students to engage in a research project focused on a question they have that has emerged from their academic experience, student engagement, transition from student to a professional role, or teaching and learning experiences.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

 


 

Usha George Students-in-Action Award

The Usha George Students-in-Action Award has been established in recognition of Usha George, former Dean of the Faculty of Community Services, for her active commitment to student engagement, learning opportunities beyond the classroom and social innovation.

Application deadline: October 15, 2018