Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

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1998 Osgoode Hall Law School Ontario Bursary Fund

alumni of Osgoode Hall Law School

The Osgoode Hall Law School Ontario Bursary Fund was established in 1998 from the undesignated donations of the alumni of Osgoode Hall Law School. The fund supporting this bursary was matched by the Ontario Government and accordingly the bursary is available only to Ontario residents.

A. Saber M. Saleuddin Biology Scholarship in Animal Physiology

A. Saber M. 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 GPA 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.

Abe Karrass/Donald Solitar Bursary

Abe Karrass/Donald Solitar

This award is presented to a student majoring in mathematics who has an interest in teaching Mathematics. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent resident 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.

Abraham Isaac Silver Scholarship

Abraham Isaac

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.

Abshir Hassan Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Community Service

Abshir Hassan

The Abshir Hassan Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Community Service will be presented each year to an incoming undergraduate student who has made a positive impact in their communities. To be eligible, applicants must be high school students graduating from Westview Centennial Secondary School, C. W. Jeffreys, Emery Collegiate Institute, John Polyani Collegiate Institute or York Memorial. Students must possess a minimum B average in their last year of high school and provide a written statement demonstrating their commitment to creating change in their community, as well as their volunteer and/or leadership activities. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating financial need. A passionate teacher who strived to make a difference in his community, Abshir Hassan was a hard-working and caring individual well known and admired for his work with youth. As a dedicated student, Abshir earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from York's Faculty of Health and then his Bachelor of Education degree for York's Faculty of Education. At the time of his death, Abshir was working on his MEd, with plans to pursue his PhD at York.

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 5.0 (C+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Adam Clark Student Legendary Achievement Award

The Adam Clark Student Legendary Achievement Award will be awarded to an undergraduate student affiliated with McLaughlin College who has demonstrated a student leadership role within the College.

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.

Aditya Jha Award for Jawaharlal Nehru University Academic Exchange Program

Aditya Jha

This award is intended to promote the internationalization of York University?s curriculum by reducing the financial barriers that prevent students from participating in international study opportunities. Recipient must be registered at York in a degree program and selected to participate in the approved formal exchange program with Jawaharlal Nehru University (administered by York International). Recipient must also demonstrate academic merit (minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Adrian Hill, LSM Bursary

Dr. Adrian Hill

The Adrian Hill, LSM Bursary was created by Dr. Adrian Hill, JD, LSM who graduated from Osgoode in 1974. Adrian was a trial lawyer for thirty years before teaching and writing manuals on addictions, mental illness and work life balance. He is an author and the editor of Canada's National Suicide Prevention Strategy. This bursary will be given to a student(s) graduating from the JD program who has incurred significant educational debt in order to pursue their legal education; demonstrated a commitment to serving the public interest (e.g. relevant academic, work and volunteer experience); and intends to pursue a career in social justice.

Adrienne and Douglas Mahaffy Bursary

Adrienne and Douglas Mahaffy

The bursary will be given to an undergraduate student who has successfully completed one year (24 credits) in the Faculty of Liberal Art & Professional Studies (bachelor of arts degree only), Faculty of Education or the Faculty of Environmental Studies with a minimum 7.00 (B+) GPA 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.

Adrienne Grago Memorial Prize for Short Fiction

Barbara Rasha Grago and Jennifer Hann

The Adrienne Grago Memorial Prize for Short Fiction was established by Barbara Rasha Grago and Jennifer Hann in memory of Barbara's daughter Adrienne, who graduated from York University with an Honours BA in Creative Writing and English in 2007. This prize honours the best short story by a creative writing major who is completing his or her third year of study.

Advocis Education Foundation Bursary

Canadian Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers Educational Foundation

Established by the Canadian Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers Educational Foundation to be awarded to a student entering an JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School. The recipient of the bursary will be determined on the basis of past academic performance and demonstrated financial need.

Aflatoun Adhami Award

Aflatoun Adhami

Aflatoun Adhami Award will be awarded annually to a full-time returning undergraduate student. The recipients may be from any Faculty and must have a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents/protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need. Applicants may be required to include an essay outlining their community involvement. If sufficient funds are available in any given year this award may be given to more than one recipient in a year at the discretion of the University.

AGSBS Dean's Honours Thesis Prize

Association of Graduate Students in Biological Sciences (AGSBS)

This prize is awarded by the Association of Graduate Students in Biological Sciences (AGSBS) for completion of an outstanding honours research thesis. The recipient of the prize will be the student who, in the opinion of the AGSBS, has submitted a superior written thesis that demonstrates excellent critical reading, writing and research skills.

Ahrens Scholarship

Wolfgang Ahrens

The Ahrens Scholarship will support students going to study in Germany with preference given to a student who is a German major or minor. Recipients must have a minimum grade point average of 7.00.

Aird & Berlis LLP Prize for Academic Excellence

Aird & Berlis LLP

This prize was established by Aird & Berlis LLP, one of Canada?s leading business law firms. The firm has a longstanding commitment to excellence. The prize will be awarded to the student who stands first in each of the four sections at the end of first year.

Al and Laurie Monaco and Enbridge Inc. Scholarship

Al and Laurie Monaco and Enbridge Inc.

Awarded to an entering first year student who has achieved a minimum admission average of 80 percent (or equivalent). Students must include a statement of their educational and career objectives under the personal statement section of the Student Financial Profile. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons who are residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Alan and Esther Hockin Achievement Award

Alan and Esther Hockin

This award is presented to the graduating BBA/iBBA student who has achieved the highest distinction in academic standing. No application required.

Alan Grant Bursary

Alan Grant

Professor Alan Grant founded the Intensive Program in Criminal Law in 1976. This bursary was established in his honour by the alumni and friends on the occasion of the program's 30th Anniversary Reunion. It will be given annually to students in the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Alan Lessem Memorial Award

Awarded to a graduating undergraduate student in the Department of Music in recognition of an outstanding piece of scholarly (written) work in an upper- level course in music. Overall grade standing is not a criterion. The Alan Lessem Memorial Award commemorates the late Professor Alan Lessem, his contributions to the field of musicology and the musical community, and his many years of service to the Department of Music and the Faculty of Fine Arts. No application required.

Albert Weisbrot, Q.C. Bursary

Albert Weisbrot

A first generation Canadian, Al loved the law as a student and as Counsel. He excelled at Osgoode Hall graduating in 1959, a member of Dean Smalley-Baker's `York Volunteers'. Specializing in Family Law, the Judiciary knew Al as compassionate advocate. This bursary has been established to assist an JD student demonstrating financial need.

Albert Weisbrot, Q.C. Prize

Albert Weisbrot

Al Weisbrot graduated from Osgoode Hall in 1959 and went on to a distinguished career in Family Law. He always appeared with a smile, a twinkle in his eye and respect for the Court, opposing Counsel, and all parties. His ever-present warm sense of humour was legendary in defusing many a difficult situation. This prize was established to honour Al's scholastic and professional achievements. It will be awarded annually to the student who attains the highest standing in an advance Family Law course.

Alectra Inc. Undergraduate Award in Sustainable Energy

The PowerStream Undergraduate Award will be available to talented and eager FES undergraduate students who wish to focus their studies in the areas of conservation, efficiency and renewable energy. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and must demonstrate financial need.

Alexander David McKenzie Scholarship

Esme McKenzie

This scholarship was established by the Will of the late Esme McKenzie in memory of her husband, Alexander David McKenzie, gold medalist of the Osgoode Hall Law School Class of 1917, to honour the outstanding contribution he made to the legal profession and to the public welfare and political life of Canada and Ontario. The Scholarship is awarded to a student in the graduating class who best combines an outstanding academic record with a demonstrated interest in the public life of the Province of Ontario through participation in its political life. To qualify to receive the scholarship, a student must have maintained a cumulative academic standing in the JD program within the top ten per cent of the class at the time of the award specifically an A- standing or better.

Alice Turner Award

Alice Turner

Awarded to outstanding mathematics students who are third-year or fourth-year degree candidate.

Allan C. Silber Award for Holocaust and Eastern Europe Jewish studies

Graduate or undergraduate awards are available for study and/or research in the area of Holocaust and Eastern European Jewish Studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Allan Findlay Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Established by the partners of the late Allan Findlay, Q.C., in his memory, this award is to be granted to a student entering first year selected on the basis of pre-law academic achievement and participation in extracurricular activities including athletics, debating, student government, drama and the student newspaper. The scholarship will be awarded to Osgoode students every third year starting in 1986-87.

Allen T. Lambert Scholarship

Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has established this renewable entrance scholarship in honour of Allen T. Lambert. Awarded to an entering full-time MBA student who has demonstrated academic excellence in previous studies. Renewable in the second year of the program if recipient achieves academic standing in the top quartile of the MBA year one.

Alpha Foundation Bursary

Alpha 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 demonstrates financial need and who 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 and Advancement Services

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 Award of Distinction Scholarship

York University Alumni Association

Candidates must be students in their final year of study in a secondary school who will be seeking admission into first year of undergraduate study at York University in any discipline. Candidates possess a minimum admission average of 90 per cent or equivalent and will have other accomplishments such as leadership in community service, achievement in arts or sports, or excellence in other areas of individual endeavour which demonstrates the wholeness of the person and grace of character. This award is renewed on the basis of continued high academic standing (minimum grade point average of 8.00). The York University Alumni Association donated these awards to celebrate their commitment to York University. The Association has a unique and valuable role to fill in promoting the excellence, welfare and future of the University. These awards will assist the newest generation of York students to realize their dreams.

Alumni Golden GRADitude Award

Alumni Office and the York University Alumni Association

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

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

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.

Amy K. MacDonald Bursary

The Amy K. MacDonald Bursary will be granted to a student who has demonstrated financial need and who has previously been incarcerated (as an adult or juvenile) or who is the child of a previously/currently incarcerated individual.

Anatol Schlosser Fund

This award will be given annually to a theatre major who 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 M. Lawson '55 Award

This award is available to students who attain summer employment at a public interest organization such as a legal aid clinic, advocacy organization or non-governmental organization. Preference will be given to a student who is working unpaid or underpaid. Recipient must demonstrate consistent high academic achievement and financial need. The award is restricted to students who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario. Andrew Lawson spent his career delivering legal services to the needy. He was the first Director of the Ontario Legal Plan from 1967 until his retirement in 1988.

Andrew Roberts Bursary

The Andrew Roberts Bursary will be awarded to full-time students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. Applicants must have been admitted under the mature basis of admission category and have attained 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. Bursary recipients shall meet one or more of the following criteria: be an Aboriginal student, be a sole support parent or have a physical or psychiatric permanent disability.

Andrew Tomcik Scholarship in Design Studies

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 his/her 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.

Angel PAW Prize

The Angel PAW Prize will be awarded to a first year student on the Lassonde School of Engineering who has the highest grade point average across EECS 1012 (Net-centric Introduction to Computing) and 1022 (Programming for Mobile Computing) or equivalent. The Angel PAW Prize has been established in loving memory by the family of Phillip Wedderburn, who passed away at the age of 24 in 2015 from cancer. He was a Seneca@York student and died before finishing his degree. Phillip loved computers and was passionate about technology; he was specifically interested in software engineering and developing. While a student, he worked on a Google Glasses project which he particularly enjoyed. This award honours Phillips legacy.

Anita Sulley Prize

Established in memory of Anita Sully, Class of 1985. The prize is to be awarded annually to a mature student who has made a significant contribution to the academic and/or extra-curricular activities of the Law School. Admitted to Osgoode at the age of fifty, Anita Sully, felt her years as a mature student, while rewarding and enriching, were also her most difficult as she balanced studies with work to make ends meet. Upon graduating, she became involved in immigration and citizenship law. An exceptional role model to all who knew her.

Anne Lazare-Mirvish Award

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 & 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.

Annette Friedman Bursary

Children of Annette Friedman

This award was established by the children of Annette Friedman `76, who entered Osgoode as a mature student and passed away in 1986. This award will be given annually to an Osgoode student in the JD program who is determined to overcome challenging personal circumstances while in law school. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen/permanent resident/protected person, an Ontario resident and must demonstrate financial need.

Annie MacDonald Langstaff Prize

This prize will be awarded to the student with the highest standing in Family Law II. It was established by Professor Mary Jane Mossman to honour the courage and efforts of a Canadian pioneer woman lawyer to use the courts to achieve equality on the basis of gender. The prize also honours the fiftieth anniversary of legislation, enacted in 1941 in Quebec, permitting women to become lawyers there.

Annunziata Di Ponio Award

This award is intended to reduce the extra cost of studying and/or working overseas for York University students. Award recipients must be registered at York in a degree program and selected to participate in an approved formal exchange program or approved international study abroad program in Italy, (administered by York International). Preference will be given, (in the following order), to students enrolled in: academic exchange program at the University of Cassino in Rome, other academic exchange programs in Italy and summer study abroad programs in Italy. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Anshu and Romia Arora Bursary

The Anshu and Romia Arora Bursary will be given annually to a first year student in the JD program who has financial need. Anshu Arora graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with an LLM degree in 2014. In gratitude for the education he received, he and his wife, Romia, have established this bursary.

Anthony Wallis Academic Achievement Medal

Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 3rd year and enrolled in an Honours Degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

Antonio Di Domenico '05 Prize

The Antonio Di Domenico '05 Prize is given annually to a graduating student who, throughout their JD degree, has demonstrated academic excellence and leadership in student life at Osgoode. Antonio Di Domenico was very active at both Osgoode and York. He was Chair of Student Caucus of Faculty Council from 2004 to 2005, and served as a Governor on York's Board of Governors and Senate. He went on to an accomplished career in law, which he credits in great part to his studies at Osgoode.

AOLS 2nd Year Highest Aggregate GPA Geomatics Engineering Scholarship

The AOLS 2nd Year Highest Aggregate GPA Geomatics Engineering Scholarship will be awarded to two Geomatics Engineering students who have successfully completed 66 credits and who have achieved the best grade point averages based on all first and second year core curriculum courses in the Geomatics Engineering program.

AOLS 3rd Year Highest Aggregate GPA Geomatics Engineering Scholarship

The AOLS 3rd Year Highest Aggregate GPA Geomatics Engineering Scholarship will be awarded to two Geomatics Engineering students who have successfully completed 102 credits and who have achieved the best grade point averages from the core curriculum as appropriate for Geomatics Engineering students in their third year of study.

AOLS Geomatics Engineering Entrance Award

Maureen Mountjoy

The AOLS Geomatics Engineering Entrance Award will be awarded to two Canadian students who entered the Geomatics Engineering program with the highest final high school average mark. These awards will complement any other award/scholarship that the students may receive.

AOLS LE/ESSE 4660 Cadastral Surveys and Land Registration Systems, Geomatics Engineering Award

The AOLS LE/ESSE 4660 Cadastral Surveys and Land Registration Systems, Geomatics Engineering will be awarded to one student who has successfully completed the LE/ESSE 4660 Cadastral Surveys and Land Registration Systems and has a) obtained the 2nd highest grade in the class with final course grade B or higher (70 and above); and b) demonstrated strong interest in cadastral surveys during the course (class, assignments, projects, career as OLS, and other related course activities).

AOLS LE/ESSE 4670 Survey Law, Geomatics Engineering Award

The AOLS LE/ESSE 4670 Survey Law, Geomatics Engineering Award will be awarded to two students who have successfully completed the course requirements for LE/ESSE 4670 Survey Law and have a) obtained the highest grades in the class and: b) demonstrated a strong interest in cadastral surveys during the course (class, assignments, projects, career as OLS, and other related course activities).

AOLS Women in Geomatics Engineering Entrance Award

The AOLS Women in Geomatics Engineering Entrance Award will be awarded to two Canadian female undergraduate students entering the Geomatics program who demonstrate good academic standing and leadership qualities. These awards will complement any other award/scholarship that the student may receive. The AOLS Women in Geomatics Engineering Entrance Award has been established under York University's Special Program for Women in Science pursuant to the Policy on Scholarships and Awards of the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

Archie Campbell Memorial Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to an JD student who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario, and demonstrates financial need. Established by the classmates and friends in memory of Justice Archie Campbell '67, who was an active member of the Law Society, most notably as a columnist for the Obiter Dicta. A beloved teacher and highly respected jurist who embodied the best characteristics of the bench: a deep knowledge and respect of the law, and the wisdom to apply it fairly. Archie lived life to the fullest and made sure those around him enjoyed it too. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Arden Haynes Emergency Bursary Fund

Awarded to students in third- or fourth-year undergraduate studies or a Master's level program, 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.

Arriscraft Bursary

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 and Science of Advocacy Prize

John A. Olah graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1973 and went on to practice trial and appellate litigation. He established this prize to be divided equally between the two students with the highest standing in the Trial Practice course. The purpose of the prize is to encourage excellence in litigation. Mr. Olah as well wishes to acknowledge and express his appreciation for the important role that Osgoode Hall played in his life.

Art History Award

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 C. Johnson Memorial Bursary

The Arthur C. Johnson Bursary is awarded to continuing students with good academic performance (minimum B average) who are associated with York's inter-university sport program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Arthur Charles Pape Memorial Prize

From a young age Arthur Pape fought for social justice and peace. His convictions led him to a career in law where he dedicated himself to Aboriginal and worker's rights across Canada. He represented Aboriginal people in several provinces and territories and argued many landmark cases before the Supreme Court of Canada. This prize will be given to the student who stands first in the Native Rights course at Osgoode.

Arthur Francis Williams Award in Canadian Studies

Awarded to a students 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 Francis Williams Entrance Award

Arthur Francis Williams

Named in memory of Atkinson alumnus Arthur F. Williams, this award is available to a secondary school student entering his/her first year of undergraduate study at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who has completed at least one grade 12 university or university/college course (or the equivalent) in the Division of Canadian and World Studies and has a minimum overall average of 85 per cent. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, currently reside in the province of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for one additional year.

Arthur Francis Williams Mature Student Award

Established in memory of Atkinson alumnus Arthur F. Williams, this award will be granted a newly admitted student under the mature student admission basis code to a degree program who provides a written statement demonstrating their interest in an area of Canadian studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Arthur Francis Williams Transfer Student Award

Established in memory of Atkinson alumnus Arthur F. Williams, this award will be granted to a first year students transferring from a Canadian university or college to an undergraduate program. Recipients must provide a written statement demonstrating their interest in an area of Canadian studies, have a minimum admission average of 80% (or equivalent). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Arthur Haberman Award in History and Humanities

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.

Arthur Siegel Memorial Award

Awarded to a student who is a double-major in Communication Studies and a Social Science program, who has completed at least 60 credits, and who holds the highest cumulative grade point average among the qualified candidates. If there are no eligible double-majors then the recipient will be a Communications major. Recipient must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident who demonstrates financial need. Over his 34-year career at York, Prof. Arthur Siegel was an inspiration to thousands of students, was instrumental in shaping York?s Communication Studies Program and served as Chair of the Department of Social Science, among many other achievements. Arthur made unique and important scholarly contributions to the fields of politics and media communications policy in Canada, particularly on press freedoms, censorship, propaganda and referenda. Prior to York, Arthur was a prolific journalist in Canada and the US, and an instrumental force at Radio Canada international. Throughout his life, Arthur worked tirelessly for a number of charitable organizations.

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.

Association of Retired Faculty and Librarians of York University Lee Lorch Memorial Scholarship

The Association of Retired Faculty and Librarians of York University Scholarship will be awarded annually to an aboriginal undergraduate student who has completed at least 60 credits and has demonstrated academic excellence, with the highest GPA. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need.

Atena Arabsalmany Memorial Scholarship

The Atena Arabsalmany Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate female students enrolled in the Space Engineering program in the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University. To be eligible students must meet the 7.5 grade point average requirement, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. The Atena Arabsalmany Memorial Scholarship was established in loving memory of Atena Arabsalmany who was a 3rd year Space Engineering student at York University when she was tragically killed in 2008. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage female students to pursue careers in aerospace engineering and reinforce the status of women in this field.

