Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries – Continuing

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A. Saber M. Saleuddin Biology Scholarship in Animal Physiology

A. Saber Saleuddin

The A. Saber M. Saleuddin Biology Scholarship in Animal Physiology will be awarded annually to a Year 3 or 4 undergraduate Honours student majoring in biology within the Faculty of Science, with a cumulative grade point average of 7.50 or higher, who has demonstrated interest and academic excellence in animal physiology. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

A.L. Tune Bursary

Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation

In memory of A.L. Tune, a respected leader of Ontario credit unions, the Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation provides a bursary to assist a BBA/iBBA student in Year 3 or 4. Selection is based on financial need and academic excellence. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

A.O. Miller Bursary for Mature Students

The A.O. Miller Bursary for Mature Students is named in memory of a university administrator who was one of the founders of the York Association of Mature Students. The award is granted to a student admitted under the mature basis of admission category and has completed 24 or more credits as a full-time student, has achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) and is currently enrolled in a minimum of 18 credits, preferably in a humanistic discipline. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need.

AOLS Highest Aggregate GPA 1st- and 2nd-year Geomatics Engineering Award

Association of Ontario Land Surveyors

To be awarded to geomatics engineering students who have successfully completed 66 credits and who have achieved the best grade point average based on all first- and second-year courses of the engineering program. Courses not taken or not completed will receive zero in the calculation of the weighted average. All courses will be equally weighted with the exception of the following geomatics engineering-related courses which carry double weight: ENG 1000 6.00 (Engineering Design I); EATS 1010 3.00 (The Dynamic Earth and Space Geodesy); ENG 2000 6.00 (Engineering Design II); ENG 2110 2.00 (Geomatics and Space Engineering); ENG 2120 4.00 (Fundamentals of Surveying); ENG 2130 3.00 (Field Surveys); and EATS 2030 3.00 (Geophysics and Space Science).

AOLS Highest Aggregate GPA 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-year Geomatics Engineering Award

Association of Ontario Land Surveyors

To be awarded to geomatics engineering students who have successfully completed 102 credits and who have achieved the best grade point average from the following geomatics engineering-related courses: ENG 2110 2.00 (Geomatics and Space Engineering); ENG 2120 4.00 (Fundamentals of Surveying); EATS 2030 3.00 (Geophysics and Space Science); ENG 2130 3.00 (Field Surveys); ENG 3110 4.00 (Geodetic Concepts); ENG 3120 4.00 (Adjustment Calculus); ENG 3130 4.00 (Analysis of Over-determined Systems); ENG 3140 4.00 (Geodetic Surveys); ENG 3150 4.00 (Photogrammetry); EATS 3020 3.00 (Global Geophysics and Geodesy); EATS 3300 3.00 (GIS); ENG 3160 3.00 (Advanced Field Surveys).

Abe Karrass/Donald Solitar Bursary

Abe Karrass

This award is presented to a student majoring in mathematics who has an interest in teaching mathematics. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Established in honour of Abe Karrass, a valued and distinguished member of the Mathematics Department, in recognition his love of teaching and his passion for research.

Aboriginal PSET Bursary

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Student Support Branch

This bursary is available to Aboriginal students (First Nation, Inuit and Métis), status and non-status. Students who have Aboriginal identify and or heritage are also eligible for consideration. Students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Abraham Isaac Silver Scholarship

Awarded bi-annually to a York student specializing in, or interested in, the field of Judaic studies, who wishes to further their studies at an institution of higher learning in Israel.

Access York Award

Access York Advisory Committee on Special Needs

The Access York Award has been established to assist students with disabilities who are experiencing financial difficulty. Recipients must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 5.00 (C+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Adele Kuperstein Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time Year 4 Glendon social science major with outstanding overall average. It will not be awarded to any person already selected for a major York University scholarship.

Adrienne and Douglas Mahaffy Bursary

Douglas and Adrienne Mahaffy

The bursary will be given to an undergraduate student who has successfully completed one year (24 credits) in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (bachelor of arts degree only), Faculty of Education or the Faculty of Environmental Studies with a minimum 7.00 (B+) grade point average and is currently enrolled in a minimum of 18 credits. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Ahrens Scholarship

Wolfgang Ahrens

Awarded to a student preferably majoring in German or German studies or to a student going on a German/Austrian exchange with a minimum grade point average of 7.00 and who has elected to travel to Germany/Austria under the study abroad program. Should no students meet this criteria, the scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in German or German studies in Year 2 or a higher year of study who has attained a minimum grade point average of 7.00.

Alice Turner Award

Awarded to outstanding mathematics students who are Year 3 or Year 4 degree candidates.

Alpha Foundation Bursary

Alpha Charitable Foundation

The Alpha Foundation has established this award to support students who are willing to assist others in the community. Eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need and are of First Nations heritage. Recipients will have demonstrated community volunteerism and a willingness to continue that involvement. The recipient of this award will be required to participate in an outreach program that assists others in need.

Alumni Award for Commitment to Student Experience and Engagement

Alumni Donations

The Alumni Award for Commitment to Student Experience and Engagement honours a student leader in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies for his or her outstanding contribution to student engagement throughout the academic year and for his or her efforts to engage current students with alumni. This award is supported by Alumni and Advancement Services.

Alumni Golden GRADitude Award

Alumni Donations

Established by the Alumni Office and the York University Alumni Association in honour of York's 50th Anniversary, this award expresses our gratitude to a graduating student who has made the University a better place during his/her time at York. This award will be granted to graduating students who have demonstrated significant leadership in campus life, including but not limited to: student clubs, varsity athletics, residence life, student government, academics and research, SC&LD activities, building bridges between York students and alumni.

Alumni Silver Jubilee Scholarship

York University Alumni Association

Awarded to an undergraduate student registered at York University for the fall/winter session. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 10 full courses (or equivalent) at York University with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Applicants must also demonstrate one or more of the following: York University or other community leadership, participation in extracurricular student life, volunteer services, achievements in athletics or the arts or any other significant endeavours.

Alyce Orzy Award in Jewish Teacher Education

S. Richard Orzy

The Alyce Orzy Award in Jewish Teacher Education is given in memory of a prominent leader of the Kitchener and Toronto Jewish communities. Given annually to a student in the Jewish Teacher Education program demonstrating financial need and high academic achievement. Preference will be given to students from communities outside Toronto.

Anatol Schlosser Fund

This award will be given annually to a theatre major that is entering or is currently in the Concurrent Education program. The recipient must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 and demonstrate financial need.

Andrew Forbes Award

This award was established to honour the memory of Andrew Forbes, a Glendon graduate who was killed in 1993 while doing research in Uganda. His compassion for others continues through this in memorial award. Awarded to a refugee or First Nations student demonstrating financial need. Student must show academic promise and commitment.

Andrew Tomcik Scholarship

Contribution of the Department of Design

Named in honour of York design professor emeritus Andrew Tomcik, this Scholarship recognizes outstanding achievement in design studies courses and is given to a BDes student who has successfully completed a minimum of 54 and a maximum of 83 credits. The recipient must have the top academic performance in design studies courses as indicated in their academic record of all applicants to the scholarship. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Anne Lazare-Mirvish Award

David Mirvish

The Anne Lazare-Mirvish Award will be awarded to a current undergraduate student majoring in visual arts, in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design with a focus on sculpture. Candidates must have completed a minimum of 24 credits and is taking at least one sculpture course. The recipient must have a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Anthony Wallis Academic Achievement Medal

Department of Computer Science

Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in Year 3 and enrolled in an Honours degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by Computer Science and Engineering.

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Arriscraft Bursary

Arriscraft International Inc.

Awarded to a student currently enrolled in a major or minor in women’s studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Art History Award

Barbara Dodge and contributions

The Art History Award is given in recognition of excellence in art history to a visual arts student enrolled in Year 2 of studies or higher of the BA program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Arthur Francis Williams Award in Canadian Studies

Arthur Francis Williams

Awarded to a student who has completed at least one Canadian studies or Canadian-content course with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) or higher and has completed a minimum of 18 credits at York. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Arthur Haberman Award in History and Humanities

Arthur Haberman

This award is made annually to a Founders College student majoring in history and/or humanities who has achieved the highest cumulative grade point average in courses taken in the major department and/or division. No student may receive the award more than once. In order to qualify for this award, students must have attained a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B) in their major department and/or division.

Arvo Tiidus Award

Named in honour of the founding coordinator of Recreation York, this annual award is given to a continuing student who has a cumulative grade average of 6.00 (B) or higher and who has made a significant contribution to the Recreation program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident, and demonstrate financial need.

Arvo Tiidus Scholarship

Two scholarships are awarded annually to a continuing male and a continuing female student. The successful students must have a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B), and have made significant contributions to the Recreation program.

Ashe Davis Liberal Award

Established in memory of Mr. Ashe Davis, who was active in the development of policy for the Liberal Party of Canada. Awarded to an Honours undergraduate student in political science who is entering Year 4 of studies. The recipient would be judged to have the highest academic achievement and have demonstrated a special interest in the field of politics.

Atkinson Students' Association Bursary

Atkinson College Students' Association

Established by the Atkinson Students' Association to help students in need of financial support. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Atkinson Students' Association Scholarship

Atkinson College Students' Association

Students must have completed at least 48 liberal arts and professional studies credits with a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+). No more than two scholarships may be awarded in any one discipline. The Atkinson Students' Association established this scholarship to recognize five students for their academic excellence.

Audrey's Place Foundation Nursing Scholarship

Audrey Tepper

The award will be given to a full-time York University student enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in either the 2nd Entry program, the Internationally Educated Nurses program or entering third year or current third year Collaborative Program who have a passion for nursing, and in spite of facing considerable challenges-both financial and personal, demonstrate compassion and continue to help those less fortunate through their volunteerism and community activity. The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 6.00. Any recipients of the Audrey’s Place Foundation Nursing Scholarship who receives the award as a third year student will automatically be awarded another scholarship the following year in order to complete their fourth year as long as they are still enrolled in Nursing at York University, maintaining a GPA of 6.00 or above and continue to demonstrates volunteerism and community activity.

B.W. Boville Prize in Atmospheric Sciences

B.W. Boville

Awarded to a student completing Year 3 or 4 or a certificate program in Atmospheric Science, with a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+).

Babs Burggraf Award in Creative Writing

Barbara Burggraf

The Babs Burggraf Award in Creative Writing offers financial assistance to a Year 4 student majoring in creative writing with proven talent and achievement in the area of short story writing. Faculty members in the program will nominate Year 4 students (successful completion of at least 84 credits) who have submitted short stories as part of their academic work for the session. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Barbara and Peter Currie Awards

Barbara and Peter Currie

The Barbara and Peter Currie Awards are given to students who have a minimum 6.00 cumulative grade point average. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who are the first generation in their families to attend postsecondary education.

Barbara Langstaff Memorial Award

Canadian Federation of University Women - Aurora-Newmarket

Donated by the Aurora-Newmarket chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women, the Barbara Langstaff Memorial Award is a bursary which is donated annually to be given to a mature woman who has returned to school, is a York Region resident enrolled in a degree program and demonstrates financial need.

Barkley's of Avonmore Bursary

Fred Barkley

Awarded to a student in financial need, with sound academic standing. Preference will be given to students from a developing country.

Bernadine Nightingale Scholarship

Awarded to a Year 4 BBA/iBBA student specializing in marketing who demonstrates strong academic potential.

Bertrand Gerstein Scholarship

The Bertrand Gerstein Scholarships will be awarded each year as follows:

  1. A disadvantaged student or a student admitted under the mature student basis of admission demonstrating financial need and wishing to undertake a program in one of the professional Faculties at York, such as Osgoode, Schulich, Fine Arts or Environmental Studies. This scholarship is renewable for two years, on the condition that the student maintains an academic average of 6.00 (B).
  2. Glendon student whose circumstances are such that they might not be able to begin or to continue a program of bilingual study. This scholarship is renewable for two years, on the condition that the student maintains an academic average of 6.00 (B).
  3. A student in high academic standing (minimum average of 7.00 (B+)) who has completed at least 30 York credits in part-time study. This scholarship is renewable for one year.

Best Essay Prize in South Asian Studies

York University

The Best Essay Prize in South Asian Studies is awarded to an undergraduate student at York who is deemed to have written the best essay/paper or a similar piece of graded course work related to South Asia. All South Asian studies faculty members at York will be invited to nominate submissions from their courses from previous fall/winter sessions. Students are also welcome to nominate their essay/paper for consideration. The submissions will be adjudicated by the South Asian Studies Executive Committee.

Bethune College Academic Community Building Scholarship

R. Kennedy

Candidate must have at least one year of outstanding service and be committed to peer advising and academic community building. The individual should follow through and perform beyond reasonable expectation as well as take responsibility and being proactive academic community contributors. They should also be involved in ‘behind the scenes’ endeavours, supporting various academic initiatives at Bethune College as well as helping fellow students with the transition through university. These scholarships are only granted if there are suitable candidates with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50.

Bethune College Academic Leadership and Community Building Scholarship

The candidate must have served two to three years of academic student service with outstanding leadership qualities including constantly leading by example. The individual should consistently create new programs or important initiatives and dedicate an extensive time commitment to them. The individual should also be involved initiating various academic programs at Bethune College as well as helping fellow students transition through university. The candidates must have been part of student organizations/clubs, played a role in training new members and provided positive community support as well as focused leadership. They should be advocates of building community spirit and on the whole contribute to making a difference.

Bethune College Council Student Bursary

Bethune College Council

The Bethune College Council Student Bursary was created for full-time, continuing students (must have completed at least 18 credits) who are affiliated with Bethune College, are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated commitment to the Bethune College student body and/or the community.

Bethune College Lexicon Award

Founded by the undergraduate students of Norman Bethune College and supported by College members, this award is available to a student entering their first-year of any full-time undergraduate program at York University. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of involvement within their high school or community, and will be assessed on the basis of potential community involvement at Norman Bethune College (e.g. with science clubs etc.). The application deadline date is August 1st.

Beverly Margaret Reynolds Scholarship

Established to honour the late Beverley Margaret Reynolds, York employee and alumna, this scholarship will be awarded to a student who has completed at least 30 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+) and who has completed 12 credits in courses related to third world studies. Preference will be given to students who are actively involved in community service as evidenced by a letter of reference.

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Biology, Chemistry and Physics Scholarship

Philip Dykshoorn

The Biology, Chemistry and Physics Scholarship will be given annually to a student in the Faculty of Science concentrating in Biology, Chemistry or Physics, or in a combined major comprised from only these three disciplines, and with a minimum GPA of 7.5.The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Board of Governors 50th Anniversary Scholarship

York University Board of Governors

The 50th Anniversary Board of Governors Scholarship will be awarded to one or more undergraduate students who have demonstrated exemplary service to the York community through their involvement in student clubs and organizations, their college, or student government. Recipients must have achieved a minimum grade point average of B+ (7.5) and be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Bob Bain Bursary

Paul Vandenbosch

The Bob Bain Bursary will be awarded annually to highly skilled basketball student athletes, entering or continuing at York University who are Canadian citizens, residents of Ontario and who demonstrate financial need. To be eligible for this award, students must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards.

Bob Lundell Tennis Award

Guy Burry and Elizabeth Lundell

The Bob Lundell Tennis Award will be given annually to a continuing undergraduate student-athlete who is a member of the men’s or women’s tennis team and has achieved a grade point average of 6.00 or higher. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

bpNichol Award

bp Nichol’s death in September 1988, before his 44th birthday, was a tragedy for York University and the Canadian literary world. He was a winner of the Governor-General’s Award, a Fellow of Calumet College and taught with the Creative Writing program. He is remembered as a gentle, giving and humane man. This award, in the form of a book certificate, is given to an exceptional undergraduate student writer for accumulative achievement in creating writing. To be eligible, students must be nominated each spring by an instructor in the Creative Writing program.

Brian Crawford Memorial Bursary

Paula Rochman

This bursary has been established in memory of Dr. Brian Crawford, this bursary is available to students currently enrolled in either the Concurrent or the Consecutive program in the Faculty of Education at York University. Preference may be given to students who are passionate about promoting literacy, who are excited to teach in an elementary school setting and who are committed to supporting children with special needs. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and must demonstrate financial need.

Brian Hepworth Prize

Established in memory of Professor Brian Hepworth. The prize is intended to recognize and continue Professor Hepworth’s devotion to cultivating an interest in eighteenth century literature among undergraduate students. The prize will be awarded for the best essay on a subject drawn from English Literature, 1660-1800, written by an undergraduate student and submitted as part of the requirements for an undergraduate course offered in the current year by the Department of English (Keele campus).

Bruno Amadi Bursary

Bruno Amadi

Established through a gift from Bruno Amadi (BBA ’79) to support a student who has completed the equivalent of at least one full year of the BBA/iBBA program with a minimum average of 6.00 (B) and a specialization in either finance or marketing. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Bruno Skoggard Chinese Language Scholarship

Bruno Skoggard

Awarded annually to a registered student with Honours standing who demonstrates the importance of Chinese language training for their program of study and career goals. Preference will be given to a student majoring in East Asian studies with a demonstrated need to pursue summer language training.

Bryce M. Taylor Book Prize

Awarded each year to the Year 1 Honours kinesiology and health science major student who has completed a minimum of 24 credits (of which at least six are in kinesiology and health science courses), has a minimum 6.00 (B) cumulative average in both academic and practicum courses and has the highest cumulative grade point average in kinesiology and health science courses. A student may only receive this award once.

Bryce M. Taylor Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to an Honours kinesiology and health science student who is entering Year 4 (84 credits), has a minimum cumulative average of 6.00 (B) and has distinguished themselves through public service in the University and in the external community. This scholarship is named in honour of Dr. Bryce Taylor, founding Chair and Director of the School of Kinesiology and Health Science.

Bursary in Science

Anne Rosevear

This bursary is available to assist Faculty of Science students. Recipients must have completed at least 24 credits towards a BSc degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 5.00 on all science courses taken. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Business.ca Inc. Bursary

Chak Ming Kelvin Cheung

Students in Year three, enrolled in the Faculty of Science and Lassonde School of Engineering, in good academic standing are eligible for this award. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

C.B. Cragg Prizes for Excellence in Natural Science

Awarded to several full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate excellent achievement in natural science courses. This prize honours Professor C. Brian Cragg, founding director, lecturer and advocate of the Natural Science program.

CAHPERD Student Award

Awarded annually to a Year 3 Honours kinesiology and health science major student who has completed a minimum of 60 credits, has played a leadership role in student organizations within the School of Kinesiology and Health Science and has attained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). The recipient shall serve as a liaison between York and CAHPERD during Year 4 of studies and will be encouraged to publicize and promote on campus the professional work of CAHPERD. A certificate and one-year membership in CAHPERD (commencing after graduation) will be presented to the recipient. A recipient will be named early in the fall term by the Awards and Scholarships Committee of the School of Kinesiology and Health Science.

CFUW Etobicoke – Award for Bridging Students

The recipient will be an undergraduate student entering their first year at York University through the Bridging Program for Women in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. The recipient will have received a grade of B or better in the Bridging Course. Preference will be given to a student from Etobicoke. Recipients will be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

CGI Award

CGI Group Inc.

This award is available to undergraduate students majoring in computer science or information technology who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

CIBC Fine Arts Student Award

This award will be given to undergraduate students entering or continuing in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. Recipients must have a minimum entrance average of 85% or a minimum GPA of 6.50 (B+) or the equivalent. Awards will be made in the $3000 to $5000 range based on review of the individual student's financial need.

COMDEV Engineering Design Awards

COM DEV International Ltd.

The COMDEV Engineering Design Awards will be presented annually in the public design demonstration of the capstone course ENG4000 Engineering Project. It recognizes and rewards the top three teams with the highest combined points scored in the engineering design demonstration events. The eligibility for the awards will be engineering students enrolled into the capstone course – ENG4000 Engineering Project. Three awards are granted to the top three design teams each year. All design teams will be evaluated on their professional presentation, design content (in terms of technical complexity, novelty, project development, design and implementation) and the success of the demonstration of prototype.

Calumet College Bursary Fund

Calumet College offers annual bursaries up to the value of the yearly interest earned on the Calumet Student Assistant Bursary Fund account. The sums granted vary and are divided among a small number of eligible applicants taking into consideration both academic standing and financial need. A minimum 6.00 (B) average is required in at least 24 credits or the equivalent, taken while a student is enrolled in the college.

Calumet College Council Bursary

Calumet College Council

The Calumet College Council established this bursary in 1998. It will be presented annually (selection in the fall) to a Calumet student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Additionally, the recipient will be an active member of Calumet College who was registered in a full course load in the previous year, as a Calumet student, with a minimum grade point average of 5.00 (C+).

Calumet College Council 50th Anniversary Award

Calumet College Council

The Calumet College Council 50th Anniversary Award will be awarded to students affiliated with Calumet College, as it currently exists, who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to a continuing student with a minimum B (6.0) grade point average, who has demonstrated commitment to the Calumet College student body and/or the community.

Canadian Daughters' League Award

Canadian Daughters League

The Canadian Daughters League is an educational and sororall society which was established in 1923 to promote the interests of Canada. This award will be granted to a student who is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work program with the best academic performance among those who demonstrate financial need.

Canadian Federation of University Women - North Toronto 30th Anniversary Bursary

Canadian Federation of University Women North Toronto

The Canadian Federation of University Women - North Toronto 30th Anniversary Award will be awarded annually to a female undergraduate student of Aboriginal ancestry, including First Nation, Métis or Inuit, attending York University on a full-time basis that demonstrates financial need and is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario. If there is no eligible undergraduate student in any given year, the award may be granted to an Aboriginal female student in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

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Canadian Foundation of Physically Disabled Persons Bursary

Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons

This award has been established by the Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons to provide five annual bursaries to deserving York University students with a physical disability. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Canadian Premier Life Insurance Bursary

Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company

Awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need.

Carey Risman Memorial Scholarship

Friends and Family of Carey Risman

Awarded to a student who is in Year 3 of the double major program in biology and chemistry or in the biochemistry degree program. The award will be based on academic achievement; the student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 7.50 based on a minimum of 60 credits taken in the first two years.

Carl Dair Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship in recognition of studio performance is awarded annually, in the spring, to a student in the Department of Visual Arts, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design.

Carleton E. Perrin Book Prize for Excellence in Sciences

Awarded to the most outstanding science student taking a humanities course. Candidates considered for this award are expected to have demonstrated a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and have a notable appreciation of the humanities.

Catherine Cragg Bursary for Women in Science

Catherine Cragg

This bursary will provide assistance to one or more female students enrolled in the Faculty of Science and Lassonde School of Engineering who demonstrates financial need and is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a resident of Ontario.

