Graduate Program

 

why graduate degree in sociology?

 

2023 APPLICATION is open! Apply until January 15, 2023.

Our MA and PhD programs center on independent research projects guided by supportive supervisors to develop transferable skills that will help you compete successfully in the academic job market or other sectors of the labour market. We are very excited that you are a part of our community. Interested in our programs? Read more here

 

GRADUATE NEWS

CONGRATULATIONS to Lyn Hoang on successfully defending PhD Dissertation "Prosumer Capitalism: The Meanings and Motivations for Working in the Platform Economy".

CONGRATULATIONS to Elena Draghici on successfully defending PhD Dissertation "Canadian Social Assistance & Poverty Trends".

CONGRATULATIONS to Jacek Koziarski on successfully defending PhD Dissertation “The Spatial Concentration, Stability, & Specialization of Mental Health Calls for Service: Evidence in Support of Proactive, Place-Based Interventions”.

CONGRATULATIONS to Samantha Skinner, PhD student in our department, on winning a CRDCN Energing Scholars Grant. Watch Samantha's presentation!

RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARD OPPORTUNITIES

London Police Association Indigenous Community Impact Award (Recruitment, Due January 15, 2023)

London Police Services Community Impact Award (Recruitment, January 15, 2023)

Equity and Diversity Social Science Doctoral Fellowship (EDSSDF) (Due 3rd Friday in February)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) at Western University (Closes February 1, 2023) 

Students applying to our graduate program will have access to the web services portal once they complete and submit the program application. A program application and an OGS application must be completed for each program to which an applicant applies. Note that each Ontario university manages its own OGS process.  Students must apply to each university separately and adhere to the respective regulations and deadlines.

Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Competition (Closes September 2023 , TBA)

Students may apply to only one federal competition (i.e., either SSHRC or CIHR).  Students pursuing health-related research should consult the Subject Matter Eligiblity to determine the appropriate competition for their research. Applications sent directly to SSHRC from students registered at a Canadian university will not be accepted. 

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Doctoral Competition (Closes September 2023, TBA)

Students may apply to only one federal competition (i.e., either SSHRC or CIHR).  Students pursuing health-related research should consult the Subject Matter Eligiblity to determine the appropriate competition for their research.  

Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's Competition (Closes December 1, 2023)

Applications are completed online and must be completed by 8pm December 1.  

Women's Health Scholars Award (Closes December 1, 2023)

Applications must be completed and submitted to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies by December 1.  

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