Atkinson Students' Association 50th Anniversary Award

Two awards will be granted as follows: One to a student enrolled in either commerce (formerly administrative studies), human resource management or information technology and a second to a student enrolled in less than 18 credits. Eligible candidates must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons who are residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated community involvement and have achieved a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B).

Atkinson Students' Association Bursary

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

Atkinson Students' Association International Award

The Atkinson Students' Association International Award will be given to an international student (requires a Study Permit) enrolled in commerce (formerly administrative studies), human resource management, information technology or a student enrolled in less than 18 credits. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated commitment to the community or student life and has achieved a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B).

Atkinson Students' Association Legacy Award

To be awarded to a student enrolled in commerce (formerly administrative studies), human resource management, nursing, information technology or a student enrolled in less than 18 credits for the Fall/Winter academic session. Eligible candidates must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated student leadership or volunteerism and have achieved a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B).

Atkinson Students' Association Scholarship

Students must have completed at least 48 Liberal Arts & 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 Award

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 3rd year or current 3rd 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 3rd 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.

Avie Bennett Award

Avie Bennett

These awards are available to students entering their first year of full-time undergraduate study at the University who are applying from a permanent residence in the City of Brampton (Ontario), who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, who have demonstrated financial need and who have a minimum 75 per cent admission average. After the first year, this award is renewable on an annual basis for up to three years of undergraduate study provided the recipient maintains a minimum grade point average of 7.00 and continues to demonstrate financial need.

Avie Bennett Visionary Leadership Scholarship

Avie Bennett

These awards will be available to students entering their first year of full-time undergraduate study who are applying from a permanent residence in the City of Brampton (Ontario), who have a minimum 80 per cent admission average. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The recipient must also have a proven commitment to service and society and a desire to continue that service as a leader while at York.

Awards of Distinction Merit Scholarship

York University

Awarded to applicants short-listed for the Awards of Distinction Scholarship. This scholarship can be held in conjunction with the York University Automatic Entrance Scholarship.

B. James Thomson '31 Bursary

B. James Thomson had a long and distinguished career in the legal profession first as a lawyer then, while a Lieutenant during World War II, as a Legal Officer with the Assistant Judge Advocate General's Branch and finally as a founding member of Haines, Thomson & Rogers (later Thomson Rogers). He died in 1970 while arguing a case in the Court of Appeal for Ontario. This bursary will be given annually to a student in the JD program who is in good academic standing and has financial need. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated a commitment in working in an underserved community.

B.E.S.T. Undergraduate Entrance Award

The B.E.S.T. Undergraduate Entrance Award is offered to up to ten undergraduate students who are entering the Lassonde School of Engineering and have demonstrated an enterprising track record, through leadership of or involvement in enterprising activities. Applicants will be asked to provide evidence of their entrepreneurial initiatives and demonstrate their commitment to entrepreneurial activities.

B.W. Boville Prize in Atmospheric Sciences

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

The Babs Burggraf Award in Creative Writing offers financial assistance to a Year 4 student majoring or minoring 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.

Bank of Montreal Awards

Awarded to students entering any of York University's undergraduate programs or graduate programs at the Master's level. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Barbados Canadian Friendship Scholarship

The Barbados Canadian Friendship Scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at York University who demonstrates a clear and compelling passion for, and a history of working with, the Barbadian community or the Barbadian-Canadian community. Applicants must have a minimum admission average of 80%, and must demonstrate financial need. Recipients of this award must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Ontario residents.

Barbara & Peter Currie Awards

The Barbara & 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 Betcherman '74 Experiential Education Award

The Barbara Betcherman '74 Experiential Education Award will support experiential education in the JD program at Osgoode and will be given to students whose experiential programs will promote initiatives and research about women and law, including goals of sex equality and the application of feminist legal theory. Recipients will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: ? Demonstrated interest (including academic, employment or volunteer activities) in issues about women and the law, sex equality goals, and the application of feminist legal theories; ? A proposed project that promotes initiatives and research about women and the law, including goals of sex equality and the application of feminist legal theories; ? Unpaid/underpaid nature of the work proposed to be undertaken; ? Academic performance; and ? Financial need.

Barbara Hawkins Memorial Bursary

The Barbara Hawkins Memorial Bursary will be awarded to a student in the first-year of the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School who is from the greater Hamilton area and who demonstrates financial need. This bursary was established by the partners of Scarfone Hawkins in memory of Barbara, wife of Donald B. Hawkins '69.

Barbara Rosen Gomberg Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to a JD student who is a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident/Protected Person, an Ontario resident and who has financial need. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated an interest in alternative dispute resolution or mediation. The bursary was established in memory of Barbara Gomberg who worked as a psychiatric social worker in Montreal. Her sons, Frank (LLB '77) and Avrom (LLB '86) are both Osgoode graduates.

Barkley's of Avonmore Bursary

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

Barry D. Torno Memorial Prize

Established by friends and associates in memory of the late Barry D. Torno, who for many years was a leading practitioner in the field of entertainment law. This award will be granted to the student who submits the best research paper each year on a subject related to Industrial or Intellectual Property Law.

BBA Achievement Award

These awards are presented to graduating BBA/iBBA students who have distinguished themselves academically and have displayed dedication and strong interest in one of five functional areas (accounting, marketing, finance, management science and general business). Plaques will be presented at convocation.

Benarroch-Hazan Essay Prize in Shephardic studies

Awarded annually for an outstanding essay (s) on a Sephardic topic written in any course. The prize is given in honour of the Benarroch and Hazan families.

Benarroch-Hazan Sephardi studies Award

The Benarroch-Hazan OSOTF Scholarships have been donated by Mr. Georges Benarroch and will be awarded annually to one or more students.

Benjamin Laufer Memorial Entrance Scholarship

In memory of Benjamin Laufer, a member of the 1979 graduating class of Osgoode Hall Law School, this scholarship will be awarded annually to a student entering the first year of the JD program. It will be awarded on the basis of both academic merit and demonstrated financial need.

Benjamin Laufer Memorial Prize in International Law

Established by classmates and friends in memory of Benjamin Laufer (LLB, 1979). This prize will be awarded to a graduating student of Osgoode Hall Law School who has attained the highest standing in the fields of Public and Private International Law. To be eligible, students must take a minimum of three courses in International Law subjects.

Berek and Regina Gertner Bursary in Holocaust Studies

Established by Berek and Regina Gertner, their family and friends in support of Holocaust Studies. Given annually to a graduate or undergraduate student who has demonstrated interest in Holocaust studies by virtue of course work or research projects. The award may be used for study in Israel and is based on demonstrated financial need.

Bereskin & Parr Prizes

The firm Bereskin & Parr of Toronto has established these prizes to be awarded to the students with the highest standing in a course or seminar in the field of Industrial and Intellectual Property Law. Each year up to three prizes will be awarded depending on the number of courses and seminars offered in this field.

Bergeron Entrepreneur Medal

Each year, two top students in the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science & Technology (BEST) Specialty will be identified and awarded for their academic achievement and/or entrepreneurial excellence with the Bergeron Entrepreneur Medal. This unique interdisciplinary program in entrepreneurship and new ventures will provide and teach real world business experience to aspiring student-entrepreneurs. A special notation will appear on the selected recipients' transcript.

Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (B.E.S.T.) Award

The Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science & Technology (B.E.S.T.) program will support a number of awards annually known as the Bergeron Award. Candidates for the Bergeron Award must be in good academic standing in their program and possess two of the following attributes: i) demonstrated leadership ii) evidence of entrepreneurial talent iii) entrepreneurial engagement Financial need will be taken into consideration.

Bergeron Fellowship

The Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science & Technology (B.E.S.T.)program will support 5 awards annually known as the Bergeron Fellowship. These awards are valued at $8,500 each. Candidates for the Bergeron Fellowship must be in good academic standing in their program and possess two of the following attributes: i) demonstrated leadership ii) evidence of entrepreneurial talent iii) entrepreneurial engagement iv) financial need

Bernadine Nightingale Scholarship

The Bernadine Nightingale Scholarship is awarded to a Year 4 BBA/iBBA student specializing in marketing who demonstrates strong academic potential.

Bernard Luk Essay Prize in East Asian History

The Bernard Luk Essay Prize in East Asian History was created to benefit students with outstanding essays on East Asian History that are submitted in third and fourth year courses. This award was established in memory of Bernard Luk, an internationally recognized authority on the history of Hong Kong. After receiving his PhD in History for Indiana University in 1977, he taught at the Faculty of Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong before joining the History Department at York University in 1991. Despite the magnitude of his professional achievements, friends, family, students and colleagues might miss him most for his thoughtfulness and unwavering sense of social justice.

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 students 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 in bilingual study. This scholarship is renewable for two years, on the condition that the students maintains an academic average of 6.00 (B). 3. Awarded to a student in high academic standing (minimum average of 7.00 (B+) who has completed at least 30 credits in part time study. This scholarship is renewable for one year.

Best Essay Prize in South Asian Studies

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

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? endeavors, 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

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 GPA 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.

Beverly Mascoll Bursary

Awarded to a student enrolled in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Biology, Chemistry and Physics Scholarship

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.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon Entrance Scholarship

The firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Toronto, has established five entrance scholarships which will be awarded annually to students entering the first year of the JD program with outstanding pre-law academic records.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Access Bursary

As part of its continued commitment to diversity in the legal profession, the firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP has established two entrance bursaries to be awarded annually to students entering first year and who demonstrate financial need. These bursaries are intended to assist individuals with good academic potential who are from groups which confront or who have themselves confronted identifiable social, educational and/or economic barriers to education.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Award

Each year, approximately three students who achieve an academic standing, a minimum A- standing at the completion of first year of studies and who demonstrate financial need will be eligible to receive this award in their second year of study. Recipients who maintain an academic standing in the top 20% of the class and continue to demonstrate financial need will have the award renewed in third year of the JD program. Each year one of the awards may be granted to a student in the JD/MBA program who has completed first year of the JD program at Osgoode. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Among the most prestigious at the Law School, the Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Awards were established in 1999 through the generosity of the partners of the firm. Blakes' Scholars (as the recipients shall be known) are selected on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Additional selection criteria may include membership in a disadvantaged group as outlined by the Ontario Human Rights Commission, or whether individuals have multiple responsibilities and limited support.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Prize in Business Associations

The firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Solicitors of Toronto, has established this annual prize to be awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in the subject of Business Associations.

Blaney McMurtry LLP Prize in First Nations Law and the Law/Rights of Indigenous People

This prize will be awarded to the student who obtains highest standing overall in the subject of First Nations and the Law/Rights of Indigenous People, has been established by the Blaney McMurtry LLP firm.

Blishen-Richmond Award in Sociology

Established in honour of Professors Bernard Blishen and Anthony Richmond, distinguished sociologists who retired from the Department of Sociology. The award will be presented to the honours sociology graduand (Keele Campus) selected as outstanding among the candidates in both the Fall (previous year) and June convocation ceremonies.

Board of Governors 50th Anniversary Scholarship

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

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 Hedley Hockey Bursary

This award has been made possible through the generosity of Bob Hedley, as a means of assisting student-athletes on York University's interuniversity hockey teams. Bob Hedley, a former coach of the men's hockey team, volunteers to assist in building excellence for York's hockey program. The award is intended for student-athletes who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need and meet the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) criteria for continuing or new students: Continuing students: a minimum cumulative GPA of a 5.50 and registration in a minimum of 18 credits. New Students: an admission average of 80 per cent (or equivalent).

Bob Lundell Tennis Award

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.

Bobby Orr Entrance Scholarship - School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Bobby Orr

Bobby Orr has generously funded an endowment at York University which provides an annual entrance scholarship. To be considered for this scholarship an applicant must apply to the Kinesiology and Health Science program. The applicant must also have a distinguished academic record at the secondary school level combined with extracurricular participation or service.

Bogoroch & Associates Entrance Award

Bogoroch & Associates, and Richard Bogoroch

The law firm of Bogoroch & Associates, and Richard Bogoroch, are committed to preserving access, diversity and excellence in legal education. Through their generosity, the Bogoroch & Associates Entrance Award has been established to assist students with their aspirations of achieving a law degree. Among the largest and most prestigious at Osgoode this award, valued at $16,666 is available to an entering student, in the first-year of the JD program who demonstrates financial need and academic achievement. Preference will be given to a student from a disadvantaged group. The recipient acknowledges a moral obligation to improving the lives of others professionally through pro bono work and/or charitable contribution.

Bogoroch & Associates Renewable Entrance Award

Through their generosity, the Bogoroch & Associates Renewable Entrance Award has been established to assist students with their aspirations of achieving a law degree. Among the largest and most prestigious at Osgoode, this award is available to an entering student who demonstrates financial need and academic achievement. Preference will be given to a student from a disadvantaged group.

Bonnie Tough '76 Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to a JD student who is a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident/Protected Person, an Ontario resident and who has financial need. In her 30-year career as a litigator, Bonnie Tough developed a reputation for being brilliant, independent, compassionate, wise, and collegial. She continued to serve Osgoode teaching as an Adjunct Faculty and as a member of the Alumni Board. This bursary was created in her memory by her classmates, friends and colleagues.

Bora Laskin Prize

The Bora Laskin Prize is awarded annually to the JD student who writes the best paper in the course/seminar, Law and Religion in Legal, Social and Political Contexts (or a successor course on substantially the same topic or theme).

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Prize in Constitutional Law

The Borden Ladner Gervais LLP firm has established this prize to be awarded annually to the student who submits the best essay paper on Constitutional Law.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Prize in Negotiable Instruments and Banking

The Borden Ladner Gervais LLP firm has established this prize to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in the subject of Negotiable Instruments and Banking.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Prizes

The law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver, awards two prizes annually to the students standing first in the first and second years at the Osgoode Hall Law School, from among those students who are either residents of British Columbia or have obtained an undergraduate degree in British Columbia.

Borden Ladner Gervais Professional Excellence Award

The BLG Professional Excellence Award is awarded to a student who has completed first-year and who demonstrates academic excellence together with a commitment to professional and service excellence by consistently expanding his/her knowledge of the law, demonstrating the highest standards of integrity, offering innovative ideas, taking a collaborative approach and contributing to the community.

Bourse d'entree des finissants des ecoles de langue francaise de l'Ontario

York University

La bourse d'entree des finissants des ecoles de langue francaise de l'Ontario est accordee a tous les finissants des ecoles secondaires de langue francaise de l'Ontario admis a Glendon et demontrant un besoin financier.

Bourse d'Etudes francaises des Amis de Glendon

The Bourse d'Etudes francaises des Amis de Glendon will be given annually to an undergraduate student in the French Studies program at Glendon College who has a minimum grade point average of 7.5. Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need. No student shall win this award in any two consecutive years.

bp Nichol 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.

bp nichol Book Prize for Creative Writing - Glendon

The bp nichol Book Prize for Creative Writing is awarded to a graduating Glendon student with the highest achievement in a Creative Writing course. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Braemar College Award for Academic Excellence

The Braemar College Award for Academic Excellence will be granted to an undergraduate student enrolled in full time studies at York University who has graduated from Braemar College. To be eligible recipients must have a minimum incoming grade of 75% .

Brazier Family Prize

Awarded at Glendon convocation, this prize recognizes the special achievement of a graduating student with a disability who has overcome major challenges in the pursuit of his or her degree. This award has been established in honour of the Brazier family, in particular Glendon graduate Heather Brazier who achieved her bachelor of arts degree against seemingly impossible physical odds.

Brazilian Ball Fine Arts Awards

the Brazilian Ball Fine Arts Awards will be available to students entering their 3rd or 4th year of study, majoring in any discipline within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). These awards consist of 14 awards (two awards for each of the seven programs) valued at $2,250 each and 3 awards valued at $4500 each available to students pursuing work and projects of an interdisciplinary nature that cut across more than one program of study. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have a minimum gpa of 7.00 in their major and be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Brian Crawford Memorial Bursary

This bursary has been established in the memory of Dr. Brian Crawford, a professor with Faculty of Education who passed away in the summer of 2005. Dr. Crawford worked with a wide variety of students throughout his career, young and old, kindergarten to university, Cambridge Bay, N.W.T. to schools in the Greater Toronto Area. He thrived on being a teacher, using his love of literature to make his classroom an inspiring place. This bursary is available to students currently enrolled in the 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).

Brian Little Award

This award will be given annually to a student in the JD program who has good academic standing and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student who is involved in the life of Osgoode Hall Law School through extra-curricular activities such as athletics, student government or other endeavors. Established to honour the memory of Brian Little, a brilliant student and a tremendous hockey player who led the Osgoode Owls to many big wins. After graduating from Osgoode in 1974, Brian studied at the London School of Economics and received his Master of Laws. Brian began his law career at McMillan, Binch and became a partner of the firm. He then became Vice President and General Counsel of Dome Petroleum and later General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of B.P. Canada Energy Company. He was a great and loyal friend whose ever-present sense of humour and his love of life touched many people. Created through the generosity of the friends, family and colleagues of Brian Little and through generous contributions by BP Canada Energy Company, James B. Love. Q.C. and McMillan Binch.

Britnell Ventures Inc. Business Plan Competition Prize

The Britnell Ventures Inc. Business Plan Competition Prize will benefit students enrolled in the School of Administrative Studies who are completing the New Venture and Small Business Management course (ADMS 3920). The prize will be granted to the student business group project with the overall highest grade in the three project components; New Venture Business Case, a Strategic Business Plan and a Business Pitch Presentation. Two prizes will be granted each year; one to the group with the best project in the fall term and one to the group with the best project in the winter term.

Bruce and Brendan Logan Basketball Bursary

The Bruce and Brendan Logan Basketball Bursary will be given to one entering or continuing inter-university basketball student athlete who is a member of the men's basketball team, a Canadian citizen, and demonstrates financial need. To be eligible for this award, students must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Inter-university sport requirements for athletic awards.

Bruce Lokash Memorial Prize

In memory of Bruce Lokash, a member of the graduating class of 1978, this award is given to the male and female Osgoode students voted the athletes of the year, as voted and announced at the Annual Athletic Banquet by the Osgoode Athletic Committee.

Bruno Amadi Bursary

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

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) overall cumulative grade point average, has successfully completed a minimum of two 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.

Burry Hockey Bursary

The Burry Hockey Bursary created through the generous support of York alum and friend of York Hockey, Guy Burry, will be given to one interuniversity hockey athlete who meets the criteria for eligibility under the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards.

Bursary in Science

This bursary is available to assist undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Science. 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 Economics Department Book Prize - Glendon

The Business Economics Department Book Prize is awarded to a graduating BUEC major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement and outstanding contribution to the BUEC program. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Business.ca Inc. Bursary

Students in Year 3, enrolled in the Faculty of Science and the 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. D. Fowle and B. Rozario Trust Fund

Awarded to the most outstanding graduating student in Honours biology as determined by the department. The criteria used will not be limited to grades but will include such things as research potential and leadership activities within the department. The C.D. Fowle and B. Rozario Trust Fund was established in 1989 to honour the founding chairman of the Department of Biology, Professor Fowle, a well-known Canadian naturalist and conservationist.

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.

Caleb J. Hayhoe Prize

Awarded annually to the student who obtains the highest standing in the course International Business Transactions. In the event that this course is not offered an equivalent course designated by the Law School can be substituted. Caleb Hayhoe, Class of 1962, went on to a successful career in international law at Baker & McKenzie which included serving as the managing partner in the firm's Moscow office. To celebrate his retirement and to honour their colleague, the law firm of Baker & McKenzie established this prize.

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 50th Anniversary Award

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.

