Award Search

The Han Shan Sih Buddhist Society Bursaries for Environmental Studies

Offered:

Type:

Bursary

No. of Awards:

Varied

Description:

The Han Shan Sih Buddhist Society Bursary for Environmental Studies provides financial aid to students applying to study in the Faculty of Environmental Studies. Undergraduate bursaries are valued at $2,000 each. In addition, from 2006-07, one bursary valued at approximately $5,000 will be awarded to a graduate student who exemplifies in his or her study a religious, ethical or spiritual commitment to the environment. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents, and demonstrate financial need. The number of students receiving support from the fund will be determined annually by the Faculty of Environmental Studies.

Application Process:

Candidates for bursaries will submit an application outlining their financial needs to be considered by the appropriate sub-committee in the Faculty of Environmental Studies (undergraduate or graduate program and admissions committees respectively). Further information and an application may be obtained on the Web at http://fes.yorku.ca/financial/bes/han-shan-sih. Application deadline: April 1

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.