Guy Poirier Graduate Dissertation Award in French Studies
A scholarship, valued at approximately $1,200.00, is presented to a graduate student in the Department of French Studies who has the best dissertation of the year and who makes unusually significant and original contributions to the field.
Teaching Assistantships in French
The Department of French Studies offers teaching assistantships for MA and PhD students.
Teaching Assistants normally teach one section of a basic or intermediate language course under the supervision of the member of the Department. This assignment may vary according to Departmental needs and the student's abilities. Additional teaching resources are available for TAs through the Centre for Teaching Excellence, which offers seminars on how to teach and mark effectively.
Research Assistantships in French
Research Assistantships are available through individual professors. For information on present projects, please consult the faculty professors.
Bursaries for additional financial support are available for graduate students, upon application. The GSO has a funding and awards database that can be searched for available opportunities.
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Scholarships
Students with a minimum overall average of 80% may apply for OGS or SSHRC scholarships (Master's or PhD) through their department early in the Fall term. For more information, visit the Graduate Studies website. The University conducts workshops to assist students in preparing their SSHRC and OGS applications.
International Student Awards
International students are eligible for International Master's and Doctoral Student Awards.
Graduate students with a Study Permit are eligible for a graduate teaching assistantship and research assistantships.
Students are encouraged to present papers at related scholarly conferences. Financial support for registration, travel and accommodation may be available through the Graduate Studies Research Travel Assistantship.