Award Search

This tool lets you view awards, scholarships, prizes and bursaries offered at York University. Take a few moments to search for awards you may be eligible for: you can search by Faculty, award type, activity level or type in the name of an award that you may be familiar with. Unless otherwise stated, all full-time, part-time and mature students are eligible for all the awards in the system so long as they meet the published criteria.

For additional graduate awards, visit the York Financial Assistance section of the Faculty of Graduate Studies website. You can also see a listing of external awards elsewhere on this site.

Note: All awards listed on this website are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Canadian Macedonian Federation Scholarship

Description
The Canadian Macedonian Federation has over 50 member groups ranging from ethnic dance ensembles to medical associations. It also represents the Macedonian Orthodox churches in the Greater Toronto Area. This scholarship is awarded annually in recognition of academic achievement and service within the Macedonian community. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen/permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Graduate and undergraduate students in all York Faculties are eligible to be considered for this award. Should there be no suitable candidate in a given year, the award can be granted to a student who is enrolled at Osgoode Hall Law School, who has demonstrated significant volunteerism in the community and who has a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B).
Appliction Process
To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile at http://sfs.yorku.ca/services/sfp/ Students with permanent disabilities have the option of completing a paper application available from Counselling and Disability Services. Please include a personal statement your involvement with the Canadian Macedonian Federation or any of its member organizations.

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. Award 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. Value

The value of this award.

4. No. of Awards

The number of these awards offered each year.

5. 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.

6. 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.