Cathy Moseley Memorial Award

Friends and Family of Cathy Moseley

The award will be made annually to a student admitted through a bridging course and has achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+), is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student entering a women's studies degree program. If there is no candidate entering the women's studies program, the award will be given to a student enrolled in less than 18 credits. Established in memory and honour of Cathy Moseley, a women's studies bridging course alumnus, who was passionate about learning and believed her calling was to help people. Cathy received her degree one week before she passed away in August 2000 from cancer.

Chair of Design Scholarship

In honour of the York Chair of Design, this scholarship recognizes outstanding achievement in typography and is given to a BDes student who has successfully completed a minimum of 84 credits. The recipient must have the top academic performance in typography courses as indicated in their academic record of all applicants to the scholarship. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Chaloner-Merret Award

The Chaloner-Merrett Award recognizes academic achievement and to provide financial assistance to deserving students. It will be granted to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student with the best academic performance, has completed between 12 to 33 credits, and has demonstrated financial need.

Chantel Dunn Memorial Award

This award will be given to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies who demonstrates leadership in making a difference in African-Canadian communities. The recipient of this award must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and must demonstrate financial need. This award is in memory of Chantel Dunn, a second year student who was a driven individual, striving for excellence in her studies with dreams to pursue a career in law. Chantel was fatally wounded on February 7, 2006; a victim of gun violence.

Charleen Gorbet Award

Fred and Charleen Gorbet

The Charleen Gorbet Award has been established by Charleen Harris Gorbet, BA ’66 (Glendon) and Fred Gorbet, BA ’65 (Glendon), to provide an annual award to a deserving York University student. Undergraduate students whose financial circumstances may not allow them to continue their postsecondary education (with preference given to mature female students) are eligible for this award. The award is based on financial need and a minimum of 6.00/7.00 (B/B+) average at the time of admission to York. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Charlene Anne Heisler Prize

Charlene Denzel Bursary Awarded to a student entering the final year of study in an Honours program who combines excellence in astronomy (7.00 (B+) minimum average in two or more science astronomy courses) with a demonstrated commitment to the communication of science at York University.

Charlene Denzel Bursary

Charlene Denzel

Awarded to an undergraduate student who is a single parent. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. This award is made possible by the generous donation of Charlene Denzel, the receptionist in the Counselling and Development Centre for 25 years. During that time she has watched many single parents struggle to get an education and now wants to help in a small way.

Charles Edward Rathe Scholarship

Ted Rathe

Awarded to a Founders College student entering Year 2 of study with the highest grade point average on the completion of 30 credits in their Year 1 of full-time study. The recipient must register in a minimum of 24 credits in Year 2 of study.

Charles Lithgow Award

E. A. Lithgow

All undergraduate students majoring in English are eligible for this award. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Charma Mordido Figuracion Bursary

Katherine Figuracion

Awarded annually to a female computer science major. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award is in honour of Charma Mordido Figuracion.

ChemEd 2001 Award

ChemEd 2001 Conference

ChemEd awards are made to students with a major in chemistry who have a 6.00 (B) average, completed at least 30 credits overall and demonstrate financial need. The awards are funded by the proceeds from the 2001 ChemEd conference held at York University.

Chemistry Book Prize

Awarded to the student(s) with the highest grade average in the core courses at the second level in chemistry. Awarded to all students with a 9.00 (A+) average in these courses.

Chemistry Club Award

Awarded for excellence to a student in the fourth-year chemistry research project course - SC/CHEM 4000 4.00.

Cheryl Rosen Memorial

Mary Alter

In memory of Cheryl Rosen, awarded to a Year 3 or 4 student studying in the Department of Theatre, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design and demonstrates financial need.

Chief Emmanuel Mbulu Family Award

Emmanuel Mbulu

The Chief Emmanuel Mbulu Family Award will be given to a student who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario, who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students who are involved in the Nigerian and/or the Nigerian-Canadian communities and/or are fluent in any of the Nigerian languages. This award was established by Chief Emmanuel Mbulu. As an international student from Nigeria, Chief Emmanuel Mbulu attended York University where he held several part-time jobs throughout his university years to support his overseas education and his family in Nigeria. Today he is successful businessman and widely respected community leader in both Toronto and in Nigeria.

Christopher Beattie Essay Prize

This award was established in the memory of Christopher Beattie, former department Chair, devoted teacher, and a promising and productive scholar who died on July 11, 1977, at the age of 36. It will be awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student, registered in a sociology course at the 3000 or 4000 level, for the best essay in sociology. Eligible essays may have been written for current sessional courses or may be specially prepared for the competition. Themes, perspectives and methodologies of a wide variety are acceptable. Excellence and originality are the chief criteria.

Cinespace Studios Film & Video Production Award

Mr. Steve Mirkopoulos, Mr. Nick Mirkopoulos, Mr. Larry Mirkopoulos and Families

The Cinespace Studios Film & Video Production Award recognizes exceptional artistic merit and achievement shown by a Year 3 film and video major demonstrating financial need, who is returning to fourth-year production studies. The award was established by Canadian film and television industry leaders.

City of Toronto, North York Community Scholarship

City Hall

This scholarship was established to honour York University's 25th anniversary and its contribution to North York. The scholarship will be awarded to a student from a North York secondary school entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate program. Criteria for the scholarship winner are high academic standing and/or demonstrated financial need, combined with a history of community involvement and an interest in urban studies.

Class of '97 BBA Bursary

Graduating Class of '97 BBA

Each year a full-time BBA/iBBA student will be selected to receive the Class of ’97 BBA/iBBA Bursary. The student selected will be in good standing, registered as a full-time student in the BBA/iBBA program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Coach's Excellence Award for Swimming

Marijana Primorac

This award has been made possible by the generosity of a York alumna to provide scholarship opportunities which will encourage swim team participation and assist in recruitment of top athletes. This award will be given to top achieving inter-university athletes on the York University swim team. Preference will be given to CIS ranked athletes. To be eligible for this award, student-athletes must be enrolled in a minimum of 18 credits. Year 1 students must have a minimum 80 per cent admission average. Continuing students must have a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B). Should there be no eligible swim student-athlete in a given year; the award can be given to one inter-university student-athlete who meets the balance of the criteria.

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Consulate General of Romania Book Prize

'Consulate General of Romania Toronto

The Consulate General of Romania is offering an award in the form of a book prize to the best student studying computer science at Glendon.

Cunnington Family Memorial Bursary

The Cunnington Family Memorial Bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study. To be eligible, recipients must be admitted under the mature basis of admission category; preference will be given to those who are enrolled in part-time studies and registered with the Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-time Students. Students must demonstrate financial need and maintain good academic standing (minimum 6.00 GPA).

Dance Department Fund

Available to full-time and part-time students in the Dance Department who achieve high grades, consistency in studies and who demonstrate legitimate need for financial assistance.

Dance Education Award

Mary Jane Warner

Awarded annually to a dance major in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design who demonstrates exceptional achievement/strength in courses related to dance teaching. Eligibility requirements include completion of at least five courses with a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B) and demonstrated financial need. The Dance Education Award reflects the Dance Department’s commitment to the training of educators in the field of dance.

David Gardner Wilkinson Bursary

This award is designated for an undergraduate women’s studies student enrolled in one or more fine arts courses (through the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design) or an undergraduate fine arts student enrolled in one or more women’s studies courses. Preference given to students enrolled in women’s studies and theatre arts. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. David Gardner Wilkinson worked in the theatre as an actor, writer, producer and publicist. David’s family and friends have established this bursary to keep alive his commitment and dedication to the theatre and to the arts in general.

David L. J. Sealy Award

Various donors

The David L. J. Sealy Award is offered every year to a currently registered, full-time student who through an essay, report, project or dissertation has shown a superior understanding of and interest in the connections between issues of race and ethnicity and questions of law and order in Canada. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a Ontario resident who demonstrates financial need. The award may be given to a second year undergraduate (minimum of 30 earned credits) or higher, or to a graduate student.  This award is given in memory of Professor David L. J. Sealy and has been made possible by contributions from David's friends, colleagues and other loved ones.

David M. Walker Memorial Award

Department of French Studies

Awarded annually to the student majoring in French studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, who has obtained the highest grade in FR 1080 6.00. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

David McQueen Bursary

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a Glendon student who has been actively involved in college life. Recipients must demonstrate financial need. Academic merit is also considered.

David and Lois Buckstein Bursary

David and Lois Buckstein

This bursary is available to students in Jewish studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Dean's Award for Academic Excellence

Faculty of Arts

Awarded to the students with the highest sessional grade point average based on a course load of at least 30 credits in each of Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies.

Dean's Prizes for Excellence - School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design

York University

There are two annual prizes in each of the five fine arts departments and in the Fine Arts Cultural Studies program. One prize is for scholarly work and the other for creative work. They will be awarded on the basis of completed projects, which reflect excellence, as established in the criteria by the individual departments.

Denise Hobbins Prize

Awarded to the student who obtains the highest marks in the first-year physics course 1010 6.00. This award was established in honour of Denise Hobbins, a physics student at York who graduated in 1979.

Denys Brown Bursary Fund

Awarded to a York University student demonstrating financial need.

Department of Design Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes outstanding achievement in design and is given to a BDes student who has successfully completed a minimum of 24 and a maximum of 83 credits. The recipient must have the top academic performance in design courses as indicated in their academic record of all applicants to the scholarship. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Department of Economics Award

This award as established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in economics or economics and business who has completed between 24 and 53 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or better. The recipient must be currently registered in a minimum of 18 credits and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Department of English Award

Department of English

This award was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in English on the Keele campus who has completed between 30 and 60 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or higher and is currently registered in a minimum of 18 credits. The recipient must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Department of English Retirees' Scholarship

Ruth Grogan

The award will be given annually to the top student, based on cumulative grade point average, majoring or minoring in the Department of English (Keele campus). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must also have completed at least 21 credits in English, and be continuing with at least 12 credits remaining to graduate, six of which must be in English.

Department of French Studies Award

This award was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in French studies on the Keele campus who has completed between 30 and 60 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or higher. The recipient must be currently registered in a minimum of 18 credits. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Department of Languages, Literature and Linguistics Award

This bursary was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in German, Italian, linguistics, Russian or Spanish on the Keele campus who has completed between 30 and 60 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or higher. The recipient must currently be registered in a minimum of 18 credits. The recipient must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics Award

York University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics Award was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in a degree program offered through the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who has completed between 30 and 60 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or higher. The recipient must currently be registered in a minimum of 18 credits. The recipient must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Department of Visual Arts Award

The Department of Visual Arts Award is given annually to a visual arts student with a strong academic record. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Derek S. Hau-Guzmann Memorial Scholarship

Marina Hau and Siegfried Hau

This award is in memory of Derek Hau-Guzmann, Honours bachelor of arts (philosophy/political science). Derek was a fine student who had been admitted to the Graduate program in Philosophy at the time of his tragic death in the summer of 1992. The award will be given to the student with the philosophy essay in a third- or fourth-year course that most exemplifies the values of excellence and insight that Derek so cherished. The award may be withheld in any given year.

Design Department Alumni Award

Department of Design, York University

Awarded to a Year 3 design major that has a strong academic record and is in financial need. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Desmond Hart Memorial Book Prize

Five prizes are awarded for outstanding essays submitted in history courses; two for the best essays in 4000-level courses, and one for the best essay in a 3000-, 2000- and 1000-level course by any student, if the evaluation committee judges the submissions to be of sufficiently high merit. Essays are nominated by course instructors. The award is in memory of Professor Desmond Hart, who died in 1972.

Diti Katona, John Pylypczak Award

Diti Katona

The Diti Katona, John Pylypczak Award, established by York alumna Diti Katona, is given to a Year 3 or 4 design student for excellence in design practicum courses. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Division of Humanities Retirees' Award

This award was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in one of the following degree programs: Latin and Caribbean Studies, Science and Society, Classical Studies, Religious Studies, East Asian Studies, Creative Writing, Humanities or European Studies. The recipient must have completed between 30 and 60 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or higher and be registered in a minimum of 18 credits for the current academic year. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Department of Social Science Award

This award was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in one of the following degree programs: Social and Political Thought, Urban Studies, African Studies, Business and Society, Communication Studies, Health and Society, Science and Society, Labour Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Law and Society, International Development Studies or South Asian Studies. The recipient must have completed between 30 and 60 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or higher and is registered in a minimum of 18 credits for the current academic session. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

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Donald Jackson Prize

Established to honour Professor Donald Jackson, upon his retirement, for his extensive contribution to the University. The recipient of the award must be a French major or minor, have a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+) or higher in French studies courses and have at least two 8.00's in the last academic year.

Donald P. Walker Bursary

Friends of Glendon

This bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate Glendon student who is the first member of their immediate family to attend college or university. Preference will be given to political science or economic majors at Glendon. The recipient must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Doreen Silver Prize in Philosophy

This prize is in honour of the academic achievements of Doreen Silver, PhD. It will be awarded to the student with the highest standing in a 3000- or 4000-level philosophy course dealing with any or all of the following areas of philosophy: the British Empiricists, Logic and Scientific Method, Metaphysics and Ethics. Preference will be given to students in courses dealing with the British Empiricists.

Douglas Menzie Phillips Jazz Scholarship

Joan Phillips

Awarded annually to a Year 2 or 3 music major in recognition of outstanding instrumental performance in a jazz workshop.

Dr. Arthur Train Scholarship in Life Science

Arthur Train

Awarded to an undergraduate student entering Year 1 of the Chemistry or Biology program in the Faculty of Science. The recipient’s overall grade point average must be a minimum 6.00 (B) in the academic year immediately preceding admission to the Chemistry or Biology program. The student must be a resident of the Greater Toronto Area and demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Dimitrios Oreopoulos Scholarship in Hellenic Studies

Hellenic Heritage Foundation

The Dr. Dimitrios Oreopoulos Undergraduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies will be awarded to a continuing undergraduate student with the best written assignment in any Greek history course (ancient or modern) in Hellenic Studies.  Preference will be given to work submitted in courses in Modern Greek history.  Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 7.5.

Dr. Geoffrey Hunter and Dr. Susan Prokopenko Award

Susan Prokopenko

The family and friends of Dr. Geoffrey Hunter established this award to honour his career at York University in the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science (formerly called the Faculty of Pure and Applied Science). This award will be given to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science or the Lassonde School of Engineering who has completed at least 30 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.00 (C). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Dr. James Wu Bursary

Henry Wu

The Dr. James Wu Bursary is awarded annually to an undergraduate student completing their engineering degree at York's Lassonde School of Engineering. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Labib Prize in Space Science/Space Engineering

York University License Board

Awarded to the student with the highest grade point average among all Year 2 students in space science and space engineering in the Lassonde School of Engineering. This prize was established in honour of Nabil Labib, who obtained his PhD in 1972 from the Centre for Research in Experimental Space Sciences (CRESS).

Dr. Marion Hilliard Bursary for Mature Students

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a student admitted under the mature student admission category who demonstrates financial need and satisfactory academic standing.

Dr. Peter Zaparinuk Memorial Scholarship

John and Eleanor Zaparinuk

Awarded to a Year 3 or 4 music major in recognition of outstanding achievement in contemporary music composition.

Dr. Robert Lundell Achievement Award

Guy Burry and Elizabeth Lundell

The successful applicant will have demonstrated commitment to York University outside of the classroom through extracurricular involvement. Examples include varsity and/or intramural athletics, volunteer activities, college affiliations, student government, student publications etc. This award is open to all Year 3 or 4 undergraduate students at York University who have completed 10 university courses or York University equivalent with a minimum of five courses completed at York. The successful applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum 7.00 (B+) average. A student may be eligible to receive this award in either Year 3 or 4 of their undergraduate program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Vara P. Singh Bursary

Gurbachan Singh

Awarded to a student who entered York University through the Bridging program and has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in a major or minor in women’s studies. This award was established in memory of Dr. Vara P. Singh.

Dr. Vincent Tao Scholarship

Vincent Tao

This scholarship will be awarded to a second year student who has completed a minimum of 18 credits from the first year Engineering requirements with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 over those credits and who has chosen to enter the geomatics engineering program in the Lassonde School of Engineering. If in a given year there are no geomatics engineering students that fit the criteria, the award may be given to a student entering first year in any of the engineering programs offered at York with an admission average of 85% or higher. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Duke Ellington Award in Jazz

The Toronto Duke Ellington Society

The Duke Ellington Award in Jazz will be awarded to one or more students majoring in music with a concentration in jazz studies, for excellence in jazz performance or composition. To be eligible students will be in third or fourth year jazz workshops, jazz orchestra or jazz composition courses. Recipients must have a GPA of 7.00 (B+). The recipient must be a Canadian citizens, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need.

E. Carl Smith Book Prize

Awarded annually to a political science major who distinguishes themselves in Year 3 of study. Distinction will be measured in terms of sessional grade point average in the fall/winter session. A student must have no fewer than 48 and no more than 81 credits at the beginning of the session and they must complete at least 24 credits or the equivalent during the session. The award was established in memory of Carl Smith, an alumnus of the University who was, at the time of his death, enrolled in York’s Political Science graduate program.

E.J. Lightman Scholarship

Art Steinberg

This scholarship will be given to a Year 3 or 4 undergraduate student majoring in visual arts (preferably sculpture) within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design who has achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.50. Demonstrated financial need may also be taken into consideration.

E.S. Rogers Film & Video Production Award

Rogers Communications Inc.

The E.S. Rogers Film & Video Production Award is given in recognition of artistic excellence/promise to a Year 4 production student in the Department of Film, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, to help offset production costs for an approved fourth-year project of outstanding merit. The award is named in honour of E.S. (Ted) Rogers, President and CEO, Rogers Communication Inc.

E.S. Rogers Film & Video Scholarship

Rogers Communications Inc.

The E.S. Rogers Film & Video Scholarship is awarded in recognition of academic excellence to a Year 4 production student in the Department of Film, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, to help offset production costs for an approved fourth-year project of outstanding merit. The award is named in honour of E.S. (Ted) Rogers, President and CEO, Rogers Communications Inc.

EDC International Studies Scholarship

Export Development Canada

The Export Development Corporation has established this scholarship and an optional remunerated four-month work term at an EDC site. It is available to BBA/iBBA students in Year 2 or 3 of their BBA/iBBA with preference given to students who have demonstrated an interest in international business, international relations or finance and who show academic achievement, innovative thinking, creativity, leadership practice and an interest in learning additional languages.

Ed Nowalkoski Award

Friends and Family of Ed Nowalkoski

Named in memory of Ed Nowalkoski, former Head Athletic Therapist and lecturer in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science from 1971 to 1995. This award is presented annually to either an interuniversity student athlete or student therapist, who has completed a minimum of 90 credits in academic courses toward a degree, has achieved a minimum 6.00 (B) grade average in the previous academic year, meets the OSAP residence requirement and has demonstrated financial need.

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Edith A. Horsley and J. Bruce Dugelby Bursary

Bruce Dugelby

Awarded to an undergraduate student who has a chronic physical disability and requires financial aid to continue their studies at York. The award honours the memory of Edith A. Horsley, who had particular admiration for those who, although restricted by disabilities, strive to complete their education and consequently improve their lifestyle.

Edith Agnes Cory Award

Honourable Peter DeCarteret Cory

This award was established in 2005 in honour of Edith Agnes Cory, late wife of Peter DeCarteret Cory, Chancellor of York University. Mrs. Cory was a passionate believer in the important role of teachers in our communities. This award is available to a Concurrent ED II and ED III teacher candidate enrolled in a practicum course and a Consecutive teacher candidate. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must also hold a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00.

Edna Khubyar Acting Scholarship

Edna Khubyar

The Edna Khubyar Acting Scholarship is given in recognition of exceptional talent and achievement to a Year 4, full-time theatre student in the acting stream who will be completing their degree requirements in the current academic year. This scholarship was established by Edna Khubyar, owner/president of Edna Talent Management Ltd.

Edward A. Beder Memorial Scholarship

Alec Beder

Two scholarships are awarded annually to Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies students - one to a student majoring in economics and the other to a student majoring in political science. Both students must be entering Year 3 or 4 of their program. Some consideration will be given to demonstrable financial need.

Edward Appathurai Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to the best student in the international studies program who is registered in their final year with a minimum overall average of 7.00 (B+).

Elaine Newton and Alan Wilder Achievement Scholarship

Elaine Newton and Mr. Alan Wilder

In appreciation of the education received by all six of their children at York University, Professor Elaine Newton and her husband, Alan Wilder, have established this scholarship. This scholarship is available to students majoring or minoring in the following programs at the Keele campus: Creative Writing, Dance, Education, English, Film (Photography), History, Humanities, Kinesiology and Health Science, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Theatre or Visual Arts. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 54 credits, have a 7.00 (B+) average and demonstrate financial need.

Elizabeth Burton Bursary

Elizabeth Burton

Awarded to a student in Year 2, 3 or 4 of an undergraduate program who is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need.

Elizabeth Mascall Prize

The prize is given annually to Year 2 students in the Department of Theatre Arts, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, for exceptional acting performances in a play presented by the University during that year. Each prize will consist of a free subscription to the four or five plays to be presented by the University Alumnae Dramatic Club in the following season at the Alumnae Theatre.

Elizabeth Sabiston Prize

Given in honour of Professor Elizabeth Sabiston, for many years the academic adviser of Stong College, this prize is awarded annually to a Stong College student whose achievements in academic writing in a first- or second-year English or humanities course are deemed to be of outstanding quality.

Elizabeth Szathmary Theatre Scholarships

Inner Stage Inc.

The Elizabeth Szathmary Scholarships will be given annually to four (4) full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Theatre, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, who have completed two years of study as theatre majors. The recipients will have attained minimum overall grade point averages of 7.50. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. A student can only receive this scholarship once.

Ellen Baar Award in Social Science

Carl Baar

Awarded to a full-time student entering the Honours year of their program through the Department of Social Science with the highest grade point average from the previous year’s studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Elmes-Bedford Prize for Jazz Performance

Barry Elmes and Jennifer Bedford

This prize will be given annually (winter term) to a Year 1 or 2 student in jazz performance who shows outstanding talent and/or promise on the recommendation of the Music Department.

Elspeth Heyworth Bursary

Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to either a student working toward a bachelor of social work degree or to a graduate of the women's studies program bridging course enrolling in their first degree program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Consideration will also be given to the student's academic record. This award has been established to recognize Elspeth Heyworth's contributions as a teacher and her commitment to accessible university.

