U.S​.A. Indigenous Graduate Student Fellowship

Award Overview


The U.S.A. Indigenous Graduate Student Fellowship is an entrance award for U.S.A. Indigenous students pursuing a master’s degree at The Faculty of Arts and Science or The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. The fellowship alleviates international tuition fees to the equivalent of the domestic rate plus UHIP (University Health Insurance Plan) fees.


To qualify, students must:

  • Be of Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaskan Native possessessing a tribal enrollment, registration or status card, or other valid verification;
  • Be admitted to the Master’s program and meet the minimum admission requirements for registration in the School of Graduate Studies, and;
  • Remain registered and in good standing.

The Fellowship is available to new students who are not beyond the program length, as part of a three-year pilot ​program, starting from the 2018-2019 academic year.  ​

For more information on the application process, please contact the specific Faculty office listed below.

Contacts & Resources

​​​Faculty of Arts and Science

Kelly Nolan
Office of the Vice Dean, Graduate Studies​
Faculty of Arts and Science

Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work​

Mega​n Davies, ITR Student Advisor
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Milad Tabataba, Assistant Dean, Student Services & Registrar
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work