• The Henry Mandelbaum Graduate Fellowship (MASTER’S): Awarded for Excellence in Social Sciences, Humanities, or Arts 2015

You can find the application form here: HenryMandelbaum_masters2015

Established in 2011 by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations to honour their retired Executive Director, the fellowship is awarded to a full-time Master’s level student at a publicly-assisted Ontario University who has demonstrated academic excellence, shows exceptional academic promise, and has provided significant community service in his/her university career. Financial needs of students may be a selection factor.

AMOUNT: $2500


• Accepted to or enrolled in a full-time Master’s level program at a publicly-assisted Ontario University
• Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or international student with a valid Canadian study permit
• Is in a programme requiring a Master’s thesis
• Will graduate no earlier than April, 2016
• Seeking financial support to pursue or continue first Masters
• Has achieved a first-class average, as determined by university, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent


• Academic excellence
• Academic promise and research potential
• Leadership (demonstrated and potential) as defined by personal achievement, community service, involvement in academic life, volunteerism, civic engagement

• Complete* application package to be submitted by mail
• Three letters of reference highlighting evaluation criteria and how candidate meets each, as well as potential benefits to the university the candidate will attend

INFORMATION AND INQUIRIES: kwheeler@ocufa.on.ca

*Incomplete applications will not be processed