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.

Women's Infrastructure Network (WIN) Scholarship

The Women's Infrastructure Network (WIN) Scholarship has been established by the Women's Infrastructure Network (WIN), on behalf of Anna Brighton (MBA '16), Toni Rossi and Vickie Turnbull (MBA '92) all of whom are past WIN awards winners. The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time female student enrolled in the Master of Real Estate and Infrastucture program who is in good academic standing and has taken at least one infrastructure course at the Schulich School of Business. The recipient must demonstrate high academic achievement (minimum gpa of A) and strong community leadership (either professional or volunteer). In addition to the monetary award, the recipient will also have the optional opportunity for one-on-one mentorship from Anna, Toni and/or Vickie. Value: $1,000 Women's Infrastructure Network is a dynamic forum, with memberships from across Canada, that is primarily designed for women in infrastructure to facailitate connections, expand networks, and exchnage ideas to help shape the infrastructure agenda.
Application Process
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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.