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York University Renewable Entrance Athletic Scholarship

Offered:

Entrance Award

Type:

Award

No. of Awards:

25

Description:

The York University Renewable Entrance Athletic Scholarship was established to support athletic and academic excellence. These awards are available to full-time undergraduate students entering York University. Candidates must have a minimum admissions average of 80 per cent (or equivalent). To renew this award, students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 6.00 each year and enrol in a minimum of 18 credits. Effective FW16 the value of the scholarship ranges from $1000 to a maximum of $4500 (or the value of tuition and compulsory fees if less than $4,500). This scholarship can be held in conjunction with other merit based scholarships and awards however the value of all funding in which athletic ability is a criteria cannot exceed $4500 (or the value of tuition and compulsory fees) per year.

Application Process:

Students must speak with the head coach of the intended inter-university team to be considered for this award, submit the scholarships and bursaries application available at http://www.yorku.ca/myfile by the April deadline.

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1. Offered

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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

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4. Description

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5. Application Process

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