Emeritus Professors’ Award in the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Awarded to a student entering their final year of study in an Honours program in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. The recipient will have achieved the highest academic record over their entire university career and have maintained a course load of 24 credits per year. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Enbridge Engineering Scholarship

The Enbridge Engineering Scholarship will be given annually to an entering or continuing engineering student in the Lassonde School of Engineering. Recipients entering from secondary school must have a minimum admission average of 80%; continuing students must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 7.5 or greater. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need.

Encouragement Bursary for a Student in Psychology - Glendon

Page Westcott

Awarded to a deserving undergraduate student in their Year 2, 3 or 4 of study in psychology at Glendon College. The student does not need to major in psychology. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Eric Koch Award

The award is given to a student in the Year 2 "Politics, Policy and the Media" course for the Communication Studies program who has achieved top academic standing as recommended by the course director and is continuing on into Year 3 (minimum 54 earned credits) of the program. The Eric Koch Award honours Professor Eric Koch, a long-time member of the Communication Studies program who retired in 2003.

Ernest Daniel Stong Essay Prize

This award was established in memory of Ernest Daniel Stong (1887-1987), patriarch of the Stong family. An annual award will be presented to a Stong student in the Canadian Studies program (or other programs) whose essay on a Canadian topic is selected as the most outstanding.

Ernst & Young BBA Award

Ernst & Young

In recognition of academic excellence, demonstrated leadership and financial need, Ernst & Young has created the Ernst & Young BBA Award. The award is given to Year 3 BBA/iBBA students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership. Preference is given to students who are pursuing an accounting specialization. Recipients will have been active in their community and have demonstrated leadership either in student government or other extracurricular activities. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Eshrat Arjomandi Scholarship in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Eshrat Arjomandi

The Eshrat Arjomandi Scholarship in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will be given annually to an undergraduate and/or graduate student studying or doing research in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering at York University. The recipients must have demonstrated academic excellence (minimum 7.5 gpa for undergraduate candidates and minimum 'A" average for graduate candidates); preference will be given to female students (under York's Women in Science special program). Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario with demonstrated financial need.

Esiri Dafiewhare Scholarship

Awarded annually to a returning undergraduate student who has attained the highest cumulative grade point average in three courses completed toward an Honours Double Major in African studies. In the event of a tie, the value of the award will be shared by the successful candidates.

Esther Handelsman Bursary

Norman Durbin

The Esther Handelsman Bursary will be awarded every second year to an undergraduate student majoring in kinesiology and health science. Applicants must have a minimum of a 6.00 cumulative grade point average. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Eugene H. Zimmerman Memorial Prize

This prize will be awarded to the student who has the best academic performance in a fourth-year administrative studies course offered during the fall/winter session. This prize was established to honour the late Eugene H. Zimmerman who served as an adjunct professor within the School of Administrative Studies, where he lectured and contributed to the development of that School's academic program.

Faculty of Education Student Association Bursary

Faculty of Education Student Association

The bursary will be given annually to two undergraduate students one from each of the Concurrent and Consecutive programs of the Faculty of Education. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Faculty of Environmental Studies Undergraduate Achievement Award

Faculty of Environmental Studies

This award is open to students registered full-time in the final year of their Bachelor in Environmental Studies program. Students must have a minimum 7.00 (B+) average to qualify for this award and must not have received any other major award. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

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Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Essay Prize

Awarded annually to students for the best essay on 1000-, 2000-, 3000-, 4000-level courses and for the best thesis.

Father Francesco Bressani Award for Summer Studies in Italy

Marco T. Cianfrani

Awarded to students participating in the Summer in Italy program through York University who have a minimum overall grade point average of 5.00 (C+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Federazione Canadese Italiana Borsa di Studio Award

Federazione Canadese Italiana

This bursary will be granted to returning undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies with a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B). Eligible candidates must be majoring or minoring in Italian studies; will be required to have documented leadership or volunteer involvement within the Italian-Canadian Community; and must demonstrate financial need. All eligible candidates must also be members of the Federazione Canadese Italiana. Preference will be given to students involved in a York University initiative that entails student mobility to Italy.

Ferdous Akhter Memorial Bursary

Jasmin Khan

Awarded to a female student demonstrating excellence/promise in their studio work and demonstrating financial need.

Film & Video Bursary

Awarded annually to a film and video major in good standing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Fine Arts Bursary

Awarded to deserving fine arts students demonstrating financial need.

Fine Arts Cultural Studies Award

The Fine Arts Cultural Studies Award is given in recognition of academic excellence to a Year 2 or 3 fine arts cultural studies major. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. The award was established by Professor Joy Cohnstaedt, a former coordinator of the FACS program.

Fine Arts Merit Award

Recognizes outstanding achievements within the student’s major department. Each award will consist of a certificate and transcript notation. Recipients will not necessarily need to have the highest academic standing but will have demonstrated excellence in a particular area with their major department.

First Generation Bursary

York University

Recipients must demonstrate financial need and be the first person in their immediate family to attend college or university. Preference will be given to Year 1 students. Students can only receive this bursary once.

First International Courier Award

Adrienne Rosenberg

This award is offered to one or more students proceeding from the women's studies bridging course into a degree program in any Faculty of York University. The successful candidate(s) will be chosen from among those who obtained at least a grade of B in a women's studies bridging course completed in the period of September to June of a given academic year; and registered in a course the following fall/winter or summer session; and demonstrate financial need. Selection will be made by the School of Women's Studies.

Fitzhenry-Weatherhead Theatre Award

Eugenia (Jean) Weatherhead

The Fitzhenry-Weatherhead Theatre Award is given in recognition of excellence and achievement in academic studies or creative work in theatre to a Year 3 or 4 theatre major enrolled in any of York’s theatre programs. Selection/eligibility criteria include completion of at least 48 academic credits, and sound academic standing (minimum 6.00 (B) average). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Both part-time and full-time students are encouraged to apply.

Florence Knight Tuition Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a Year 3 or 4 student with high academic standing in at least two courses in sociology and a satisfactory overall academic standing.

Founders Cock & Bull Scholarship

Awarded to a Founders College student with the highest cumulative grade point average on the completion of 10 courses (at least 60 credits) in the preceding two academic years. Student must be registering in five courses (30 credits) the following September.

Founders College Council 50th Anniversary Award

Founders College Council

The Founders College Council 50th Anniversary Award will be awarded to students affiliated with Founders College, as it currently exists, who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to a continuing student with a minimum of 24 credits who has a GPA of B (6.0), and/or who has demonstrated commitment to the Founders College community.

Frances and Frederic Robinson IEN Bursary

Chris Robinson

The Frances and Frederic Robinson IEN Bursary will be awarded annually to students who are enrolled in the first term of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN) Post-RN program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need.

Frances and Frederic Robinson Nursing Award

Chris Robinson

The Frances and Frederic Robinson Nursing Award will be awarded annually to two students who have completed at least 90 credits of the bachelor of science in nursing degree (with the highest cumulative grade point average among eligible candidates). One recipient will be selected from the Collaborative BScN program and one from the 2nd Degree Entry BScN program. If there is no eligible recipient in one of the programs, both awards will be given to eligible recipients in the other program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Frank and Nella Colantonio Award in Italian Canadian History

Nella Colantonio

The Frank and Nella Colantonio Award is available to a Year 2 or 3 Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student who has a clear interest in Italian-Canadian studies. Selection will be based on academic standing (minimum grade point average of 6.00) and demonstrated financial need.

Frank Cosentino Book Prize

School of Kinesiology and Health Science

This prize is awarded to a Year 2 Honours kinesiology and health science major student who has completed a minimum of 48 credits, with a minimum 6.00 (B) cumulative average in both academic and practicum courses and the highest cumulative grade point average in kinesiology and health science courses. A student may only receive this award once.

Friends of Glendon Exchange Bursary

Friends of Glendon

This bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate Glendon student who is participating in an exchange program during their study period. Preference will be given to a Glendon student on an approved exchange program.

Friends of Glendon Faculty Scholarship

Awarded to the top continuing undergraduate Glendon student, who is not a resident of Ontario. It will be awarded to the student who presents the highest cumulative grade point average. A student can only receive this scholarship once.

Friends of Glendon Scholarship in English

Friends of Glendon

Awarded annually to a continuing student enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in English at Glendon College who has successfully completed a minimum 24 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. No student shall win this award in any two consecutive years.

Friends of Glendon Scholarship in Political Science

Friends of Glendon

Awarded annually to a continuing student enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in political science at Glendon College who has successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Friends of Glendon Student Bursary

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to Glendon students. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award is made possible through the generous donation of students, alumni, faculty, staff and the Glendon community at large.

Friends of Glendon Translation Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded annually to a continuing student enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in Translation at Glendon College who has successfully completed a minimum 24 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. No student shall win this award in any two consecutive years.

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Friends of Theatre Bursary

Faculty and Friends of the Theatre Department

Provides assistance to theatre majors, in good academic standing, who demonstrate financial need.

GM Bursary for Undergraduate Students in Computer Science

General Motors of Canada Limited

General Motors of Canada Limited is committed to education and has established this bursary to assist York University undergraduate students in computer science. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Gajdecki Visual Effects Award

John Gajdecki

The GVFX Award is given in recognition of outstanding artistic achievement/promise in film and video production to a film and video major proceeding into Year 4 of study in the production stream. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award supports the production costs of the recipient’s Year 4 project. GVFX is an award-winning Canadian company offering integrated visual effects services for film and television.

George Doxey Bursary

A bursary will be awarded to a deserving student in McLaughlin Residence (Tatham Hall) upon demonstration of financial need.

George Faber Memorial

Fred Faber

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in a science and engineering degree program who demonstrates financial need. This award has been established in memory of the late George Faber by members of his family and his associates in the fur industry.

George Hopton Award

Atkinson College Students' Association

This award is intended to recognize and encourage students with special needs or circumstances. It is awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student who is pursuing their first degree, completed at least 18 York credits (six credits of which should be a general education course) with a minimum overall grade point average of 7.00 and majoring in any of the following fields: humanities, religious studies, social science, sociology, social work, women's studies. Preference will be given to a student who: demonstrates financial need; is the first in their family to attend a university; has a permanent disability or aboriginal. Applicants must submit a one-page letter outlining their personal and educational background. Established to honour Professor Hopton, retired Professor of Humanities, ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church and former Master of Atkinson. Professor Hopton was an advocate for redressing systemic imbalances and social injustices.

George Michie Memorial Scholarship

Established to honour the late Professor George H. Michie by encouraging student interest in Canadian Rural Geography, this scholarship will be awarded to a Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student with a major in Geography who has completed during the award academic year (the previous fall/winter or summer) at least 12 credits at the 2000 level or above in Geography, with a grade of at least 8.00 (A) in the Geography of Canada (AP GEOG 3010). Students must have completed 48 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+).

George R. and Mary L. Wallace Award

Don Wallace

Awarded to an outstanding student in each of the following areas: the Actuarial stream of the Mathematics for Commerce program, the Operations Research stream of the Mathematics for Commerce program and the Applied Mathematics Honours program. Named in honour of the late George R. Wallace, who was senior vice-president and chief actuary of the Zurich Life Insurance Company at the time of his death, and his wife the late Mary L. Wallace.

George Ryga Bursary

Awarded to a theatre major achieving outstanding work in a third-year theatre survey or criticism or playwriting course. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

George Tatham Memorial Bursary

Awarded to McLaughlin College students who demonstrates financial need.

Gerald Aspinall Award

Awarded to an undergraduate chemistry major who has a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 6.00 (B) and is in need of financial assistance. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and must demonstrate financial need on a bursary application form. This award was established in honour of Gerald Aspinall who joined the Chemistry Department in 1972 and was Chair until 1979. He is now a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus.

Gerard Sendrey Prize

This award was established by Gerard Sendrey of Bordeaux, France, a renowned graphic artist, to honour outstanding achievement in the visual arts. Judging is based on work presented at the Samuel J. Zacks Gallery Invitational Stong Student Show. The Board of Adjudicators reserves the right not to make an award in a given year.

Gilles Fortin Scholarship in Business Economics

Friends of Glendon

Awarded annually to a student enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in business economics at Glendon College who has successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average 7.50. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Gillian E. Wu Award in Biochemistry

There is a paucity of female academics in all sciences, including biochemistry. In order to encourage female science students to complete Honours degrees in biochemistry and thus to enhance the number of potential female researchers qualified for academic positions in biochemistry, this award has been generated. The award shall be made available to one of the top performing female Faculty of Science students entering her Year 4 of study in biochemistry.

Gladys Neilson Award in Canadian Studies

This award will be granted to a student majoring in Canadian studies that has completed between 60 and 90 credits at York and achieved the highest cumulative grade point average.

Gordon Charlton Shaw Achievement Award

Gordon Shaw

Awarded in the spring of the year to a Year 3 BBA/iBBA student. The student will have demonstrated satisfactory academic performance, and in the view of the awards committee, have made the most contribution to the School during their years in the Faculty.

Gordon Charlton Shaw Award Fund

Gordon Shaw

Through the generous donation from Schulich professor Gordon Shaw, two BBA/iBBA students will receive bursaries to assist them in Year 2 or 3 of their studies. Recipients must have a minimum grade point average of 6.50. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Gordon Lowther Scholarship

P. Lowther

Established in memory of Professor Gordon Lowther, a faculty member in social science, noted for his interests in evolutionary biology and philosophy. The scholarship is given to a full-time student in an Honours program going from Year 1 to Year 2 in one of the Social Science programs. The scholarship is awarded to the student with the highest cumulative grade point average for their Year 1 of studies at York University.

Governor General’s Silver Medal

The Governor General’s Silver Medal will be awarded annually to three graduating undergraduate students (from the October or June convocation) who have shown the highest distinction in scholarship at York University. The medals will be awarded at the June convocation.

Grace Heggie Award

Ellen and Richard Hoffman

Grace Heggie was York’s first history bibliographer who, for more than 30 years, built the University history collection, taught students how to use it and published reference tools for research in Canadian history. Awarded to outstanding undergraduate history majors, selected by the History Department (Keele campus). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Grant Strate Award in Dance

Department of Dance

The Grant Strate Award in Dance, named for the department’s founding Chair, is given annually to an undergraduate dance major in any year of study that shows strength in both studio and academic studies in dance. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

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H.K. Girling Literature Prize

Girling Family

The H.K. Girling Literature Prize was established in 2002 by friends and family in memory of Professor Harry K. Girling, a member of the York University English Department from 1962 to 1984. The prize is awarded annually, on the recommendation of the English Department, to a student enrolled in a 2000- or 3000-level English course. The recipient is selected on the basis of an outstanding essay written for that course, by a student who shows commitment to literature in both the classroom and in other ways.

HRPWT of West Toronto Scholarship of Excellence

Serafina Vavala

This award will be given to a full-time student entering fourth year (minimum 84 earned credits) of the Honours Bachelor of Human Resources Management program who has demonstrated academic excellence in the previous fall/winter session by achieving a minimum sessional GPA of 7.50.

HSBC Bank Canada Scholarship in Administrative Studies

HSBC Bank Canada

Through the generous donation from the HSBC Bank Canada, this scholarship was established to recognize the top student in the Administrative Studies program. The eligible student will have completed the first 90 credits in administrative studies and have achieved the highest academic standing.

HSBC Presidents Award for iBBA

Hong Kong Shangai Bank of Canada

The HSBC President’s Award for iBBA is presented to the student with the highest academic standing after completion of the first 90 credits of the iBBA program. This award is made possible through the generous donation of the Hong Kong Shanghai Bank of Canada.

Hans Carol Prize

Intended to recognize the academic achievements of a Year 3 geography student.

Hany Salama Bursary

Hany Salama

The Hany Salama Bursary has been established to provide encouragement and financial support to one or two students who are majoring in computer science or mathematics or information technology and who have completed a minimum of 30 credits. Preference will be given to students majoring in information technology. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Harry Newman Foundation BSW Bursary

The Harry Newman Foundation

The Harry Newman Foundation Bachelor of Social Work Awards will be made annually to three students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work program and have completed at least 18 social work credits at York University with a minimum major grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Eligible applicants will be selected by the School of Social Work and must demonstrate financial need.

Harry Rowe Bursary

Harry Rowe

The Harry Rowe Bursary is open to all meritorious fine arts majors facing acute financial hardship and is intended to enable them to continue their studies. Priority consideration will be given to the needs of students with disabilities and students from groups that have been historically disadvantaged because of race, colour, ancestry and/or ethnic origin. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Harry S. Crowe Memorial Prize

Established in memory of Harry S. Crowe, member of the History Department and twice dean of Atkinson, this award is available to the student whose academic achievement in any Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies course with significant historical content is the highest within a calendar year. An essay may be submitted for consideration either by the writer or by the course director for whom it was written. It is awarded for courses completed in the previous fall/winter and summer session.

Harry S. Crowe/ASA Bursary

Atkinson College Students' Association

Awarded to Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies students demonstrating financial need.

Harry W.W. Rowe Arts of the Americas Bursary

Harry Rowe

The Harry W.W. Rowe Arts of the Americas Bursary is open to Year 3 and 4, full-time or part-time, visual arts and fine arts cultural studies majors who demonstrate financial need and who demonstrate a strong interest in, and commitment to, the study of the art history, art criticism and/or visual cultures of South, Central and/or North America.

Harvey-Marsden Music Award

Lorna Marsden

The Harvey-Marsden Music Award, established by York University President Dr. Lorna Marsden, is given in recognition of academic/artistic excellence to music major in Year 2 or a higher year of study who has achieved B+ or better in music courses to date. Preference is given to students concentrating in jazz studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Hedi Bouraoui Essay Prize

French Department

The Hedi Bouraoui Essay Prize is awarded to a Year 3 or 4 student majoring in French (language, linguistics or literature), who has written a meritorious essay in French.

Helen Vari Film Award

The Vari Foundation

The Helen Vari Award is given in recognition of outstanding creative or scholarly achievement and overall academic excellence to a Year 3 or 4 film and video student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. The award was established by Helen Vari, a member of York University.

Henry and Barbara Bank Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Henry Bank

The Fellowship will be awarded annually to one graduate student enrolled in the Centre for Jewish Studies Graduate Diploma program who demonstrates academic merit. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Henry S. Harris Prize in Philosophy

Awarded to a deserving Glendon College student who demonstrates excellence in philosophy.

Hiromi Niki Memorial Scholarship

Friends and Family of Hiromi Niki

Awarded to the most outstanding Year 4 student in an Honours degree stream in atmospheric chemistry, based on a cumulative grade point average in science courses. The recipient will have completed at least 90 credits and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 8.00 on all science courses. This award was established in honour of Hiromi Niki, a key contributor to the Centre for Atmospheric Chemistry at York and to the University’s Graduate Program in Chemistry and Earth and Space Science.

Hong Kong Students’ Association Award

Hong Kong Students' Association

Established by the Hong Kong Students' Association, this award will be granted to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student with the best academic performance among those who have completed at least 30 credits at York with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Honourable Ray Lawson Scholarship

Angie Killoran

Awarded to a male student in financial need who is entering his Year 2 of an undergraduate program.

Hubert J. Reinthaler Scholarship

Maureen Mountjoy

One scholarship will be granted to one of the recipients (those who have successfully completed 66 credits) of the Geomatics Engineering Scholarship. The recipient is a well-rounded student with a combination of high academic standing and evident characteristics of enthusiasm, leadership and professionalism.

Hudson’s Bay Company Scholarship in Retail Marketing

The Hudson's Bay Charitable Foundation

With the generous support of the Hudson’s Bay Company a scholarship will be awarded to a Year 3 full-time BBA/iBBA student in the Schulich School of Business. The recipient must be in a declared major area of marketing with a demonstrated interest in retailing and merchandising. Minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+) on three years of study and demonstrated extracurricular involvement in the area. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

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Hy and Helen Bergel Prize for Excellence in Jewish Studies

Hy Bergel

Given annually to a student who excels in Biblical and Rabbinic studies, i.e. humanities courses 2810, 3810, Hebrew courses 3320, 3330, 3370 and any course deemed to be acceptable by the Centre for Jewish Studies Awards Committee.

Ian Bingham Memorial Award

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a Glendon student who promoted Glendon sports activities at the local and/or inter-college level. The candidates must have a minimum 5.50 grade point average and be nominated by members of the Glendon sports community.

Ian White Memorial Book Prize

An annual book prize to be awarded to a Year 2 or 3 student in the graphics area of the Department of Visual Arts, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, based on excellence in graphics studies and with a minimum 6.00 (B) average.

Imasco Performing Arts Awards

R. Samuel McLaughlin Foundation

The IMASCO Performing Arts Awards is presented to full-time undergraduate performance majors in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design in recognition of outstanding ability and achievement in one or more of the performing arts. Applicants must be enrolled in Year 2 or 3 and returning to continue full-time studies in fine arts. An eligibility criterion includes sound academic standing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Institute for Social Research Scholarship

Institute for Social Research

This award will go to the full-time continuing undergraduate student majoring in sociology, psychology, political science, geography, economics or anthropology, who has achieved the highest grade point average on a minimum of five full courses–at least one of which is in the major–completed in the previous fall/winter.

Irvine R. Pounder Award

Irvine R. Pounder was one of the two founding members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University. This award was established on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The best Year 2, 3 or 4 students will receive a certificate in his name.

Italian Home Bakery Award

Italian Home Bakery

Awarded to students participating in the Summer in Italy program who have a minimum overall grade point average of 5.00 (C+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award is made possible by the generous donation of the Italian Home Bakery.

Italian Can. Savings Foundation Summer Italy Award

Fausto Gaudio

The award will be given to one or more students in the Summer in Italy Program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who have a minimum overall grade point average of 5.00 (C+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Italo-Canadian Youth Club Pasquale Manna Bursary

Italo-Canadian Youth Club

The Italo-Canadian Youth Club established this bursary in honour of one of its members to promote the understanding of the Italian language and culture in Canada. It will be given to one or more students in the York Summer program in Italy in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

J. David Lucyk Bursary

Mary Heaman

Awarded to a student enrolled in a major or minor in women’s studies. Preference will be given to a student who entered York through the Bridging program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

J.P. Bickell Foundation Awards

J.P. Bickell Foundation

The J.P. Bickell Foundation Awards are open to fine arts students who are engaged in School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design projects, courses or programs involving community outreach. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Jack Bush Scholarship Fund

At least six scholarships will be awarded annually to continuing undergraduate students in the Department of Visual Arts or the Cultural Studies program, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, concentrating in either studio or art history. Recipients will be selected in the spring; however, they must re-register in the fall of the same year and be registered in at least one visual arts course in order to receive the monetary value. Academic performance will be considered.

Jackie Rosati Award

CIBPA Education Foundation

The Jackie Rosati Award will be awarded to a student within the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who has a minimum GPA of 6.0 and has an academic focus on the study of Italy and/or is active in the Canadian-Italian community. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

James Alan Brackley Bursary

Family and Friends of James Alan Brackley

Awarded annually to a psychology major who is in financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This bursary was established to honour the memory of James Alan Brackley, a member of the Department of Psychology staff for 32 years.

