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.

Jacques Israelievitch Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Arts

Description
The Jacques Israelievitch Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Arts will be granted to a full time graduate student enrolled in the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design. The scholarship will be granted to incoming students, but in any year where no incoming student qualifies the award may be granted to a graduate student in a higher year of study. To be eligible students must demonstrate outstanding academic merit, artistic excellence and artistic practice of interdisciplinary and cross departmental nature. Student must demonstrate their interdisciplinary vision and a special gift of the arts through a one page application statement. Preference will first be granted to students who are themselves gifted musicians and secondary consideration will be granted to those that have a musical component to their vision.
Appliction Process
The application process requires program nomination. Incoming graduate students who will be pursuing a graduate degree in an AMPD program at York University may be nominated for this scholarship through the admissions process to their graduate program. Nominations must include a one page application statement that demonstrates the nominee's interdisciplinary vision and artistic excellence, a CV, and transcripts from the admissions file and/or student file, as well as a letter of nomination from the program director. Preference will first be granted to students who are themselves gifted musicians and secondary consideration will be granted to those that have a musical component to their vision.

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.