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.

S&C Electric Canada Award

Description
The S&C Electric Canada Award will benefit female students in their 3rd or 4th year of an undergraduate program within the Lassonde School of Engineering. The award will recognize a combination of good academic standing and leadership/community service. Preference will be granted to students in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. If there are no eligible applicants in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, preference will be granted to students who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the Electrical Industry (through IEEE chapter membership, enrolment in the EECS/Mechanical program, work and volunteer experience, etc.) Recipients will be offered the opportunity to apply for a summer co-op.
Application Process
Female identifying Lassonde undergraduate students who are in their 3rd or 4th year, have good academic standing (GPA of 6.0) and leadership experience will be eligible to apply. Preference will be given to Electrical/Mechanical Engineering students. If there are no eligible Electrical/Mechanical Engineering students, preference will be granted to students who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the Electrical Industry. To be eligible, applicants must submit a one page statement outlining their career goals, leadership experience and community involvement.

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.