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.

Mayhew Scholars Award

The Mayhew Scholars award will be awarded each year to a female student, at the undergraduate or graduate level, enrolled in the Lassonde School of Engineering. To be eligible, undergraduate students must have a CGPA of at least 7.0 and graduate students must have at least a B average. Additionally, both undergraduate and graduate applicants must demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities and participate in extra-curricular activities. Applicants must also be willing to enrol in the Lassonde School's peer mentorship progam. Applicants who are selected will be granted a $2500 award with an additional $2500 grant available to support their professional development activities such as conference attendance, graduate applications, interview clothing. Selected applicants may receive mentorship from individuals chosen by the Assistant Dean, Students or the Assistant Dean, Inclusivity & Diversity with input from Mayhew, during the same academic year they are selected. One of Canada's largest commercial interior design and contract furnishing firms since 1982, Mayhew helps companies leverage their investment in people and real estate. By designing work environments that optimize space, promote communications and foster collaboration, Mayhew enables clients to reflect their brand through their workspace, enhancing productivity and wellness. Mayhew creates workplaces that work.
Appliction Process
The office of Student Services, under the direction of the Assistant Dean, Students, will issue a call for nominations between March to September in the same year the award is to be given. In order to apply, students are asked to submit official transcripts, a personal statement and a proposal for how the additional $2500 grant would be spent. The Assistant Dean, Students, will receive all applications, review for compliance to the award criteria and prepare for review by the Lassonde School of Engineering Awards Committee.

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.