Calumet College Council Bursary

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+).

CAMH Corporate Internship

The CAMH Corporate Internship will expose students to the hospital?s dynamic and innovative corporate culture, while providing a unique opportunity to develop practical business and legal skills from an in-house counsel perspective. The intern will provide support to CAMH?s Legal Services department ‐ specifically with the Corporate Counsel and the Research Counsel, working closely with them in order to advance corporate and research goals while meeting legal responsibilities. The intern will also have an opportunity to work alongside other members of the Legal Services team and directly with the internal stakeholders. The internship will run for 12 weeks between May and August. The program is open to JD and JD/MBA students who will have completed the first year of the JD program in advance of the start of the internship. Applicants must have strong academic credentials and a demonstrated interest in mental health and business law, as evidenced by enrollment in the JD/MBA program, law school coursework, prior post‐secondary course of study, work/volunteer experience, etc. Applicant?s financial need will also be considered.

Campbell Moving Systems Inc. Award

Campbell Moving Systems Inc.

The Campbell Moving Systems Inc. Award has been established to provide an annual award to a secondary school student entering a first-year program at York University. The successful applicant must have an admission average of 85 per cent or higher, have made a contribution to the life of their school or community. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

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Canadian Daughters' League Award

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 (CFUW): Etobicoke

Awarded to an undergraduate female student who has successfully completed a minimum of one year of studies and is continuing at York. The recipient must be a resident of Etobicoke who demonstrates financial need.

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

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, Metis or Inuit, attending York University on a full-time basis who 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.

Canadian Federation of University Women - North Toronto Branch Award

The Canadian Federation of University Women - North Toronto Branch Award will be given to a female student currently registered in any undergraduate or graduate program, with preference to students studying in a science related field. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and in financial need.

Canadian Foundation of Physically Disabled Persons Bursary

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 Friends of Hebrew University Award

Awards are available to graduate and undergraduate students to study and/or conduct research at the Hebrew University. Preference will go to students who have completed two years at York and who return to York from Israel for at least one year and who are enrolled in the Jewish Teacher Education program. Recipients must be participating in York recognized exchange programs with the Hebrew University and will be selected on scholarship merit. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Canadian Hand Emulation Research Organization Bursary

The bursary will provide financial assistance to students who have lost a hand or hands, or who have a disability affecting the use of a hand or hands. Applicants must be entering any year of undergraduate study, or their first year of study in a graduate program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The bursary will be granted to an eligible York University student who has lost a hand or hands, or who has a disability affecting the use of a hand or hands, regardless of his or her program of study.

Canadian Macedonian Federation Scholarship

The Canadian Macedonian Federation has over 50 member groups ranging from ethnic dance ensembles to medical associations. It also represents the Macedonian Orthodox churches in the Greater Toronto Area. This scholarship is awarded annually in recognition of academic achievement and service within the Macedonian community. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen/permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Graduate and undergraduate students in all York Faculties are eligible to be considered for this award. Should there be no suitable candidate in a given year, the award can be granted to a student who is enrolled at Osgoode Hall Law School, who has demonstrated significant volunteerism in the community and who has a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B).

Canadian Merit Foundation Scholarship

York University

Recipients are selected for this scholarship by CMSF using the following criteria: strong academic achievement and physical vigour, evidence of moral force of character, capacity to lead and to motivate fellow students, evidence of strong commitment to the community both within and outside school.

Canadian Studies Departmental Prize, Glendon

Canadian Studies Departmental Prize is awarded to a graduating Canadian studies major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Canvasback Publishing Prize in Administrative Law

The Canvasback Publishing Company has established a generous prize for an outstanding student in administrative law. The recipient will receive the latest "three volume" edition of Judicial Review of Administrative Action in Canada, co-authored by Donald J.M. Brown, Q.C. and The Honourable Mr. Justice John M. Evans. The publication will be awarded each year to a student who has achieved a high academic standing in the Administrative Law course and who demonstrates, in the opinion of the course instructor, a keen interest in the field of administrative law.

Carey Risman Memorial Scholarship

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 & 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 GPA of 7.50 and have a notable appreciation of the humanities.

Carlo Francescutti Prize in Italian Studies

The Carlo Francescutti Prize in Italian Studies will be granted to a first year undergraduate student enrolled in the Italian Studies program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who has the highest grade point average in the course.

Carole Yawney Award

Awarded to an undergraduate student who is majoring in one of the programs in the Department of Equity Studies, who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario, and demonstrates financial need. The recipient will have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Preference will be given to students who demonstrate a commitment to fighting social injustices including discrimination, racism and poverty as demonstrated through community/school-based activities.

Carswell Prize in Administrative Law

Carswell, a Thomson Reuters business, provides an annual prize for an outstanding student in administrative law. The recipient will receive the latest ?three volume? edition of Judicial Review of Administrative Action in Canada, co-authored by Donald J.M. Brown, Q.C. and the Honourable Mr. Justice John M. Evans. The publication will be awarded each year to a student who has achieved a high academic standing in the Administrative Law course and who demonstrates, in the opinion of the course instructor, a keen interest in the field of administrative law.

CASA Fine Arts Student Award

The CASA Fine Arts Student Award is given annually to a fine arts student demonstrating a strong record of involvement in, and positive contribution to, student government or departmental, Faculty or York University activities, while maintaining satisfactory progress in his/her studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Cassels Brock & Blackwell Prize for Ethical Lawyering in a Global Community

This prize will be given to the student with the highest standing in each of the four sections of the Ethical Lawyering in a Global Community course.

Cassels Brock and Blackwell Prize for Professionalism

The Cassels Brock and Blackwell Prize for Professionalism will be awarded to a student in each section of the first-year class who has through their conduct and relationships with classmates and faculty demonstrated collegiality, inclusiveness and respect. The recipient serves as an example of positive leadership and citizenship.

Catherine Cragg Bursary for Women in Science

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

Cathy Moseley Memorial Award

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 program in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies. If there is no candidate entering the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, 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.

Cecily Bahar Book Prize

The Cecily Bahar Book Prize, established in recognition of Cecily Bahar?s service to the community, will support students in Year 3 or 4 studying in the Department of Design, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, who demonstrated outstanding community service.

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.

CFUW North Toronto Bridging Students Award

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. Recipients will be Canadian Citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

CGI Award

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.

Chaloner-Merrett Award

The Chaloner-Merrett Award provides for one or more bursaries to recognize academic achievement and to provide financial assistance for deserving students. The award is granted to Liberal Arts & Professional Studies students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement early in their academic program (normally those who have completed between 12-30 credits) and have demonstrated financial need.

Chancellor Cory Entrance Scholarship

York University

In honour of York?s 11th Chancellor, Peter deCarteret Cory (LLB ?50), former Supreme Court of Canada justice and distinguished international jurist, this scholarship will be awarded to a student entering the university directly from secondary school who has achieved a minimum 90 per cent admission average and is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person. Recipients of this award are also eligible for the York University Automatic Entrance Scholarship.

Chancellor Van Koughnet Prize

This award was founded by Lady Jan Van Koughnet and her late husband, Captain Edmund Barker Van Koughnet, R.N., C.M.G., as a memorial to The Honourable Philip Michael Matthew Scott Van Koughnet, formerly Chancellor of Upper Canada. The award will be granted annually to the member of the graduating class of Osgoode Hall Law School who takes first place in the examinations of the final year.

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 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.

Chaplick Family Parkdale Award

Established by the Chaplick family in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of Parkdale Community Legal Services. Mr. Elliott Chaplick, Osgoode Class of 1972, was a member of the first Parkdale class in 1971-72, and has taken a continuing interest in Parkdale. This award will be granted to a student enrolled in the Intensive Program in Poverty Law at Parkdale. The student will have demonstrated academic excellence, and an active commitment to the principles of social justice. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Charleen Gorbet Award

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

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

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 Edward Woodrow Award

This award will be given to students at Osgoode Hall Law School who demonstrate academic achievement. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Established Isabel Clarke Dickson Woodrow in memory of her husband, Charles Woodrow. Born in Aberdeen, Scotland and raised in Sarnia, Ontario, he graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1928. During his service in World War II, he attained the rank of colonel and was honoured as a member of the Order of the British Empire. Colonel Woodrow's legal career was with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario until he retired in 1970. He was made a life member of The Law Society of Upper Canada in 1978.

Charles Lithgow Award

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

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 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

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 & Design and demonstrates financial need.

Chief Emmanuel Mbulu Family Award

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. 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.

Chris Robinson Prize in Personal Finance

The Chris Robinson Prize in Personal Finance will be awarded to the graduating student with the highest grade point average in the courses which make up the required core curriculum as specified by agreement between the Financial Planning Standards Council and the School of Administrative Studies.

Chris Sloan Prize

Awarded based on academic achievement and contribution to the Department of Economics. It is open to students both in the undergraduate and graduate programs. This prize was established in the memory of Christine Sloan, Administrative Assistant in the Department of Economics from 1969 to 1987.

Christina L. Sgro Entrance Award

Christina Sgro

The Christina L. Sgro Entrance Award is a $500 award that is given annually to an undergraduate student accepted into the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, or the Faculty of Environmental Studies, who intends to focus on Geography, and/or Urban Studies/Planning. To be eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need, possess a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (70%) and be involved in community/volunteer work or extracurricular activities with their school. Applicants must also submit a statement describing their interest in the field of geography or urban studies/planning. This award has been established by Christina Sgro in honour of her parents, Franco and Rosa Sgro, stellar examples of honour, integrity, and excellence in everything they do.

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 Liberal Arts & 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.

Christopher Robinson Memorial Prize

This prize was founded by subscription of the members of the Bench and Bar of Ontario in memory of the late Christopher Robinson, K.C. The prize is awarded to the member of the graduating class of Osgoode Hall Law School who takes second place in the examinations of the final year.

CIBC Interdisciplinary Arts Practice Scholarship

The CIBC Interdisciplinary Arts Practice Scholarship will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students entering their fourth year of study, majoring in studio work within the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design and who have maintained a minimum GPA of 8.00. Recipients must have an artistic practice of an interdisciplinary and cross-departmental nature, demonstrate artistic excellence through a portfolio review and identify how funding of their final artistic project will concretely support career development after graduation, including artistic practice and/or graduate school. Additional consideration will be given to students whose artistic practice is of a cross faculty nature.

CIHR Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Award

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Cinespace Studios Film & Video Production Award

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

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.

CLASP Prize for Social Justice

This prize was established by three former division leaders of the Class of 2004. It will be given annually to a division leader who has excelled academically, demonstrated outstanding dedication to CLASP, and will pursue a career in the area of Social Justice upon graduation.

Class of '97 BBA Bursary

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.

Class of 1954 50th Reunion Bursary

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of their graduation from Osgoode Hall Law School, the Class of 1954 generously donated this bursary to be given to students in the JD program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Class of 1960 BARR Award

This award is given anually to a student in the JD program who is a Canadian citizen/permanent resident/protected person, an Ontario resident, who has financial need and is in good academic standing. The Class of 1960 BARR was known as Dean Smalley Baker's 8th Dragoons. This bursary was established on the occasion of their 50th class reunion.

Class of 1960 LLB

This bursary will be given annually to a student in the JD program who is a Canadian citizen/permanent resident/protected person, an Ontario resident and who had financial need. The Class of 1960 LLB was the first to graduate from Osgoode with an LLB degree. This bursary was established on the occasion of their 50th class reunion.

Class of 1966 Bursary

On the occasion of their 40th class reunion in 2006, the class of 1966 endowed this bursary. It will be given annually to students in the JD program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons, and Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need.

Class of 1968 Generation-to-Generation Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to an Osgoode student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Class of 1969 Reunion Bursary

This bursary was donated to Osgoode Hall Law School by the Class of 1969 in celebration of their 35th class reunion in 2004. It will be awarded annually to students registered in the JD program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Class of 1972 Award

Established by members of the Class of 1972 in celebration of their 30th anniversary reunion. It will be given annually to a student enrolled in the JD program who demonstrates financial need, academic achievement, and involvement in extracurricular activities, such as athletics, student government or other organized activities at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Class of 1976 Bursary

On the occasion of their 25th reunion the Class of 1976 dedicated a seminar room at Osgoode Hall Law School. For their 30th reunion they endowed a bursary at the Law School to help future generations of students. This bursary will be given annually to students in the JD program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Class of 1977 Bursary

In celebration of their 25th anniversary reunion, members of the Class of 1977 established this bursary to be given annually to a student enrolled in the JD program who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated interest in social justice issues and/or who intends to pursue a career in the social justice area.

Class of 1978 Bursary

This bursary will be awarded to a student entering the first year of study in the JD program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents, and demonstrate financial need.

Class of 1980 Bursary

This bursary was established in 2005 by the Class of 1980 to commemorate its 25th class reunion. It will be awarded annually to students registered in the JD program who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons; residents of Ontario; and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must be in good academic standing.

Class of 1992 Michele de Pass Lund Bursary

Awarded annually to a student registered at Osgoode in the JD program who demonstrates financial need and is a mature student.

Class of 1993 Bursary

Established as a graduation gift by the Class of 1993 to ensure that the commitment, dedication, and vision that characterized the Class will be remembered and honoured. This bursary will assist JD students demonstrating financial need.

Class of 1994 Bursary

Established as a graduation gift to Osgoode by the Class of 1994. The gift symbolizes the Class's gratitude for the friendships made and the education received during the years at Osgoode. This bursary will assist Osgoode JD students demonstrating financial need.

Class of 1995 Bursary

Established as a graduation gift to Osgoode by the Class of 1995 to ensure that the Class will be remembered by the students of today. This bursary will assist Osgoode JD students demonstrating financial need.

Class of 1996 Bursary

Established as a graduation gift to Osgoode by the Class of 1996. The gift acknowledges the gratitude of the Class for the legal education received and to assist future Osgoode students. This bursary will assist Osgoode JD students who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and are residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Class of 1997 Bursary

Established as a graduation gift to Osgoode by the Class of 1997 to help ensure that legal education remains affordable for everyone. This bursary will assist Osgoode JD students demonstrating financial need. Recipients must be Ontario residents who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons.

Class of 1997 Out of Province Bursary Fund

Established as a graduation gift to Osgoode by the Class of 1997. The gift is made to help ensure that legal education remains affordable for everyone. This bursary will assist out of province Osgoode JD students demonstrating financial need.

Class of 2001 Steven R. Huta Memorial Bursary

This is awarded annually to a JD student in financial need who has completed second year and who has shown outstanding academic and athletic achievement and/or student life involvement. Recipients must be a Canadian citizen/permanent resident/protect person and a resident of Ontario. This award was established in memory by family and friends of Steven Huta who was an exceptional student who died tragically in his second year of study at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Class of 2014 Bursary

The Class of 2014 Bursary was created to celebrate the class of 2014 graduation and create a legacy for future students. It will be given annually to a graduating JD student who has incurred significant debt pursuing her/his legal education who intends to pursue a career in the public interest.

Clifton Lane Memorial Prize

This prize will be awarded to the student who achieves the highest standing in the area of Property Law at Osgoode Hall Law School. Established by Mr. Justice Dennis Lane in memory of his father, Clifton Lane (1903-64), who co-founded the firm, Robertson, Fleury and Lane. Clifton Lane practiced in the corporate, commercial and real estate field where he gained a high reputation in the structuring of complex transactions. A former President of the Toronto Board of Trade (1961-62), who passed away suddenly at the height of his powers. His passion for law makes this prize a fitting memorial to a solid practitioner and a good man.

Club Richelieu Internship

Le Club Richelieu de Toronto

Awarded to a new full-time Glendon student in exchange for 100 hours of community service in a francophone or bilingual setting in Toronto. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Colin Ramsay Bursary

The Colin Ramsay Bursary is to be awarded yearly to a mature student enrolling in the Post-RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Honours) program, Health Policy and Management at York University. The award will be given to a student currently employed in the field of nursing and holding a current RN certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario, with preference given to students who have had their studies interrupted and are returning to school to further her/his education. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

Columbia International Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Entrance Scholarship

The Columbia International Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Entrance Scholarship will be awarded to students from Columbia International College who are entering the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University with an average of 90% and higher. The scholarship is valued at $1000 for students admitted with 95%+ and at $500 for students admitted with 90 - 94.9%.

Computer Science, Computer Engineering & Information Technology Scholarship

The Computer Science, Computer Engineering & Information Technology Scholarship has been established to assist students entering a computer science or information technology program. Recipients must present a secondary school admission average of 75 per cent or higher. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Concours provincial de francais

York University

Awarded to two entering Glendon students who have won the Concours provincial de francais contest..

Conrad Bursary

Applicants have demonstrated an extracurricular commitment to improving the life of students with disabilities at York. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Consecutive BEd Continuing Student Award - ACCESS Candidates

The Consecutive BEd Continuing Student Award was created to recognize ACCESS candidates who have demonstrated leadership in course work and practicum. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Consecutive BEd Continuing Student Award - Community Work

The Consecutive BEd Continuing Student Award was created to recognize candidates with financial need who have demonstrated a commitment to community work. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario.

Consecutive BEd Continuing Student Award - Leadership

The Consecutive BEd Continuing Student Award in Leadership was created to recognize candidates with financial need who have demonstrated leadership in course work and practicum. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario.

Consulate General of Romania Book Prize

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

Cornerstone Leadership in Action Graduating Student Award

Established by Stephanie and Winston Ling, the Cornerstone Leadership in Action Awards will be presented annually to a student enrolled in their second year of the Faculty of Education?s concurrent teacher education program and a student enrolled in the Faculty of Education's graduate program who has completed either the concurrent or consecutive teacher education program at York. One award will be available for students from each of these programs. The awards recognize students who have demonstrated exceptional leadership potential or ability and who embrace attributes such as honesty, integrity, passion, enthusiasm, innovation, creativity, humility and trustworthiness. Nominations will be accepted for students who embody the following: ? Has an exemplary reputation among peers, supervisors, faculty members and within relevant communities ? Employs innovative teaching practices ? Promotes a positive school culture ? Has the capacity to foster leadership qualities in others ? Works effectively with families and community members ? Supports the concept of mentorship, in relation to peers and students ? Believes in continuing professional education ? Has demonstrated standards of excellence in his/her professional activities Award recipients will be chosen from nominees who best embody the above qualities.

Costco Canada Award

The Costco Canada Award will be given to an incoming full-time BBA or iBBA student at the Schulich School of Business who demonstrates financial need and good academic standing. The recipient must be a resident of Ontario and either a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person. The Costco Canada Award will be renewable in second, third and fourth year with the achievement of a minimum of 6.0 overall GPA (B).

Criminal Lawyers' Association Award

The Criminal Lawyers' Association is one of the largest specialty legal associations in Canada. Comprised of more than 1,000 members, the Association is a strong voice for criminal lawyers and anyone who is concerned with the quality of criminal justice in Ontario. This award will be given annually to a student enrolled in the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic standing (minimum of B) in an upper year criminal law course or the Criminal Intensive Program.

CRS Bursary for Refugee Students

The CRS Bursary for Refugee Students supports entering or continuing undergraduate students who do not have an immigration status in Canada: who are asylum seekers, who are in the process of making a refugee claim or are applying for permanent residence status under humanitarian and compassionate grounds and who have demonstrated financial need. In the absence of any eligible non status application in a given year, the award may be given to a refugee student with Convention Refugee or Protected Person status.

CSEP/SCPE Student Award

Awarded to a graduating kinesiology and health science major with the highest academic standing in the sports sciences portion of his/her kinesiology curriculum.

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 (min. 6.0 gpa).

Cutler Hockey Bursary

The Cutler Hockey Bursary created through the generosity of York Hockey Alum Gord Cutler, will be given to an entering or continuing interuniversity hockey student athlete who meets the criteria for eligibility under the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards.

