Program News

SSHRC and OGS Deadlines for 2019-20

For all undergraduate students wishing to apply for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Master's) (OGS) and/or SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's (CGS-M) award to start in September 2019, the firm deadline for submitting your application is December 1, 2018. Students who are applying foe both OGS and CGS-M need submit only one application to be considered […]

SSHRC & OGS Deadlines for 2018-19

All internal York students applying for a SSHRC  Doctoral and Doctoral Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) must submit their application to the program office (2172 VH) by Tuesday October 17, 2017. For undergraduate students applying for a Master's OGS and Canada Graduate Scholarship Master (CGS M), the deadline is Friday December 1, 2017. The adjudication of […]

New graduate course in global environmental history!

History 5543: Nature and Society in the Industrial World: Global Environmental History since Industrialization This course examines the relationships between people and their environments from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. It considers the global ecological consequences of industrialization and the growing human footprint on Earth from a historical perspective, drawing from the […]

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 […]