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.

Shopify Scholarship

Description
The Shopify Scholarship was created to benefit full time undergraduate students enrolled in the Lassonde School of Engineering's Industry Partnership Stream of the Honours B.Sc program in Computer Science and who have been admitted to Shopify's Dev degree program (https://www.mydevlife.ca/). To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be entering their first year of the Industry Partnership Stream and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. The scholarship will be renewable for an additional three years (3) provided the recipient continues to meet the program requirements and maintains their academic performance.
Appliction Process
No application for this scholarship is required. Students who have been admitted to Shopify's Dev Degree program and the Lassonde School of Engineering's B.Sc. Computer Science Industry Partnership stream will receive this scholarship. In addition to this scholarship, recipients will be employed by Shopify throughout the duration of their studies, as long as they remain eligible. The scholarship will be renewable for an additional three years provided the recipient continues to meet the program requirements and remain academically eligible to continue in the Honours Major B.Sc. Computer Science Industrial Partnership Stream. More information about the Shopify's Dev Degree program is available at this website: https://www.mydevlife.ca/. Curriculum information about the Honours B.Sc. Computer Science (Industrial Partnership Stream) can be found in the academic calendar.

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.