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. Information about eligibility and criteria for each scholarship can be found below the recent recipients.

Recent Scholarship Recipients

Full-Time Award

2018 – Full-Time Scholarship Winners

Hannah Stahl

Salle Anteneh

Part-Time Award

2018 – Part-Time Scholarship Winner

Meghan Hogg

Special Award

2018 – Special Award

Victoria Maxwell-Turanski

Andy Lessard

Daniel Clarkson

Indigenous Student Award

2018 – Aboriginal Student Awards

Vanessa Nicholson

Jenna Barnhardt

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 $3,000 each are available for students in full-time degree programs. One (1) award in the amount of $2,000 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/or Labour Relations, and a resumé.

Deadlines

2019 Deadlines: To be announced

Application: RFA_scholarship_application2018

Indigenous Student Award

Purpose

Annually, the Ryerson Faculty Association acknowledges the efforts of Indigenous 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 $3,000 each will be awarded as follows:

One (1) graduate student will receive $3,000 to assist with educational expenses

One (1) undergraduate student will receive $3,000 to assist with educational expenses

Eligibility

Students are expected to:

be of Indigenous 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 Indigenous communities, by describing the student’s past and/or current involvement in the Indigenous community and future plans for his or her participation in that community.

Deadlines

2019 Deadline: To be announced

Application: RFA_scholarship_Indigenous_award_application2018