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.

The Citi Canada Community Award

Description
Awarded to a second year BBA/iBBA student in the fall-term who has achieved a minimum GPA of 7.0 (B+) and demonstrates an interest in finance and extraordinary community involvement and engagement. Students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award is presented by Citi Canada in recognition of the firmżs commitment to diversity and their support of women, aboriginals and persons with disabilities. Preference will be given to students in these three categories. With roots in Canada dating back to 1919, Citi has been operating in Canada continuously since the 1950s. Citi is one of the most global financial services organizations in Canada, with a presence on the ground in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions around the world.
Appliction Process
To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile at http://sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp/. You must select this award from the list available. Please fill out the Community Service and Extra-Curricular Activities sections detailing your activities and interests. For more information, please visit Student Services & International Relations, W 262 Schulich Building, (416)736-5060.

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.