RFA Scholarships

Every year the RFA awards two scholarships, the Ryerson Faculty Association Scholarship (3 students) and the Aboriginal Student Award (2 students). The most recent recipients are given below. For more information about eligibility and criteria for each scholarship, click on the appropriate tabs at the left.

Recent Scholarship Recipients

Ryerson Faculty Association Scholarships

Full-Time Award

2016 – Full-Time Scholarship Winners
Fariha Sheikh
Tara Upshaw

Part-Time Award

2016 – Part-Time Awards
Aicha Jaichi

Aboriginal Student Award

2016 – Aboriginal Student Awards
Sean Stiller
Annelise Vallaincourt

Ryerson Faculty Association Scholarships

Purpose

The Ryerson Faculty Association acknowledges the efforts of students who maintain academic proficiency,and demonstrate a commitment to Social Justice and/or Labour Relations, both on- and off-campus.

Amount

Two (2) awards in the amount of $2500 each are available for students in full-time degree programs.
One (1) award in the amount of $1500 is available for a part-time student in a part-time degree program.

Eligibility

Students are expected to:

  • be registered in a full-time or part-time degree program.
  • maintain a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average.
  • have a clear academic standing.
  • have completed at least 50% of the curriculum.

Application requirements

A complete application includes the attached form, signed and dated, as well as a one-page letter, written
by the student, outlining their commitment to Social Justice and Labour Relations, and a resumé.

Deadlines

Deadlines: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Scholarship Criteria and Application Form PDF

Past Recipients...

Aboriginal Student Award

Purpose

Annually, the Ryerson Faculty Association acknowledges the efforts of Aboriginal students who maintain academic proficiency, as well as demonstrate a commitment to Social Justice and/or Labour Relations both on and off-campus.

Amount

Two (2) scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded as follows:

  • One (1) graduate student will receive $2,500 to assist with educational expenses
  • One (1) undergraduate student will receive $2,500 to assist with educational expenses

Eligibility

Students are expected to:

  • be of Aboriginal Ancestry (First Nations, Inuit, Métis, non-Status, Status)
  • have a good academic record
  • be studying at Ryerson full-or part-time
  • write an essay

Application requirements

A complete application includes the attached form, signed and dated, as well as a two-page essay, doublespaced,
and written by the student. The essay will provide evidence of a strong connection linking the student’s
studies to Aboriginal communities, by describing the student’s past and/or current involvement in the Aboriginal
community and future plans for his or her participation in that community.

Deadlines

Deadline: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Scholarship Criteria and Application Form

Past Recipients...