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.

Dr. Roman and Yaroslawa Turko Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies

Description
The Dr. Roman and Yaroslawa Turko Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies will be given to a student studying Ukrainian culture, history or literature who has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 7.50 (B+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need. Dr. Roman Turko was a prominent doctor in Toronto's Ukrainian community. Yaroslawa Turko was a nurse. They were both generous donors to Ukrainian Studies at the University of Toronto. The Scholarship at York was established from the estate of Yaroslawa Turko.
Appliction Process
To apply, submit the Student Financial Profile available at http://sfs.yorku.ca/services/sfp - click on Scholarships and Awards and select the award from the list by the Fall award deadline. Students must provide a personal statement outlining how they met the criteria for this award. Students with disabilities have the option of submitting a paper application available from a campus service provider.

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.