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.

Calumet College Bursary Fund

Calumet College offers annual bursaries up to the value of the yearly interest earned on the Calumet Student Assistant Bursary Fund account. The sums granted vary and are divided among a small number of eligible applicants taking into consideration both academic standing and financial need. A minimum 6.00 (B) average is required in at least 24 credits or the equivalent, taken while a student is enrolled in the college.
Application Process
To be considered for this award, complete the Student Financial Profile (SFP) available at In addition to the SFP, applicants must submit the following: a one page letter outlining how you meet the award criteria, two letters of recommendation, a resume/CV and your co-curricular record (if applicable). All documents should be submitted to the Office of the Master, Calumet College or by email to by November 1. Further information may be obtained from the Office of the College Head, Calumet College, 416-736-5132.

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.