Cynamon Family Football Bursary

The Cynamon Family Football Bursary will be awarded to a member of the York University football program who meets the Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards. This bursary was created through the generosity of former York student and football player David Cynamon.

D. Paul Emond ?72 Award

The D. Paul Emond '72 Award is available to students in the final year of the JD program who have incurred significant debt pursuing their legal education. It may be given as emergency funding or as part of the back end debt relief program. Preference will be given to those students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the public interest through their academic and volunteer work. Professor Paul Emond was in the first Osgoode class that began their degree at York University. The majority of his academic career was spent at Osgoode, first in the JD program where he created a popular and highly successful course in Environmental Law, and later as the founding director of the Professional LL.M (Alternative Dispute Resolution). He created this award to celebrate his long and very happy relationship with Osgoode.

Dale Lastman Scholarship in Corporate Governance

Established to honour Dale Lastman LLB'82, who has distinguished himself as a lawyer, teacher, and an outstanding alumnus. It will be awarded annually to the student who achieves the highest standing in the seminar, Corporate Governance. Should this course not be offered, then a comparable course in the same topic can be substituted.

Dalton Kehoe Scholarship

The Dalton Kehoe Scholarship will be given annually to an undergraduate student in the second year of study who has achieved the highest GPA in the "Communication in Everyday Life" course and is continuing on as a major in the Department of Communication Studies at the recommendation of the department chair (with advice from the course tutorial leaders). This award honours Professor Dalton Kehoe who retired in 2008.

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 Scholars Award

Awarded annually to a fourth-year undergraduate student in the Department of Dance or to a student in the Graduate program in Dance who has completed course work and is writing a thesis. The award is intended to reward excellence and encourage students to complete their programs of study. The award will be made in the fall of the year but will be offered only if there is a deserving candidate.

Danny Iannuzziello Soccer Award

Two awards are presented every year - one to a member of the men's interuniversity soccer team and one to a member of the women's interuniversity soccer team. These awards are intended to provide financial assistance to student-athletes from disadvantaged backgrounds, such as low income or single parent families. Other considerations for selection may include community service and volunteerism. An applicant must be a returning member of the women's/men's varsity soccer team and have achieved a minimum average of B in the previous year of study. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

David A.L. Smout Memorial Bursary Fund

Established in memory of David Smout, who died in 1987, by his friends and former colleagues. An admired teacher at Osgoode Hall Law School from 1949-1952, who was held in great affection by students and colleagues. This bursary provides assistance to students enrolled in any year of the JD program who demonstrate financial need.

David and Lois Buckstein Bursary

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.

David F. Denison & Maureen Flanagan Award

David Denison

These awards will be given annually to students who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Recipients will have a minimum 70% admission average.

David Gardner Wilkinson Bursary

This award is designated for an undergraduate women?s studies student enrolled in one or more School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design courses (through the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design) or an undergraduate School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design 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

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

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

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

David R. Wolfish Memorial Bursary Fund

Established in memory of David Wolfish by his many friends and his partners at Harris Sheaffer, the firm which he founded with his partners in 1992, as a tribute to a valued and respected friend, colleague and partner. David Wolfish graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1983 and was instrumental in the development of the business of film and television financing in Canada and the legal services relating thereto. This bursary will be awarded annually to a student entering the second or third year of the JD program who demonstrates financial need and who has expressed an interest in entertainment and sports law. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario.

David Wurfel Award

The David Wurfel Award provides financial support to an honours undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated the need to conduct research related to a thesis, course paper or project on the topic of Filipino history, culture or society. Although open to students studying at the undergraduate and graduate level, preference will be given to undergraduate and master's applicants. The award is open to students enrolled in York University in social sciences or humanities programs (including the Faculties of Law, Education, Fine Arts and Environmental Studies), who have a GPA of at least 6.0.

Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg LLP Prize

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is committed to excellence in business law and has funded this annual prize. It will be divided among to the students who rank first and second in the combined courses of Commercial Law, Business Associations, Securities Regulation and Taxation I.

Dean's Award for Academic Excellence

Awarded to the students with the highest sessional grade point average based on a course load of at least 30 credits in each of first-, second-, third- and fourth-year in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies.

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

There are two annual prizes in each of the five fine arts departments and in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design 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.

Dean's Undergraduate Research Award (DURA)

The Dean's Undergraduate Research Awards provide financial support to qualified undergraduate students who would like to gain research experience in an academic setting by working in York University research labs over the summer. These positions are meant to stimulate interest in undergraduate students in scientific research and to encourage undergraduate students to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields.

Dean's Undergraduate Research Award (DURA) Poster Prize

The Dean's Undergraduate Research Award (DURA) Poster Prize will be granted annually to the DURA student with the best poster presentation at the Summer Research Conference.

Deborah Doxtator Bursary

This bursary honours the memory and the contributions of Professor Doxtator to the study of First Nations culture and history. Deborah?s passionate belief in academic education was always balanced by a clear sense of its limitations. She believed that education was only part of the journey. This bursary is to help students with that part and will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate First Nations students, particularly graduates of a Native bridging course. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Debwewin Internship

The Debwewin Internship is offered to support the initiative of students interested in providing community education and legal assistance support to First Nations, Metis or Inuit (Indigenous) communities and community organizations in Ontario. Students may develop a placement or work with the Ministry of Attorney General to do so. The student may work with the host organization and a local Indigenous community to develop a community-based justice project that relates in some way to the Iacobucci Report subject matter and findings. Students will also be responsible for working collaboratively with other internship students within this program to develop and deliver at least two public legal education workshops to Indigenous community members on the role of the jury and the importance of representative juries within the justice system within Ontario. Preference will be given to students who have experience working with Indigenous communities and Indigenous community organizations. Recipients must demonstrate solid academic achievement.

Del Dako Memorial Award

The Del Dako Memorial Award will be awarded to a second year student enrolled in the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design who is enrolled in at least one saxophone course, is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need. Del Dako (1954 - 2013) a saxophonist, vibraphonist, composer, producer and teacher was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where, for more than three decades, he enjoyed a thriving career as a musician and educator. Del was part of the first cohort of the Music program at York University. He amassed impressive playing credentials as a jazz saxophonist, accomplished on both baritone and alto saxes, before a serious accident in the fall of 2001 rendered him unable to play the saxophone. He then dedicated himself to mastering the vibraphone and his career returned to full swing playing that instrument. In addition to his own band, Del played with jazz greats including Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Big Nick Nicholas, Nick Brignola, Slim Gailliard, he was a member of Jim Galloway's Wee Big Band and Jive Bombers. Dako won numerous awards and honours over the years.

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.

Dentons Canada LLP Prize

This award, a gift of the firm of Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, is to be given each year to the student in second year, whom in first and second year achieves excellence in academic studies and makes a significant contribution to the Law Journal, the Moot Court program, the Legal and Literary Society or Faculty Council.

Denys Brown Bursary Fund

Awarded to a York University student demonstrating 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 GPA 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

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 GPA 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

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, 6 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 Geography Liberal Arts Book Prize

The Department of Geography Liberal Arts Book Prize is awarded annually to an outstanding student enrolled in a BA (Geography) program in a third/fourth year Geography course, selected from candidates nominated by course instructors. The selection is based primarily on final grade (if course is completed) or overall performance in the course if course is still in progress. Nomination criteria may also include other factors such class participation to group discussions, etc.

Department of Languages, Literature and Linguistics Bursary

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

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 Mathematics Prize, Glendon

The Department of Mathematics prize is awarded to a graduating mathematics major at Glendon College in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Department of Multidisciplinary Studies Prize, Glendon

The Department of Multidisciplinary Studies Prize is awarded to a graduating MDS major at Glendon College in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Department of Social Science Award

This award was established to assist an undergraduate student majoring in one of the following degree programs: Social & Political Thought; Urban Studies; African Studies; Business & Society; Communication Studies; Health & Society; Science & Society; Labour Studies; Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Law & Society; International Development Studies, or South Asian Studies. The recipient must have completed between 30 and 60 credits with a cumulative GPA 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.

Department of Sociology Undergraduate Student Award for Excellence

Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Sociology in their fourth year, who best demonstrate our department's commitment to publicly engaged sociology. The award will be given to students who demonstrate academic excellence (minimum GPA of B+) and community engagement. Nomination by a full-time, CLA or contract faculty member in the Department of Sociology.

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

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

Awarded to a Year 3 design major who 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.

Design Talent Entrance Scholarship

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Awarded to incoming Year 1 design students. This award is based on performance in the evaluation required for admission into the Design program.

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.

Devin Truax Memorial iBBA Scholarship

The Devin Truax Memorial iBBA Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time fourth year Schulich School of Business iBBA student who demonstrates academic excellence (minimum 7.50 GPA), financial need and a commitment to extracurricular volunteerism and community leadership. This Scholarship has been established in memory of Devin Truax, who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly during the fourth year of his iBBA studies. This Scholarship reflects the values associated with Devin's time at Schulich, including his placement on the Dean's Honours List, his student government leadership and student ambassador roles, and his overall active involvement in the Schulich community.

Diana Massiah Caribbean Canadian Scholarship

The Diana Massiah Caribbean Canadian Scholarship was created to support full time undergraduate and graduate students at York University. To be eligible students must demonstrate academic excellence and have financial need. Recipients must have a clear and compelling passion for and a history of working with the Caribbean community or the Caribbean-Canadian community. The scholarship is renewable so that a recipient may continue to receive the award annually for their studies as long as they continue to meet the eligibility requirements.

Dianne Martin Memorial Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to an Osgoode student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Diti Katona, John Pylypczak Award

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 & 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 GPA 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.

Dominic Carinci Memorial Prize

Established by David J. Carinci, Class of 1995, in memory of his father, Dominic Carinci, a noted land developer in the Greater Toronto area. The award will be given annually to the graduating student who achieves third highest standing in both Real Estate and Business Association.

Don Ross ?79 Memorial Bursary

Don Ross loved being a lawyer. A partner at Gowlings, he approached legal problems from a practical perspective, partially an outgrowth of his years before law school, when he undertook various adventures, from living in the Canary Islands to driving a cement mixer to pay tuition. His passion for law and litigation was equal to his integrity, commitment and professionalism. Don's life mantra was ?strive to be the best that you can be.? This award is given in his memory to a JD student who has demonstrated an interest in litigation and has financial nee

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 GPA 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

The Donald P. Walker Bursary will be given annually to a Glendon student who is the first member of their immediate family to attend university. Preference will be given to students majoring in Business Economics or Economics who are in good academic standing 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

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

Dr. Allen T. Lambert Scholars Award

Awarded to two outstanding undergraduate and two outstanding graduate Canadian Aboriginal or First Nations students showing promise as first-rank scholars and researchers in their chosen field. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Dr. Allen T. Lambert has been associated with York University since it was founded in 1959 and he was an Honorary Doctorate in 1982. Dr. Lambert has served on the first Board of Governors, and as a fundraiser, pioneered on behalf of York, orchestrating the university?s first one million dollar gift.

Dr. Arthur Train Scholarship in Life Science

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. Charles Bull Athletic Therapy Scholarship

Awarded annually to a continuing Honours kinesiology and health science student with a minimum cumulative grade average of 6.00 (B) and who is enrolled in the Athletic Therapy Certificate program. Awarded to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence, service to injured athletes and leadership within the York University Certificate program in Athletic Therapy. The Scholarships and Awards Committee of the School of Kinesiology and Health Science will select the recipient from among applicants.

Dr. Dimitrios Oreopoulos Undergraduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies

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 with a preference for work submitted in courses in Modern Greek history. Students must have a minimum GPA of 7.5. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Ferdinand and Mrs. Emelda Thomas Entrance Award

This award will be given to a student who is a graduate of a school that has participated in the York University Westview Partnership (Westview Centennial Secondary School, C.W. Jeffrey's Collegiate Institute, Emery Collegiate Institute, James Cardinal McGuigan and North Albion Collegiate). To be considered, applicants must: i) be first generation Canadian (i.e. parents born in a country other than Canada); ii) be entering a direct-entry undergraduate program with a minimum admission average of 75% (or equivalent); AND iii) have made contributions to student life by volunteering in their secondary school or community. The recipient must also be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Geoffrey Hunter and Dr. Susan Prokopenko Award

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. Harry Botterell Bursary

This bursary will be given to mobility disabled undergraduate or graduate students who are in good academic standing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who have community involvement.

Dr. James Wu Bursary

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. James Wu Research Internships for Undergraduate Engineering Students

The Dr. James Wu Research Internships for Engineering Students are intended for undergraduate students in pursuing their engineering degree at York?s Lassonde School of Engineering who wish to participate in an engineering research project. Students will be invited to apply by faculty researchers. Selected students will have completed a minimum of 54 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and will work directly with professors, post-doctoral fellows and/or graduate students primarily (but not exclusively) in York?s science-focused research centres. Fall/winter session internships are limited to 10 to 12 hours per week (approximately 20 weeks) and provide $2,500 in financial assistance. Summer session internships will be a full-time experience for approximately 14 weeks and will provide $5,000 in assistance (course registration is not required for summer session internships). Research internships are renewable for an additional year and maintenance of minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50.

Dr. Labib Prize in Space Science/Space Engineering

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

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

Dr. Percy and Bernice Singer Award

This award is given annually to undergraduate or graduate students in Jewish Studies with preference to those who are enrolled in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science at York or involved in the Sport and Recreation program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Peter Zaparinuk Memorial Scholarship

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

Dr. Rhonda Lenton Scholarship for Mature Students

Dr. Rhonda Lenton, President of York University, was the Dean of Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies from 2002 - 2008. Dr. Lenton established this scholarship in support of mature students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree. Recipients will be selected on the basis of the personal letter submitted in their university application package and must demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Robert Lundell Achievement Award

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 both 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. Roman and Yaroslawa Turko Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies

The Dr. Roman and Yaroslawa Turko Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies will be given to a student studying Ukrainian culture, history or literature who has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 7.50 (B+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need. Dr. Roman Turko was a prominent doctor in Toronto's Ukrainian community. Yaroslawa Turko was a nurse. They were both generous donors to Ukrainian Studies at the University of Toronto. The Scholarship at York was established from the estate of Yaroslawa Turko.

Dr. Vara P. Singh Bursary

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

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.

Dr. Wendell MacLeod Award

Awarded to the graduating Norman Bethune College Residence student in any Honours program who has demonstrated commitment to internationalist, health and society concerns or community leadership.

Drama Studies Book Prize, Glendon

The Drama Studies Book Prize is awarded to a graduating drama studies major at Glendon College in recognition of excellent academic achievement and outstanding contribution to the Drama Studies program.

Drdul Family Award

The Drdul Family Award will be awarded annually to a continuing undergraduate student enrolled in the translation program at Glendon College. Recipients must have successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits with a minimum 6.0 gpa and must demonstrate financial need. Lorraine Drdul, a graduate of Translation Studies ('87), established this award in recognition of the program's excellence and to acknowledge the special guidance afforded to her by the professors and staff at that time. The program taught her the techniques of translating and offered a deep understanding of both languages. She found many of the skills involved in translation are applicable to other disciplines thereby broadening a student's opportunities.

Duke Ellington Award in Jazz

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.

Dworkin Bursary

Established by Professor H. W. Arthurs in memory of his grandparents, Harry and Dorothy Dworkin, both of whom throughout their lives worked hard to improve the situation of immigrant and other disadvantaged groups in our society. This bursary will be awarded to a needy student at Osgoode Hall Law School, preferably one who is already enrolled and who is a member of an immigrant or other disadvantaged group. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate 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

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 & 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

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 & 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

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 & 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.

Economics Departmental Prize, Glendon

The Economics Departmental Prize is awarded to a graduating economics major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement and outstanding contribution to the Economics program. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Ed Nowalkoski Award

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.

Edgar McInnis Book Prize in North American History

The Edgar McInnis Book Prize is awarded to a graduating history major at Glendon College with the highest average in North American History, in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Edith A. Horsley and J. Bruce Dugelby Bursary

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. In her youth the opportunities available today were not possible. In her later years she had a chronic disability. Her youngest son, Bruce, worked at the University from 1965 until taking early retirement in 2005. On retirement he held the position of University Treasurer. Subsequently he had physical challenges that have reinforced honouring his mother?s memory. Recipients must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and be a resident of Ontario and must demonstrate financial need.

Edith Agnes Cory Award

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.

Edith Knopf Bursary

Paula Knopf ?75 established this bursary to celebrate the life of her mother, Edith Knopf who was the daughter of immigrants who came to Canada with no money and no knowledge of English. Edith became a role model of integrity and dedication to family and the community who took great joy in teaching English to new Canadians. This bursary will be given annually to a JD student whose first language is not English and who demonstrates financial need.

Edith Schulich BBA/iBBA Entrance Award

York University

Awarded to an incoming BBA/iBBA student who has demonstrated exceptional academic ability in the high school graduating year. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Edna Khubyar Acting Scholarship

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 his/her 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

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 the third- or fourth-year of their program. Some consideration will be given to demonstrable financial need.

Edward Appathurai Scholarship

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 E. Brown Bursary

The Elaine E. Brown Bursary will support student who demonstrate financial need with preference given to those who are enrolled in part-time studies and associated with the Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-Time Students. Recipients must be in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (formerly known as Atkinson College). Elaine Edith Brown (1937 - 2014) was a York University Atkinson College alumna (Class of '73) who completed her degree on a part-time basis. She was a proud teacher for 30 years and was always committed to helping students.

Elaine Newton & Alan Wilder Achievement Scholarship

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 & 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.

Elio & Jackie Rosati Award

Established in 1952, the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association (CIBPA) has earned the respect and reputation of being the premier association that best represents the business and professional interests of Canadians of Italian heritage. This award has been established through the generous support of Elio and Jackie Rosati, and other members of the CIBPA of Greater Toronto. To be considered for this award, recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. First preference will be given to applicants who are active in the Canadian-Italian community, and second preference with an academic focus on the study of Italy.

Elizabeth Burton Bursary

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 & 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

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 & 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

Awarded to a full-time student entering the Honours year of his/her 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

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 & 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

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.

Emerson Vincent Sauder Memorial Scholarship

The Emerson Vincent Sauder Memorial Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement in Math and will be awarded annually to a full time undergraduate student enrolled in the Mathematics and Statistics program within the Faculty of Science. To be eligible recipients must be in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study and have a minimum grade point average of 7.50. This scholarship is established in loving memory of Emerson Vincent Sauder, a highly successful third year Math student at York University, who lost a courageous battle with Ewings Sarcoma Cancer before completing his studies.

Emily Stowe Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to the graduating Norman Bethune College Residence female student in any Honours program who achieves the highest grades in that final year of full-time study.

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

Awarded to a deserving undergraduate student in his/her 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.

Engineering Capstone Prize

The Capstone Prize will be awarded to the first place Lassonde Student team at the Engineering Capstone Projects Competition.

English Department Prize, Glendon

The English Department Prize is awarded to a graduating English major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Enid Weiner Student Award

The Enid Weiner Student Award will be awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student with a mental health disability who is registered with Mental Health Disability Services. Undergraduate candidates will have completed a minimum of 54 credits (3rd year student) with a minimum GPA of 5.00 (C+). Preference will be given to students pursuing a major in Jewish Studies or in the Jewish Teacher Education program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Eric and Edna Lisus Social Justice Internship

The Eric and Edna Lisus Social Justice Internship pays tribute to Edna and Eric Lisus? enduring commitment to and interest in issues of social justice and equality in their country of birth, South Africa, and their adopted home Canada. It is available to a JD student committed to the betterment of the disadvantaged in society. Preference will be given to applicants working in unpaid or underpaid settings who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

Eric Koch Award

The award is given to a student in the second-year "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 third-year (minimum 54 earned creits) 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

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.

