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.

University Women's Club of North York Award in Economics

The University Women's Club of North York Award in Economics will be awarded annually to a female student enrolled in a program offered by the Department of Economics within the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Applicants must have completed at least one year of study, maintained a minimum GPA of 6.0, demonstrate financial need, and submit a one-page statement summarizing their participation in extra-curricular activities and/ or the community at large, and outlining how they hope to contribute to the Canadian field of Economics after graduation. The University Women's Club of North York is a thriving club founded in 1951. UWCNY has over 200 members who represent a wide variety of interests, disciplines and professional achievements. Their club aims to advocate for the improvement of the status of women, early learning and childcare, and to raise funds for local, national and international charities and women's scholarships.
Application Process
To be considered for this award, applicants are required to complete the Student Financial Profile (SFP). Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit the required one page statement.

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.