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.

Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association Toronto French Contest Prize

This prize has been made possible through the generosity of the Ontario Modern Language Teacher?s Association (OMLTA). The OMLTA Toronto French Contest Inc. has created a legacy of supporting students who demonstrate outstanding achievement in French. The prize will be given to a student entering Year 3 or 4 who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in French studies and has completed the following course(s): Keele campus: FR 2081 3.00 Communication ecrite/niveau II and FR 2082 3.00 Communication orale/niveau II or Glendon campus: GL/FRAN 2810 6.00 Française ecrit pour specialistes. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need and achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 8.00 (A).
Application Process
To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile at Students with a permanent disability have the option of completing the paper application available from recognized campus service providers.

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.