Escott Reid Bilingual Excellence Scholarship

Awarded to the most outstanding student graduating from an Honours degree at Glendon with either the Certificate of Bilingual Excellence or the Certificate of Trilingual Excellence and who is enrolled in a graduate program.

Escott Reid Entrance Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to an outstanding student entering Glendon College who has demonstrated activity in international events through education, volunteerism or employment.

Eshrat Arjomandi Scholarship in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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.

Essay Prize in Canadian Jewish Studies

Donated by the former Toronto Jewish Historical Society and The Toronto Association for Professionals in Jewish Communal Service as a testimonial to the important achievements of those organizations which no longer exist. Awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student for an outstanding essay in Canadian Jewish Studies.

Esther Handelsman Bursary

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.

Esther Sarick Bursary in Jewish Studies & the Arts

Awarded annually for the support of graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in the York archaeological field study course in Israel. The bursary may also be given to students pursuing other aspects of Jewish Studies, including Fine Arts, History, Philosophy and other disciplines. 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 Commerce course (formerly administrative studies) 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.

Excellence Award for Undergraduate Research

The Excellence Award for Undergraduate Research recognizes an undergraduate student for conducting outstanding research during their undergraduate training, working on a research project broadly related to the field of Mechanical Engineering with a faculty member at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, York University. To be eligible for this nomination, at the time of application deadline, candidates must meet all of the following requirements: 1. Be enrolled as a full-time student in the Mechanical Engineering program at the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University; 2. Be conducting research under supervision of a faculty member at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, York University; 3. Have completed a minimum of 50 credits; 4. The award is open to domestic and international students.

Exchange Travel Bursary (Schulich)

Each year, the Schulich School of Business will provide financial support to full-time BBA/iBBA and MBA/IMBA students participating in exchange to help with travel expenses. A filing of expenses including tickets and proof of ticket purchase is required along with the bursary application. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

F.C.C.P. Disability Bursary

The F.C.C.P. Disability Bursary will be granted to a full-time undergraduate student with a permanent disability (minimum 12 credits) who is enrolled in one of the following faculties: Engineering, Education, Business or Health and who demonstrates the highest financial need. To be eligible students must be registered with an official university service provider.

F.C.C.P. Ont. Education Foundation Electrical Engineering Award

The F.C.C.P. Ont. Education Foundation Electrical Engineering Award will be granted to an undergraduate student enrolled in the Electrical Engineering program at the Lassonde School of Engineering. To be eligible students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 6.00 and demonstrate leadership through involvement in their community and extracurricular activities.

F.W. Minkler Prize

Established by Rachel S. Minkler in memory of her husband Frederick W. Minkler, a noted Ontario educator. The prize is to be awarded to a third year student whose integrity, scholarship and contribution to Osgoode Hall Law School is outstanding.

Faculty of Education Book Prize

Awarded to graduating pre-service candidates who have made outstanding contributions to the good name of the Faculty of Education.

Faculty of Education Entrance Award

Awarded to applicants admitted to the Consecutive program in the Faculty of Education. The Faculty of Education Entrance Award?s selection criteria will be based on academic excellence. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 80 per cent (or equivalent) is required to be considered for this award. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Faculty of Education Student Association Bursary

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

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.

Faculty of Fine Arts General Internship

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design General Internship will be available to students entering their 3rd or 4th year of study in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need and academic/artistic excellence.

Faculty of Fine Arts Opportunity Award

School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design Opportunity Awards are open to School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design majors enrolled in full or part-time studies in any School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design program, at any year level, who demonstrate exceptional academic and/or artistic achievement/potential. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Faculty of Fine Arts Project Specific Internship

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design Project Specific Internship will be available to students entering their 3rd or 4th year of study in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need and academic/artistic excellence.

Faculty of Fine Arts Student Travel Assistantship

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design s Student Travel Assistantship will be available to students entering their 3rd or 4th year of study in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need and academic/artistic excellence.

Faculty of Health Undergraduate Bursary

Open to all registered Faculty of Health undergraduate students. Recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Entrance Award

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies recognizes that students may be challenged in their pursuit of a postsecondary education because of limited financial resources. The Faculty is committed to providing such students with the opportunity to realize their goal to complete an undergraduate degree. Applicants must be admitted to the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies with a minimum admission average of 85 per cent. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study. To renew, recipients must be in a minimum of 18 credits, academically eligible to continue in an Honours program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, and continue to demonstrate financial need.

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.

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies International Student Entrance Scholarship

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies International Student Entrance Scholarship will be awarded to international students entering the Faculty with top academic standing of 90% or higher. Eligible candidates with a GPA between 90% to 94.9% will receive $2,000; candidates with a GPA of 95% or higher will receive $3000.

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Ryan Schools of India Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to students from the Ryan Schools in India who are entering the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) at York University. Candidates must achieve a minimum admission average of 85% or higher and are required to demonstrate leadership skills.

Faculty of Science Entrance Scholarship

York University

Awarded to Canadian high school students applying to the Faculty of Science with an admission average of 90 per cent or above

Faculty of Science Gold Medal for Academic Excellence

Awarded to a graduating student in recognition of the highest degree of scholarship and an outstanding undergraduate career.

Faculty of Science Silver Medal

Awarded to the graduating student from the Faculty of Science who has combined the highest degree of academic achievement with the greatest contribution to undergraduate student life at York.

Faisal Mirza Criminal Law Writing Prize

Faisal Mirza, class of 2001, is a criminal trial and appeal lawyer. He honed his legal writing skills while at Osgoode Hall. This part of his education established a valuable foundation for effective trial and appellate advocacy. He established this prize to be given to the student who is judged to have written the best essay in a criminal law course.

Fasken Martineau Prize in Torts

The Fasken Martineau Prize in Torts will be awarded annually to the student who stands first in each section of the first-year course in Torts.

Father Francesco Bressani Award for Summer Studies in Italy

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

The award will be given to a student in any faculty and enrolled in an Italian course. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated student leadership or volunteerism and have achieved a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B). Eligible candidates must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Felix and Millie Chan Bursary

This award is given annually to an Osgoode student who is in financial need and has demonstrated an interest in health law or civil litigation. Felix and Millie Chan were international students who met at York University. This award is established as a way for the Chan?s to support future graduates in law in pursuing their education.

Ferdous Akhter Memorial Bursary

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

FES International Student Bursary

The FES International Student Bursary was established by the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) to support international students who demonstrate financial need. Student applicants must be registered (full- time) in any of the programs (BES, MED, PhD) in FES.

Field Hockey Achievement Award

The Field Hockey Achievement Award will be given annually to one or more continuing student-athletes who are current members of the interuniversity 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. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Fiera Sceptre Inc. Bursary in the Faculty of Science

This bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate student and a graduate student who is studying in a science discipline. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate 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 Merit Award - Convocation

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.

Fiona Zhong Memorial Fund

Ms. Wen Qin

The Fiona Zhong Memorial Fund will be given to two undergraduate students entering full-time study in the Visual Arts BFA Honours program within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design. Candidates must have received an admissions ranking of one (1) or excellent, on their artistic aptitude as rated by a Visual Arts faculty evaluator and must demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for an additional three (3) years. In order to be eligible for renewal recipients must maintain a minimum gpa of 7.5, must be enrolled in at least one painting or drawing course in the year(s) in which he/she receives the scholarship and must continue to demonstrate financial need. Recipients will be required to submit one work of art, from the painting or drawing disciplines, no larger than 10' by 10' and unframed that will be gifted to the donor.

First Generation Bursary

To be eligible for the First Generation Bursary, a student must be an individual whose parents have not attended post-secondary studies (siblings may have attended post-secondary studies). Preference will be given to first year students. Students can only receive this bursary once. Students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

First International Courier Award

This award is offered to one or more students proceeding from the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Bridging course into a degree programme in any Faculty of York University. The successful candidate(s) will be chosen from among those who obtained at least a grade "B" in a School of Gender, Sexuality and 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 Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies.

FIRST Scholarship

This scholarship is open to newly admitted York University students in the Computer Science, Computer Security, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Space Engineering programs. Designed to recognize and reward students whose experience with FIRST has inspired an interest in pursuing an education in engineering or computing, candidates must submit a letter of application, describing how participation in FIRST Robotics Competition has been formative in their ambitions for further education along with a letter of reference from a teacher. A high school average of 85% or more is required and the scholarship is renewable subject to remaining in one of the specified programs, completing at least 24 credits per fall/winter session and achieving a cumulative GPA of 6.0.

Fitzhenry-Weatherhead Theatre Award

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.

Fleischer Awards at the Centre for Jewish Studies

The Fleischer Awards at the Centre for Jewish Studies has been created by a generous donation from the Willie and Mildred Fleischer Charitable Foundation. These awards will annually support two outstanding. The first award will go to a student in the Jewish Teacher Education Program - priority will be given to students in their entering year. The second award will be granted to a graduate student in the Jewish Studies Program. The third award will be given to a student enrolled in the BA in Jewish Studies who demonstrates academic merit. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Florence Knight Tuition Scholarship

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.

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP Prize in Advanced Business Law

This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in completing a business law intensive program.

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP Prize in Property Law

This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in the area of Property Law.

Fogler, Rubinoff Prize in Debtor/Creditor Relations

This prize is to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in Debtor/Creditor Law.

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

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 & Frederic Robinson IEN Bursary

The Frances & 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 & Frederic Robinson Nursing Award

The Frances & 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 & Nella Colantonio Award in Italian Canadian History

The Frank and Nella Colantonio Award is available to a second or third year Liberal Arts & 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

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) overall cumulative grade point average, has successfully completed a minimum of two practicum courses and has the highest cumulative grade point average in Kinesiology and Health Science courses. A student may only receive this award once.

Frank Cosentino/Yeoman Football Award

The Frank Cosentino/Yeoman Football Award will be awarded to one member of the York Lions University football program who demonstrates financial need and who meets the Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity sport requirements for athletic awards. This award is renewable for an additional three years assuming the recipient continues to meet the criteria outlined above. This award was created through the generosity of former York Football player and graduate Greg Ebel (BA '87).

Frank Iacobucci Bursary

Established by the generosity of the Italian Canadian Benevolent Corporation, the Colombus Centre and members of the Italian community. This bursary marks the occasion of the appointment of Frank Iacobucci to the Supreme Court of Canada. Two bursaries will be awarded to needy students in the JD, LLM or DJUR degree programs, with preference being given to academically superior candidates.

Fred Elkin Sociology Merit Award

An award for the most distinguished graduating Honours student based on the highest grade point average in sociology courses.

Frederick H. Zemans Bursary

Awarded to a student in the Intensive Program in Poverty Law at Parkdale Community Legal Services. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Frederick H. Zemans Prize in Poverty Law(Parkdale)

This prize will be awarded annually to an outstanding student in the Intensive Program in Poverty Law at Parkdale Community Legal Services who has performed at a high level of excellence in all aspects of the Program. The prize has been established by the friends and family of Professor Frederick H. Zemans, Director of Clinical Education at Osgoode and founding Director of the Parkdale Community Legal Services in Toronto.

French Department Prize, Glendon

The French Department Prize is given to a student graduating from the French program for his or her academic accomplishment. This prize is given once a year at the discretion of the French 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

Awarded annually to a continuing student enrolled in a bachelors 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 Hispanic Studies or Linguistics

The Friends of Glendon Scholarship in Hispanic Studies and Linguistics will be given annually to an undergraduate student in the Hispanic Studies or Linguistics program at Glendon College who has successfully completed 24 credits and has a minimum grade point average of 7.5. Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need. No student shall win this award in any two consecutive years.

Friends of Glendon Scholarship in Political Science

Awarded annually to a continuing student enrolled in a bachelors 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

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 Student Service Award

The Friends of Glendon Student Service Awards will be awarded to two Glendon students who have made outstanding contributions to campus life and has achieved a minimum 6.00 (B)GPA. Examples of contribution will include volunteerism, involvement in student clubs, cultural events etc. One prize shall be valued at $1000 with a second prize valued at $500.

Friends of Glendon Translation Scholarship

Awarded annually to a continuing student enrolled in a bachelors 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.

Friends of Osgoode Bursary Fund

The Friends of Osgoode Bursary Fund has been established at Osgoode Hall Law School as part of the "Friends of Osgoode" campaign. The fund will be used to provide bursaries for Osgoode students who demonstrate financial need.

Friends of the Vis Moot Bursary

In 2003 the Osgoode Hall Law School Vis Moot Team became the first Canadian team to win the Moot in its 11-year history. This bursary was established in honour of this important event. It will be given to students who are participating in a moot, with preference given to those in the Vis Moot. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Friends of Theatre Bursary

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

Gajdecki Visual Effects Award

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 fourth-year project. GVFX is an award-winning Canadian company offering integrated visual effects services for film and television.

Gary D'Mello Prize for the Women's Bridging Program

The Gary D'Mello Prize for the Women's Bridging Program will be granted to the first year York student with the highest grade point average who entered the University from the Women's Bridging Program.

Gary D'Mello Prize in English

The Gary D'Mello Prize in English will be granted annually to the student with the highest essay grade in the course Gender Studies (AP/EN 2010) in the Faculty of Liberals Arts & Professional Studies.

General Motors of Canada Limited Bursary

Candidates for the General Motors of Canada Limited Bursary must be in the BBA/IBBA or MBA/IMBA program and must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to disabled students and then to students who have undergone personal hardship, such as the death of a parent, which resulted in financial hardship. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Geography Undergraduate Achievement Award

The Geography Undergraduate Achievement Award is given annually to a first or second year student who achieves the highest mark in a 1000-level Geography course.

George & Frances Denzel Award for Excellence in Statistics

Named in honour of Professor Gene Denzel's parents, George and Frances Denzel, this award will be given annually to a fourth-year or graduate-level student, who is judged by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics to be academically deserving. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

George and Catherine Fallis Entrance Award

George Fallis

The George and Catherine Fallis Entrance Award is intended to assist a student of promising ability who is challenged in their pursuit of a post-secondary education because of limited financial resources. The recipient must be a secondary school student entering first year of a bachelor of arts program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. They must have a minimum admission average of 85 per cent. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

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

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in a science or 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 Graham Sinclair Memorial Prize

Established by the Class of 1933 as a 5Oth year reunion project. This memorial book prize, named in honour of George Graham Sinclair, is to be awarded annually to the Gold Medalist. A special bookplate has been designed to commemorate the award. "Gus" Sinclair, educated at Upper Canada College, the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School, graduated from Osgoode in 1933, die at Dieppe in 1942. Captain Sinclair was killed in action on Puys Beach.

George Hopton Award

The George Hopton Award was established by the Atkinson Students? Association (ASA) and friends, to honour Professor Hopton, retired Professor of Humanities at York University, ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church, and former Master of Atkinson. Professor Hopton was an advocate for redressing systemic imbalances and social injustices. This award is intended to recognize and encourage students with special needs or circumstances. Awarded annually to a Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies student who is pursuing his/her first degree, completed at least 18 Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies credits (six credits of which should be a general education course) with a minimum overall GPA of 7.0 and majoring in any of the following fields: Humanities, Religious Studies, Social Science, Sociology, Social Work, Woman?s Studies. Preference will be given to a student who: demonstrates financial need; is the first in their family to attend a university; is a single parent; disabled or aboriginal.

George M. Miller Prize for Northern Ontario

Established by George M. Miller Q.C. of Sudbury, Ontario, this prize may be awarded to the student in their final year who was born in, or who has resided in, or whose parents have resided in Northern Ontario during the three years immediately preceding the final examination. Amoung those who are eligible, it will be granted to the student who has obtained the highest standing in the final year examinations. For the purpose of this prize, Northern Ontario is defined as that part of Ontario lying north and west of a line drawn from the town of Mattawa to the town of Parry Sound, including those towns.

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

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.

George Vari Award for Excellence and Good Citizenship

The George Vari Award for Excellence and Good Citizenship will recognize a graduating student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies for their outstanding academic achievement and community service. Demonstrated financial need will also be considered when selecting the recipient for this award.

Georgia Quartaro First Generation Psychology Student Award

The Georgia Quartaro First Generation Psychology Student Award was created to benefit undergraduate students studying psychology. To be eligible students must be the first member of their family to pursue post secondary education, maintain a grade point average of 6.00 and be majoring in Psychology. Recipients must also demonstrate 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. Gerald was a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at York until his death in September 2005. Gerald's passing was a great loss to York and to the global scientific community.

Gerald J. Pickering Memorial Bursary

Awarded to a student in any year of the JD who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student who attended McMaster University.

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.

Gertrude & David Sher Bursary Fund

Established to commemorate the golden wedding anniversary of Mrs. Gertrude Sher and Mr. David Sher, Osgoode Hall Law School Class of 1929, by their daughter and her family. Bursaries will be awarded to students in the JD program who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need.

Gertrude and Jack Friedman Memorial Award

Established to assist a student in Jewish Studies to pursue a program of study and/or research at an Israeli university. To be awarded to an outstanding student, preferably a graduate student to pursue study and/or research at an Israeli university. Demonstrated financial need may be considered. In the event that in any year no suitable graduate candidate applies, the award may be given to an outstanding undergraduate in the field of Jewish Studies or Jewish Teacher Education.

Gilles Fortin Scholarship in Business Economics

Awarded annually to a student enrolled in a bachelors 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. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Gladys Neilson Award in Canadian Studies

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

Glen T. Wakabayshi Memorial Fund

Established by classmates and friends in memory of Glen Wakabayashi, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1975. The bursary will be awarded to a student entering third year at Osgoode Hall Law School on the basis of both academic and personal qualifications.

Glendon Alumni Entrance Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to an Ontario high school student entering Year 1 at Glendon with high academic standing.

Glendon Convocation Prize of Distinction

Glendon Convocation Prize of Distinction is awarded to the Glendon student, graduating from an undergraduate degree program with the highest academic standing.

Glendon Sexuality Studies Departmental Prize

The Glendon Sexuality Studies Prize is awarded to a graduating Sexuality Studies major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Glendon Student Leadership Award

The Glendon Student Leadership Awards are presented to outstanding student leaders on an annual basis.

Glendon Students Visual Arts Competition Prize

The Glendon Students Visual Arts Competition Prize will be awarded to the students selected by the jury in the annual Competition.

Glenys & Nathan Linderberg Bursary

Glenys and Nathan Lindenberg both graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1976 and have established this bursary in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their graduation. The bursary will be given annually to an Osgoode student(s) who wish to take courses or other programs at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons, and Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need.

Global Affairs Scholarship

Financial support provided by CBIE for incoming exchange students. Full details are available on the CBIE Web site.

Global Assistance Foundation of Canada Bursary

The Global Assistance Foundation of Canada Bursary will be awarded to a Canadian student with a physical and/or mental disabilities for the purpose of attending a Canadian post secondary institution with preference given to a student with financial need. The Global Assistance Foundation of Canada is inspired by the perseverance demonstrated by these students and wants to help them to pursue their goals by providing a bursary to help with the financial costs related to the pursuit of a post-secondary education. The Global Assistance Foundation of Canada was created to help vulnerable members of all communities and with the belief that those with mental and physical disabilities should have access to and be able to seek the same opportunities as others.

GM Bursary for Undergraduate Students in Computer Science

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.

Gold Medal of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre

The Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre will be awarded, when warranted, to the top graduating astronomy major with a cumulative grade point average greater than or equal to 7.50 who has satisfied the requirements of a 120 credit Honours BSc program in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Goodmans LLP Award

Established by Goodmans LLP. Up to ten awards will be granted annually. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in the JD program, or a joint program with the JD, and demonstrate financial need, academic excellence (B+ average or higher), and a commitment to the academic life of the Law School through participation in extra-curricular programs, committees and organizations. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Gordon Charlton Shaw Achievement Award

The Gordon Charlton Shaw Achievement Award is awarded in the spring 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 Achievement Award - Convocation

Awarded in the spring of the year to a graduating 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

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

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 the first to second year in one of the Social Science programs. The scholarship is awarded to the student with the highest cumulative grade point average for his/her first year 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.

