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.

Roderick Guthrie Graduate Scholarship

Description
The Roderick Guthrie Graduate Scholarship will be awarded to an incoming or continuing full-time graduate student in a Master's or PhD level of study at the Lassonde School of Engineering. Entering students must exhibit outstanding academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 'A') and have participated in engineering activities related to their study. Continuing graduate students must demonstrate a high level of research and academic performance through their participation in teaching, presentations (conferences/seminars), or publishing of research papers. Areas of study/research must be related to Process Engineering Metallurgy and/or related Environmental/Energy Issues, in any current and future programs of the Lassonde School of Engineering.
Appliction Process
Incoming or continuing full-time graduate students in a Master's or PhD program in the Lassonde School of Engineering who are interested in this award should contact their graduate program no later than May 30, for further information and details on applying, for disbursement in the Fall term for the year of consideration. Entering students must exhibit outstanding academic achievement (minimum grade point average of 'A') and have participated in engineering activites related to their study. Continuing graduate students must demonstrate a high level of research and academic performance through their participation in teaching, presentations (conferences/seminars), or publishing of research papers. Applicants' areas of study/research must be related to Process Engineering Metallurgy and related Environmental/Energy Issues, in any current and future programs of the Lassonde School of Engineering More information can be found on the FGS awards website: http://gradstudies.yorku.ca/current-students/student-finances/funding-awards/

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.