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.

Dr. James Wu Research Internships for Undergraduate Engineering Students

The Dr. James Wu Research Internships for Engineering Students are intended for undergraduate students in pursuing their engineering degree at York?s Lassonde School of Engineering who wish to participate in an engineering research project. Students will be invited to apply by faculty researchers. Selected students will have completed a minimum of 54 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and will work directly with professors, post-doctoral fellows and/or graduate students primarily (but not exclusively) in York?s science-focused research centres. Fall/winter session internships are limited to 10 to 12 hours per week (approximately 20 weeks) and provide $2,500 in financial assistance. Summer session internships will be a full-time experience for approximately 14 weeks and will provide $6,000 in assistance (course registration is not required for summer session internships). Research internships are renewable for an additional year and maintenance of minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50.
Application Process
Faculty researchers will invite students to apply for internship placements. Students will be asked to complete an application form made available by the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation and submit a short description of the project and what they wish to accomplish. The complete student submission (application form and description) must be approved by the faculty researcher in charge of the project.

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.