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. R. Jamnik Graduate Student Award

Description
The Dr. R. Jamnik Graduate Student Award(s) is to assist graduate students in covering the costs associated with presenting papers at conferences or workshops associated with health aspects of physical activity and sport.
Appliction Process
No application is required. Recipients of the award will be full-time graduate students in the Kinesiology & Health Science Program who are pursuing a Master of Fitness Science or an MSc or PhD in the area of human whole body health-related or performance-related physical activity and fitness applications. Recipients of the Award will be selected by the Kinesiology & Health Sciences Adjudication Committee, by members appointed by the Chair, Dr. R. Jamnik. Recipients for the award should be determined by the KAHS adjudication committee on or before the first week of March. To receive the award, candidates must meet the following criteria: i) Must be supervised by or recommended by Dr. Roni Jamnik. ii) Provide a breakdown of expenses associated with conference and/or workshop

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.