The tri-campus graduate Department of Geography & Planning is pleased to offer a new funded admissions award to a prospective Indigenous student applying to any of our graduate programs. This award was produced in consultation with colleagues from the University of Toronto Indigenous Research Network (IRN). We are grateful for the work and input of IRN Inaugural Director Suzanne Stewart (Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health), Susan Hill (Director, Centre for Indigenous Studies), Cathy Fournier (Postdoc, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Indigenous Initiatives), Michelle Daigle (Geography & Planning, Saint George), Heather Dorries (Geography & Planning, Saint George), and Nicole Latulippe (UTSC Human Geography, UTSC Physical & Environmental Sciences).
Eligibility and Application Process
The Indigenous Graduate Scholar Admissions Award in Geography & Planning offers $5,000 for one year to an Indigenous applicant to any of our graduate programs in geography (PhD, MA, MSc) or planning (PhD, MScPl). All applicants who identify as Indigenous to Turtle Island, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis, Inuk (Inuit), Alaska Native, Native American, and Native Hawaiian people are eligible for consideration.
Applicants to our graduate program are invited to include in their application for admission (within the Equity and Diversity Statement document) information explaining their relationship to an Indigenous community, nation or People. The statement must provide specific information about your First Nation, Métis, Inuk (Inuit), Alaska Native, Native American, or Native Hawaiian affiliation.
Further Information on Admission to Graduate Programs in Geography & Planning:
Geography MA, MSc, PhD Application for Admission
Planning MSc, PhD Application for Admission