James Beveridge Bursary

Friends of Jim Beveridge

This bursary is to honour James A. Beveridge, the founding Chair of the Department of Film and Video at York University and a renowned Canadian documentary film-maker. Awarded to the applicant with the best proposal for a documentary film for fourth-year production. Candidates must be Year 3 students intending to register in Year 4 film production. Demonstrated financial need will also be a stipulation.

Janet A. McRae Bursary

Janet Webber

This bursary, established to honour the memory of Janet A. McRae, is awarded annually to a student in good standing who has been a member of Vanier College for at least one year and who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student from the Madawaska Valley area of Ontario (roughly, Renfrew and Hastings Counties and the District of Nipissing).

Janet Warner and Eric Rump Travel Award

Ann Hutchison

This award will be presented annually to an undergraduate student at Glendon for travel within Canada or internationally for research purposes. Recipients must have completed a minimum of 12 credits in English, have a minimum GPA of 7.50 (B+) in the english major, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Janina Korol Award in Fine Arts

Irena Korol

This award will be given annually to an undergraduate student in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design majoring in theatre, music, film or dance with a minimum grade point average of 7.50 (B+) who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario, and who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to those students who have demonstrated leadership abilities or have a proven track record of community service.

Jean Gascon Award in Acting

David Smukler

Awarded annually to a Year 3 or 4 theatre major in the acting stream, who has shown outstanding creativity and originality and the ability to work in a wide variety of theatrical forms, as demonstrated in studio and public performance work. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Jennifer Ivey Bannock Digital Photography Bursary

Jennifer Ivey Bannock

This bursary will be given annually to one student in Year 4 (having earned a minimum of 84 credits), selected by faculty members in the Visual Arts program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario, who demonstrates financial need. In addition, the recipient will be provided with an opportunity to exhibit in the Gales Gallery in the winter term and will be expected to present his/her work to fellow students concentrating on photography in the Visual Arts program.

Jimmy K. W. Chan Award

Uncle Otis Canada Inc.

This award will be granted to one or more Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies students who have completed at least 30 credits at York with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Jinnah, Founder of Pakistan Scholarship at York University

Ghalib Iqbal

The Jinnah, Founder of Pakistan Scholarship at York University will be given annually to the continuing undergraduate student at York University, who has completed between 60 to 90 credits at the University and achieved the best cumulative grade point average on the courses taken at York. This scholarship may be held only once.

Joe Gagliano Award

CIBPA Education Foundation

The Joe Gagliano Award will be awarded to a student within the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who has a minimum GPA of 6.0 and has an academic focus on the study of Italy and/or is active in the Canadian-Italian community. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

John & Mike’s Award

John L. Kucher

This award was created for the “well rounded” student. It will be awarded to a student that has demonstrated academic achievement as well as leadership in their extracurricular activities at York or in the community and demonstrates financial need.

John A. Sheran Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to an administrative studies student who has completed at least 60 credits at York and who holds the highest overall average, provided it is not less than 7.00 (B+). Recipients of other scholarships in the same award year will not be eligible for this scholarship. A student may only receive this scholarship once. Established in memory of John Andrew Sheran (Honours BA, 1981), who died on October 7, 1988. He was an active Atkinson student (ASA executive including president) and graduate (Atkinson College Alumni Association) and was a strong supporter of providing a top–quality university education for part-time and mature students.

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John Bruckmann Bursary

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a satisfactory history major demonstrating financial need.

John D. Leitch Bursary

John D. Leitch

This bursary is open to students in any undergraduate Faculty. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

John M. Tait Award

John M. Tait

The John M. Tait Award, established by an alumnus of York University, recognizes exceptional promise/achievement in theatre production. This award is available to theatre majors concentrating in production. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

John Robinson Award in Economics

Marjorie Robinson

The award will be given to an undergraduate student majoring in economics in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who has completed at least 48 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of “B” (6.00). Preference may be given to a student who is currently enrolled in a Public Finance course. Recipients will be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

John S. Proctor Award

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a returning Glendon student for outstanding contributions to the Glendon Athletic and Recreation program in terms of organization, leadership and program promotion.

John Unrau Canadian Writers in Person Scholarship

Harriet Lewis

The John Unrau Canadian Writers in Person Scholarship is to be awarded annually to a continuing student with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 on at least 30 credits taken at York. Preference will be given to a student who has completed EN 1953 6.00 Canadian Writers in Person. If this course is not offered, then preference will be given to a student majoring in English. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

John Warkentin Bursary

The recipient shall be selected by the Department of Geography from among students with a high grade point average in their first two years of study and who have actively participated in undergraduate program activities. This award was established by the Department of Geography to honour Professor John Warkentin, one of the best known and most widely respected geographers in Canada. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

John Yolton Bursary

Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in philosophy. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award was established to honour Professor John Yolton’s many contributions to York University and to the wider scholarly community on the occasion of his retirement from teaching.

Joseph Drapell Award

Joseph Drapell and Anna Maclachlan

The Joseph Drapell Award, named in honour of the distinguished Canadian painter, is given annually to one or more visual arts majors in recognition of artistic and academic excellence. Eligible students will be in Year 2 or a higher year of study in the BFA program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Joseph Starobin Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a Year 3 Glendon social science major holding the highest cumulative grade point average.

Joseph Zbili Memorial Prize in Hebrew

Joseph Zbili

This book prize, established in memory of Joseph Zbili, coordinator of Hebrew studies, will be awarded annually. The award will be given to an outstanding student in an advanced Hebrew course (3000 or 4000 level).

Joshua Tan Memorial Scholarship

The BBA Class of 1996 established this scholarship in memory of classmate Joshua Tan. Awarded to a Year 4 BBA/iBBA student having a concentration in finance who has achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Recipient must demonstrate financial need, compassion, a sense of fairness and distinguished contribution in volunteer service.

Joshua Yasay Award for Excellence in Criminology and Community Service

Ms. Jennilyn Grace Yasay

The Joshua Yasay Award for Excellence in Criminology and Community Service will be presented each year to a high-achieving fourth year criminology student who has made a positive impact on his or her community. To be eligible, applicants must possess a minimum 6.00 GPA and provide a written statement demonstrating their commitment to creating change in their community.

Joyce Aspinall Book Prize

Department of Chemistry

Awarded to a student with the highest academic distinction in SC/CHEM 1010 6.00 - during the academic year.

Judith Eve Gewurtz Memorial Poetry Award

Margo Gewurtz and Family/Friends

Awarded for the best poem submitted by a creative writing major who is completing Year 3 of study (90 credits). The recipient must demonstrate financial need and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident.

Judith Rosner-Siegel/Vanier College Award

Friends of Judith Rosner-Siegel

The Judith Rosner-Siegel/Vanier College Award will be given to a Vanier College student, in at least second term at Vanier, taking a minimum of 18 credits, who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to those who best combine academic achievement and contribution to the life of the college. One or two awards will be made in the fall term. The award is administered at the direction of a committee established by Vanier College.

Judith and Marshall Cohen Leadership Award for First Generation Students

Judith and Marshall Cohen

This award will be granted to a full-time undergraduate student entering Year 2 who has completed a minimum of 24 credits and achieved a cumulative grade point average of 6.00. The student must be the first member of their immediate family to pursue postsecondary education and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. The recipient must have demonstrated commitment to community service (within or outside other university) and participate in a peer mentoring program to assist other first generation students. This award will be renewed in Years 3 and 4.

Julianna Lau Award in Dance Therapy

Professor Julianna Lau

The Julianna Lau Award in Dance Therapy will be given annually to a graduate or undergraduate student studying or conducting research in the area of dance therapy. The recipient must have a GPA of 6.00 (B). The recipient must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Julie Slater Award

Faculty of Education Student Association

Awarded to a student entering Year 1 of the Concurrent education program with a high level of academic excellence (B+ or higher). The recipient must have experience working with a community based summer job; extracurricular activities directly related to sports or music and have a positive, enthusiastic, caring attitude towards teaching. This award has been established in memory of Julie Slater by the Faculty of Education Students’ Association.

June McMaster-Harrison Memorial Prize

John L. Harrison

Awarded to the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student who, while enrolled in an English course, at the 3000 or 4000 level, produces the finest piece of written work in areas of studies with special interest to Professor McMaster-Harrison: literature of the Romantic period; literary theory; cross-disciplinary studies involving literature and other arts or sciences. It is awarded for courses completed in the previous fall/winter and summer session. This prize was established to honour Professor June McMaster-Harrison, former Chair of the Department of English in the former Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies.

Justice Andromache Karakatsanis Scholarship in Hellenic Studies

Hellenic Heritage Foundation

The Justice Andromache Karakatsanis Undergraduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies will be awarded to a continuing undergraduate student with the best written assignment in any Greek language or literature course (ancient or modern) in Hellenic Studies. Preference will be given to work submitted in courses in Modern Greek language and literature. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 7.5.

K. Hayano Printmaking Award

Keechi Hayano

The K. Hayano Printmaking Award is given each spring to a visual arts major who has demonstrated excellence in printmaking, is currently enrolled in a printmaking course and will be returning to continue studies in the fall. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

KWA Partners Scholarship

KWA Partners

The KWA Partners Scholarship was established to honour and encourage high performance from students enrolled in the bachelor of human resources management Honours degree. It will be awarded to the BHRM student with the highest grade point average who has completed 90 credits.

Kathleen Martindale Memorial Scholarship

Friends of Kathleen Martindale

Established in memory of Professor Kathleen Martindale, who was a member of the English Department and Coordinator of the Women’s Studies program. This award will be granted to a Year 3 or 4 student in the Women’s Studies program, who has completed the Year 2 requirement and core course in women’s studies and who shows: (a) special academic promise in women’s studies and either demonstrated financial need or (b) and interest in lesbian studies or (c) both.

Kenaidan Contracting Award

Kenaidan Contracting Ltd.

Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. has had a long association with York University. They have established this award to support students who are experiencing financial difficulty while completing their undergraduate degree.

Kenneth Ford Award

The Kenneth Ford Award is presented to a student who has completed Year 2 of the Theatre program in the production area, in recognition of ability and talent, and determination, tenacity and stamina to meet the challenges of theatre production. The award is in memory of Kenneth Ford, who demonstrated these qualities while a student in the Theatre Department. No application is required.

Keun-Chang Kim Memorial Award

Woon-Hyoung Woo, Stephanie Woo, Brian Woo

This award will be given to a Schulich School of Business undergraduate student with a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+) who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario, and who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students involved in an exchange program to Korea or who demonstrate a commitment to community volunteerism. This award can be given in addition to other exchange program funding. Young-Rahn Woo has established this award in loving memory of her father.

Kilbourn Award in the Humanities

Michael Creal

Awarded annually to a humanities major who has completed at least four humanities courses and is entering their final year of study with the highest grade point average. Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 7.00 (B+) in humanities courses and a cumulative overall grade point average of 7.00 (B+). The Kilbourn Award in the Humanities commemorates the distinguished career of Professor William Kilbourn, historian, social activist, member of the Toronto City Council and Founding Chair of the Division of Humanities, Faculty of Arts.

Kinesiology and Health Science Honour Awards

School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Awarded annually to continuing kinesiology and health science Honours students who were named to the School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences Honour Roll in the previous year of study, have a demonstrated financial need, and are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and resident of Ontario. To be eligible an applicant will have completed a minimum of 18 credits in the previous year of study. At least one award will be given in each level of study above Year 1 (24 credits or more). Established through the generosity of faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the School of Kinesiology and Health Science.

Koenig Psychology Undergraduate Award

Awarded to an undergraduate student in an Honours program majoring in psychology who has completed a minimum of 78 credits. The recipient will have achieved the highest sessional grade point average on five courses in the previous year of study. The recipient must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be Ontario resident, demonstrates financial need and be registered in a minimum of 24 credits for the session in which the award is granted. Recipients of the President’s or Governors’ Scholarship are excluded from receiving this award.

Kondor Fine Arts Award

Estate of Salme Kondor

This award will be given to a Year 3 or 4 student in each department within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, in recognition of creative and/or scholarly achievement. Students may apply or a department may nominate a student for the award.

L.L. Odette Sculpture Scholarship

Louis L. Odette

An annual scholarship will be awarded to a Year 4 student in the Department of Visual Arts. The prime consideration for the award is merit in sculpture. A secondary factor is overall academic standing. This is a spring award.

Labour Studies Student Achievement Prize

Division of Social Sciences and CUPE

The Labour Studies program presents this prize annually to the Year 2 student (successful completion of at least 54 credits) entering Year 3 of the Labour Studies program with the highest cumulative grade point average at the end of Year 2. Students must have maintained a course load of at least 24 credits in the fall/winter session of their Year 2.

Lakeshore Teachers

Awarded to a teacher candidate coregistered in the Faculty of Education who demonstrates financial need. Only Concurrent teacher candidates are eligible to apply to this bursary.

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Laya Liberman Memorial Scholarship

Irving Liberman

An endowed scholarship in memory of Laya Liberman will be given to a full-time or part-time student in the Department of Visual Arts, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, in Year 3 or 4 of study with special interest, dedication and enthusiasm in painting or sculpture. Prime consideration for the award is merit in one of these two areas taking into consideration good overall academic standing.

Leonard G. Lumbers Scholarship

Elizabeth Chubb and Virginia Goodman

Awarded to a continuing student entering Year 2 of the Bachelor in Environmental Studies program who exhibits academic excellence enthusiasm, commitment and active participation in the life of York University. This award was established in memory of Leonard G. Lumbers, a former York governor.

Leonard Wolinsky Scholarship

David Wolinsky

The Leonard Wolinsky Scholarship is given annually to two York undergraduate students for one year’s full-time study at an Israeli university. These scholarships are open to full-time undergraduate students who have completed at least one full year at York. Preference will be given to students completing their Year 2 of full-time study and who are concentrating in Jewish studies.

Leonard Yancovitch Award in Jazz

Elayne Kardash

The Leonard Yancovitch Award in Jazz will be awarded annually to a returning undergraduate student, majoring in music whose studies are in the area of jazz. Recipients must have a GPA of 7.00 (B+), be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Lex MacKenzie Scholarship

Jesse Glynn

Named in honour of Major A.A. MacKenzie, MC, this scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding full-time undergraduate in a Canadian history course or one considered equivalent by the appropriate Faculty. The scholarship is awarded in alternate years between the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (even years) and Glendon (odd years). The recipient must reside in the townships of Vaughan, King, East Gwillimbury, Whitchurch, Markham, North Gwillimbury, Georgina and all municipalities within this area.

Lillian Lerman Book Prize

Established in honour of Lillian Lerman, former director of undergraduate studies for Social Science, who retired in 1991, in recognition of her dedication and contribution to undergraduate teaching. The prize will go to the most outstanding student essay in a first-year social science course. Submissions will be made by course directors.

Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Health Undergraduate Scholarship

Lillian and Don Wright Foundation

The Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Health Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and who demonstrate an interest in the area of maternal-child health. Areas of study may include but are not limited to: maternal-child health; maternal-child health and mental well-being; early child development; mother-infant relationships; mothers, stress and coping; developmental pathways in infants and young children; pre-natal and post-natal interventions; health promotion for mothers and children; environmental considerations in infant/child health and development; patient safety issues relating to maternal-child health; and health policy and practice in relation to mothers, infants and children.

Lily D’Urzo Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to an Honours kinesiology and health science major student entering the final year of study. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative average of 6.00 (B), have participated as a member of an inter-university sport team and have contributed in a leadership role to the School of Kinesiology and Health Science. This scholarship is named in honour of Lily D’Urzo, a former York student.

Linda Briskin Bursary in Honour of Activism

Linda Briskin

The Linda Briskin Bursary in Honour of Activism will be given to a full or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a major or minor in Women's Studies. Recipients must have a commitment to some form of activism, demonstrate financial need and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario. In support of York University's stated commitment to improving access to higher education among mature, part-time students and first-generation students, students who are single parents and/or reside in York University's Black Creek community are encouraged to apply.

Linda Herskowitz Award

Friends. Colleagues and Family of Linda Herskowitz

This award is available to an undergraduate student majoring in mathematics and/or statistics who has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) and demonstrates financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and be residents of Ontario. Preference will be given to a female student. Established in memory of Linda Herskowitz, who worked in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics for almost 20 years. This award was established to remember her generous and caring spirit and to support the students she had always worked so hard to assist.

Lions Achievement Award

School of Kinesiology and Health Science

These awards are given out to a continuing student-athlete(s) who is a current member of their respective interuniversity sport team and who has attained a minimum grade point average of 5.50 in their previous year of study. These awards may also be given out to entering student-athletes who have a minimum entrance average of 80 per cent. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Lions Field Hockey Excellence Award

Granted to continuing student-athletes who are current member of the women’s field hockey team and who have attained a minimum grade point average of 5.50 in their previous year of study. These awards may also be given out to entering student-athletes who have a minimum entrance average of 80 per cent. Preference will be given to the applicant who has demonstrated a high skill level in a starting position on the women’s field hockey team for a minimum of one season.

Lions Hockey Academic Achievement

Paul Erickson

This award has been made possible through the generosity of Paul Erickson, a York alumnus and former player on the men’s varsity hockey team, as a means of encouraging academic achievement among student athletes who are members of the York men’s hockey team. The award will be presented in the fall of each academic year to the continuing undergraduate student who is a returning member of the men’s hockey team in his third, fourth or fifth year of study, has achieved a minimum grade average of 7.00 (B+) in his previous year of study, and whose academic record shows the greatest improvement in cumulative grade average during the previous year of study.

Lions Hockey Leadership Award

Chris Kostka

This award will be presented annually to a member of the men’s hockey team who consistently exhibits leadership qualities such as courage and vision, is an effective communicator and motivator and serves as a role model to other players on the team. The recipient must be a continuing student who has achieved a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B).

Lions Volleyball Alumni Award

Granted to continuing student-athletes who are current member of the women’s volleyball team and who have attained a minimum grade point average of 5.50 in their previous year of study. These awards may also be granted to entering student-athletes who have a minimum entrance average of 80 per cent. The Selection Committee will consider demonstrated financial need, demonstrated athletic excellence and number of years on the women’s volleyball team as criteria in its selection.

Lions Volleyball Excellence Award

Granted to continuing student-athletes who are current member of the men’s volleyball team and who have attained a minimum grade point average of 5.50 in their previous year of study. These awards may also be granted to entering student-athletes who have a minimum entrance average of 80 per cent. Preference will be given to those applicants who have demonstrated a high skill level in a starting position on the men’s volleyball team for a minimum of one season.

Lola Hayman Alumni Bursary

A bursary, established to honour the memory of Mrs. Lola Hayman, is awarded annually to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student who has been a member of Founders College for at least one year. The award will be given to a student who has demonstrated a high level of commitment to the college, has an cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) and demonstrates financial need.

Lori Ann Marshall Memorial Scholarship

Marshall

Awarded to a student with a chronic physical illness who has demonstrated financial need.

Louise Bennett Coverley Award

Reggae Canada - and contributing community

The Louise Bennett Coverley Award is given to a Year 2 or 3 music major who demonstrates exceptional promise/achievement in world music studies and who demonstrates financial need.

Louise Lewin Award in French Studies

Friends of Glendon

Awarded annually to a continuing student enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in French studies at Glendon College who has successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. No student shall win this award in any two consecutive years.

Lucille Herbert Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to assist a student in the Department of English (Keele campus) who has completed at least four English courses and who proposes to travel to Europe, especially France. This travel might be specifically for the purpose of study, but this would not be a necessary qualification for the award. The departmental committee reserves the right not to make an award in a given year.

Lydia Covenay Burnett Bursary

George and Kathleen Eaton

The bursary will be given annually to an undergraduate student currently enrolled in the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 18 credits and have completed a minimum of 18 credits. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate a clear and compelling passion for, and a history of working with, the Caribbean community or the Caribbean-Canadian community. Applicants must be in good academic standing (minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00) and demonstrate financial need.

Lynda Heppenstall Bursary

Awarded to a deserving undergraduate student demonstrating financial need.

Lynn Sarah Torode Memorial Award

B.G. and M.E. Thomas

This award is given in recognition of academic/artistic excellence and promise to a Year 4 student specializing in cinematography or television in the Department of Film, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. Preference will be given to a female student. The award commemorates Lynn Torode, the first female cinematographer at the CBC.

MBA Class of 2007 Schulich Ambassador Award

Praveen Muruganadan, Office of Student Affairs and International Relations

The MBA Class of 2007 Schulich Ambassador Award is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student at the Schulich School of Business who demonstrates academic excellence, strong leadership and value-added judgment. Students must have a minimum 6.50 grade point average and have completed a minimum of 50 hours in the Schulich Ambassador Program. The student must demonstrate financial need and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario.

MR. SUB Scholarship

MR. SUB

The MR. SUB Scholarship is to be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in a business program who has achieved high academic standing and demonstrated a history of community involvement.

Mainguy Genetics

Awarded to a Year 3 or 4 biology student who has taken at least 12 credits in genetics. The recipient must be a serious student of genetics who shows competence in both the laboratory and the classroom. This award was established in memory of Phillip Mainguy.

Malcolm Streete Memorial Scholarship

Sydney-Toronto Assoc. and Beverly Mascoll Com. Found

An award will be given to a student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, majoring in political science, criminology or law and society, who has completed at least 24 (and no more than 60) credits and has a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 or higher. To be eligible a student must be able to demonstrate community involvement in the Jane-Finch, Oakwood or Regent Part communities. Preference will be given to students with black African or Afro-Caribbean heritage.

Mann Award of Excellence for Study Abroad

Susan Mann and Friends

Awarded to a student pursuing full-time Year 3 studies in a formal York University exchange program in a country outside of Canada and the US. The recipient must major in the humanities, social sciences, fine arts or sciences. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This bursary was established by Dr. Susan Mann, President of York University, 1992-1997, to acknowledge her own introduction to “study abroad” by her parents, Ottawa high school English teachers, Walter and Marjorie Mann.

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Marco and Sarah Mendelson Award

S.J. Mendelson

This award has been established in honour of Marco and Sarah Mendelson and it is intended to assist an undergraduate student demonstrating financial need.

Margaret Matheson Women’s Studies

Jocelyn Allen and Family

Awarded to a degree candidate in women's studies who has completed the Introduction to Women Studies course (currently WMST 2500.06) with a minimum grade of 7.00 (B+). Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

Margot Franssen and Quig Tingley Award for Undergraduate

Margot Franssen

Awarded to undergraduate students who are academically eligible to continue in an Honours program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Margot Franssen and Quig Tingley are the owners of the Body Shop, Canada. Their generous gift has established a permanent endowment to assist academically qualified students who have financial need. Ms Franssen is a York University graduate (BA ’79) who has supported York in many ways including volunteering her time as one of the campaign co-chairs during York’s National Campaign.