Governors' Awards of Distinction - Murray Ross Scholarship

Murray Ross

Candidates must be students in their final year of study in a secondary school who will be seeking admission into their first year of undergraduate study at York University in any discipline. Candidates must possess a minimum admission average of 90 per cent or equivalent and will have other accomplishments such as leadership in community service, achievement in other areas of individual endeavour which demonstrate the wholeness of the person and grace of character. This award is renewed on the basis of continued high academic standing (minimum grade point average of 8.00). As a Governors? Award of Distinction, the Murray Ross Entrance Scholarship is one of York University?s most significant and prestigious awards. Murray G. Ross, a native of Nova Scotia, received his university education at Acadia University, the University of Toronto, the University of Chicago and Columbia University. He was a member of the academic staff of the University of Toronto and served as vice-president from 1957-1960. In 1960, Dr. Murray Ross became the President of York University. It was his insight, commitment and leadership which helped to build the University. This award honours York students who share these qualities.

Governors' Awards of Distinction: Betty-Jean and John M. Bankes Scholarship

John Bankes and his family

Candidates must be students in their final year of study in a secondary school who will be seeking admission into their first year of undergraduate study at York University in any discipline. Candidates must possess a minimum admission average of 90 per cent or equivalent, and will have other accomplishments such as leadership in community service, achievement in arts or sports, or excellence in other areas of individual endeavour which demonstrate the wholeness of the person and grace of character. As a Governors? Award of Distinction, The Betty Jean and John M. Bankes Entrance Scholarship is one of York University?s most significant and prestigious awards. This award has been made possible through the generosity of John Bankes, a member of the University?s Board of Governors, and that of his family. The award honours their parents for their long-standing encouragement to family and others to pursue higher education. Recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for the YU Automatic Entrance Scholarship or the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.

Governors' Awards of Distinction: Bruce Bryden Scholarship

Friends and Family of Bruce Bryden

Candidates must be students in their final year of study in a secondary school who will be seeking admission into their first year of undergraduate study at York University in any discipline. Candidates must possess a minimum admission average of 90 per cent or equivalent and will have other accomplishments such as leadership in community service, achievement in other areas of individual endeavour which demonstrate the wholeness of the person and grace of character. This award is renewed on the basis of continued high academic standing (minimum grade point average of 8.00). As a Governors? Award of Distinction, the Bruce Bryden Entrance Scholarship is one of York University?s most significant and prestigious awards. Named for Bruce Bryden, a member of York?s first undergraduate class and founding president of the York University Alumni Association. He served for 20 years on York?s Board of Governors until his untimely death in 1992. Mr. Bryden will be remembered for his tireless devotion, endless optimism and personal warmth.

Governors' Awards of Distinction: John Proctor Scholarship

Friends and colleagues of John S. Proctor

Candidates must be students in their final year of study in secondary school who are or will be seeking admission into their first year of undergraduate study at York University in any discipline. Candidates must possess a minimum admission average of 90 per cent or equivalent and will have other accomplishments such a leadership in community service, achievement in arts or sports, or excellence in other areas of individual endeavour which demonstrate the wholeness of the person and grace of character. This award is renewed on the basis of continued high academic standing (minimum grade point average of 8.00). As a Governors? Award of Distinction, the John S. Proctor Entrance Scholarship is one of York University?s most significant and prestigious awards. Named for the former Chancellor and Chair of the University?s Board of Governors and also commemorating the University?s 25th anniversary, this scholarship has been made possible by the generosity of past and present members of the Board.

Gowling WLG Award

This award was established in 2005 to celebrate the merger of two highly respected Toronto law firms, Gowlings, Lafleur, Henderson and Smith Lyons. It also pays tribute to The Honourable Ian Scott, a former partner of Gowlings. The award will be given annually to students who have been accepted into The Honourable Ian Scott Public Internship Program where they will undertake summer employment at a public interest organization. Preference will be given to students who are working unpaid or underpaid. Recipients must demonstrate consistent high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Gowlings WLG Prize in Climate Change Law

Prizes will be awarded annually to the students standing first and second in the course in climate change law. Should the course not be offered, the prizes will go to the top two students in the Environmental Law course.

Gowlings WLG Prize in Securities Regulation

Two prizes are awarded annually to the students obtaining the highest and second highest standing in the course in Corporate Finance and Securities Regulation.

Grace Heggie Award

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

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 who 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.

Great Canadian Bagel Limited Award

The Great Canadian Bagel

The Great Canadian Bagel Limited Award has been established to provide an annual award to a secondary school student entering a first-year program at York University. The successful applicant must have an admission average of 85 per cent or higher, have made a contribution to the life of their school or community. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Gurston Allen Prize in Conflict of Laws

Established by the family of the late Mr. Gurston Allen, Q.C., this prize will be awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in the subject of Conflict of Laws.

H.K. Girling Literature Prize

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.

Hans Carol Prize

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

Hany Salama Bursary

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.

Harley D. Hallet Renewable Entrance Scholarship

Among the most prestigious scholarships at Canadian Law Schools, Hallett Scholars are selected entering their first year of the JD program on the basis of academic background and performance taking into account demonstrable financial need. Preference may be given to candidates who have completed graduate degrees or honours programs. A candidate's demonstrated interest and background in business related studies, criminal law or criminology may also be taken into account. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and have demonstrated financial need.

Harold G. Fox Education Fund Bursary

The Harold G. Fox Education Fund Bursary provides financial assistance to students demonstrating financial need.

Harold J.Rubenstein Prize in Civil Liberties

Established in memory of the late Judge Harold J. Rubenstein, by his nephew, Philip Anisman and his sister, Miss Lily Rubenstein. This prize is to be awarded to the student who achieves the highest standing in the courses and seminars on Civil Liberties, Due Process or the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Harold J.Rubenstein Prize in Restitution Law

In memory of the late Judge Harold J. Rubenstein, this prize was established by his nephew, Philip Anisman, and is to be awarded annually to the student who obtains the highest standing in Restitution.

Harry Arthurs Alumni Families Entrance Scholarship

York University Alumni Association

Applicants must be seeking admission into the first year of undergraduate study, be a child, sibling or grandchild of a graduate holding a York University degree, have a minimum admission average of 90 per cent (based on grade 12 U/M courses, or equivalent) and have a demonstrated record of participation and leadership in extracurricular student life. This award is renewable in years two, three and four of undergraduate study provided the recipient maintains a minimum grade point average of 7.8.

Harry Newman Foundation BSW Bursary

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 R. Rose Criminal Law Prize

Established by the late Harry R. Rose, Q.C., this prize will be awarded to the first year student who obtains the highest standing in the subject of Criminal Law.

Harry Rowe Bursary

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 Liberal Arts & 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 W. Arthurs Bursary Fund

Friends and colleagues of Harry W. Arthurs set up this fund in recognition of his commitment to increasing the diversity of and accessibility to the Law School when he stepped down as Dean in 1977. The fund provides bursaries to first year students demonstrating financial need.

Harry W.W. Rowe Arts of the Americas Bursary

The Harry W.W. Rowe Arts of the Americas Bursary is open to Year 3 and 4, full-time or part-time, visual arts 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

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.

Hatanaka Family Football Awards

This award will be granted to students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program and who play interuniversity football for York University. 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 actively involved in community service. Student-athletes must meet the current OUA/CIS requirements for Athletic Financial Awards.

Hedi Bouraoui Essay Prize

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.

Hedi Bouraoui Mediterranean Scholarship with Emphasis on the Maghreb

Awarded to the student, graduate or undergraduate, who presents the best research proposal or the best piece of academic work in the area of Maghrebian studies in a Mediterranean context.

Helen & Louis Eisenstat Jewish Teacher Education Award

The Helen and Louis Eisenstat Jewish Teacher Education Award will be given to one or two students each year in the Jewish Teacher Education Program in the Faculty of Education and affiliated with the Centre for Jewish Studies. The Student(s) must demonstrate financial need and academic merit.

Helen Grossman Q.C. Prizes in Community Legal Aid Services Program

Established by the late Helen Grossman, Q.C., class of 1929, this award is to be granted to students who have excelled in their contribution to the Community & Legal Aid Services Program of Osgoode Hall Law School.

Helen Kinnear Prize in Criminal Procedure

These prizes were founded by the subscription of the members of The Women's Law Association of Ontario in memory of Her Honour Judge Helen Kinnear. This prize will be awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in Criminal Procedure.

Helen Kinnear Prize in Family Law

These prizes were founded by the subscription of the members of The Women's Law Association of Ontario in memory of Her Honour Judge Helen Kinnear. This prize will be awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in Family Law.

Helen Vari Film Award

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.

Hennick Business Law Internship

To qualify for the Hennick Business Law Internships, students must: (a) be in or have just completed the first year of the JD program as a JD candidate or as a first or second year JD/MBA candidate in advance of the start of the Internship and (b) have a demonstrated interest in business and law, as evidenced by enrollment in the JD/MBA program, law school coursework, prior post-secondary course of study, work/volunteer experience, etc.

Henry & Barbara Bank Fellowship in Jewish Studies

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.

Herman Geiger-Torel Memorial Prize

This award is made annually to an outstanding graduating student in the design area of the Department of Theatre, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design. The prize, awarded for excellence in achievement in theatrical design studies, is in memory of Herman Geiger-Torel, founder of the Canadian Opera Company.

Hiromi Niki Memorial Scholarship

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.

Hispanic Studies Departmental Prize, Glendon

The Hispanic Studies Department Prize is awarded to a graduating Hispanic studies major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

History Department Merit Award

Two book prizes are awarded annually?one for the most distinguished Year 3 graduating student based on the highest grade point average in history courses, and the other for the most distinguished graduating Honours (Year 4) student based on the highest grade point average in history courses.

History Departmental Prize, Glendon

The History Department Prize is awarded to a graduating history major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

HKUAA (Ontario) Chinese Cultural Heritage Award

The Hong Kong University Alumni Association (Ontario) established this award to promote a better understanding of Chinese culture and heritage among York students through academic, extra-curricular or personal activities. The recipient must be registered at a Hong Kong university through an official York University exchange program, and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of C+ (5.00). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Hong Kong Students' Association Award

Established by the Hong Kong Students' Association, this award will be granted to a Liberal Arts & Professional Studies student who has completed at least 30 credits at York with a minimum cumulative GPA 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

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

Howard Black '83, '01 (LLM) Award

Established in 2010 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Howard Black?s call to the bar by his mother, Beverly Black. Howard began teaching at Osgoode as an Adjunct Faculty member in 1992 and quickly became one of the most popular instructors. He was recognized with the Osgoode Teaching Award for Adjunct Faculty in 2004. His professionalism, sincerity, kindness and generosity have endeared him to students, faculty and staff. The award will be given annually to a student in the JD program on the basis of academic excellence and financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Howard S. Black '83, '01 (LLM) Prize in Estates

Awarded annually to the student standing first in Estates. Howard Black is an alumnus Adjunct Professor at Osgoode who has been teaching Estates and Estate Litigation for many years.

HSBC Bank Canada Scholarship in Administrative Studies

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

HSBC Bank of Canada Environmental Studies Award

These awards are available to students entering the third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Environmental Studies program at York University. Selection will be based on academic achievement, community service and financial need. Students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario. Students apply through the Faculty of Environmental Studies Student Awards office, located in the Student and Alumni Resource Centre, Room 129 HNES Building. Applications are to include all of the students community involvement outside of the classroom. This would include things like volunteering at a food bank, or peer tutoring on campus.

HSBC Exchange Award

Awarded to undergraduate or graduate degree students participating in an official York University-wide Exchange Program through York International and face social, financial or personal barriers that could (or may) inhibit their participation in an international educational program. Students must have a mininuam GPA of 6.00 to qualify.

HSBC Presidents Award for iBBA

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. The award will be presented in the fall of each year.This award is made possible through a generous donation from HSBC Bank (Canada).

HSBC Scholarship

HSBC Bank Canada

The scholarship will be given annually to secondary school students admitted to a direct-entry undergraduate program at York University, who have achieved a minimum secondary school average of 80 per cent or its equivalent. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Human Resources Management Professionals of West Toronto Scholarship of Excellence

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

Humanities 25th Anniversary Book Prize

Awarded annually to the humanities major (Keele Campus) graduating with the highest cumulative grade point average of 7.50 or better for all years of study, calculated for all courses credited towards the major.

Humanity First Canada Award

Our Children are Our Future! Humanity First believes in helping students become financially better off, both now and in the future. We understand the burden that financial stress can have on students. The Humanity First Canada Award will benefit continuing undergraduate students at York University. Applicants must submit an essay (no more than 2 pages) stating how we can put "humanity first" and highlighting how they will achieve this personally (through activities like community engagement). This essay will be shared with the donor.

Hy and Helen Bergel Prize for Excellence in Jewish Studies

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.

Hyman Bergel Prize in advanced Torts

Awarded annually to the graduating student attaining the highest standing in Advanced Torts. This prize has been created through the generosity of Hyman Bergel (LLB '70).

Hymey Hanson Award

This award will be offered each year to a student enrolled in JD program or a joint program with the JD, who demonstrates financial need, with outstanding academic performance (B+ average or higher), and who has involvement in Osgoode extracurricular activities. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Ian Bingham Memorial Award

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 & Design, based on excellence in graphics studies and with a minimum 6.00 (B) average.

IFLS Vanguard Award

Presented annually to graduating Osgoode students who have shown bravery and intelligence in bringing attention to issues of importance for feminism(s), including but not limited to gender, poverty, sexuality, sexual orientation, violence against women, racism, Indigeneity, and equality. The Award winner will have displayed leadership qualities including the ability and willingness to engage in critical and/or constructive difficult conversations. Up to two awards will be offered in any given year. Recipients may be profiled on the IFLS website. Since this Award is intended to recognize Osgoode students who have made important contributions, but have not otherwise been recognized, recipients of other graduation awards such as the Dean?s Gold Key, are not eligible.

Ilene Monica Haase Memorial Scholarship

The Ilene Monica Haase Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in full time studies at York University. To be eligible recipients must have a minimum grade point average of 7.50 and demonstrated financial need. Applicants will be required to submit a one page statement outlining how they have experienced personal hardship through the death of a parent which resulted in financial hardship. This scholarship was established to honour Ilene Monica Haase who passed away in 2000 from cancer. Alongside her compassion for others, she was a leader and role model within her community and exuded a passion for education.

Imasco Performing Arts Awards

The IMASCO Performing Arts Awards is presented to full-time undergraduate performance majors in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & 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 School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design. An eligibility criterion includes sound academic standing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Indigenous Student Bursary

The Indigenous Student Bursary is available to students who self identify as an Indigenous person in Canada. For the purposes of this bursary, an Indigenous person in Canada is an Aboriginal person, as recognized in the Constitution Act, 1982(status card or Metis registry where applicable)or a person who identifies with a First Nations, Indigenous, Metis, or Inuit cultural and/or ancestral background in Canada. Students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Indo Canadian Golf Association Scholarship

The Indo Canadian Golf Association Scholarship was created to benefit undergraduate student excellence at York University. Recipients must be registered as full time students in any area of study and demonstrate a combination of financial need and high academic standing (minimum cumulative GPA of 8.0). The students must belong or be actively affiliated with a York University student club with a focused attention on South Asian matters such as (but not exclusive to) the South Asian Alliance @ York U., Sri Lankan Student Alliance, Bangladesh Student Federation, Indian Cultural Association etc? Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected person, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Information Technology Departmental Prize, Glendon

The Information Technology Departmental Prize is awarded to a graduating ITEC major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of academic excellence. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Insolvency Institute of Canada, Bruce Leonard Prize in Insolvency Studies

This prize is awarded annually to the student who achieves the highest mark in the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law course.

Institute for Social Research Scholarship

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.

Interdisciplinary Social Science Undergraduate Student Award

The Interdisciplinary Social Science Award has been established by the Interdisciplinary Social Science (ISS) program to offer assistance to an upper-level ISS student. To be eligible, students must have completed 54 credits or more and be entering their third or fourth year. Recipients of the award will be chosen on the basis of academic achievement (minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00).

International Circle of Scholars Scholarship

Awarded to international students (required to have a study permit for Canada) entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program in the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Glendon, Health, Science, Lassonde School of Engineering or Schulich School of Business. Applicants must be nominated by their high school, have outstanding academic achievement ('A' average or equivalent). Applicants must have graduated from secondary school within the past two years. This award is for the first year of study only.

International Entrance Scholarship of Distinction

Awarded to outstanding international applicants from secondary school (or equivalent) who present a minimum A admission average and are applying to a direct entry undergraduate program in one of the following Faculties: Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Glendon, Health, Lassonde, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Science or Schulich. This scholarship can be renewable for an additional three years provided the recipient maintains full-time status (minimum of 18 credits each Fall/Winter session) with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.80. If recipient's immigration status changes at anytime while studying at York and they are exempted from paying international fees for any reason, the value of this award will be adjusted to reflect domestic tuition fee values.

International Student Bursary

York International administers an International Student Bursary fund. Current international students who are experiencing financial difficulty that may prevent them from continuing or completing their studies at York University, may apply for an international student bursary. Only applications from students in good academic standing will be considered.

International Student Emergency Bursary (Schulich)

Each semester a limited number of bursaries are available to full-time graduate level students who are studying on a student visa paying international tuition fees. Recipient must demonstrate financial need.

International Student Fund

Eligible candidates will be international students with student permit status (i.e. pay foreign student fees at York). Preference will be given to applicants in the penultimate or final year of a degree program at York who are citizens of developing countries. Circumstances causing the financial problems normally must be considered beyond the control of the applicant. Applicants must have demonstrated good academic ability at York and be entered in a full-time degree program.

International Student MBA Welcome Bursary

The International Student MBA Welcome Bursary has been established by Schulich alumnus Sid Kurian (MBA?04) and will be awarded to an international, first year MBA student enrolled in the MBA Program, with a study permit/visa, who demonstrates financial need.

International Studies Departmental Prize, Glendon

The International Studies Departmental Prize is awarded to a graduating international studies major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Iris Turcott Memorial Award

The Iris Turcott Memorial Award will be awarded to the dramaturgy and/or playwrighting student within the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design who achieves the highest grade in THEA 4290. Should multiple students have the same grade, the award will be given to the student who has sustained academic excellence throughout their program. Iris Turcott was co-founder and co-artistic director of Playbill Theatre. She spent 17 years as company dramaturg at the Canadian Stage and worked at the Stratford Festival in the development of Daniel MacIvor's Best Brothers (2012) and Judith Thompson's The Thrill (2013) and was also company dramaturg at Factory Theatre. She taught at the National Theatre School of Canada, and served on the board of directors for the LMDA (Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas) In 2008. she was awarded the George Luscombe Award for mentorship in theatre. In 2013, she was selected as Playwrights Guild of Canada's Honorary Award recipient for her devotion to Canadian theatre and her work with Canadian plays and playwrights.

Irvin Aaron, Q.C. Prize in Real Estate Law

This Prize is awarded each year to a graduating Osgoode Hall Law student who has demonstrated high achievement in courses and/or research in the area of Real Estate law.

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.

Irwin Seating Company Award

John Wilson

The Irwin Seating Company Award has been established to provide an annual award to a secondary school student entering a first-year program at York University. The successful applicant must have an admission average of 85 per cent or higher, have made a contribution to the life of their school or community. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Italian Home Bakery Award

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.

Italo-Canadian Youth Club Pasquale Manna Bursary

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.

