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.

Julia Baciu Memorial Scholarship

The Julia Baciu Memorial Scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student entering their first year of study at Glendon. To be eligible the student must be entering Glendon's BA/BEd undergraduate program and majoring in French Studies. The scholarship will be granted to the top student admitted to the program (minimum 80% high school admit average). The Julia Baciu Memorial Scholarship celebrates the life of a young bright woman who dreamed of becoming a French teacher and is intended to commemorate Julia's accomplishments and her passion for learning languages. Julia's life was filled with love, hard work and many friendships, She was always an outstanding, hardworking student who loved school. From a very small age Julia knew that she wanted to teach and was inspired to focus on French by her fabulous teacher at the Bayview Secondary School. Graduating high school with Honours and awarded and Entrance Scholarship, Julia was thrilled to launch a promising future at York University's Glendon campus. She was on course to complete a Bachelor of Arts combined with Education Program, majoring in French and Spanish as a second teachable. Her dream was to be able to stay in school forever. Through this scholarship, Julia's family wishes to help, encourage and inspire students to pursue their love of education and languages as Julia once did.
Application Process
No application required.

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.