Marina van der Merwe Award

Sharon Creelman and Sandra Levy

This award is presented to a continuing female student-athlete who is an Honours kinesiology and health science major and a cumulative grade average of 6.00 (B) or better and have demonstrated excellence as a member of the women’s field hockey team for a minimum of one year. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Marion Lower Prize in Composition

This award has been donated to honour the memory of Marion Lower, a composer, pianist and church organist in the Chicago area for about 60 years. There are two prizes of equal value, one in classical contemporary composition and the other in jazz composition. Selection will be made by a panel of faculty composers and the Music Executive Committee. The panel may decide in any given year that no entry is worthy of the award. No application required.

Maritime Life Award

Maritime Life

Awarded to a Year 3 student in the BBA/iBBA program, who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Marta Danylewycz Essay Prize

The prize was established in memory of Marta Danylewycz, promising scholar and inspirational teacher in history and women's studies, who died in 1985 at the age of 38. It will be awarded to a student who has submitted the best essay in the humanities on a topic relating to women. Excellence and originality are the chief criteria. Students or course directors may submit eligible essays written for courses in the previous fall/winter or summer session.

Marta Danylewycz Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student entering the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Preference will be given to a student entering from a bridging course who demonstrates financial need. This bursary is in honour of Marta Danylewycz who was a professor of history at Atkinson.

Martellacci and Associates Inc. Hockey Award

Robert Martellacci

One award will be presented each year, alternating between members of the men's and women's hockey teams. The award will provide assistance to a continuing undergraduate student-athlete who has achieved a minimum grade point average of 6.00 and who exhibits leadership qualities, motivates and serves as a role model to other players on the team. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Marvin Mandelbaum Academic Achievement Medal

Department of Computer Science

Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in Year 2 and enrolled in an Honours degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by computer science and engineering.

Mary Matthew Ferguson Smith Bursary

Johanna Stuckey and William Stuckey

Awarded to a student who entered the university under the mature student basis of admission and is majoring or minoring in women’s studies with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 5.00 (C+) and who demonstrates financial need. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected person as well as Ontario residents. The recipient will be required to work in the Nellie Langford Rowell Library for five hours a week for 30 weeks. Established in honour of Mary Matthew Ferguson Smith who enrolled at York as a mature student. She was an avid reader who saw libraries as an essential resource to students.

Mary McCann Bursary

Awarded annually to students enrolled in the BScN program (Post-RN and Collaborative streams) in the Faculty of Health, who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons or protected persons, are Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who are single parents.

Mary Patricia Ratcliffe Bursary

Joseph Gagne

The Mary Patricia Ratcliffe Bursary is given to an undergraduate student in any Faculty. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident who demonstrates financial need. This bursary has been established through a gift made by Joseph Gagne, President of Abrams Towing Services Limited.

Mary Stevens Memorial Bursary

Anne Stevens

Awarded to a mature student (21 years or older) demonstrating financial need. Potential applicants must be majoring in computer science, have recently successfully completed 24 credits at York University and maintained a 5.00 (C+) or higher average. This fund has been established in honour of Mrs. Mary Stevens who was an active supporter of people returning to school after a number of years in the work force.

Mary Sue McCarthy Bursary

Awarded based on academic promise and financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents. This award has been established by the Faculty of Education Alumni Association to honour Professor Mary Sue McCarthy, an outstanding educator and a founding member of the Faculty.

Master’s Academic Excellence

Awarded to Stong College students who earn a degree classification of summa cum laude or With Distinction (cumulative grade point average of 8.00) or magna cum laude (cumulative grade point average of 7.80 to 7.99) or cum laude (cumulative grade point average of 7.50 to 7.79).

Matthew Shoalts Film Director's Award

The Matthew Shoalts Film Director's Award will be given to a fourth year Department of Film production student to assist with the completion of their final film project. The recipient must maintain a minimum grade point average of 6.00. The award is to help offset production costs for an approved fourth-year film project of outstanding merit as evaluated by the Department of Film Production Committee.

May and George Flint Scholarship

Frances Flint

Named in memory of May and George Flint, this scholarship is awarded annually to an Honours kinesiology and health science major student in any year of study. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative average of 6.00 (B) and have participated in the extracurricular activities of the School of Kinesiology and Health Science.

McCormack Craig Award

Department of Sociology

Awarded to an Honours sociology major who is entering Year 4 (84 credits or more) and has achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. This award is named in honour of Thelma McCormack and John G. Craig, two long serving faculty members of the Department of Sociology.

McKittrick Scholarship

A.I. Carswell

Awarded to the top Year 1 student in space science. This award was established to recognize the contribution and achievements of Mr. Stan McKittrick in the field of aerospace in Canada.

McLaughlin College Council 50th Anniversary Award

McLaughlin College Council and BACCHUS York

The McLaughlin College Council 50th Anniversary Award will be awarded to students affiliated with McLaughlin College, as it currently exists, who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to a continuing student with a minimum B (6.0) grade point average, who has demonstrated commitment to the McLaughlin College student body and/or the community.

McLaughlin College Public Policy Scholarship

Fellows of McLaughlin College

The McLaughlin College Public Policy Scholarship will be awarded annually to two McLaughlin College students majoring or minoring in a public policy program or area of study and who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 8.00 (A). One award will be presented to a student who has completed Year 2 (minimum of 48 credits) and has registered in Year 3 of study. The second award will be presented to a student who has completed Year 3 (minimum of 72 credits) and has registered in Year 4 of study. The recipients will be selected by a jury which will be constituted by the McLaughlin College Master. Applications should be directed to the Office of the Master, McLaughlin College in the fall.

McLaughlin College’s Helen and Elgin Turner Bursary

Estate of Elgin Turner

Mr. Turner, a former branch bank manager and amateur wood carver, was a Fellow of McLaughlin College. This bursary fund is open to McLaughlin College students who achieve high academic standing and are in financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

McLaughlin Social Justice Bursary

Unknown Donor

This award was established to assist students who are currently or at one time were wards of the crown and who are studying at York University. To qualify for this award, a student must be or have been a ward in the care of the Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto or the Children's Aid Society of Toronto for a minimum of one year. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. In addition, students must be enrolled in at least a 60 per cent course load (nine credits per term) or if a student has a permanent disability they must be enrolled in at least a 40 per cent course load (six credits per term). This award is open to students from all undergraduate Faculties but preference will be given to McLaughlin College students.

McLean Budden Bursary

McLean Budden Limited

Awarded to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who has successfully completed 30 credits and is currently registered in a minimum of 18 credits. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Melissa J. Knauer Essay Prize

Awarded for the best essay submitted in the social sciences on a topic relating to women. Excellence and originality are the chief criteria. Eligible essays may have been written for courses in the previous fall/winter and summer sessions. Students or course directors may submit eligible essays for consideration. The prize was established in memory of Melissa J. Knauer, feminist anthropologist who taught women's studies at York, and who died in 1985 in Africa while doing research on women as caregivers.

Menaka Thakkar Award in World Dance

Menaka Thakkar

The Menaka Thakkar Award in World Dance is given to a Year 3 or 4 dance student in recognition of excellence and achievement in studio work or academic studies in world dance. Selection/eligibility criteria include sound academic standing.

Metis Nation of Ontario Student Bursary

The Metis Nation of Ontario Student Bursary will be awarded to an Aboriginal student of Metis ancestry who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and who demonstrates financial need and consents to disclosure of personal information as may be required by the Metis Nation of Ontario or the Ministry. Applicants must complete the Metis Verification Form or other equivalent form as may be deemed acceptable by Metis Nation of Ontario to be considered for this bursary.

Metro Toronto Lodge B’Nai Brith Scholarship in Canadian Jewish Studies

Metro Toronto Lodge B'nai Brith

This prize is awarded for the best essay in the area of Canadian Jewish studies submitted in any course at York. The prize is given to the student with the best essay in the area of Canadian Jewish studies submitted in any course at York. Essays to be submitted by course instructors to the Awards Committee of the Centre for Jewish Studies.

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Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto Bursary for Sexuality Studies

Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto

Awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Women Studies who is focusing their studies in the area of sexuality studies. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents, and demonstrate financial need. The Metropolitan Community Church has established this bursary to commemorate the establishment of the School of Women's Studies and the opportunities to research and promote women issues.

Michael A. Katigbak Award

Michael Katigbak

This bursary has been established through a gift from Michael A. Katigbak, whose focus is on complementary medicine. Awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need who is entering their Year 1 of the BBA/iBBA program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident.

Michael Bond Memorial Award

Awarded to a Year 4 student in the BBA/iBBA program who achieved the highest academic achievement in Year 3 and demonstrated interest in the field of management science or marketing. No application required.

Michael C. Eben Award for Excellence in Academics and Athletics

Michael Eben

The Michael C. Eben Award for Excellence in Academics and Athletics is awarded to a Founders College student who, in the previous academic year, has been a varsity or intramural athlete and has attained an academic standing of 7.00 (B+) in a minimum of 24 credits. Only students who have completed 60 credits may be considered for the award.

Michael Locke Scholarship in Political Science and Economics

Michael G. Locke

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student in the Department of Political Science or Economics at Glendon. The recipient must achieve at a minimum grade point average of 7.50. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Michael McNamee Academic Achievement Medal

Department of Computer Science

Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in Year 1 and enrolled in an Honours degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by computer science and engineering.

Michael Plexman Award for Creative Innovation

ICE Group of Companies

Applicants must be Year 3 or 4 School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design students and demonstrate innovation in creative work in visual arts, design, new media or interactive multimedia. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award has been established by the ICE Group of Companies and family and friends in the memory of Michael Plexman, a graduate of the Department of Visual Arts at York University (BFA ’83).

Michael Pollard Award in Chemistry

The award will be given to a student in the Specialized Honours BSc degree stream in Pharmaceutical and Biological Chemistry. The recipient should have successfully completed 50 credits and achieved an outstanding grade point average in Introductory Organic Chemistry. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and have financial need. The award is in memory of Michael Pollard, a gifted, enthusiastic young member of the Department of Chemistry at York University and a dedicated teacher of Organic Chemistry.

Michael Smith Award

School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Named in memory of Dr. Michael D. Smith, a former professor in sport sociology and leading researcher in the field of domestic violence, this award is given annually to a continuing kinesiology and health science major who has a minimum grade average of 6.00 (B). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to a student from a traditionally under-represented group who may have faced systemic barriers. Consideration may also be given to a student whose extracurricular involvement has included volunteer work either with the disadvantaged or in support of social agencies or causes.

Michael and Pui Feldman Award

Michael and Pui Feldman

This award is open to Year 2 undergraduate students with a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award has been made possible by the generosity of Michael and Pui Feldman for the purpose of helping students who are committed to their studies and require financial assistance.

Michael and Rena Buckstein Bursary

Michael and Rena Buckstein

This bursary is available to students in Jewish studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Mira Friedlander Award

Contributions from family, friends and colleagues of Mira Friedlander

The Mira Friedlander Award recognizes exceptional promise/achievement in theatre studies: theatre writing, criticism, world and/or Canadian theatre studies. Award is available to theatre majors who demonstrate financial need and are completing Year 3 of studies and continuing into Year 4, are eligible to apply. The award was established by family, friends and colleagues in memory of theatre critic and writer Mira Friedlander.

Miriam Fish Coven Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a Year 2 or 3 female mature student majoring in multidisciplinary studies with a minimum overall average of 7.00 (B+) and has completed at least 12 credits in multidisciplinary studies.

Molière Prize

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a full- or part-time student who has made important contributions to Theatre Glendon.

Molly Eisenberg Memorial Award in Judaic Studies

Herbie Eisenberg and Sons and Studies Unlimited

The Molly Eisenberg Memorial Award in Judaic Studies is donated by Herbie Eisenberg and Sons and “Studies Unlimited”. This prize will be awarded annually to a student who has completed one year in the Judaic Studies program and who exhibits talent in their chosen discipline and demonstrates financial need.

Monica McQueen Scholarship in Economics

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a Year 3 or 4 Glendon student, majoring in economics with the highest grade point average.

Morris Krever History Prize

Hon. Mr. Justice Krever

Named in honour of Morris Krever, an annual prize will be awarded to an undergraduate history student. Both academic excellence and demonstrated financial need will be taken into consideration. The winner will be selected by a committee chosen by the Department of History.

Moshe Shimrat Prize Fund

This fund is used to offer awards to students in university and secondary school for interest and demonstrated ability in mathematical problem solving. These prizes are awarded in connection with the Putnam Mathematical Competition and Etobicoke-Scarborough Mathematical Competition.

Mount Sinai Masonic Lodge Bursary Golden Anniversary Bursary

Awarded to a student on the basis of academic standing and demonstrated financial need. This bursary was established by the Mount Sinai Masonic Lodge to commemorate its 50th anniversary.

Murray Davis Bursary

Barry Davis

The Murray Davis Bursary will be awarded annually to a Year 2 or a higher-level undergraduate student who holds a minimum cumulative grade point average of 5.00, provides documentation regarding a psychiatric disability either from a professional in the community or from a disability service provider on campus and who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Murray G. Ross Award

This award, established by the student council in 1962 in honour of York’s first president, is presented annually to a graduating student for scholarship and outstanding contributions to undergraduate student life. The recipient of this award will receive a medal at their convocation ceremony.

Murray Young Rugby Bursary

The Murray Young Rugby Bursary, created through the generous support of York Alum Murray Young, will be awarded to a member of the York University Rugby Team, who meets the criteria for eligibility under the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards.

N.A. Taylor Prize for Film

The N.A. Taylor Award will be awarded annually to a Year 3 fine arts film and video student, returning to Year 4, who has shown outstanding achievement in the area of script writing. This award is available in the spring for fall presentation.

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award

York University

These awards are meant to stimulate your interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. If you would like to gain research experience in an academic setting, these awards can provide you with financial support through your host university.

Nalini & Tim Stewart Arts Award

Nalini Stewart

The Nalini & Tim Stewart Arts Awards are given in recognition of academic excellence to any student within the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Dance pursuing work or projects of interdisciplinary nature that cut across one department. Special consideration will be given to students whose projects include work in theatre or performance studies, or photography. Annually one award will be available to an undergraduate student and another to a graduate student. Recipients of these awards must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and must demonstrate financial need.

Nancy Scoular Underhill Piano Award

Bryan Underhill

The Nancy Scoular Underhill Piano Award is given in recognition of exceptional promise and ability in classical piano performance to a Year 2 music major. Preference will be given to female students. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The award was established in honour of Nancy Underhill by her family and friends.

Neil Reimer Scholarship

Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada

The Centre for Research on Work and Society presents this scholarship annually to the Year 3 student majoring in the Labour Studies program who has achieved the highest grade point average. The Neil Reimer Scholarship is financed by the Neil Reimer Union Education and Development Fund, a fund established in 1984 to honour a leading figure in the history of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada.

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Nicholas Gareri Award

Nicholas Gareri

Awarded to a Year 1 BBA/iBBA student. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Nick DiLorenzo/Ontario Formwork Bursary

Ontario Formwork Association

To honour one of the founding members of the Ontario Formwork Association, and the Association itself, by providing yearly awards to student(s) taking part in the York Summer program in Italy.

Nicol, Vince and Wensley Prize in Anthropology

Department of Anthropology

Three book prizes will be awarded: one each to Year 2, 3 and 4 anthropology majors having the highest cumulative grade point averages. Students must have had an average of three full courses or equivalents per year since admission to York to qualify. Established to honour former staff members, Irene Wensley, Rena Nicol and Beryl Vince for their exemplary service to the Anthropology Department and its students.

Nirvan Bhavan Foundation Awards

Bhavan Foundation

Four annual undergraduate awards will be available to students in the Faculty of Professional Arts and Liberal Studies and the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. These awards are open to full-time students in their third or fourth year of study who are enrolled in a course(s) dealing with the arts, society and/or culture of South Asia. Applicants must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents, Ontario residents, and in financial need.

Application Process: To receive consideration for this award, students must submit a Student Financial Profile at http://sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp/

Nivedita and Nandita Bursary

The Nivedita and Nandita Bursary will be awarded to a student majoring in Disaster/Emergency Management in the School of Administrative Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated student leadership or volunteerism and have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.00 (B).

Norman Gledhill Book Prize

Awarded each year to the Year 4 Honours kinesiology and health science major student who has completed a minimum of 105 credits, has a minimum 6.00 (B) cumulative average in both academic and practicum courses, and has the highest cumulative grade point average in kinesiology and health science courses. A student may only receive this award once.

Norman Stifani Memorial Scholarship

Silvana de Bona

This scholarship will be given to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student in even years, and given to a School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design student in odd years. The scholarship within the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies will be given to a Year 3 political science major who has successfully completed at least 54 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and is continuing in the Honours program. The scholarship within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design will be given to a music major who has successfully completed at least 24 credits and demonstrates outstanding talent and dedication in the performance of classical music - vocal or instrumental.

Northview Print & Copy Bursary

Northview Print & Copy Inc.

Northview Print & Copy established this award to support undergraduate students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who require financial assistance. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Ogram Scholarship

The Ogram Scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student currently enrolled in the Faculty of Science who is majoring in physics and astronomy, mathematics or chemistry. Recipients must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and have completed at least 30 credits at York University. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Olga Cirak Alumni Bursary Fund

The purpose of the bursary fund is to provide an opportunity for financial assistance to full-time members of the Stong community of at least one full academic session who have demonstrated a high level of commitment and involvement in the college, a serious academic attitude and demonstrated financial need.

Olive Lower Prize in Jazz Piano

Olive Lower had a long career as a jazz style pianist accompanying silent movies. In honour of her talent, this award has been established and will be given to a student who is judged to be the outstanding jazz pianist in the Music Department. The recipient will be chosen by a panel of jazz faculty members.

Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association Toronto French Contest Prize

Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association

This prize has been made possible through the generosity of the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association (OMLTA). The OMLTA Toronto French Contest Inc. has created a legacy of supporting students who demonstrate outstanding achievement in French. The prize will be given to a student entering Year 3 or 4 who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in French studies and has completed the following course(s): Keele campus: FR 2081 3.00 Communication ecrite/niveau II and FR 2082 3.00 Communication orale/niveau II or Glendon campus: GL/FRLS 2240 6.00 - Française ecrit pour specialistes. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need and achieve a minimum sessional grade point average of 8.00 (A).

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Undergraduate Scholarships

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education

Awarded to two undergraduate engineering students who are among the top achievers in their program of study and have demonstrated leadership in professional affairs and extracurricular activities.

Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund Science Award

Awarded to undergraduate students studying in the field of science (excluding engineering) within the Faculty of Science and the Lassonde School of Engineering, who have the highest Faculty grade point averages of all applicants to the science bursary, and have completed a minimum of 24 credits. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Oscar Peterson Bursary

Bursaries are available to students demonstrating financial need and who are pursuing or intend to pursue, jazz studies at York University. Preference will be given to students enrolled full-time.

Oscar Peterson Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding music majors enrolled in MUSI 3051 6.00 (Jazz Workshop III) who have maintained a minimum average of 7.00 (B+) in the jazz program and a minimum overall cumulative average of 5.00 (C+). The number of scholarships and monetary value varies dependent upon funds available.

Oscar Peterson Scholarship – In-Course

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Awarded to undergraduate students in the Music degree program who demonstrate a unique musical ability, especially in the field of jazz performance, as demonstrated through live performance or a portfolio and faces social, economic or personal barriers that could inhibit their ability to pursue a university degree. Recipients must present a minimum sessional grade point average of 7.50 and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, who is a resident of Ontario and demonstrates financial need.

Otis Canada Inc. Bursary

Otis Canada Inc.

This bursary is to be awarded to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Education who require financial assistance. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Otto Friedman Memorial Scholarship

York University

A scholarship is awarded to assist a student who at the time of application is enrolled in one or more upper-level social science courses and has a strong interest in one or more of social theory, social policy and planning or the role of the arts in society. Applicants should have a grade point average of 7.00 (B+) or better. The divisional committee reserves the right not to make an award in a given year.

Outstanding Sociology Student Award

These awards are designed to recognize high performance and service among students who major in sociology (Keele campus). The award will be presented to one student in each of years 1, 2 and 3. Students must present high academic promise and initiative in both course related and extracurricular activities in the York University and wider communities.

Outstanding Student Leadership Award

The Outstanding Student Leadership Award honours student leaders in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies for exceptional contribution to an undergraduate student association in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. It recognizes outstanding achievement in enhancing the quality of the undergraduate student experience through leadership, commitment and innovation.

Pass It On Bursary

Awarded to an undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need. Three important messages are attached to this bursary:

  1. Pass it on when you are doing OK, have some money to spare and the gift has served its purpose for you.
  2. Passing it on can also be done in service, by being a conscientious mentor and teacher or by providing the emotional support that is all too often something that is needed when the edges are sharp and the corners are hard.
  3. Be the best you can be.

Patricia and Robert Martin Award

Robert Martin

The Patricia and Robert Martin Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement in an adjudicated performance to a Year 3 or 4 student in the classical performance stream in the Department of Music. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Paul Cantor Award

Paul Cantor

Awarded to a student who has completed 48 credits, has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) and focused their studies in the areas of public policy and administration. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Paul Cantor has served as a member of the York University Board of Governors (1998 to 2002) and has extensive experience in the Toronto Business community.

Paul Pellegrini Award

Paul Pellegrini

Established by Paul Pellegrini, BA ’86 (Hon.), who founded his own government relations consulting firm to provide, this award is to be granted to a deserving Year 3 or 4 student majoring in public policy and administration at the Keele campus who achieves a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident who demonstrates financial need.

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Peggy Sampson

Peggie Sampson

Bursaries are available to full-time and part-time students in the Music Department.

Penny Jolliffe Scholarship in Communication Studies

The Penny Jolliffe Scholarship is intended to honour the communication studies major who has compiled the most outstanding record in their Year 2 of study at York. The recipient must be returning for their Year 3 of study.

Peter E. Board Bursary

Awarded to a student in the pre-service program, demonstrating financial need and academic promise.

Peter Struk Bursary

This bursary is awarded to an undergraduate engineering student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Peter and Basya Hunter Award

David Hunter

This bursary was endowed in memory of Peter and Basya Hunter who dedicated their lives to social justice. It will be awarded to a full-time student who has completed 48 credits in any area of study and has or will be taking courses focused on either women’s literary studies, peace studies or both. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to McLaughlin College students.

