Scholarships & Awards
There are five graduate awards available for the 2019-20 academic year:
- Dr. Jacob and Helen Friedman Graduate Award (one award valued at $3,000)
- Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Graduate Studies Award (four awards valued at $2,000 each)
Awards are open to eligible graduate students in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering MASc and PhD programs.
To be eligible for these awards, you must:
- Be registered as a full-time graduate student in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Ryerson University as of Nov. 30, 2019.
- Have clear academic standing with a cumulative grade point average of at least A-.
- Be within two years of starting the MASc program or within four years of starting a PhD program.
- Have not received an MIE graduate award in your current program (MASc or PhD).
Each award will be based on academic and research excellence, plus leadership and service. Selection criteria will be assessed as per the table below.
List of publications
Relevant experience and achievements obtained within and beyond academia
Professional, academic and extracurricular activities, as well as collaborations with supervisors, colleagues, peers, students and members of the community, such as:
As a condition of accepting the award, the winners will be required to prepare a poster presentation for the awards night and answer questions from attendees.
A complete application consists of:
- An updated CV.
- A cover letter (maximum 500 words) indicating why you deserve the award with an emphasis on the quality of your research.
- An unofficial transcript.
- A list of publications resulting from your current program of study with your supervisor(s). Publications must meet the following criteria:
- Must be arising from research in your current program (MASc or PhD).
- Must be published, presented, accepted, pending publication or submitted (clearly identify).
The deadline has now passed for this academic year.
Seminar Presentation Awards
During the fall and winter graduate seminar presentations, the audience will be asked to rate each presenter. Based on these peer evaluations, three awards for best presentation will be awarded: first place ($500), second place ($300) and third place ($200).
The awards will be presented during a celebratory lunch in April.