The Graduate Program in History at York University is distinguished by a vibrant intellectual climate embracing a wide range of geographical and thematic areas of historical research. Long known for its strength in Canadian History, York also has other areas of research and supervisory depth such as British, European, and American History; Comparative, Global and Transnational History; Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America and the History of the Ancient World. More

Ronnie Morris Recovery

Ronnie Morris Recovery logoOn Friday, April 24, Ronnie Morris, a PhD candidate in History, suffered two major strokes, in his cerebellum and brain stem, as well as a double vertebral artery dissection. After two life-saving surgeries and almost a month in intensive care, Ronnie is finally stable and faces an extended and expensive road to recovery.


Admissions Deadline for September 2017 entry is December 14, 2016

October 6, 2016

The deadline for admissions entry beginning September 2017 has been set as December 14, 2016. Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded promptly to MyFile. It is recommended that students start the application process before the deadline d ...

For Undergraduates Applying for OGS & CGS Masters

October 4, 2016

Fourth year undergraduate students who are thinking of applying to graduate school next year should also consider applying for external scholarships as well if they have a minimum GPA of A- in their last two years of study. The two scholarships undergr ...

2017-18 SSHRC & OGS Deadline: October 26, 2017

October 3, 2016

The season is upon us for incoming or continuing PhD. students to apply for funding from SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) and OGS (Ontario Graduate Scholarships) for 2017-18. All applications for either or both will be due in the ...

Deadline for 2016 Admission Extended

December 3, 2015

Deadlines for applications for entry beginning September of 2016 has been extended until December 16, 2015. Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded promptly to MyFile. We welcome late applications after December 16, but you must contact ...

History Deadlines for 2016-17 OGS & SSHRC Competitions

October 1, 2015

New this year, the OGS application will be done in conjunction with the SSHRC application. Please refer the FGS website, under "Funding and Awards" for the direct link to the SSHRC and OGS applications. For current MA students applying to a PhD program ...

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