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.

Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award

The Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award is given to one third year BBA/iBBA student who demonstrates academic excellence, leadership and financial need. Preference is given to students who are pursuing an Accounting specialization. Recipients will have been active in their community and have demonstated leadership either in student government or extracurricular activities. The student will demonstrate academic excellence and will be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. In recognition of academic excellence, demonstrated leadership and financial need, Al Rosen has created the Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award.
Application Process
To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile at 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. Please also include a personal statement outlining how you meet the criteria for this award. For more information, please visit Student Services & International Relations, W262 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.