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.

Louis J. Brody, Q.C. Entrance Scholarship

Description
The Louis J. Brody Q.C. Entrance Scholarship Fund was established in 1996 in memory of Louis Brody (1904-1984), by his brother William Brody, C.A. These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need to Ontario students in the JD/MBA program who are entering their first year of study at Osgoode. Louis Brody, born and educated in Toronto, a graduate of the Osgoode Class of 1927, had a long and distinguished career as a commercial lawyer in Windsor, Ontario. During World War II, he enlisted in the Essex Scottish Regiment, serving with the Judge Advocate General's department in Italy, France, and England, rising from the rank of Private to the rank of Major. He died in 1984, a well-known and respected solicitor who took pride in his membership in the legal profession. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.
Appliction Process
For further information regarding this award, please go to Osgoode's Web site at http://www.osgoode.yorku.ca/resources-and-services/financial-services/

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.