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.
All awards listed on this website are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
Under the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Internship Awards Program (IAP), the Korean Studies Community Engagement Award will be awarded to a student who works with organizations that focus on building Korean communities. Organizations may support the integration of immigrants, enhance social connections, and promote civil engagement.
The awards will be available to all LA&PS Honours students in 3rd year,
who have completed a minimum of 54 credits or 4th year students who have at least 15 credits remaining to graduate. In order to qualify for this award, students must:
ż Have a minimum GPA of 6.0
ż Be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident of Canada or Indigenous Person of Canada
ż Demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need (if applicable)
Students are eligible to receive the internship award only once during their undergraduate studies at York.
To be considered for this award, applicants must:
1) Complete the LA&PS Internship Award Application in its entirety (available online at http://laps.yorku.ca/internship-awards/)
2) Submit a resume
3) Submit a Statement of Purpose ż Please prepare an essay, between 250 and 500 words and include the following:
a. Identify the Internship opportunity that you are applying to and state why you are interested in this position and organization
b. Explain how the proposed internship will be a valuable experience, connects to your education/program of study, and contributes to your future career goals.
c. Include your education and work experience, as well as the knowledge and skills that make you the best candidate for the position.
4) Submit one Letter of Recommendation ż Include a recommendation from a faculty member or a current/previous supervisor. The letter should outline your strengths, motivation and suitability for the internship.
Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2019
Main Contact: Karlene Case
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.
2. Award Type
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.
The value of this award.
4. 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.
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.