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.

Carroll Hern Memorial Award for Excellence in Human Resources Management

Description
The Carroll Hern Memorial Award for Excellence in Human Resources Management is established in memory of the late Carroll Anne Hern, a graduate of the Master of Human Resources Management program at York University in 2005 and the Executive Coaching Certification Program at Columbia University (New York) in 2013. With a strong intellect, impeccable values, and an engaging personality, Carroll was a true leader in the human resources field of Canada who understood how to help companies and individuals manage strategic change to achieve business excellence. Carroll's passion and love for people, as well as the importance she placed in learning and education, was at the heart of everything she did and stood for. This award is open to domestic and international students enrolled in the Master of Human Resources Management program at York University on a full-time basis, who have a grade point average of at least B ( or 70% for entering students). Financial need will also be considered.
Appliction Process
Open to new and continuing students pursuing a Masters of Human Resources Management, York University, on a full-time basis with a minimum entering grade of 70% for new students, or B GPA for continuing students. This award is open to domestic and international candidates that demonstrate financial need. Applicants interested in this award should contact the Graduate Program in Human Resources Management no later than March 1.

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.