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.

Chantel Dunn Memorial Award

Description
This award will be given to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies who demonstrates leadership in making a difference in African-Canadian communities. The recipient of this award must be be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and must demonstrate financial need. This award is in memory of Chantel Dunn, a second year student who was a driven individual, striving for excellence in her studies with dreams to pursue a career in law. Chantel was fatally wounded on February 7, 2006; a victim of gun violence.
Appliction Process
Appicants must submit a student financial profile available at www.yorku.ca/osfs/bursaries.shtml. Students with disabilites have the option of submitting a paper application. Paper copies of the application are available at any of the disabilities service providers on campus. Interested applicants must submit a written statement outlining their involvement as a leader in the African Canadian community and a letter of reference to the Office of the Associate Dean, N926 Ross.

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.