Peter MacKendrick Memorial Award for the Visual Arts

The C3 Group of Companies

The Peter MacKendrick Memorial Award for the Visual Arts will be presented to an outstanding 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 7.00 majoring in visual arts. To be eligible, applicants must demonstrate financial need, submit a portfolio of work to be reviewed and include a covering letter outlining their aspirations for future work. This award was established in honour of Peter MacKendrick's passion and work in this field.

Philip Roth Bursary

Philip Roth

This fund has been established in honour of Mr. Philip Roth by friends and associates to provide a bursary each year for a student studying the humanities or social sciences.

Phillip Silver Scholarship

The Phillip Silver Scholarship will be awarded to a Year 3 student entering Year 4 who is a full-time undergraduate student in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. Recipients must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 (B+) and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Candidates must be recommended by their home department within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, in recognition of outstanding creative and scholarly achievement. Named for Phillip Silver, dean, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (1998-2008), this scholarship recognizes his contributions to both the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design as well as the Canadian arts community.

Political Science Award

Department of Political Science

Established by faculty members from the Department of Political Science, this award will assist deserving students with the completion of their studies. Recipients must be political science majors in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

President’s Creative Writing Prize

Office of the President, York University

The President’s Creative Writing Prize is a literary competition held annually and is open to full or part-time York University undergraduate students. Four prizes are awarded for the best entry in poetry, prose fiction, screenplay and stage play. The competition will be judged by a panel of writers who are members of the York community.

President’s Honour Roll

This distinction is marked by a transcript notation and a letter from the President of York University. It is awarded to the very select group of continuing or graduating students who have achieved a sessional grade point average of 9.00 on a minimum of 30 credits in the previous fall/winter term.

Pricilla Clark Award

Phyllis Clark

The Pricilla Clark Award will be given to an undergraduate student who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrates financial need.

Prof. Ruth Hill Memorial Award

Awarded to the top three students majoring in different science disciplines in the Faculty of Science and the Lassonde School of Engineering. The Ruth Hill Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1973 to honour the late professor of biology.

Professor Albert V. Tucker Award

Albert V. Tucker

Awarded to a student who has completed 60 credits (or equivalent) and is entering Year 3 of study at Glendon. The recipient must have demonstrated an improvement in their cumulative grade point average. The award is renewable for one year provided the recipient has achieved a sessional grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award is made possible through the generous donation of Professor Albert Tucker who was the second principal at Glendon and taught at the college for 27 years. He has donated this award to encourage students whose performance is improving at the end of their Year 2 but who need financial support to sustain the momentum of their studies into Year 3 and 4.

Psychology Undergraduate Book Prizes

These awards are offered as a means of identifying, honouring and rewarding excellence in the Psychology Honours program. Six awards will be made annually to the most outstanding Year 2, 3 and 4 psychology students completing a full course load (one award for BA and one award for BSc for each year level). Recipient selection will be based upon sessional grade point average. No application required.

R. Vernon Johnson Memorial Bursary

This award will be given to a student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who was either admitted under the mature student admission basis code or is considered a part-time student (enrolled in a maximum of 18 credits) and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students enrolled in at least one geography course. Established in memory of R. Vernon Johnson who studied at the University of Capetown before moving to Canada. He taught English as a Second Language and continued his education at York graduating from Atkinson in 1975 with a BA in geography.

R.F. Price Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded annually to an Honours kinesiology and health science major student entering Year 3 of their program. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative average of 6.00 (B) and have contributed in a leadership role to the School of Kinesiology and Health Science. This scholarship is named in honour of R.F. “Bud” Price, a former administrator in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science.

R.L. Cohen Scholarship in Psychology

Eva Cohen

Awarded annually to a psychology major with the highest mark in GL/PSYC 4240 3.00 - Advanced Experimental Design (or equivalent). This award has been established in honour of Ronald Cohen who taught research methodology and other related courses in the Glendon Psychology Department for 25 years.

R.M. Hobson Prize

Awarded to the student who obtains the highest aggregate marks in the four Year 2 physics courses 2010 3.00, 2020 3.00, 2040 3.00 and 2060 3.00. This award was established in commemoration of Professor R.M. Hobson’s 10 years of service as Chair of the Department of Physics at York University.

Ralph Fisher Scholarship

Edith Fisher

This award, established in memory of Ralph Fisher, highlights the qualities he most cherished: academic excellence, leadership and community service. This scholarship is open to undergraduate students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits at York University. Applicants must have a minimum overall grade point average of 6.00 (B). Selection will be based upon academic achievement and leadership qualities, particularly in the area of public service.

Reg Friesen Chemistry Education Bursary

Planning Committee, ChemEd 2001 Conference

The Reg Friesen Chemical Education Bursary is intended to assist a student entering the final year of the Concurrent program or entering the Consecutive program, who elects chemistry as one of their teachable subjects. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Reginald Godden Scholarship

Austin Clarkson

The Reginald Godden Scholarship is given annually to a Year 3 or 4 music major in recognition of outstanding achievement in contemporary music performance. The scholarship was established by Professor Emeritus Austin Clarkson in memory of pianist and educator Reginald Godden. Eligible candidates will be Year 3 or 4 music majors who demonstrate outstanding achievement in the performance of contemporary music in an adjudicated setting, e.g. performance courses and/or recitals.

Reva Orlicky Memorial and Founding Friends Award

This award was established by York University alumni and friends to provide a bursary to a deserving York University upper-year communication studies student. Priority will be given to those students who have shown an interest in or are taking courses in context and condition for radio broadcasting in Canada or affiliate courses. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

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Richard Forbes Bursary

Julian and Reginald Forbes

This bursary will be given to students of Afro-Caribbean descent. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Richard Goranson Memorial Award

This award is named in honour of Professor Richard Goranson, a long-time member of the Department of Psychology. Professor Goranson was especially interested in research methodology and was very committed to the supervision of undergraduate student research projects. This award will be given annually to Year 4 Honours students registered in PSYC 4000 6.00 Honours Thesis. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Students must submit a brief description of their thesis projects.

Richard Pettyjohn Bursary

Estate of Richard Pettyjohn

Awarded to students in any undergraduate Faculty. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Robert M. Brooks Award

Awarded to the teacher candidate in the Intermediate and Senior program who has shown the most outstanding qualities of scholarship, teaching ability and character throughout the year.

Robert Munro Menzies Award

Robert Munro Menzies

Robert Munro Menzies received a bachelor of arts from Atkinson College of York University in 1984. He generously established this award in 1999, shortly after retiring as a teacher with Toronto Board of Education. This award is presented annually to a kinesiology and health science major who is a continuing interuniversity athlete; has successfully completed a minimum of 18 credits in the previous academic year and achieved a 6.00 (B) average. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference may be given to applicants who are returning members of the interuniversity badminton and volleyball teams.

Roger Kelton Academic Scholarship

The recipient of the Roger Kelton Academic Scholarship will be awarded to the School of Kinesiology and Health Science undergraduate student with the highest major GPA of all Kinesiology and Health Science major award winners who meets the following criteria: the recipient must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is named in honour of Dr. Roger Kelton, former Chair, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the School of Kinesiology and Health Science.

Ron Weinberger Memorial Scholarship in Music

Paula Appleby

Awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in music and who has completed a minimum of 24 credits. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and preference will be given to students in music performance who demonstrate talent in piano, guitar or sitar instruments. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Rose Reisman Bursary

Sam and Rose Reisman

Sam and Rose Reisman donated this bursary to help undergraduate students who need assistance to successfully complete their studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Ross J. Williamson Award

Ross J. Williamson

Awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student with the best academic performance among those who: have completed at least 48 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+); are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Roy Bennett Bursary

Roy F. Bennett

Awarded to a Glendon student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. This award is made possible through the generous donation of Roy Bennett, the former Chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Company of Canada. He was the Chair of the York University Campaign from 1979 to 1982 and a member of the Board of Governors from 1974 to 1987.

Rudolph Family Award

Ross Rudolph

The Rudolph Family Award will be given annually to the Year 1 student with the highest grade in Introduction to Politics (currently POLS 1000) who is continuing in the Honours program in Political Science (Keele campus). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Russell Norman Gladstone Memorial Bursary

Martin Gladstone

Established in memory of Russell Norman Gladstone, this bursary is offered annually to a mature student in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design who demonstrates financial need.

Rutherford Hockey Bursary

The Rutherford Hockey Bursary will be given to one entering or continuing interuniversity ice hockey student-athlete who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario, and who demonstrates financial need. To be eligible for this bursary, students must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards.  Mr. Justice Douglas Rutherford, a judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, was the first student to register at York University in its charter year. He played on the fledgling University’s first hockey teams and was captain of York’s first intercollegiate hockey team in 1962-63.

Saint Thyagaraja Music Award

Bharathi Kala Manram, Canada

The Saint Thyagaraja Music Awards are presented to full-time undergraduate music majors and non-majors in recognition of artistic and scholarly achievement in Indian classical music studies. One award is given for demonstrated artistic excellence to a student enrolled in performance studies (vocal/instrumental) of Indian classical music. A second award recognizes top standing in the academic study of Indian classical music. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Sally Murray Findley Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student majoring in computer science, information technology or mathematics who has completed at least 48 credits including at least 18 credits in the major with a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Established to honour the late Sally Findley, former Administrative Secretary of the Atkinson Computer Science and Mathematics Department.

Sam G. and Rose T. Reisman Award

Sam and Rose Reisman

Awarded based on merit and recognized academic achievement in the recipient’s chosen area of study. Preference will be given to students affiliated with the Schulich School of Business. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Samuel G. Rosen Memorial Prize

A book prize is awarded for the outstanding essay in Judaic studies by a Year 3 or 4 student.

Samuel J. Zacks Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design on the basis of academic and/or artistic merit, predicated on college affiliation of at least one full academic session. The scholarship can only be applied towards tuition fees. The Scholarship Committee and the Board of Adjudicators reserves the right not to make an award in a given year.

Sarah Piper Stevenson Bursary

Majorie Miller

Awarded to a Year 2 undergraduate student in the School of Women’s Studies who has shown a commitment to their studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Established in memory of Sarah Piper Stevenson (1858-1943), a loving mother and grandmother, whose progressive thinking and compassionate nature led her to support her granddaughters to continue their schooling to the university level.

Sarojini Rowland Bursary

Peter Rowland

Awarded to a student who entered York University through the Bridging program. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in a major or minor in women’s studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award is made in memory of Mrs. Sarojini Rowland.

School of Kinesiology and Health Science Honour Roll

To recognize students who have distinguished themselves academically in the study of kinesiology and health science, an Honour Roll is declared annually. Members include full-time kinesiology and health science major students who have completed a minimum of six academic credits in kinesiology and health science; a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) or higher; a grade point average of 7.50 or higher in kinesiology and health science academic courses; and an average of 6.00 (B) or higher in kinesiology and health science practicum courses.

Schulich Leader Scholarship

Seymour Schulich

Awarded to a Schulich Leader Nominee admitted to York University in the following areas of study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). Candidates must possess two of the following three attributes: 1. Has exceptional high academic grades 2. Has demonstrated leadership in school life and community life, or has provided evidence of entrepreneurial talent: or 3. Has demonstrated financial need This award is renewable in years two, three and four of undergraduate study provided the student maintain continued full time enrolment status in a STEM Faculty/program and continued academic excellence.

Scotiability Award

Scotiabank

To be given to a student registered full time (12 credits) who has good academic standing with a minimum grade point average of 6.0 (B), who is living with a permanent disability and is registered with Counseling and Disability Services. The recipient will be a student in finance, business or information technology, and someone who demonstrates a willingness to help others, to engage and take a team approach to tasks as well as demonstrates an interest in working in the financial sector.

Seneca@York Bursary

York University

To celebrate the opening of Seneca College on the Keele campus, York University has established this bursary. Recipients must be enrolled in a joint York/Seneca program and be currently registered at York to receive the award. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Senior Anthropologist’s Student Award

This award was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in anthropology who has completed between 60 and 90 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 or higher. The recipient must be currently registered in a minimum of 18 credits and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Sexuality Studies Essay/Project Achievement Prize

York University

The Sexuality Studies Essay-Project Achievement Prize is presented annually to a student for the best undergraduate essay or project submitted in a sexuality studies core, primary or secondary course.

Shanti Chakravorty Award in Indian Classical Music

Mr. Paresh Chakravorty and Dr. Pranab Chakravorty

The Shanti Chakravorty Award in Indian Classical Music will be presented in recognition of artistic and scholarly achievement in Indian classical music.  This award will be granted annually to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing the study of Indian classical music at York University.  Preference will be given to a student focusing on vocal Indian classical music performance. The recipient must have a GPA of 7.00 (B+), be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. This award was established by the family of Shanti Chakravorty to recognize her commitment as a performing artist and teacher of Indian classical music.

Shirley Halevy Bursary

The The Shirley Halevy Bursary will be granted annually to York University students who have a permanent disability and the highest financial need as assessed by Student Financial Services. The bursary may be awarded to one or more students each year depending on greatest need and at varying levels to ensure the student receives substantial support.

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Social and Political Thought Undergraduate Student Award

Department of Social and Political Thought

The Social and Political Thought Undergraduate Award has been established by the Social and Political Thought program to offer assistance to a Year 4 social and political thought Honours major. Recipients of the award will be chosen on the basis of academic achievement (minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00) and active involvement in student life, particularly in areas that reflect social and political contributions.

Sorbara Award in Creative Writing

Gregory Sobara

Awarded to students with proven talent and commitment in the area of creative writing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award is made possible by the generous donation of Gregory and Kate Sorbara and their six children, all of whom have a strong dedication to the creative arts and music.

Sorbara Award in Music

Gregory Sobara

The Sorbara Award in Music recognizes outstanding creative achievement in music in the areas of composition, improvisation or sound design. Year 3 music majors who are pursuing studies full-time and who will be proceeding into Year 4 of study are eligible to apply for this award. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Sport Administration Leadership Award

York University Sport Administration Association

This award has been initiated by the York University Sport Administration Alumni Association in order to recognize a deserving student in the Sport Administration Certificate program. This annual award will be presented to a current member of the Sport Administration Certificate program with a minimum 6.00 (B) average in all sport administration courses who has demonstrated outstanding leadership of, and commitment to, the activities of the York University Sport Administration Association. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Stan M. Shapson Bursary

Stan M. Shapson

Awarded to a deserving student who is enrolled in the Jewish Teacher Education Program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award has been established by Stan Shapson, a York graduate (MA '69, PhD '73) who went on to become the dean of the Faculty of Education and associate vice-president, strategic academic initiative

Stanley Fefferman Prize in Creative Writing

Various Donors

The Stanley Fefferman Prize in Creative Writing is awarded to the student who produces the best final class portfolio in an introductory creative writing course.

Stanley L. Warner Memorial Award

Friends and Family of Stanley Warner

Awarded to the student submitting the best essay in fulfillment of the writing requirement of the economics degree. This award was established in memory of Stanley L. Warner, professor of statistics and economics, to celebrate his many contributions.

Stanley L. Warner Memorial Award (Schulich)

Friends and Family of Stanley Warner

Awarded to recognize a Year 3 or 4 BBA/iBBA student’s academic achievement and extracurricular activities or contribution to the community and/or university life. This award was established in memory of Stanley L. Warner, Schulich professor of statistics and economics, to celebrate his many contributions to the School and his field.

Stefan Jankowski Scholarship

Mira Fournier

Awarded to the student who achieves the highest grade in a 3000-4000 level course in European History in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Preference will be given to students who complete courses in the area of Polish history. Established in memory of Stefan Jankowski to honour a lifetime devoted to learning by encouraging student interest in historical scholarship and rewarding excellence in academic achievement.

Steps to Liberal Arts Bursary

Awarded to students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who were admitted through the Steps to Liberal Arts program, which is an access initiative undertaken in cooperation with high schools in the Toronto area. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Sterling Beckwith Award

Sterling Beckwith

The Sterling Beckwith Award, established by the Music Department’s founding Chair, is open to Year 2 and 3 music majors who demonstrate exceptional promise and ability in performance, superior musicianship and a breadth of cultural and academic interests. Preference is given to students of voice. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Sterling Voice Award

Sterling Beckwith

This award is open to students who will be entering Year 2, 3 or 4 of full-time undergraduate study in music, specializing in vocal performance. This award, which covers the cost of full-time tuition for the following fall/winter session, is intended to support aspiring singers of outstanding promise who could not otherwise afford to devote sufficient time and effort to the advanced vocal and musical studies they are now ready to undertake. Students who have completed a minimum of 24 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) are eligible for consideration, and may either apply or be nominated by a York faculty member before the spring deadline. Recipients will be expected to enrol for a minimum of 18 credits, in an overall program of study that has been vetted and approved by the director of classical vocal studies. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Steve Dranitsaris Leadership Award

The recipient of the Steve Dranitsaris Leadership Award will demonstrate superior leadership skills in either the Sport & Recreation program or within the School of Kinesiology and Health Science academic program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need. Student-athletes must meet the current OUA/CIS requirements for Athletic Financial Awards. This bursary is named in honour of Steve Dranitsaris (BA '73) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the School of Kinesiology and Health Science and Sport & Recreation.

Stong College Council 50th Anniversary Award

Stong College Council

The Stong College Council 50th Anniversary Award will be awarded to students affiliated with Stong College, as it currently exists, who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need.  Preference will be given to a continuing student with a minimum B (6.0) grade point average, who has demonstrated commitment to the Stong College student body and/or the community.

Stong College Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a returning full-time student with the highest sessional grade point average and who has been affiliated with Stong College for at least one full academic session.

Stong College Student Life Award

Stong College Student Government

This award will be given annually to three undergraduate continuing students who exhibit leadership qualities, have contributed significantly to student life at Stong College and have achieved a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Stuart A. Roebuck Undergraduate Memorial Scholarship

Jody P. Roebuck

Awarded to an undergraduate student entering Year 2, 3 or 4 of study with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+). The recipient must also demonstrate an interest in the well being of others, a fondness for athletic activities and the arts. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Stuart G. Robbins Book Prize

Awarded each year to the Year 3 Honours kinesiology and health science major student who has completed a minimum of 75 credits, has a minimum 6.00 (B) cumulative average in both academic and practicum courses and has the highest cumulative grade point average in kinesiology and health science courses. A student may only receive this award once.

Sudha Thakkar Khandwani Award in Western Dance

Menaka Thakkar

The Sudha Thakkar Khandwani Award in Western Dance is presented to new Year 1 full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Dance in recognition of outstanding ability/promise in performance work in ballet and modern dance. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Established by the Indian classical dancer and choreographer Menaka Thakkar in honour of her sister, a former Bharatanatyam dancer who was one of Menaka Thakkar’s first teachers.

Suzanne Finn Prize

Jim Hill

Awarded to a student entering Year 4 of the Collaborative BScN program in the School of Nursing. The recipient will have demonstrated a combination of high academic standing (minimum grade point average of 7.50) and exhibited characteristics of enthusiasm, leadership and professionalism in Year 3 of the same program.

TD Financial Group Bursary

The Toronto Dominion Bank

TD Bank Financial Group is committed to helping students succeed in their postsecondary studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

TD Meloche Monnex Bursary

Meloche Monnex Inc.

This bursary will be awarded to two students in each of the following Faculties: Education, Glendon, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science and Lassonde. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Tait Montague Book Prize

Awarded to the economics student who has achieved the highest standing in the ECON 1000 3.00/ECON 1010 3.00 principles course.

Tammy Emerton Memorial Award

McLaughlin College Council and BACCHUS York

Awarded to an active McLaughlin College student who has written the best short essay answering the questions: 1) Why do I deserve this award and 2) How important is alcohol awareness on campus and why. Essays should be submitted to the Office of the Master in the fall. Grades are of secondary importance.

Taoist Tai Chi Society Scholarship

Taoist Tai Chi Society of Canada/Societe de tai chi taoiste du Canada

The Taoist Tai Chi Society of Canada, in its effort to promote the exchange of Chinese and Canadian culture, offers an annual award to the most outstanding student in a Chinese literature course offered by the Department of Languages, Literature and Linguistics. The recipient will be judged on academic achievement and have demonstrated a special interest in Chinese literature and culture.

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Temple Harris Book Prize

Award will be given in the spring of each year from the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design to an outstanding Year 3 student. Awards are to be books, musical scores or money for same. No application is required.

The Adler & Wong Award

Margaret Wong

Awarded to a current student who entered York University through the Bridging program and who has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Preferences will be given to a student enrolled in a major or minor in women’s studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The award was established in association with the Women’s Intercultural Network. It is hoped that the recipient will use the education received to help in a community, for example, helping to benefit the lives of women, children or minority groups.

The Allen Koretsky Book Prize

Stong College

Named in honour of Allen C. Koretsky, who served as Master of Stong College from 1988 to 1993, this book prize will be awarded to a Stong College student for an outstanding essay in a course in Medieval English Literature. Candidates for the award will be nominated by instructors and submissions will be adjudicated by the Executive Committee of the English Department.

The Alumni 40th Anniversary Bursary

John F. Bankes and Pamela M. Gibson

This award was established in 1999 to celebrate York’s 40th anniversary and to honour the contribution of the alumni. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Annie Kaplansky Award

Michael Copeland

The Annie Kaplansky Award is available to students who are majoring in economics (Keele campus) who have completed Year 1 of study (a minimum of 30 credits). All applicants must have achieved a minimum of 6.00 (B) from their first 30 credits to be considered for this award. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Austin Award

Mona Sharkawy

The award will be given to a York University student with the best academic performance who is a sole-support parent and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident who demonstrates financial need. Established by Mona Sharkawy, Atkinson alumna and founder and CEO of Kisp Sales and Marketing Solutions Inc, in honour of her son and as a way to "give back" to Atkinson, where she received scholarships as a student. These scholarships meant a great deal to her at the time and through this gift Mona hopes to inspire others to give back when they are able.

The Avie Bennett Prize in Canadian Literature

Avie Bennett

Awarded to an undergraduate student studying in the Department of English (Keele campus) who has written the best essay in Canadian literature. The recipient will also receive a set of the New Canadian Library at the annual Department of English awards reception in the fall.

The Bill Chan Bursary

Bill Chan

The Bill Chan Bursary is given annually to a student in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Business and Society Honours Award

The Business and Society Honours Award has been established by the Business and Society (BUSO) program to offer assistance to a Year 4 BUSO Honours major. Recipients of the award will be chosen on the basis of a combination of the following three criteria: community service, demonstrated financial need and academic achievement (a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 required).

