Bursaries and Awards

Bursaries and Awards

GSA assists graduate students of Brock University by providing the following bursaries:

 

Graduate Students' Association Bursary

Value: $200
No. of Awards: 5 (2 at the end of Fall term, 2 at the end of Winter term and 1 at the end of Summer term)
Application deadlines: 4:00 pm the first Monday in April, August, & December.

This bursary is open to all graduate students of Brock University. Applicants must complete this form, and submit a statement (100-250 words) on how your contributions have benefited graduate students at Brock. Based on the statement, potential recipients will be narrowed down to ten. The winners will be chosen from those ten by a random draw. Students can only be awarded this bursary once during the length of their program at Brock.

Applications must be submitted to the GSA Office (MC C302).

Download the application form.

 

Fidelis Anatute Kambilige Bursary

Value: $200
No. of Awards: 2 (1 at the end of Fall term and 1 at the end of Winter term)
Application deadlines: 4:00 pm the first Monday in April & December.

This bursary was established in memory of the late Fidelis Anatute Kambilige, an international graduate student in the Political Science Department who came to Brock University from Ghana, West Africa. This bursary is open to all International Graduate students (Student Visa) of Brock University.  Applicants must complete the form, and submit a brief statement (100-250 words) illustrating why they chose to study internationally for their graduate degree, and how their experience at Brock University and Canada has affected their academic career. Based on the statement, potential recipients will be narrowed down to ten. The winner will be chosen from those 10 by a random draw. Students can only be awarded this bursary once during the length of their program at Brock.

Applications must be submitted to the GSA Office (MC C302).

Download the application form.

 

GSA Advocacy Bursary

Value: $200
No. of Awards: 2 (at the end of Winter term)
Application deadlines: 4:00 pm the first Monday of April

This bursary was established to acknowledge and reward those students who have demonstrated advocacy for the graduate student community and who have overcome/ helped to overcome obstacles during their tenure as graduate students.

This bursary is open to all graduate students of Brock University. Applicants must complete the application form, and submit a 1 page application (double spaced, times new roman, size 12 font, normal margins) describing how yourself or your nominee has demonstrated advocacy on behalf of the graduate students’ association here at Brock University. An additional 1 page letter of reference may be submitted if the applicant so chooses. If you are submitting an application on behalf of another graduate student you must acquire their signature for the application to be considered.

Students can only be awarded this bursary once during the length of their program at Brock. The bursary winners will be adjudicated by the GSA’s awards sub-committee.

Download the application form.

 

Ralph D. Morris Graduate Student Award

Value: $500
Application deadline: February 1

An annual award to a full-time student in the first or second-year of graduate studies at Brock University who demonstrates personal characteristics such as an enquiring and innovative mind; a spirit of confidence and independence; research ability and maturity; and a high potential for future leadership within the student’s academic area. The student will have been involved in either graduate representation on University committees or university activities that reflect well upon graduate students. The student must complete an Application for Internal Graduate Scholarships. Please note, a letter of support from the student’s supervisor must be included with the application.  Please see the Faculty of Graduate Studies website, under Internal Financial Support,  for further details.

Information about other internal and external sources of financial support for Brock graduate students is available by visiting http://www.brocku.ca/graduate-studies/current-students.

Events

GSA Welcome BBQ at Alphie's
September 25, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Free International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
October 7, 2014 - 10:00am - October 8, 2014 - 4:00pm
Brock Intramural Registration Open
September 12, 2014 - 8:30am - September 17, 2014 - 8:30pm