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.
No. of Awards:
500 - 1000
Description:The Provost Award will be given to: 1) Ontario College applicants who have completed one year of full time study or equivalent at a college of applied arts and technology in Ontario within the past three years with an overall grade point average of 3.30 or better on a 4-point scale (B+/75 per cent or equivalent on a York grading scale) including all attempted courses. Candidates will be assessed on their most recent post secondary studies only, and must be admitted to an undergraduate degree program at York. Applicants who are ineligible for transfer credit consideration are excluded. 2)Ontario University Transfer applicants who have completed the equivalent of one full year of study (4 full courses/8 half courses) with an overall grade point average of 3.00 or better on a 4-point scale (B/70 per cent or equivalent on a York grading scale). Candidates will be assessed on their most recent post secondary studies only, and must be admitted to an undergraduate degree program at York. Applicants who have previously completed a university degree are excluded.
Application Process:No application is required to be eligible for this award. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic merit.
How to Interpret the Awards Search Results
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.
The type of award:
- Bursaries are based on financial need. Therefore, students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
- Scholarships are based on academic merit. Therefore, students with high academic standing are encouraged to apply.
- Awards are based on both academic merit and financial need. Therefore, students with high academic standing and financial need are encouraged to apply.
3. No. of Awards
The number of these awards offered each year.
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.
5. 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.