The Career Foundation/Loyan Gilao Memorial Award

The Loyan Gilao Foundation

This award will be presented to a student, entering or continuing, in the Lassonde School of Engineering with preference to a student in computer science, computer security or computer engineering. First preference shall be given to a student who demonstrates clear and compelling passion for working within the Canadian-Somali community as indicated by a strong history of community service and leadership. The student must be a Canadian citizen, permanent residents or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrates financial need. Entering students must present a minimum admission average of 75 per cent and continuing students must present a cumulative grade point average of 7.00. In a given year if no appropriate candidate, students who have experience with any other Canadian-African community may also receive this award. This award is established in memory of Loyan Gilao, a Year 2 York University student, who was tragically killed on Aug. 8, 2005. Loyan was an outstanding Canadian citizen and gifted leader whose values espoused the need for peaceful communities and conflict resolution to reduce violence.

The Chancellor Bennett Undergraduate Scholarship for Liberal Arts

This scholarship is available to students entering Year 2 of study in a liberal arts program (bachelor of arts programs) in the following Faculties: Fine Arts, Glendon and Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 8.00 and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 7.80 to have this award renewed in years three and four.

The Chris Tarnaris Memorial Award

John Fanaras

Awarded annually to the best continuing Hellenic Studies Major or Minor with the highest GPA in courses in the Hellenic Studies programme. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Christine Dumitriu Van Saanen and Alexandru Ioan Dumitriu Memorial Award

Mircea Dumitriu

This award will be presented annually to the best undergraduate full time student at Glendon who is in the bilingual stream, is taking a course in either international studies, political science or natural science. The recipient must demonstrate financial need.

The Classics Award

B.G. and M.E. Thomas

Awarded to a student who has completed at least 60 credits towards an Honours degree in classics or classical studies and who has been judged by the Classical Studies program as most deserving of the award on the basis of academic accomplishment.

The Criminology 1650 Book Prize

York University

The Criminology 1650 Book Prize is awarded to the student with the highest grade in CRIM 1650 9.00/SOSC 1650 9.00 "Introduction to Criminology". In the event of a tie, the award will be split between recipients.

The Criminology Honours Scholarship

The Criminology Honours Scholarship has been established by the Criminology program to recognize academic excellence in a Year 4 criminology Honours major. The scholarship will be awarded in October of each year to the Year 4 criminology Honours major who attained the highest academic average on a minimum of 24 credits in the previous fall/winter academic session. In the event of a tie, grades achieved in the core criminology courses will be taken into consideration.

The Dagonas Family Award

Hellenic Heritage Foundation

Awarded annually for the best paper written in a 4000-level course in Modern Greek History by a student with a minimum GPA of 7.5, nominated by the Course Director. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Dalton Kehoe Prize

York University

The prize is given to a student in the second-year Communication in Everyday Life course for the Communication Studies Program who has achieved top academic standing as recommended by the course director and is continuing on into third-year (minimum 54 earned credits) of the program. The Dalton Kehoe Prize honours Professor Dalton Kehoe, a long-time member of the Communication Studies Program who retired in 2008.

The Daniel Andrea Iannuzzi Memorial Award in Italian Studies

Lori Abittan

This award will be granted to a student, entering their Year 2 or 3 of study (successful completion of at least 24 credits), majoring in Italian studies who has achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) in their Year 1 of study. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Department of Chemistry First Year Book Prize

Department of Chemistry

Awarded to an undergraduate student in Honours chemistry, specialized or combined, with the highest academic results in SC/CHEM 1000 3.00 combined with SC/CHEM 1001 3.00.

The Diane and Ron Watson Awards

Diane and Ronald Watson

Awarded to undergraduates in the Faculty of Science that have completed at least 24 credits, have a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or better and demonstrate financial need.

The Division of Humanities Award of Achievement

This award has been established to provide encouragement and financial support to a deserving York University Year 3 undergraduate student with a declared major in humanities. This award is renewable for one additional year assuming successful achievement of academic requirements. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need

The Don Newgren and Winters College Council Award

Winters College Council

The Don Newgren Winters College Council Scholarship was established in honour of Donald Newgren and his contribution to Winters College and student life. Donald Newgren served as the master of Winters College from 1989 to 1995. The scholarship shall be awarded to three Winters College affiliates who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and who have contributed positively to the Winter’s community. Three separate awards will be handed out to one student entering Year 2, a student entering Year 3 and a student entering Year 4 of study.

The Dorothea Johnson Award in Nursing

Dorothea Johnson

Established to encourage and assist individuals who are pursuing a bachelor of science degree in nursing. Named in honour of Dorothea Johnson, RN, a nursing professional originally from South Africa, who actively pursued her education despite financial and political obstacles and strongly believes in the importance of lifelong learning.

The Dr. Wilson A. Head Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded, one to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student and the other to a student from any other undergraduate Faculty at York University. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in and commitment to the areas of anti-racism, human rights or peace and have completed at least 30 credits with a minimum average of 6.00 (B).

The Ella Fitzgerald Award for Jazz Performance

Oscar Peterson

The Ella Fitzgerald Award for Jazz Performance is awarded to a Year 3 or 4 music student concentrating in jazz studies. Selection/eligibility criteria include artistic excellence and demonstrated financial need. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents as well as Ontario residents.

The Embleton Award

Sheila Embleton

Awarded to one or two female students working towards an Honours BSc or BASc in astronomy, biophysics, chemistry (excluding biochemistry), earth and space science, engineering physics or physics, who have completed a minimum of 60 credits, achieved a sessional grade point average of 6.00 (B) and who are enrolled in a minimum of 24 credits for the fall/winter academic session. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The award is renewable for one year. Students must maintain a 6.00 grade point average in order to renew.

The Enbridge Inc. Scholarships

Enbridge Inc.

The Enbridge Inc. Scholarships were established to provide students pursuing an undergraduate degree with financial support to obtain a university education. Applicants must be continuing students who are commencing Year 2 of undergraduate study (have completed at least 24 York credits) with a minimum 7.50 cumulative grade point average. One award will be allocated to an Aboriginal student, and the second award will be given to a student currently enrolled in the Faculty of Environmental Studies. Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Enrica Jemma Glickman Award

The Enrica Jemma Glickman Award will provide assistance to an Honours undergraduate Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student entering Year 4 (successful completion of at least 90 credits) of a major program in Humanities or Italian Studies. The award will be given to the eligible student who has an overall cumulative grade point average of at least 7.00 at the end of Year 3. An additional criterion for granting the award is involvement in college life, preferably Founders. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Ethel Armstrong Awards - Bridging Students

Jocelyn Allen and Family

Awarded to undergraduate students entering Year 1 at York University from a women's studies bridging course or continuing students with a major or minor in women's studies who present a strong academic standing and entered the University from a women's studies bridging course. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Ethel Armstrong Awards - Undergraduate Students

Jocelyn Allen and Family

Awarded to undergraduate students in Year 2, 3 or 4 showing strong academic standing and enrolment in a major or minor in women's studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Students may receive the award more than once.

The Etty and Joseph Rubinstein Award in Holocaust Studies or Yiddish Language and Culture

Rina and Shlomo Cohen

The award will be given annually to two undergraduate students enrolled in courses related to the Holocaust or Yiddish language instruction and culture. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Eva Halward Prize

Awarded to the student in religious studies who achieves the highest standing in the religious studies core course in the previous fall/winter or summer session. No application is required to be eligible for this award.

The Expo 67 Ontario Pavilion Scholarship

Gary Smith and Mrs. Eva Innes

This scholarship is awarded annually to a top performing student from the Province of Quebec attending Year 2, 3 or 4 of undergraduate study at Glendon.

The Faculty of Education Westview Bursary

York University Faculty of Education Faculty, Staff and Alumni

This award has been established by York University Faculty of Education to be awarded annually to a student who is a graduate of a school participating in the York University Westview Partnership which currently includes Westview Centennial Secondary School, Emery Collegiate Institute and C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute. Faculty of Education students enrolled either in the Consecutive program or the Concurrent programs (enrolled in practicum seminar courses) are eligible to apply. Awards will be decided based on demonstrated financial need and applicants must include a copy of their high school transcript to confirm eligibility. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Bursary

Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies

Established by the Atkinson community to provide financial assistance to students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who demonstrate financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and a resident of Ontario.

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Outstanding Student Volunteer Award

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies

Awarded to two Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies students who have distinguished themselves in the areas of volunteer contributions, service and leadership. The award honours a student's contributions towards enhancing the York community and making it a better place to learn, work and grow.

The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation Administrative Award

The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation

Awarded to a Year 3 student in the BBA/iBBA program based on academic excellence and financial need.

The Fish Memorial Award

The award is granted to Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies students who have completed at least 30 credits with the best academic performance among those who have shown financial need. Established in honour of Aaron and Zlata Fish, this award recognizes academic achievement and provides financial assistance to students.

The Frances Frisken Urban Studies Prize

The Frances Frisken Urban Studies Prize was established by the Urban Studies program to offer assistance to continuing students. The award will be given to the urban studies major who achieves the highest grade in SOSC 2710 9.00 A - City Lives and City Forms. In the event of a tie, the award will be given to the student with the highest sessional grade point average.

The Galin Foundation Social Work Bursary

The Galin Foundation

Galin Foundation Social Work Bursary will provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the bachelor or masters of Social Work program in the year in which s/he commences the required practicum period of work. Students must demonstrate financial need in order to qualify for this bursary.

The George Doxey Award in Economics

Friends of George Doxey

Awarded to students who are majoring in an economics program offered at the Keele campus. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award was established in honour of George Doxey, the founding Chair of the Department of Economics and the former Master of McLaughlin College.

The Halpert Writing Prize in Children's Studies

The prize will be given for the most outstanding piece of writing by Children's Studies majors or minors at each of the four year levels in Children's Studies courses for an essay, fieldwork research report, ethnography, or creative piece. All submissions will be nominated by Children's Studies instructors and will be judged anonymously by a panel of judges appointed by the Children's Studies Executive Board. All nominees will receive a letter of commendation. Recipients will also receive a monetary prize, a certificate, and a citation.

The Health and Society Book Prize

Faculty of Arts

The Health and Society Book prize is awarded to students majoring in health and society in each of Year 2, 3 or 4 who have been deemed to have written the best essay in Health and Society program courses.

The Health and Society Prize

The Health and Society Honours Prize has been established by the Health and Society (HESO) program to recognize academic excellence of a Year 4 HESO Honours major. The prize will be awarded in September of each year to the Year 4 HESO Honours major who attained the highest academic average in their previous year of full-time study.

The Helen G. McRae Steps to Liberal Arts Bursary

Janet Webber and Mark J. Webber

The Helen G. McRae Steps to Liberal Arts Bursary will be given to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who were admitted to through the Steps to Arts program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

The Herschel Prize

Bob Prince

Awarded to the student who has achieved the highest academic performance in SC/PHYS 1070 4.00, Astronomy. This award recognizes Sir William Herschel, his sister Caroline and his son, John, each of whom has made their own outstanding contribution to the field of astronomy.

The Honorable David Collenette Bursary

David Collenette

This bursary will be given to a Year 3 or 4 undergraduate student in political science, Canadian studies or international studies at Glendon College, based on cumulative grade point average. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Ida Alpert Social Work Student Bursary

Ruth Scolnick

The award is granted to students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work program who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Established in memory of Ida Alpert whose contributions to social work spanned professional and voluntary work in the United States and Canada.

The Imasco Awards for Glendon Students

IMASCO Ltd.

Awarded to eligible students who apply for financial assistance to the Student Financial Services office at Glendon. Recipients must be registered in 18 credits or more at Glendon with a minimum 6.00 (B) grade point average. Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The International Development Studies Honours Awards

The International Development Studies Honours Award has been established by the International Development Studies (IDS) program to offer assistance to a Year 4 IDS Honours major. Recipients of the award will be chosen on the basis of a combination of the following three criteria: community service, demonstrated financial need and academic achievement, as demonstrated by a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00.

The Italian Cultural Institute in Toronto Award

Martin Stiglio

The Italian Cultural Institute in Toronto Awards will be given to students who are studying abroad in Italy and who are registered in at least a minor in Italian and are in good academic standing as demonstrated by a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00.

The Jacqueline McCarthy Award in Nursing

Community Care Access Centre of York Region

The award will be given to a full-time student who has completed the "Community as Partner" course HH/NURS 4120 6.00 with a minimum grade of B+. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. The award will be given to the most outstanding student from the pool of eligible candidates who meet all of these criteria.

The James Bray Bursary in Memory of Mrs. Anne Bray

James Bray, C.A.

This award is open to all BBA/iBBA students at the Schulich School of Business. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Jamison Family Award

Nadina Jamison

Awarded to a Faculty of Education student in either the concurrent or consecutive program who is enrolled in practicum courses during the academic year that the award is offered. The award is based on recognized academic promise. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award has been established by the Jamison family.

The Jane Banfield Prize

Faculty of Arts

The Law and Society program created this prize in honour of Jane Banfield for her dedication to encouraging scholarship and teaching and overall contribution to the program. Jane founded the Law and Society program at York - the first of its kind in Canada. The prize is awarded to a student with the highest final grade in SOSC 2350 6.00 - Law and Society. In the case of a tie, one or more awards may be made in a given year.

The Janet Dowdell Memorial Award

Circle of Twelve

Awarded to a Year 2 or 3 student majoring or minoring in women’s studies who has maintained good standing in full-time studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Established in honour of Janet Dowdell, a devoted and active mature student who was awarded the Commemorative Medal for Canada’s 125 Anniversary of Confederation for having made a significant contribution to Canada.

The Jerry Durlak Prize

York Unviersity

The prize is given to a student in the second-year Information and Technology course for the Communication Studies Program who has achieved top academic standing as recommended by the course director and is continuing on into third-year (minimum 54 earned credits) of the program. The Jerry Durlak Prize honours Professor Jerry Durlak, a long-time member of the Communication Studies Program who retired in 2005 and passed away in 2010.

The Jimmy the Greek Award

Hellenic Heritage Foundation

Awarded annually for the best assignment submitted in a 2000-, 3000-, or 4000-level course in Modern Greek language or literature by a student with a minimum GPA of 7.5, and nominated for the award by the respective course director(s). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The John Alexopoulos Memorial Award

Hellenic Heritage Foundation

Awarded annually for the best paper written in a 3000-level course in Modern Greek History by a student with a minimum GPA of 7.5, nominated by the course director. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Joseph Woods Memorial Prize

This award is granted to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student whose academic achievement is the highest in one or more of the following fields: British, Irish and European studies. It is awarded for courses completed in the previous fall/winter and summer session. Established by colleagues and friends to honour Joseph Woods, a long time member of the History program.

The June Awrey Memorial Nursing Award

School of Nursing, Atkinson

The June Awrey Memorial Nursing Award will be given to two students in the two streams of the BScN degree: one in the Post-RN BScN stream and one in Year 3 or 4 of the Collaborative BScN stream. Students must have an overall average of 7.00 (B+) or better. Preference will be given to students who have returned to school to pursue the BScN degree after having had their education interrupted. Applicants will be required to submit a one-page letter that describes their reasons for undertaking the BScN degree. Applicants will be required to demonstrate financial need on a bursary application form.

The Karen E. Wilson Bursary

Robert Cluett

This award was made possible by Dr. Robert Cluett, a dedicated professor of English, an associate of Winters College and former coach of the women's squash team. He established this bursary in honour of Karen E. Wilson, a star player who went on to become a lawyer and serves as a trustee for the Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation, founded by D. Cluett. This bursary will be given annually to a student who is affiliated with Winters College, who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

The Ken Carpenter Award

Dorothy and Irving Schoichet

The Ken Carpenter Award is given in recognition of academic excellence to a visual arts major that is enrolled in at least one half course in art history at the 3000 level. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Ken Dryden Award

The Ken Dryden Scholarship Foundation

Awarded to an undergraduate student who has had significant experience with the child welfare system in Ontario. This experience is defined as having lived in a foster home or group home or such other experience that is deemed appropriate. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study and a new recipient is usually selected once every four years. To renew this award, the recipient must be registered in a minimum of 18 credits, be academically eligible to continue in their program and continue to demonstrate financial need.

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The Kim Kyong-Won Award

Centre for International & Strategic Studies, Joint Centre for Asia-Pacific Studies

The Kim Kyong-Won Award is awarded annually to a York University student who is participating in a York Korea exchange/study abroad program. The recipient must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00. Second preference is for a Korean student registered here at York on an exchange/study abroad program, who is interested in the arts and/or social sciences.

The Konopny-Fischtein Family Award

Goodman and Carr LLP

The Konopny-Fischtein Family Award is given in recognition of academic excellence, with particular emphasis on achievement in the studies area, to a Year 3 or 4 visual arts student enrolled in the BA stream. Eligibility criteria include demonstrated financial need, Canadian citizenship, permanent resident, protected person status and Ontario residency.

The Lander Dandy Prize in Plant and Animal Biology

Friends of Elizabeth Lander and Cynthia Dandy

Awarded to the student with the best combined performance in the concurrent completion of the courses SC/BIOL 2010 4.00 Plants and SC/BIOL 2030 5.00 Animals. This prize honours the contributions of Elizabeth Lander and Cynthia Dandy during their careers at York.

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Honours Award

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Honours Award has been established by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) program to offer assistance to a Year 4 LACS Honours major. Recipients of the award will be chosen on the basis of a combination of the following three criteria; minimum sessional grade point average of 6.00, demonstrated financial need and community service.

The Law and Society Prize

The Law and Society Honours Prize has been established by the Law and Society (LASO) program to recognize academic excellence of a Year 4 LASO Honours major. The prize will be awarded in September of each year to the continuing Year 4 (84+ credits) LASO Honours major who has attained the highest academic average in their LASO program courses over the course of their degree program (based upon a minimum of 24 program credits).

The LearningStation.Com Canadian Technology Bursary

The LearningStation.Com Canada

Awarded in alternate years to a full-time undergraduate in the BEd Concurrent or Consecutive program or graduate student enrolled in the MEd or PhD program in Education. The recipient must demonstrate leadership in the application of technology to teaching and learning in schools or the community. A minimum grade point average of B (6.0) or the equivalent is required. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

The Lo Specchio Bursary

Sergio Tagliavini and Ms. Giovanna Tozzi

The bursary will be awarded to a student majoring in Italian studies in Year 2 or 3 of study (having earned between 24 and 83 credits), who demonstrates financial need.

The Lorraine Gauthier Award

This bursary will be awarded to a worthy francophone student enrolled in a French course offered in women’s studies at Glendon. Preference will be given to a Northern Ontario francophone student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Louis Odette Sculpture Award

Louis L. Odette

The Louis Odette Sculpture Awards are given annually in recognition of promise and achievement in sculpture. Visual arts majors who have completed at least one half course in sculpture are eligible to apply. Selection/eligibility criteria include sound academic standing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Mac Shoub Scholarship

The CRB Foundation

The Mac Shoub Scholarship is given in recognition of exceptional talent and achievement in acting to a theatre major entering Year 4 studies in the acting stream. This scholarship was established by Mr. Charles Bronfman to commemorate Mac Shoub, a pioneering force in the development of Canadian radio and television drama.

The Madeleine Lerch Bursary

Madeleine Lerch

The bursary will be given to a part-time mature undergraduate student, with a learning disability, who is registered with a York University service provider. Recipients must be Canadian citizen, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Margery Ward Memorial Bursary

The Ward Family

Awarded to a mature, female student majoring in political science in an undergraduate program. This award is in memory of Margery Ward (MPP, Don Mills) who passed away on Jan. 22, 1993. Margery graduated from York University with a bachelor of arts (Honours) degree in computer science in 1980. She had attended York both as an evening student and a full-time day student.

The Martha Adolph Award

Rheba and Robert Adolph

Awarded to a current student who entered York University through the Bridging program and who has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Preferences will be given to a student enrolled in a major or minor in women’s studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award was donated in association with the Women’s Intercultural Network and is in memory of Martha Adolph.

The Matthew Ahern Memorial Prize

Awarded annually to the student with the highest academic achievement in one of the following courses: Shakespeare and his Contemporaries; Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Period; American Literature of the 19th Century; Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama; Decisions will be based on courses completed in the previous fall/winter and summer session. Established in honour of Dr. Ahern, who served as Chair of English and associate dean of Atkinson. He was a devoted, versatile teacher at for over 25 years, with areas of expertise extending from Renaissance to 19th-century and Modern American Literature.

The Michael H. Lawee Memorial Awards in Science and Engineering

Ariel-Charles Guigui

The award is open to entering Year 1 and continuing undergraduate students within the Faculty of Science and Lassonde School of Engineering, who are graduates of a Toronto high school (416 area code), have a strong academic record and demonstrate financial need. Entering Year 1 students must have a final admission average of 75 per cent or higher and continuing students must have a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 or higher.

The Mildred Theobalds Prize in Marketing

York University License Board

This annual prize is awarded to an undergraduate student with the highest mark in an Introductory Marketing course offered by the Administrative Studies program. The prize was established in honour of Mildred Theobalds, long-time coordinator of the York University License Program.

The Nel van Rijn Bursary

Nel van Rijn

Awarded to an undergraduate student with a preference given to a student who has entered the School of Women’s Studies through the Bridging program. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and in financial need. Through this award, Ms Nel Van Rijn is pleased to show support for the School of Women’s Studies at York University. She has created this award to show her gratitude for the education she received in Canada.

The Olympia and Spyros Thomas Award

Hellenic Heritage Foundation

Awarded annually for the best overall performance in a 1000 level course in Modern Greek language or literature by a student with a minimum GPA of 7.5, based on a nomination made by the course director. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Paul Kiang Award at York University

Katherine M. Kiang

This award will be given annually to a continuing undergraduate student at York University who has a cumulative grade point average of a 7.00 (B+) or higher. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Peter Knights Memorial Prize in U.S. History

Department of History

This award is named in honour of Professor Peter Knights who taught at York for 24 years and whose specialization was the history of the United States. This award is given annually to the student who has been judged to have written the best essay in a United States history course at the Year 4 level.

The Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest and most prestigious international scholarship for postgraduate study. Funded from the will of Cecil Rhodes and established in 1903, the Rhodes provides full funding (tuition, living expenses and some funding for travel) for two years of study at Oxford, with a possible extension for a third year.

The Robert L. Colson Family Award

Robert L. Colson

Awarded to an undergraduate student. Preference given to a student with an affiliation with either Vanier or Bethune Colleges. The recipient must demonstrate financial need, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and be a resident of Ontario.

The Robert Tiffin Student Leadership Award

York University

Recipients must currently be enrolled at York University in either a full-time or part-time program and be in good academic standing at time of nomination. Leadership and involvement should be considered in relation to good academic standing. The value of the student's contribution, rather than an office held, should be the major criterion considered.

