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.

LLIR 25th Anniversary Internship

The LLIR 25th Anniversary Internship is awarded to up to three Glendon students in need of financial assistance in exchange for a work-integrated learning experience, or community service in a francophone or bilingual education/community setting. These experiences must be coordinated with Glendon staff and recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Living and Learning in Retirement (LLIR) is a lively community group of over 1,200 retirees who attend courses at the York University Glendon College campus. LLIR has a 45 year long and very productive relationship with Glendon College and its members are committed to supporting student financial aid projects for Glendon students on an annual basis.
Application Process
Application forms are available through Student Financial Services, Glendon College, C137 York Hall, 2275 Bayview Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M6 and on the Web at Further information may be obtained by contacting Glendon Student Financial Services at 416-487-6701 or

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.