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.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship

Description
The Stravos Niarchos Foundation Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship will support students enrolled in undergraduate programs at institutions in Greece with which York has formal relationships to allow them to study at York University. The scholarship will be open to students from various disciplines, with a preference for students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. Students must demonstrate financial need. Actual award value with dependent on number of qualified applicants.
Appliction Process
Information about the SNF Scholarship can be found at http://yorkinternational.yorku.ca/stavros-niarchos-scholarship/. Students from Yorkżs partner institutions that have been nominated for an exchange and accepted by York will then become eligible for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship on a first-come, first-served basis, reviewed and approved by York. The SNF Scholarship Application form is available at http://yorkinternational.apps01.yorku.ca/machform/view.php?id=45538.

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.