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.

Greg Malszecki Award for Community Engagement

Description
The Greg Malszecki Award for Community Engagement was created to benefit a first-year undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Kinesiology & Health Science who has demonstrated leadership and proactive engagement in their community, whether at school or extracurricular, in a way that shows openness, kindness, vision, engagement and commitment to the public interest. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate financial need and submit a one-page statement (250 words) detailing how they are putting their leadership and commitment to the public interest into action. Preference will be granted to students affiliated with Stong College and those from a town or rural community with a population of less than 100,000.
Application Process
To be considered applicants must complete the Student Financial Profile and the KINE co-curricular information form at http://kine.apps01.yorku.ca/machform/view.php?id=93200.

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.