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.
All awards listed on this website are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
The Outstanding Contribution Award is awarded in recognition of the achievements of committed students who have had a positive impact at Glendon by generously dedicating their time and talents in at least one of the following areas: residence life, community building, peer mentorship, athletics, creative arts, or university governance.
Glendon students will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:
Positivity: Student who has demonstrated a commitment to be an encouraging and optimistic force. Being personable and approachable; establishing mutual trust and respect with others; building a connection with others that enhances communication and mutual understanding.
Resilience: Awarded to a student demonstrating determination, a firm commitment and an ability to bounce back from challenges, adversity and setbacks to achieve set goals or objectives. -
Support: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated a high level of caring and being actively supportive of the success of a team and every individual on the team. Acknowledging and taking others? perspectives into account. Someone who provides information, insight or suggestions to support and aid an individual in making an informed decision or determining the best course of action to take.
Endeavour: Awarded to a student demonstrating determination, a firm commitment and an ability to bounce back from challenges, adversity and setbacks to achieve set goals or objectives.
Students must be nominated by their peers, alumni, faculty or staff members at Glendon. Candidates will be selected from nominations received for Glendon's Student Engagement Awards in the winter term annually.
How to Interpret the Awards Search Results
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:
- Bursaries are based on financial need. Therefore, students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
- Scholarships are based on academic merit. Therefore, students with high academic standing are encouraged to apply.
- Awards are based on both academic merit and financial need. Therefore, students with high academic standing and financial need are encouraged to apply.
The value of this award.
4. No. of Awards
The number of these awards offered each year.
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.