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The Global Leader of Tomorrow Award for International Students

Offered:

Entrance Award

Type:

Scholarship

No. of Awards:

4

Description:

Awarded to international students required to have a study permit for Canada entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program in Environmental Studies, Arts, Media, Performance and Design, Glendon, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science, Lassonde or the Schulich School of Business. Applicants must be nominated by their high school, have outstanding academic achievement (A average or equivalent) and have other accomplishments such as community service or excellence in the arts, sports or other areas of individual achievement. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have graduated from high school within the past two years.

Application Process:

Further information and an application form may be obtained on the Web at http://www.yorku.ca/web/futurestudents/scholarships/ This scholarship cannot be held in conjunction with 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

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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.