Ivan Cleveland Rand Prize

The Law Society of Upper Canada has established a prize at Osgoode Hall Law School in honour of The Honourable I.C. Rand, in recognition of his distinguished service as a member of the Supreme Court of Canada and of his contribution to legal education in Canada. The prize is to be awarded annually to the student at Osgoode Hall Law School who obtains the highest standing in the course State and Citizen.

J. David Lucyk Bursary

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.F. Graydon Memorial Award

This award is given in memory of Jack F. Graydon, a founder of the Professional Marketing Research Society and a pioneer in the marketing research industry in Canada. Awarded to a graduating BBA/iBBA student, who is judged to have achieved the highest proficiency in marketing research and related courses.

J.P. Bickell Foundation Awards

The J.P. Bickell Foundation Awards are open to fine arts students who are engaged in School of the Arts, Media, Performance & 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 A. Seed, Q.C. Award

Established by Jack Seed, Osgoode Class of 1946, to assist students who demonstrate outstanding leadership ability. Up to two awards are available annually. To be eligible, the recipients must be enrolled in the JD program, and participate in Osgoode extracurricular activities. 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 & 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.

Jack Ellis Achievement Award

Presented annually to the graduating bachelor in environmental studies student whose record at York comprises the best all round combination of academic achievement and extracurricular activity. This award honours Jack Ellis, professor of environmental studies and the Bachelor in Environmental Studies program?s founding program director.

Jack Friedman Q.C. Book Prize

Established by the family of Jack Friedman, Q.C. in honour of the 40th anniversary of his call to the Ontario Bar. It is to be awarded each year to the student with the highest standing in Land Development and Commercial Real Estate Problems or, if that course is not offered in any year, to the student with the highest standing in Advanced Leasehold, Housing and Urban Development, or another equivalent course designated by the Student Awards Committee.

Jack Lloyd Richmond Bursary

Established in memory of the late Jack Lloyd Richmond, by his family. He was a student at Osgoode at the time of his death in January 1975. The bursary will be awarded to a student entering the first year of Osgoode Hall Law School who demonstrates financial need.

Jack Walker QC Award for Excellence in Legal Ethics and Professionalism

The Jack Walker QC Award for Excellence in Legal Ethics and Professionalism will be given annually to up to two graduating students who have achieved academic excellence and who, throughout their time at Osgoode, have demonstrated Jack Walker's dedication to professionalism through their courtesy, honesty and integrity both in and outside the classroom. The award was established in honour of Jack Walker on the occasion of his 50th anniversary of his call to the Bar. Jack graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1965 and, after teaching at the law school for a number of years, went on to become the most renowned and highly respected property tax lawyers in Canada and has acted on many high profile cases. He co-founded the International Property Tax Institute, was the founder of the Ontario Property Tax Lawyers Association and has written extensively on the topics of assessment and property taxation.

Jackie Rosati Award

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

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

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.

James D. Young, Q.C. Memorial Bursary

This bursary will be awarded annually to a student entering the first year of the JD program who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given first to a student from Northwestern Ontario and then to a student from out of province. Established in memory of James D. Young, Q.C. (LLB '69) by his children Harley, Michael, and Erica (LLB '00). After graduating from Osgoode, Jim returned to Thunder Bay, Ontario where he practiced as a barrister for over 25 years. He delighted in representing the "underdog" and is remembered by family, friends and colleagues for his unique combination of fearlessness, generosity, intellect, charm, wit and compassion.

James Gillies Award

James Gillies, founding Dean of the Schulich School of Business, has long been known for his leadership in the university, industry and public sector. Eligible students be in second year of the MBA, IMBA or MPA programs and have achieved a minimum grade point average of 6.0 (B+) and have demonstrated significant contribution either in community life or University service.

James Kreppner '89 Memorial Internship

James Kreppner played a key role in getting compensation for thousands of people infected during Canada's tainted blood scandal. A victim himself, he died at the age of 47. This internship is available to students who has obtained summer employment (12-16 weeks) at a public interest agency, firm or organization where the focus is on advocacy, preferably in area of health law and/or patient rights. The project and/or work may involve research, policy or law reform work, or the provision of legal assistance. Preference will be given to applicants working in unpaid or underpaid settings, and applicants must demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need.

James Mason Academic Achievement Medal

Awarded Annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 4th year and enrolled in an Honours Degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Janet A. McRae Bursary

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

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 at least 18 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

This award will be given annually to an undergraduate student in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & 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 give to those students who have demonstrated leadership abilities or have a proven track record of community service.

Jaswant Singh Randhawa Memorial Award in Political Science

Jaswant Singh Randhawa Memorial Foundation was established in memory of Jaswant (Jesse) Singh Randhawa, a successful businessman, a devout Sikh, community leader and family man. He touched the lives of all those he met by his friendliness, warmth and good nature. This award will be given to two students majoring in political science with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) who have demonstrated community involvement or volunteerism. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Jaswant Singh Randhawa Memorial Dis/Ability Award

Jaswant Singh Randhawa Memorial Foundation was established in memory of Jaswant (Jesse) Singh Randhawa, a successful businessman, a devout Sikh, community leader and family man. He touched the lives of all those he met by his friendliness, warmth and good nature. This award will be given to a student entering York University with a disability who is registered with a recognized service provider on campus. The eligible candidate will also demonstrate personal empowerment, leadership community involvement and/or advocacy for students with disabilities. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario, who demonstrates financial need.

Jaswant Singh Randhawa Memorial Scholarship

Jaswant Singh Randhawa Memorial Foundation was established in memory of Jaswant (Jesse) Singh Randhawa, a successful business man, a devout Sikh, community leader and family man. He touched the lives of all those he met by his friendliness, warmth and good nature. This scholarship will be given to two Year 1 students from the City of Toronto, Peel Region or York Region. Eligible candidates must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need. Students must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 80 per cent (A). Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated involvement in the Sikh community.

Jazz. FM91 Scholarship in Jazz

The Jazz. FM91 Scholarship in Jazz will be given annually to an undergraduate student who is majoring in music, with preference given to students who demonstrate talent in jazz performance. Recipients must have completed a minimum of 24 credits at York University, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and demonstrate financial need.

JD/MBA Joint Students' Association Award

Established by the JD/MBA Class of 1997, as their graduating gift to the joint program, and together with the support of the alumni of the joint program, is meant to provide financial assistance for students. The recipients of this award will be entering the fourth year of the JD/MBA program and demonstrate involvement in the JD/MBA Joint Students' Association and other student organizations at Osgoode, Schulich and York University. Recipients will demonstrate volunteer involvement in the community, and exhibit academic achievement. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Jean Gascon Award in Acting

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.

Jean-Alexandre De Bousquet Award for the Advancement of Human Rights

The Jean-Alexandre De Bousquet Award for the Advancement of Human Rights was established to promote interest in Canadian human rights law. It will be given annually to a JD student in financial need who has demonstrated an interest in human rights law at the provincial or federal levels, which may be demonstrated through academic work, volunteer or employment activities. Preference will be given to a student who has represented themselves, a friend or family member at a provincial or federal human rights tribunal.

Jeannie Thib Print Media Award

The Jeannie Thib Print Media Award will be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design. The award will be open to first year students taking at least one course in the Print Media area (in Visual Art and Art History), and/or 2nd, 3rd or 4th year students majoring in Print Media. To be eligible students must demonstrate artistic excellence as assessed by a Visual Arts faculty evaluator, and a minimum secondary school average of 75% for incoming students or undergraduate grade point average of 6.0. Jeannie was a graduate of the Visual Arts. She went on to become a talented, well-respected and successful artist who created a legacy of beautiful and powerful work. Jeannie's art is very much like Jeannie: quiet, thoughtful, good-natured, precise, calming and sometimes perfect. In Thib's hands the decorative became strong and habitable: precision resulted in enhanced expressiveness and texture became something akin to utterance. Her senses of lightness, delicacy, play and the nature of materials increasingly became a strong language for the building of a more beautiful and satisfactory world. Jeannie was generous with her time, always available to talk about her artistic experiences, share her knowledge and encourage young artists in their endeavours.

Jeffrey Blidner Award

In his 25 years at Goodman and Carr LLP, Jeffrey Blidner (LLB '72) earned a reputation as an outstanding senior corporate and securities lawyer. The firm established this award to honour their friend and colleague and to celebrate his distinguished career. This award will be given to a student who is enrolled in or has completed a business law intensive program at Osgoode Hall Law School. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.

Jennifer Ivey Bannock Digital Photography Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to one student in their fourth year (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.

Jim Ferguson Football Bursary

This bursary will be given to one inter-university football student athlete from the Hamilton area (Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth), who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrates financial need. The student athlete must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Inter-university Sport requirements for athletic awards. If there are no suitable candidates from the Hamilton area (Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth), the award can go to another football student-athlete who meets the balance of the criteria. Should there be no eligible football student-athletes, the bursary may be granted to a student-athlete who meets balance of the criteria.

Jimmy K. W. Chan Award

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

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

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.

Joel Organek Entrance Scholarship

These scholarships will be awarded annually to students entering the first year of the JD program at Osgoode on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated financial need. Established in memory of Joel Organek by his family, friends, clients and colleagues. Mr. Organek was a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and a partner at Gowling, Strathy and Henderson.

Joel S. Guberman Prize in Immigration Law

Established by the law firm of Guberman, Garson to celebrate Joel S. Guberman's recognition as one of 2002's Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada as selected by Lexpert. The prize will be awarded annually to the student who achieves high academic standing and demonstrates a keen interest in the area of Immigration Law.

John "Jack" McConnell Memorial Bursary

The John "Jack" McConnell Memorial Bursary is available to students currently enrolled in their third or fourth year of the Atmospheric Science program. Recipients must demonstrate financial need. This bursary was established in honour of Dr. John "Jack" C. McConnell who was a professor in the Department of Earth and Space Science for forty years. Jack studied planetary atmospheres since the period of the Mariner 9s flyby of Mars and was a member of the Ultraviolet Spectrometer team on the Voyager mission. More recently he was involved with the study of extra-solar system giant planet exospheres and the atmospheres of Mars. He was passionate about his research and loved sharing his excitement with his many students.

John & Mike's Award

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 a Commerce student (formerly Administrative Studies) 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+). 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.

John Alexander Cochran Bursary

Originally established by the Class of 1990 in memory of their classmate John Alexander Cochran, John?s family has also contributed to the bursary. It is to be awarded to a student in the second or third year of the JD Program who demonstrates financial need and is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person and a resident of Ontario.

John Brooks Community Foundation Scholarship

York University

The recipients of the John Brooks Community Foundation Scholarship are selected on the basis of academic achievement, admission to a full-time York University program and documented participation in extracurricular activities and community service. Preference will be given to applicants from visible minorities of African descent.

John Bruckmann Bursary

Awarded to a satisfactory history major demonstrating financial need.

John Bruckmann Prize in European History

The John Bruckmann Prize in European History is awarded to a graduating history major, at Glendon, with the highest average in European history in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

John D. Leitch Bursary

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 H. Flint Health Informatics Prize

Established in honour of John H. Flint for his pursuit of excellence and innovation in the field of medical informatics. John has been a leader in health care as President of York Med Systems Inc., as a founding member of the Canadian Healthcare Information Technology Trade Association, and with his service to the International Medical Informatics Association. The prize was established by Dr. Frances Flint, Coordinator of York's Athletic Therapy program. This prize has been established to promote excellence in the field of Health Informatics and will be granted to the graduating undergraduate student with the highest cumulative GPA in the Health Informatics Certificate program.

John M. Barber Award

In memory of John M. Barber, former Osgoode Hall Law School faculty member, this award is granted to students who demonstrate financial need.

John M. Tait Award

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 Plater '96 Memorial Bursary

A hemophiliac who was co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C through blood products in the early 1980s, John Plater used his tremendous skills to make the world a better place. He was a passionate advocate who, among other important accomplishments, helped to lead the call for the Krever Inquiry, which resulted in the overhaul of the blood system. This bursary is a tribute to him and is an effort to carry on his legacy. It will be given to a JD student who has financial need and has demonstrated a commitment to advocacy and social justice. Preference will be given to someone committed to advocating for health law issues, particularly HIV and Hepatitis C.

John Plater '96 Memorial Internship

John Plater played a key role in getting compensation for thousands of people infected during Canada's tainted blood scandal. A victim himself, he died at the age of 46. This internship is available to a student who has obtained summer employment (12-16 weeks) at a public interest agency, firm or organization where the focus is on advocacy, preferably in area of health law and/or patient rights. The project and/or work may involve research, policy or law reform work, or the provision of legal assistance. Preference will be given to applicants working in unpaid or underpaid settings, and applicants must demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need.

John Robinson Award in Economics

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

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 Thomas Memorial Football Bursary

The John Thomas Memorial Football Bursary will be given to one entering or continuing interuniversity football student-athlete who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a 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. John Thomas received his PhD in Canadian History at York University in 1991. He coached football at Upper Canada College for seven years until his untimely death in 2007. He was a great supporter of Canadian University football.

John Unrau Canadian Writers in Person Scholarship

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 W. Graham Prize

The John W. Graham Prize was established by Edward S. Rogers in honour of John W. Graham, Q.C., Class of 1936, noted for his distinguished contributions to the development of telecommunications in Canada. The prize will be awarded annually to the JD student who produces an outstanding paper and has demonstrated an interest in the area of communications law.

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 Yaremko, Q.C. Scholarship

Established by John Yaremko, Q.C., Class of 1944. Mr. Yaremko served as a distinguished member of the Ontario Legislature for 25 years (1951-1975). His portfolio included appointments as Ontario's first minister of Citizenship (1961) and as the province's first Solicitor General (1972-1974). Mr. Yaremko credits the scholarship and prize support he received as a student with enabling him to have access to his legal education.

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.

Jordon Somers Memorial Award in Film

Recipients will be undergraduate students in film who have completed a minimum of 24 credits (2nd, 3rd and 4th year students are eligible.) Students should have a minimum GPA of 7.50 and preference will be given to students in screenwriting. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Joseph D. Sorbara Bursary in Italian Law

Established through the generosity of Joseph D. Sorbara, Osgoode Class of 1968, and members of the York University Board of Governors. This bursary is to assist students in the JD program that are participating in international work or study programs for academic credit with their travel costs and living arrangements. These programs shall include, but not be limited to, international exchanges, placements and mooting competitions. Preference will be given to students visiting Italy. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Joseph Drapell Award

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

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

Joseph Zbili Memorial Prize in Hebrew

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

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

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

Judith and Marshall Cohen Leadership Award for First Generation Students

This award will be granted to a full-time undergraduate student entering their second year 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 post-secondary 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 three and four.

Judith Baker Memorial Award in Philosophy

The Judith Baker Memorial Award in Philosophy will be given annually to an undergraduate student majoring or minoring in Philosophy at Glendon College. The award will be given to a student entering 3rd or 4th year and selection will be based on academic achievement. To be eligible, student must have a grade point average of 6.00 or higher. The award will be renewable should the student continue studying philosophy and maintain the grade point average.

Judith Eve Gewurtz Memorial Poetry Award

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

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.

Julianna Lau Award in Dance Therapy

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

Awarded to a student entering the first year 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 Hall Volleyball Bursary

The June Hall Volleyball Bursary is named after June Hall of Corner Brook and later Codroy Valley, Newfoundland. June has championed education throughout her life. The bursary will be given to two interuniversity volleyball student athletes who are entering or continuing students. To be eligible for this award, students must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards.

June McMaster-Harrison Memorial Prize

Awarded to the Liberal Arts & 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 & Professional Studies.

Justice Alexandra Hoy '78 Bursary

The Justice Alexandra Hoy '78 Bursary will be given annually to students in the JD program at Osgoode who have financial need. Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario.

Justice Andromache Karakatsanis Undergraduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies

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 with a preference for work submitted in courses in Modern Greek language and literature. Students must have a minimum GPA of 7.5. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Justice M.M. Van Camp Prize in Family Law

The Justice M.M. Van Camp Prize in Family Law will be awarded annually to the student(s) with highest standing in Family Law honours the memory of Justice M.M. Van Camp, the first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1971. Born and raised in Blackstock Ontario, she graduated from Osgoode Hall and was called to the Bar in 1947. As a partner in the firm of Beaudoin, Pepper and Van Camp, her legal work was varied but included divorce and other family law cases, and she was active in a number of community and legal organizations, including leadership roles in the Women?s Law Association of Ontario. Among other honours, Van Camp was appointed Queens Counsel in 1965 and was awarded the Order of Ontario in 2003, and (as her obituary stated) she was ?a role model in the field of law for women.? Justice Van Camp was devoted to her family of origin, including her sisters and their children and families.

Justice Marc Rosenberg '74 Bursary

The Justice Marc Rosenberg '74 Bursary will be given annually to up to two students in the JD program who have financial need and have demonstrated a commitment to social justice. Marc Rosenberg was a gifted student who went on to become one of Canada's finest criminal appellate lawyers. He was appointed Ontario's Assistant Deputy Attorney General for Civil Law in 1994 and shortly thereafter appointed directly to the Ontario Court of Appeal. He was a humble man, unfailingly kind and generous to all he encountered. This bursary was established by his friends and family as a tribute to career, humanity and his passion for justice.

K-2 Scholar Society of Pakistan Entrance Scholarship

The K-2 Scholar Society of Pakistan Entrance Scholarship was established to assist students from Pakistan in pursuing higher education in Canada and will be awarded to an international student from Pakistan who has been admitted into an engineering program in the Lassonde School of Engineering. Recipients will be able to renew their funding for up to three additional years provided he/she maintains full-time status in an Engineering program at the Lassonde School of Engineering (minimum of 18 credits each Fall/Winter session) with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.80 and maintains a valid Canadian study permit.

K. Hayano Printmaking Award

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.

Kathleen Martindale Memorial Scholarship

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 School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, 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

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.

Kenaidan Contracting Disability Award

Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. Has had a long standing association with York University. They have established this award to support students who are experiencing financial difficulty while completing their undergraduate degree. To be eligible for this award, the candidate must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students associated with the Gage Transition to Independent Living (associated with the West Pak Healthcare Centre) and secondly to students with a physical disability who are registered with an official university service provider.

Kenneth B. Benson Scholarship

The Kenneth B. Benson Scholarship will be awarded annually to students in the Civil Engineering program within the Lassonde School of Engineering. Kenneth B. Benson has worked in the steel industry for over 50 years, and established Benson Steel in 1980. With the reputation of a first class Fabricator able to tackle the toughest challenges, Ken's business knowledge, ability to mentor, coach and lead along with his integrity make him an industry leader. His impact is evidenced through the successful completion of such projects as Roy Thompson Hall retrofit, GM 16 Bay Expansion, Dover Elevator, Baycrest Centre, the Art Gallery of Ontario transformation and hundreds of other projects within the province of Ontario and abroad. For many years, Ken sat on the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Board of Directors as an active member, and more recently as an Honorary Director. From 2015 onward, the student recipient for the year prior will be invited to attend the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Annual Conference with reasonable travel expenses covered by the Institute. Student recipients must agree to have their first and last name, faculty, major and year of study announced at the annual conference and listed in conference literature. In addition, each year's student recipient will be given the opportunity to interview for a summer internship at Benson Steel.

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 required

Kenneth Gibson Morden Memorial Prize in Evidence

This prize has been established in memory of the late Mr. Justice Morden who for many years as a practising lawyer was a devoted and inspiring part-time lecturer at Osgoode Hall Law School. The prize is to be awarded to the student standing highest in the subject of Evidence.

Kenneth Laundy Entrance Award

For many years, Ken Laundy has taught in both Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. To honour his longstanding affiliation this scholarship was established to assist an entering MBA/LLB student who has achieved outstanding academic performance in preparation for the joint program. The Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Keun-Chang Kim Memorial Award

The Keun-Chang Kim Memorial 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.

