2014-15 Cohnstaedt Award Competion

Application Form for 2014-15 Competition.

Funding Criteria

This research costs award is open to all full or part-time Canadian and International York doctoral and master's candidates engaged in researching some aspect of pacifism or non-violence (biographical, historical, international, philosophical, political, religious, social action, etc., or some combination of the above). The award is open to graduate students whose research work is associated with one or more Organized Research Units at York University, for example, but not limited to, the Centre for International and Security Studies, the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies, the Centre for Jewish Studies, the Centre for Refugee Studies, the LaMarsh Centre for Research on Violence and Conflict Resolution, and the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security.

Expenses eligible under this fund

Research project consumables (on a cost reimbursable basis) such as: travel, accommodation, photocopying, etc. No equipment, capital, or salary costs. Please note that gratuities (i.e. tips) cannot be reimbursed and Per Diems, incidentals and other meal expenses will not be eligible. These claims should be entered on a York University expenses claim form.

Criteria for Selection

The award is based on outstanding achievement to date, merit of the project, and need. Students may apply for the award annually.


Deadline: Wednesday, March 5, 2015. Decisions of the selection committee are final.

Completed application forms must be submitted electronically to:

Martin Cohnstaedt Graduate Research Award for Studies in Non-Violence Selection Committee