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.

Lillian Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Graduate Scholarship

Description
The Lillian Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Graduate Scholarship is awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Health who have a minimum A average (or 7.50 grade point average for incoming graduate students) and who demonstrate an interest in the area of maternal-child health. Areas of study may include, but are not limited to: maternal-child health; maternal-child mental well-being; early child development; mother-infant relationships; mothers, stress and coping; developmental pathways in infants and young children; pre-natal and post-natal interventions; health promotion for mothers and children; environmental considerations in infant/child health and development; patient safety issues relating to maternal-child health; health policy and practice in relation to mothers, infants and children.
Appliction Process
Students apply by submitting an application form including a statement outlining their experience and interest in maternal-child health. Statements may include a description of the applicant's desire and/or intention to furthering his/her studies and research in this area. Application information is available from the Research Support Office, Faculty of Health. The application deadline is March 1.

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.