Program News

For Undergraduates Applying for OGS & CGS Masters

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 undergraduate students can apply for are Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and Canada Graduate Scholarship […]

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

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 History Grad Program office on Wednesday October 26, 2016. Please read the instructions carefully, […]

Deadline for 2016 Admission Extended

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 Karen Dancy at for more information. Please note that the University will be closed as of […]

History Deadlines for 2016-17 OGS & SSHRC Competitions

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, and for current doctoral students, the internal deadline to submit completed applications […]

New This Fall! U.S. Indigenous History Course

New Fall Course on U.S. Indigenous History GS HIST 5240 3.0 Professor Boyd Cothran The course will be held on Tuesdays 8:30am-11:30am Modern U.S. Indigenous history is far more than just the history of the loss of lands or the suppression of culture and language. Indeed, Indigenous peoples in the United States share fascinating stories […]

Jason Young Appointed Outreach Officer for the Archives of Ontario

Jason (Jay) Young (PhD, 2012) has just been appointed Outreach Officer for the Archives of Ontario. Jay will be working on outreach activities (especially the Archives' Travelling Exhibits Program) as well as promoting the general activities of the Archives with particular stakeholders and the general public. Jay’s dissertation is entitled “Searching for a Better Way: Subway Life […]