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.

Lillian Campbell Memorial Award

The Lillian Campbell Memorial Award will be granted to Graduate student(s) conducting research into the use and development of assistive technology to benefit the education of those with learning disabilities. Preference will be given to applicants living with learning disabilities. A gifted teacher, researcher and academic, Lillian Campbell (PhD '15) was at the height of her academic career in the Faculty of Health when cancer stole her future. A faculty member at York University, Ms. Campbell passed away after a long and brave battle with a rare, incurable cancer. Throughout her career, Campbell advocated for students diagnosed with learning disabilities; her research focused on supporting their development of academic skills and learning strategies with the use of computer assistive technology.
Appliction Process
Eligible graduate students studying pedagogy and technology as it pertains to children and youth will submit applications to the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the fall term. Applicants must be domestic students, registered full or part-time graduate students at the Masters' or PhD level. Applications should include: - a 1-page statement of how the student's research aligns with the award mandate - if applicable, formal documentation outlining the applicant's learning disability or letter of accommodation from Counselling and Disability Services confirming the applicant's learning disability

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.