Internal Graduate Scholarships

Various awards are available to students enrolled in a graduate program and require an application or nomination by the student's department. 

Open only to students registered in certain departments/programs - see details

Available to full-time graduate students who have made presentations of their research at an academic conference  see details

Valued at $1,000 and available to current full-time graduate students in any discipline - see details.

The following donor-funded awards are open to graduate students who meet the award eligibility requirements. Calls for applications for these awards are posted under "Grad News" in the top right section of this website:

Ian and Terry Scholarship (formerly the Ian David Berks Scholarship)

Awarded annually through the Faculty of Graduate Studies to a mature, married student with family or other responsibilities, on the basis of academic merit. The recipient may be enrolled in any graduate program in the natural or applied sciences at the University of Windsor, and must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada. This award was established in 1990 by the family and friends of Ian David Berks, and latterly by the family and friends of Terry Behie.
Value $1,000.

Lois K. Smedick Graduate Award (number of awards varies each year)

Awarded annually, to Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents, on the basis of financial need and scholastic ability. Established in 1996, by friends and colleagues of Dr. Lois K. Smedick, former Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, in recognition of her contribution to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Value: $500 to $1000 per award.

Canadian Federation of University Women (Windsor Club) Award (1 award per year)

Awarded annually to a female graduate student whose research area concerns issues related to women.  Available to a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
Value: $2,500. 

Charles Clark Graduate Awards (number of awards varies each year)

For graduate students in any program. Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident with an average of at least 80%, and show financial need.
Value $1,000 per award.

Elena Loaring Memorial Fund for Breast Cancer Research (number of awards varies each year)

Awarded to Master’s or PhD students engaged in medical-related breast cancer research in Nursing or Science. Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: minimum of $500 per award.

Casino Windsor Cares/Gail Rosenblum Memorial Breast Cancer Research Scholarships (number of awards varies each year)

Awarded to Master’s or PhD students engaged in study in breast cancer research. Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: $5,000 per award.

Gloria & Carl Morgan Graduate Scholarships in Breast Cancer Research

Awarded to Master’s or PhD students engaged in study in breast cancer research in any discipline. Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: $1,000 per award.

University of Windsor Community Scholarship

Awarded to a student from South Africa who meets the following criteria: belongs to a group in South Africa disadvantaged by apartheid and who has completed an undergraduate degree in South Africa; has a plan of study for a graduate degree that could be obtained at the University of Windsor; has demonstrated by past activities and experiences that she/he is committed to contributing to the development of post-apartheid South Africa; is eligible for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Windsor. Interested students should e-mail the Faculty of Graduate Studies (gradst@uwindsor.ca)
Value: Tuition and reasonable living expenses

Verdecchia Family Graduate Scholarships in Health Sciences (number of awards varies each year)

Awarded to Master’s or PhD students engaged in study in the health sciences (Kinesiology, Nursing, Science).  Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: $1,000 per award. 

Windsor Prostate Cancer Scholarships (number of awards varies each year)

Awarded to Master’s or PhD students engaged in research related to prostate cancer in any discipline. Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: $1,000 per award.

Dr. Ross H. Paul Scholarships (number of awards varies each year) 

Awarded to a graduate student with a minimum average of 80% in any discipline. Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: $1,000 per award.

A. R. and E.G. Ferriss Awards (number of awards varies each year)

Awarded to a graduate student with a minimum average of 80% in any discipline. Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: $1,000 per award.

James Molnar Graduate Scholarship (number of awards vairies each year)

Awarded to a graduate student with a minimum average of 80% in any discipline.
Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: $500 per award.

Brian and Wilma Hannon Graduate Scholarship (1 available)

Awarded to a graduate student with a minimum average of 80% who is registered in a program related to Health Sciences (Kinesiology, Nursing, Science). Must be Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and show financial need.
Value: minimum of $500 per award.