The Robin A Fillingham Mentorship Award

Ivan Fecan

Open to students pursuing studies in the liberal arts or business who have completed a minimum of 24 credits with a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Recipients must be a Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need. Students who receive this award will be required to mentor Year 1 University or secondary school students. Students will establish the mentorship program in conjunction with Student Community and Leadership Development. The award is renewable for an additional two years provided the recipient maintains a grade point average of 6.00 (B) and continues their mentoring role.

The Ron Bordessa Prize

Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies

Awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student with the best academic performance among those who have completed at least 36 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+) and who is majoring in an area of the social sciences: political science; sociology; interdisciplinary social science; race, ethnicity and indigeneity; social work or economics. In making the selection, a student's special needs or circumstances may be taken into consideration. Established in honour of Ron Bordessa, professor of geography and urban studies, who served as dean of Atkinson for two terms.

The Ronald Bloore Award

Ronald L. Bloore

The Ronald Bloore Award is given annually to an undergraduate student in excellent academic standing who is enrolled in Year 2 or a higher year of studies in the Department of Visual Arts. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. The award was established in honour of noted Canadian artist and York Professor Emeritus Ronald Bloore.

The Sandra W. Pyke Scholarship

Sandra W. Pyke

This scholarship was established by Professor Sandra Pyke to assist an Honours undergraduate student of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies entering Year 4 (successful completion of at least 90 credits) of a double major or major/minor program in Psychology and Women’s Studies. The scholarship will be given to the eligible student who has the highest overall cumulative grade point average at the end of Year 3. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen. In the case of ties, the award will be divided equally among the students who meet the criteria for the award. Recipients of the President’s Scholarship or the University Awards of Distinction will be excluded from receiving this award concurrently. A condition for accepting the award is that the student will enrol in at least four full courses (24 credits) for the session in which the award is granted.

The Second City Theatre Prize

The Second City - Toronto

Established by The Second City - Toronto, Canada's foremost improvisational theatre company, The Second City Theatre Prize is awarded annually to an undergraduate theatre major in Year 2 or higher of studies who demonstrates exceptional promise/achievement in improvisation and/or comedic performance. The recipient may choose either a cash award of $250 or enrolment in a course given by The Second City's Training Centre.

The Seretis Family Bursary

George Seretis

Awarded to an undergraduate student. Preference will be given to a student who does volunteer work in the Greek community. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. George Seretis is a volunteer with the York Business and Professional Alliance at York. Mr. Seretis has generously established this bursary to support students in financial need.

The Sergio Marchi Scholarship

Awarded annually to an outstanding Honours undergraduate student majoring in political science at the Keele campus who is entering Year 4. Selection will be based upon overall grade point average at the end of Year 3. This scholarship was established as a tribute to the Honourable Sergio Marchi, PC MP (Hon. BA '79, York).

The Social Science 3700 Urban Studies Prize

The Social Science 3700 Urban Studies Prize was established by the Urban Studies program to offer assistance to continuing students. The award will be given to the urban studies major who achieves the highest grade in SOSC 3700 6.00 A - Urban Analysis. In the case of a tie, the award would go to the student with the highest sessional grade point average.

The Spedding Memorial Scholarship in Dance

Eleanor Fenton

The Spedding Memorial Award in Dance is given to a Year 3 or 4 dance major for excellence in choreography as demonstrated in the presentation of an original work in public performance in the Dance Department. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The award was established in memory of Louise Mary Spedding Feely, Eleanor Margaret Spedding Paterson and Charlotte Jane Spedding Mitchell by their family.

The Spedding Memorial Scholarship in Music

Eleanor Fenton

The Spedding Memorial Award in Music is given annually to a Year 4 music major in recognition of academic and/or artistic excellence in music. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Theodora W. McKittrick-Smits Bursary

Bob McKittrick

Awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in a major or minor in women’s studies with a minimum cumulative grade point of 5.00 (C+) and who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons as well as Ontario residents. The award has been established to honour Theodora McKittrick-Smits, whose gifts of love, understanding and commitment to others have served throughout her life as an inspiration to all who know her.

The Tim Price Bursary

Tim Price

Tim Price was a co-chair of The National Campaign for York University and member of the University’s Board of Governors. He has donated this bursary to assist a student majoring in the Bachelor of Administrative Studies program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Varpu Lindstrom Award

Awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student with the best academic performance among those who have completed at least 48 credits, with preference given to students majoring in history, Canadian studies or women’s studies, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Established in honour of Dr. Lindstrom for her contribution to cultural and educational programs and her involvement with part-time students, women’s studies, immigrant women’s history, Canadian social and cultural history and multiculturalism.

The Virginia Rock Award

The Virginia Rock Award, created in honour of the first Master of Stong College, is funded by the entire Stong College community. It provides full tuition support to a returning full-time student entering Year 2, 3 or 4. The successful candidate will have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00, will have been an active contributor to the college and will have demonstrated financial need. The award is thus intended to recognize a distinctive combination of academic achievement and devotion to the college and its ideas.

The W.B. Templeton Annual Award

Awarded to the student with the best Honours thesis in psychology.

The W.W. Anderson Award in Caribbean Studies

Pamela and Camille Grant

Awarded annually to a continuing upper-level student enrolled in the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program. The recipient must have successfully completed at least 60 credits, with a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 or higher and is currently registered in a minimum of 18 credits. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to a student of African-Canadian heritage.

The William and Nona Heaslip Scholarship

Heaslip Family Foundation

The William and Nona Heaslip Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student who has made outstanding contributions to community life, social action, neighbourhood development or who has demonstrated leadership within their Faculty or the York community. Recipients must be entering Year 2 of study, maintain a full course load (minimum of 18 credits for the fall/winter session) and a grade point average of 6.00 or greater (70 per cent or greater). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for two years. Recipients of this award are not eligible for the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.

The William W. Small Award

York University Retirees Association

A bursary will be awarded by the York University Retirees Association (YURA), to a mature undergraduate student who has sustained, after at least nine credits, a grade point average of 7.00 or above. Preference will be given to students who have a clear focus on their program of study and their selection of courses. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. William W. Small was the second employee hired at York University after its first president Dr. Murray Ross in 1960. As vice-president of University Services, 1964-1973, he oversaw the design and construction of 36 of the buildings of York University. He was a founding member of York’s Retirement Planning Centre.

The Women’s Intercultural Network Award

RBC Dominion Securities

Awarded to a student who entered York University through the Bridging program and who has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Theatre Department Bursary

Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Friends of the Department of Theatre

Four Theatre Department bursaries are awarded annually, two in the fall term and two in the winter term. This award is available to theatre majors in good standing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Theodore Heinrich Scholarship

This award in memory of Dr. Theodore Heinrich, a renowned scholar, is presented to a Year 3 or 4 art history student based on academic standing.

Thomas F. Dodson Bursary

Thomas F. Dodson

The Thomas Dodson Bursary is given to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Thomas H. Beechy Award for International Exchange

Thomas H. Beechy

Dr. Thomas H. Beechy has recognized the value of international exchange in the learning process for our future business leaders. To encourage and support BBA/iBBA students who otherwise may be unable to experience the exchange experience, he has created these bursary opportunities. Awarded to Year 2 or 3 full-time students who have achieved academically at the 6.00 (B) level in their BBA/iBBA studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Thomas H.B. Symons Award in Canadian Studies

Thomas R.B. Symons

Awarded annually to a student majoring in Canadian studies at Glendon College with the highest cumulative grade point average at the end of Year 2.

Thomas Henry Leith Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies enrolled in a natural science course and has achieved a cumulative grade point average of 8.00 (A). Established to honour the late Harry Leith, University Professor, who was the founder of the Natural Science program at Atkinson.

Thomas W. Doherty Prize in Piano

Although Thomas Doherty was a professor of French literature he also had a professional profile as a pianist specializing in 19th- and 20th-century French music. This award is presented annually to a student in the Music Department for outstanding performance of a contemporary work for piano as adjudicated by a panel of faculty members from the Music Department. No application is required.

Tim Whiten Award

Tim Whiten

Awarded to a visual arts major in Year 2 or a higher year of study in the BFA stream, who demonstrates interest and ability in a wide range of artistic media. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. The award is named in honour of York Visual Arts professor Tim Whiten.

Tim and Linda Rider Basketball Bursary

Tim and Linda Rider

Tim Rider, an alumnus and talented basketball player at York, together with his wife Linda, also an alumna of York University, have created an award to financially assist basketball students with their education. The bursary will be given annually to an entering student-athlete who has a minimum entering average of 80 per cent or to a continuing student-athlete who has achieved a minimum grade point average of 5.50. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to members of the men's and women's basketball teams.

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Tom Zivic Bursary

The bursary will be given annually to two continuing student-athlete who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 5.5 in the previous year of study and have attained a minimum sessional grade point average of 5.5 in the year of selection. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and who demonstrate financial need. This bursary has been established to recognize athletic excellence and when possible, will be presented to the recipients of the male and female Athlete of the Year Award. In years where the value of the bursary exceeds the maximum award value as student-athlete can receive as dictated by the OUA/CIS, the remaining funds will be directed to the Kinesiology & Health Science Honour Awards. Tom Zivic, a retired faculty member of the School of Kinesiology & Health Science and head coach of the men's interuniversity gymnastics team from 1968-1993, has created these awards to financially assist students-athletes with their education.

Tony Elias Jr., B.A. Memorial Award

Friends and Family of Tony Elias

Awarded to a student pursuing a bachelor of arts with a major in economics. Applicants must be enrolled in Year 3 and beyond, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B), be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and be in financial need. A student may only receive this award once. This award was named in honour of Tony Elias Jr., a former graduate of York.

Toronto Cathay Lions Club Scholarship

Toronto Cathay Lions Club

Awarded to the most outstanding student in a Year 3 level Chinese language course offered by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. The recipient will be judged on academic achievement and have demonstrated a special interest in Chinese language and culture.

Toronto Dominion Bank Award

Toronto Dominion Bank

Available to students registered in Year 3 or 4 of the BBA/iBBA program. Successful candidates must have a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Toronto Duke Ellington Society Scholarship

Toronto Duke Ellington Society, Toronto Chapter

These scholarships are given annually, for excellence in jazz performance or composition, to one or more music majors concentrating in jazz studies who are enrolled in at least one of the Year 3 or 4 jazz workshops, jazz orchestra or jazz composition courses. All eligible students will automatically be considered. The scholarship is supported by the Toronto Duke Ellington Society, which fosters the performance, study and appreciation of the music of Duke Ellington and his contemporaries.

Toronto Human Resources Professionals Association Award

McCarthy Tetrault

The Toronto Human Resources Professionals Association Award is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student entering Year 2 of the Bachelor of Human Resources Management degree program. The successful applicant will have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B), exhibit a high level of commitment to community and/or extracurricular activities and will have demonstrated an ability to overcome personal challenges, whether financial, health, family related. As part of the award requirements, the recipient's name will be published in the THRPA's publications and in media releases.

Toronto and Area Road Builders Association

Metro Toronto Road Builders Association

Awarded to a Year 4 BBA/iBBA student on the basis of high academic standing achieved in Year 3.

Ubale Bursary Fund

The Ubale Bursary Fund will be awarded to students who are affilated with the Poverty Eradication Club which was founded by Dr. Ubale and/or McLaughlin College , who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need and a commitment to social justice through their volunteer work. This fund is named after Dr. Bhausaheb Ubale, a well loved Fellow of McLaughlin College (1985-2012) who died on March 14, 2012 from complications related to pneumonia. Dr. Ubale was a former Human Rights Commissioner of both the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Canadian Human Rights Commission. He was also the first Race Relations Commissioner for the Province of Ontario.

Undergraduate Residence Life Bursary

York University

The Undergraduate Residence Life Bursary is available to encourage students to make a valuable contribution to their residence community. Applicants must be living in one of the undergraduate residences. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Universal Studios Canada Film & Video Scholarship

Universal Studios Canada Ltd.

Awarded to two Year 4 film and video majors in recognition of outstanding achievement in production work to date and the merit of their Year 4 project proposals. The scholarships are used to offset production expenses of the Year 4 projects.

University Translation Bursary

Translation Bureau, Canadian Language Sector Enhancement Program (CLSEP)

This bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate Glendon student majoring in translation who demonstrates financial need.

University Women’s Club North York Bursary

University Women's Club North York

Awarded to female students with a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B) who demonstrate financial need.

University Women’s Club North York Scholarship (Science)

University Women's Club North York

Awarded to a female student who is enrolled in a BSc program and demonstrates financial need.

University Women’s Club North York Scholarship - Glendon

University Women's Club North York

An annual scholarship for academic excellence will be awarded to a Year 2 or 3 female student at Glendon College who is taking both English and French. The candidate will be selected by the Friends of Glendon. Demonstrated financial need will be considered only when a choice must be made between equally-qualified candidates.

Vanier College Council 50th Anniversary Award

YFS (1989), Vanier College Council (1989), Winters

The Vanier College Council 50th Anniversary Award will be awarded to students affiliated with Vanier College, as it currently exists, who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to a continuing student with a minimum B (6.0) grade point average, who has demonstrated commitment to the Vanier College student body and/or the community.

Vanier Master’s Award for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to Vanier

York University

This award is given once a year to a Vanier College graduating student for academic excellence (minimum 7.50 grade point average) and their outstanding contribution to Vanier College.

Vanier Vingt-Deux Honour Roll (Master’s Honour Roll)

York University

This award will be granted once a year to the top 22 Vanier College graduating students who have achieved the highest cumulative grade point average.

Ventus Energy Inc. Bursary for Aboriginal Students

Ventus Energy Inc.

The bursary has been established to enable Aboriginal students to become teachers and to encourage them to use their education and skills to benefit Aboriginal communities. The bursary will be given annually to an Aboriginal student who is entering an undergraduate program at York, in the Faculty of Education. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and must demonstrate financial need.

Vera McGarry Bursary

Awarded to an undergraduate student demonstrating financial need. Preference given to students involved in athletics.

Victor S. MacKinnon Award

Awarded to an administrative studies student who has completed at least 48 credits, including at least one course reflecting work and involvement in administrative, constitutional and comparative law, public administration, social, political and economic thought, with a grade of at least B+ (7.00) in each course; holds the highest cumulative grade point average among the qualified candidates. Recipient must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident who demonstrate financial need. Established to honour Professor Victor S. MacKinnon’s retirement. His tenure at Atkinson included the positions of director of the Division of Social Science, Chairperson of Administrative Studies and Master of Atkinson. A teacher and distinguished author, Professor MacKinnon made an impact on a number of areas of scholarly and intellectual life in Canada and internationally.

Violet Anderson Bursary

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a student majoring in English with satisfactory academic achievement and who demonstrates financial need.

Virginia McDonald-Evans Fund

Awarded to Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies students taking political science courses who, while enrolled in a 3000- or 4000-level course, produced the finest piece of written work in one of two areas of study: one prize will be awarded in the area of government and politics of Canada and another prize will be awarded in the area of political theory. Established to honour the late Professor McDonald-Evans, distinguished scholar and devoted educator.

Virginia Sawyer Award

Virginia Sawyer

Awarded to a student enrolled in a major or minor in the School of Women’s Studies. Preference will be given to students who entered the university under the mature student admission basis category. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Vivian B. Kirkpatrick Award

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a full-time female Year 4 student with the highest grade point average majoring in French (if Anglophone) or English (if Francophone). The recipient must have minimum current overall average of 8.00 (A).

W.J. Megaw Prize in Experimental Physics

Awarded to the student who achieves the highest grade in the Year 3 laboratory course SC/PHYS 3210 6.00.

Walter Gordon Book Prize in Canadian Studies

Awarded on the recommendation of the course director of HUMA 1200 - Context of Canadian Culture, to the author of the best paper written in that course. Candidates will be expected to have maintained high academic standing throughout their program.

Westview Scholarship for Education

Avie Bennett

Three scholarships are to be awarded annually to students who are graduates of schools participating in the York University Westview Partnership which currently includes Westview Centennial Secondary School, Emery Collegiate Institute and C.W. Jeffrey’s Collegiate Institute. Recipients will be pursuing their bachelor of education degree at York University’s Faculty of Education. Scholarships will be decided based on academic merit.

Willard W. Piepenburg Award

Ellen and Richard Hoffman

Willard Piepenburg, who taught for 40 years at the University of Toronto and York University, was the first Tudor-Stuart specialist in York’s History Department, served as associate dean in the Faculty of Arts and was the first permanent history graduate program director. This award is given to outstanding undergraduate history majors selected by the History Department (Keele campus). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

William Jaffe Book Prize

Awarded to an economics major who has achieved the highest standing in ECON 4050 3.00/ECON 4060 3.00 the History of Economic Ideas I and II.

William Kilbourn Award

Elizabeth Kilbourn

The William Kilbourn Award is set up in support of York's 50th Anniversary Bursaries and Awards program. It will be granted to students who are majoring in humanities, who have attained an overall grade point average of 6.00 in the past academic year and demonstrate financial need. The William Kilbourn Award commemorates the distinguished career of Professor William Kilbourn, historian, social activist, member of the Toronto City Council and founding Chair of the Division of Humanities, in the former Faculty of Arts.

William M. McIlwraith Bursary

Awarded to an undergraduate York student demonstrating financial need.

William R. Coleman Prize

This book prize is offered to the student who has written the best essay in any humanities or religious studies course offered on the Keele campus. It is awarded for courses completed in the previous fall/winter and summer session. Established to honour Professor William R. Coleman upon his retirement from the Department of Humanities. An inspired teacher, he served as a model of the interdisciplinary approach highly valued at York University.

Willowdale Group of Artists Painting Award

Willowdale Group of Artists

This is award will be given to a student who is entering Year 4 of undergraduate study in the Department of Visual Arts who intends to enrol in the 4000-level painting course in their final year and has achieved a grade of 7.00 (B+) or better in at least two painting courses at the 3000 level. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident who demonstrates financial need. Recipients will also be given a solo exhibition of her/his paintings in the Gales Gallery in the winter term of their final year.

Winters College Fellows Scholarship

Winters College Fellows

Awarded to Winters students with high academic standing in Year 4 of studies. Student must be registered in the following Faculties: Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science and Lassonde. Demonstration of college activity is preferred.

Winters College Master's Book Prize for Contribution to College Life

The Master’s Book Prize is awarded to a Winters College student who has made outstanding contributions to the improvement of college life.

Winters College Master's Book Prize for Contribution to Residence Life

The Master’s Book Prize is awarded to a Winters Residence student who has made outstanding contributions to the improvement of residential life.

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Women’s Canadian Historical Society Scholarship

Women's Canadian Historical Society of Toronto

Awarded to the student entering Year 4 of an Honours program in history with the highest overall average. The recipient will have taken or will be taking at least three courses in Canadian history of which two are at the 3000 or 4000 level. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. This scholarship was established by the Women’s Canadian Historical Society of Toronto, to mark its centenary in 1995.

YUFA Bursary

York University Faculty Association

The York University Faculty Association Foundation and Trust established these bursaries in recognition of the financial difficulties faced by the students while completing their undergraduate studies. They will be awarded annually to students in the Faculties of Education, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Glendon, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Lassonde, Osgoode, Schulich and Science. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Yeoman Lineman Bursary

Ed Chudak

This bursary will be given to one interuniversity football student athlete, either an offensive or defensive lineman, who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and who meets the financial need criteria. To be eligible for this award, students must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards. If there are no suitable candidates, the award can go to another football student-athlete who meets the balance of the criteria.

York Business & Professional Alliance Bursary

York University Business Alliance

The York Business & Professional Alliance’s principal aim is to provide a meaningful link between York University and the business community in the Greater Toronto Area. This bursary, established by contributions from the small to medium-size business sector, is to be awarded to undergraduate students requiring financial assistance. The recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

York Independent Theatre Management

An annual award is provided for a student who during the academic year has displayed outstanding ability in the arts management field. Applicants must have a high academic standing and proven ability as a coordinator of one or more of the fine arts disciplines in the mounting of a performance production or exhibition related activity. No application is required.

York University Alumni Association Bursary

York University Alumni Association

Awarded to a continuing undergraduate student demonstrating financial need.

York University Black Students’ Alliance Bursary

York University Black Students’ Alliance (YUBSA)

Awarded to a continuing undergraduate student holding a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+). The recipient must be a visible minority of African descent, have dedicated a least one year of service to the York University Black Students’ Alliance and demonstrate financial need. Established by the York University Black Students’ Alliance (YUBSA) through its fundraising efforts.

York University Bursary: Investing in Our Diversity Awards

York University

In Partnership with Scadding Court Community Centre/Toronto Community Housing, York University will provide bursary support to Year 2 undergraduate students who received the Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship in their Year 1 of study at York University. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, who are residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

York University Continuing Student Scholarship

York University

The York University Continuing Student Scholarships are distributed annually in August for the upcoming fall/winter session to undergraduate degree students who have achieved outstanding academic results in the previous summer and fall/winter sessions. Students become eligible for this scholarship following the completion of their first 24 York credits. Students who receive a renewable entrance scholarship or award are not eligible to receive this scholarship. The scholarship is in the form of a tuition credit for courses taken in the undergraduate Faculties of Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Glendon, Health, Lassonde School of Engineering, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Schulich School of Business or Science in the upcoming fall/winter or summer sessions.

York University Faculty Association Undergraduate Scholarship

York University Faculty Association

A generous donation by the York University Faculty Association has made possible awards of substantial value to the top students in the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Education, Glendon, Health, Lassonde School of Engineering, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Osgoode Hall Law School, Schulich School of Business or Science. The recipients will have completed between 60 and 90 credits at York University, achieved the best cumulative grade point average in their Faculty and will subsequently re-register at York to complete their undergraduate degree program. This scholarship may be held only once and will be payable at the time of the re-registration.

York University Italian Association Bursary

York University Italian Association

Awarded to an undergraduate student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

York University Retirees Association Mature Student Bursary

York University Retirees Association

Awarded to a mature student in any undergraduate Faculty, including Osgoode. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

York University Sikh Students Association Bursary

Ranjit Dulai

This bursary will be given to a student who demonstrates that they are studying Sikh culture, history, or heritage at the undergraduate or graduate level, who demonstrates financial need and who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person and a resident of Ontario. Preference will be given to graduate students. Established by Ranjit Singh Dulai, this bursary honours the wishes of his mother, the late Mrs. Gurcharan Kaur who wished to show her gratitude to the important role which the York University Sikh Students Association has played in creating a community for young Sikh people at York University.

York/Sheridan Needs Bursary

York University

Awarded to students registered in the York/Sheridan Design program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and demonstrate financial need.

Subject to Change

All awards and programs listed are subject to change without notice as of Dec. 17, 2013.