Award Search

York University President's Scholarship

Offered:

Entrance Award

Type:

Scholarship

No. of Awards:

18

Description:

York University offers President?s Scholarships to those secondary school applicants, to a first year daytime undergraduate program, with the highest entrance averages. These scholarships are renewable for an additional three years of undergraduate study provided the student maintains a sessional grade point average of 8.00 and registers in a minimum of 18 credits in the fall/winter session. Once lost this scholarship cannot be regained.

Application Process:

No application is required to be eligible for this award. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic merit. This scholarship cannot be held in conjunction with another renewable entrance scholarship, the York University Automatic Entrance Scholarship or the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.

How to Interpret the Awards Search Results

1. Offered

The time of year when this award is offered. This gives you an idea about when you'll need to apply for the award. The most common is In-Course (Fall/Winter), indicating that the award happens during the Fall/Winter session.

2. Type

The type of award:

  1. Bursaries are based on financial need. Therefore, students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
  2. Scholarships are based on academic merit. Therefore, students with high academic standing are encouraged to apply.
  3. Awards are based on both academic merit and financial need. Therefore, students with high academic standing and financial need are encouraged to apply.

3. No. of Awards

The number of these awards offered each year.

4. Description

Details about the award's origins, purpose, and eligibility requirements. For example, some awards may require a minimum credit enrolment, a certain grade point average (GPA), enrolment in a specific Faculty, or a certain citizenship status.

5. Application Process

This explains how you can be considered for the award. Many of the awards simply require that you fill out the Student Financial Profile (SFP) for the current session. Other awards may, for example, ask for reference letters and personal statements outlining your extra-curricular involvement.