Kevin Dunsmuir Memorial Prize in the Area of Family Law

The Kevin Dunsmuir Memorial Prize in the Area of Family Law was created in loving memory of Kevin Dunsmuir, Class of 1982. Kevin is remembered for his dedication and fierce loyalty to his family and many friends. An accomplished lawyer who was known as a tenacious, caring and professional advocate, he ran his own practice in Newmarket where he did significant work in family mediation. This prize will be awarded annually to a student who stands first in a course or seminar in the area of Family Law as determined by the Law School.

Kiang Family Award

The Kiang Family Award will be given 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. This award was established in memory of Paul and Ivy Kiang by their daughter, Katherine Kiang '89.

Kilbourn Award in the Humanities

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 Entrance Award

School of Kinesiology and Health Science

This annual entrance award will be given to an outstanding student choosing to pursue the study of kinesiology and health science at York University. The recipient must have a distinguished academic and extracurricular record at the secondary school level. The recipient must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Kinesiology and Health Science Honour Awards

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 first year (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 a minimum of 30 credits (five full courses) in the previous fall/winter session. In the exceptional circumstance that no student meeting the 30 credit minimum achieves a sessional gpa of 8.50 or greater, students who have completed at least 24 credits (4 full courses) in the previous fall/winter session will be considered. 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

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

Koskie Minsky Prize in Insurance Law

This prize, established by the law firm of Koskie and Minsky, will be awarded each year to the student standing highest in Insurance Law.

Kosoy Hockey Bursary

The Kosoy Hockey Bursary was created to honour the Kosoy Family for their support of York University Hockey. The bursary will benefit entering or continuing, undergraduate or graduate, interuniversity hockey student athletes who meet the criteria for eligibility under the current OUA/CIS requirements for athletic awards.

KPMG Undergraduate Scholarship

The KPMG Undergraduate Scholarship is established by the KPMG Foundation. This award will be granted to a fourth year BBA/iBBA student with a specialization in accounting. The successful candidate must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills and financial need.

KWA Partners Scholarship

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.

L.L. Odette Sculpture Scholarship

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.

LA&PS Student Experience Fund

The LA&PS Student Experience Fund was established by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and is overseen by the Centre for Student Success. LA&PS students may request funding for events that promote leadership, academic and professional development.

Labour Studies Student Achievement Prize

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.

Ladies? Auxiliary of the C.I.B.P.A. Bursary

The Ladies? Auxiliary of the C.I.B.P.A. Bursary will be provided to a student majoring in Italian Studies who has achieved a minimum of a ?B? (6.0). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person. The recipient must also be a resident of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need.

Lakeshore Teachers

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

Larry D. Clarke Bursary

The Larry D. Clarke Bursary was generously endowed by Joan and Larry D. Clarke. Larry Clarke was York University's Chancellor from 1987 to 1991. He graduated from Osgoode Hall in 1949 and went on to become Chairman of Spar Aerospace Ltd. This bursary is available to students registered at Osgoode Hall Law School. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Lassonde Entrance Scholarship

York University

Awarded to Canadian high school students applying to the Lassonde School of Engineering with an admission average of 90 per cent or above.

Lassonde Scholarship

The Lassonde Scholarship is one of the most generous awards available to students who can demonstrate the traits of a future ?Renaissance Engineer?? creativity, passion, ingenuity, rational thinking and confidence ? in all aspects of their life including academic pursuits, extracurricular activities and their own interests. Eligible candidates must demonstrate: 1) exceptional academic grades (minimum admission average of 80% or a grade point average of 7.0 or higher for continuing students) and 2) leadership in high school, university and/or community life, and/or evidence of entrepreneurial talent. Financial need will be taken into consideration. Eligibility: 1)Students applying to or enrolled in any program offered by the Lassonde School of Engineering 2) Candidates who meet the grades criteria will be invited to apply 3) Current students must have a full time course load remaining in the year that the scholarship is offered (must have a minimum of 30 credits remaining) Renewal eligibility: 1) Must maintain a minimum of a 7.0 cumulative grade point average 2) Attach a statement to demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting the Lassonde community 3) Must be enrolled in full time studies and have a minimum of 30 credits remaining in the Lassonde program Recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for the YU Automatic Entrance Scholarship or the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.

Lassonde School of Engineering Citizenship Medal

The Lassonde School of Engineering Citizenship Medal is awarded annually to an outstanding graduating undergraduate student in recognition of their extracurricular contributions to University life, to their school or acadmic department, or to Lassonde as a whole.

Lassonde School of Engineering Gold Medal

The Lassonde School of Engineering Gold Medal is awarded annually to an outstanding graduating undergraduate student in recognition of the highest academic achievement in the Lassonde School of Engineering.

Lassonde School of Engineering Research Medal

The Lassonde School of Engineering Research Medal is awarded annually to an outstanding graduating undergraduate student in the Lassonde School of Engineering showing promise as a researcher.

Lassonde Undergraduate Research Award

The Lassonde Undergraduate Research Awards are meant to stimulate interest in undergraduate students in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage undergraduate students to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. For students who would like to gain research experience in an academic setting, these awards will provide financial support through their host university.

Law Library Bursaries

These bursaries will be granted to Osgoode JD students who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons who are residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Balfour Halevy served as the Law Librarian from 1967 to 1999. During those years he had the great pleasure of working with a very talented library staff. He has established these bursaries to honour their dedication and thank them for their tireless efforts to serve the Osgoode community.

Law Society Foundation Bursary

Primarily designed to assist students demonstrating financial need. Recipients must be in good academic standing.

Law Society Foundation Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded annually to an entering student on the basis of excellent academic qualifications.

Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award

The Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award is given to one third year BBA/iBBA student who demonstrates academic excellence, leadership and financial need. Preference is given to students who are pursuing an Accounting specialization. Recipients will have been active in their community and have demonstated leadership either in student government or extracurricular activities. The student will demonstrate academic excellence and will be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. In recognition of academic excellence, demonstrated leadership and financial need, Al Rosen has created the Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award.

Lax O'Sullivan Scott LLP Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to a student registered in Osgoode Hall Law School. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Established by the founding partners of Lax O'Sullivan Scott celebrate the firm's first year anniversary. Each partner made a donation to their law school in gratitude for the legal education they received which served as the foundation for their professional career. Terrence O'Sullivan graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1971 and went on to a successful career in commercial litigation.

Laya Liberman Memorial Scholarship

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 & 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.

Learning Company School Canada Tech. Leadership AW

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.

Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District Bursary

This bursary was donated by the Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District to assist students with learning disabilities who demonstrate financial need.

Leonard G. Lumbers Scholarship

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 Israel Study Award

This award is given annually to one or more York graduate and/or undergraduate students for one year of full-time study in Jewish Studies at an Israel university. Preference will be given to students who have completed at least one year at York and who are enrolled in the Jewish Teacher Education program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The value of the award is variable to a maximum of $2500 and is based on demonstrated financial need.

Leonard Wolinsky Scholarship

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

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.

Lester Pearson Entrance Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a Year 1 Glendon College student with high academic standing, coming from a province west of Ontario. This scholarship commemorates the Honourable Lester B. Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968 and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957.

Lex MacKenzie Scholarship

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.

LGBTQ Community Contribution Award

The LGBTQ Community Contribution Award is available to any JD student at Osgoode (including students who are members of the LGBTQ community and students who are allies of this community) who has: (i) exemplified leadership in relation to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer community or in relation to LGBTQ issues, and in advocacy efforts to promote inclusiveness, diversity, and a ?safe space? at Osgoode; and (ii) demonstrated ability to be academically successful.

Liane Beth Rosenbaum Bursary

This bursary will be awarded to a student demonstrating financial need who has demonstrated proficiency in the study of real estate law and/or related areas. Established by the family, friends and colleagues of Liane Beth Rosenbaum, a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School `83, in memory of her distinguished contributions to real estate law. Ms. Rosenbaum practiced with McMillan Binch in Toronto and later served as Director and Assistant City Solicitor with the Real Estate and Commercial Division of the City of Toronto Legal Department.

Liberal Arts and Professional Studies International Student Award for Academic Excellence

The LA&PS Int'l Student Award for Academic Excellence is awarded to the international students (tuition code "V" paying international fees) with the highest sessional grade point average (GPA minimum 8.50) based on a course load of at least 30 credits in each of first-, second-, third- and fourth-year in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.

Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Sole Support Parent Fund

The Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Sole Support Parent Fund was created to benefit full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. The fund will provide assistance in offsetting up to 50% of the daycare costs during the academic year (to a maximum of $1000) for sole support parents.

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 Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Undergraduate Scholarship

The Lillian Meighen 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

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

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.

Linguistics and Languages Studies Departmental Prize, Glendon

The Linguistics and Language Studies Departmental Prize is awarded to a graduating linguistics and language major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Lions Achievement Award

Granted to continuing student-athletes who are current member of their respective interuniversity sport 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. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Lions Achievement Award - Entrance

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 5.5 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%. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Lions Cup Legacy Fund Bursary

The Lions Cup Legacy Fund Bursary supports entering and continuing athletes who demonstrate financial need. To be eligible, entering students must have an overall average of 80% or higher, transferring students must have a minimum of a B average and continuing students must maintain a grade point average of 5.5.

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

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

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 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.

LLIR 25th Anniversary Internship

Awarded to two in-coming full-time (18 credits) Glendon students in need of financial assistance in exchange for 120 hours of community service in a francophone or bilingual education/community setting in Toronto or on the Glendon campus. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

LLIR 40th Anniversary Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

A generous donation from the Friends of Glendon in honour of Living and Learning in Retirement's 40th anniversary at Glendon will provide an entrance scholarship for the top incoming full-time Glendon student who graduated from an immersion or extended French programme in Ontario.

Lola Hayman Alumni Bursary

A bursary, established to honour the memory of Mrs. Lola Hayman, is awarded annually to a Faculty of Liberal Arts & 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 a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.00 (B) and demonstrates financial need.

Lori Ann Marshall Memorial Scholarship

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

Lorna Marsden Prize for Creative Writing in French

The Lorna Marsden Prize for Creative Writing in French is to be given to the student from all York campuses who writes what is deemed the most accomplished and persuasive creative work written in French poetry, short fiction , short drama or in the mixed genres, in the fall/winter session of our University. The criteria are these: the creative work must be inspired, persuasive, original and entirely in French. The value of the work will be judged by two readers who are well versed in French and English. The award is campus wide; open to submission by all undergraduate members of the university. The Lorna Marsden Award has been established to honour the student who demonstrates the vivid ability to write a creative work in French. Le Prix Lorna Marsden pour la meilleure oeuvre ? poesie, nouvelle, courte piece de theatre ou melange de genres ? redigee en francais. Le prix sera decerne a la session d?automne ou d?hiver a l?auteur de la creation litteraire en francais jugee la plus aboutie et la plus convaincante, qu?il s?agisse de poesie, de nouvelle, de courte piece de theatre ou de melange de genres. Les criteres d?evaluation de cette creation litteraire sont les suivants : innovation, conviction, originalite, redaction integrale en langue francaise. Sa qualite sera jugee par deux lecteurs maitrisant bien le francais et l?anglais. Tous les etudiants de premier cycle, de tous les campus de l?Universite, peuvent soumettre une creation litteraire. Le Prix Lorna Marsden a ete cree pour recompenser l?etudiant le plus capable d?ecrire une ?uvre litteraire expressive en francais.

Louella M. Sturdy Bursary Centennial Bursary Fund

In celebration of Osgoode's Centenary and to honour Louella M. Sturdy on the occasion of her retirement in 1991, the staff, students and faculty of Osgoode Hall Law School established a bursary in appreciation of Miss Sturdy's forty-three years of service to the Law School. As Registrar since 1957, Miss Sturdy faithfully and selflessly dedicated herself to the School. This award will be granted to law students on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

Louis J. Brody, Q.C. Entrance Scholarship

William Brody

The Louis J. Brody Q.C. Entrance Scholarship Fund was established in 1996 in memory of Louis Brody (1904-1984), by his brother William Brody, C.A. These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need to Ontario students in the JD/MBA program who are entering their first year of study at Osgoode. Louis Brody, born and educated in Toronto, a graduate of the Osgoode Class of 1927, had a long and distinguished career as a commercial lawyer in Windsor, Ontario. During World War II, he enlisted in the Essex Scottish Regiment, serving with the Judge Advocate General's department in Italy, France, and England, rising from the rank of Private to the rank of Major. He died in 1984, a well-known and respected solicitor who took pride in his membership in the legal profession. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Louise Bennett Coverley Award

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 Biely Yolles Scholarship

The Louise Biely Yolles Scholarship will be awarded in alternate years as follows: 1) granted to an outstanding full time anthropology major who completed 90 credits; awarded to a student with the highest CGPA who has clearly demonstrated promise in at least one of these areas: social justice, ethics, psychoanalytic anthropology, child development, the role of mothers and fathers, gender studies, individual experience related to forms of culture and/or qualitative methods. Preference will be given to students with a history of participation in McLaughlin College activities. 2) granted to an outstanding full time McLaughlin College undergraduate student who has completed 90 credits; awarded to McLaughlin student with highest CGPA who meets the following additional criteria: history of participation in college activities and courses taken in at least one of the following areas: gender studies, child development, the role of mothers and fathers, attaining sexual identity ethics/or qualitative research methods. This scholarship was established through a bequest by and named after York graduate and former McLaughlin College course instructor Louise Yolles (MA'80).

Louise Lewin Award in French Studies

Awarded annually to a continuing student enrolled in a bachelors 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.

Luise Herzberg Award for Women in Science

The Luise Herzberg Award for Women in Science was created to support the Dean's Undergraduate Research Awards (DURA) in the Faculty of Science. These awards provide paid, 16 week positions to qualified undergraduate students to work in York University research labs over the summer term. This award was established through a bequest by York Professor Emeritus Paul Herzberg who worked at York from 1966 - 2002 and taught statistics to undergraduate psychology students. He wishes to further the education of Women in Science in memory of his mother, Luise Herzberg, who came to Canada in 1935 as a refugee and astrophysicist with $2.50 in her pocket. This award will specifically support female participants.

Lydia Covenay Burnett Bursary

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

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 & Design. Preference will be given to a female student. The award commemorates Lynn Torode, the first female cinematographer at the CBC.

M.A.T.A Entrance Award

Robert Sabato

The M.A.T.A Entrance Award has been created to support students entering York University who are involved in community service or extra-curricular activities that generate networking and improvement of social skills. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Mabel Penery French Prize

This prize, to be awarded to the student with the highest standing in Law, Gender, Equality. Established by Professor Mary Jane Mossman to honour the courage and efforts of a pioneer woman lawyer in Canada to achieve equality on the basis of gender.

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 Bursary

An award will be given to a student entering the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies from Oakwood Collegiate high school or a high school in the Jane-Finch or Regent Park communities. To be eligible, a student must enrol in at least 24 credits, demonstrate financial need, have been involved in their community and declare an interest in studying in the social sciences (including anthropology, economics, human geography, political science or sociology). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students of African or Caribbean Heritage

Malcolm Streete Memorial Scholarship

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

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.

Manorama Thakkar Award in Indian Dance

The Manorama Thakkar Award in Indian Dance is given in recognition of excellence and achievement in performance or research studies in Indian dance. Both undergraduate and graduate students in Dance are eligible to apply, but preference will be given to undergraduate applicants. 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 Manorama Thakkar Award in Indian Dance was established by renowned Indian classical dancer and choreographer Menaka Thakkar in memory of her mother. The Award is supported through the Manorama and Bhanuchandra Thakkar Endowment Fund.

March of Dimes Canada Scholarship

The award will be given to a graduate student who is studying stroke recovery through the Faculty of Health. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. Should there be no suitable candidates, award criteria will be broadened to include students researching another disabling condition.

Marco and Sarah Mendelson Award

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 Award

The Margaret Matheson Women's Studies Award is awarded to a degree candidate in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies who has completed the Introduction to Women Studies course (currently WMST 2500.06) with a minimum grade of 7.00 (B+), is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrates financial need.

Margaret Wallace Leadership Award

The Margaret Wallace Leadership Award has been created to benefit an outstanding student leader, with preference given to a student active in the Glendon sport community. This award was created in memory of Margaret Wallace, Director of the Glendon Athletic Club, who passed away in 2012.

Margot Franssen and Quig Tingley Award for Undergraduate

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.

Marie, Jack and Brian Fraser Foundation for Social Justice Prize for Outstanding Merit in the Social Sciences

The Marie, Jack and Brian Fraser Foundation for Social Justice Prize for Outstanding Merit in the Social Sciences will be granted to the undergraduate student with the highest GPA in the course Social Inequity (SOCI 3410) at York University in recognition of their outstanding academic merit.

Marilyn L. Pilkington Award

Professor Marilyn L. Pilkington, the Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School from 1993 to 1998 and founder of Osgoode Professional Development, established this award to be given to a student pursuing studies in the Professional Development LL.M program. The award will be granted to a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person, resident of Ontario, on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Preference will be given to a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School.

Marina & Kathy Excellence Award

The award will be given annually to an entering or continuing undergraduate student-athlete (as defined by OUAC Interuniversity Sport guidelines) who has achieved a gpa of 5.50 (continuing students) or a minimum admission average of 80% for entering students, and has demonstrated excellence as a member or future member of the York Lions Field Hockey team. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Marina van der Merwe Award

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.

Marion Miller Urban Studies Award

Awarded to two students, majoring in urban studies, who have demonstrated high academic achievement and made some extracurricular contribution to the Urban Studies program. One award will recognize a senior student who is graduating from the Urban Studies program and a second will be given to a continuing student at the Year 3 level.

Maritime Law Book Prize in Legal Ethics

Maritime Law Book established this prize because it believes that ethical considerations should guide a lawyer in nearly all legal work for a client. This prize will be granted to the students who rank first and second in Legal Values: Legal Ethics (LW 3590).

Maritime Life Award

The Maritime Life Award is 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.

Mark and Janet Webber Award

The Mark and Janet Webber Award will be given to an undergraduate student in German Studies in support of study related stays abroad; priority will be for those going to Germany and then Europe. Should there be no eligible candidate in any given year, the award will be given to a student majoring or minoring in a humanities discipline who will be studying abroad with priority first to those going to Germany and then Europe. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. To be eligible for the award, a candidate must also demonstrate a record of community service.

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.

Martin J. Rochwerg Prize in Tax, Estates and Trusts Law

Established by the Estate Planning Council of Toronto, partners, family and friends to commemorate the completion of Martin J. Rochwerg term as President of the Council. The prize will be awarded annually to the graduating student who achieved the highest standing in the tax and fiduciary courses, taking a minimum of two courses from each of the tax group, and the estates and trusts group.

Martin L. Gangadeen Bursary in Economics

The Martin L. Gangadeen Bursary in Economics will benefit a full time undergraduate student enrolled in their fourth year of study who is majoring in Economics. To be eligible the student must be in good academic standing and demonstrate the greatest financial need.

Martin Lockshin Award in Jewish Studies

The Martin Lockshin Award in Jewish Studies will be awarded every other year to a graduating student in Jewish studies with the highest combined grade average for the last two undergraduate years. In case of more than one winner, the award will be divided equally among the qualifying candidates.

Martinrea International Award

The Martinrea International 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.

Marvin Mandelbaum Academic Achievement Medal

Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 2nd year and enrolled in an Honours Degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Mary Jane Warner Dance Education Award

Awarded annually to a dance major in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & 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 Mary Jane Warner Dance Education Award reflects the Dance Department?s commitment to the training of educators in the field of dance.

Mary Lyons Excellence Award

The Mary Lyons Excellence Award will be awarded annually to an entering or continuing interuniversity volleyball or basketball student athlete who has shown outstanding leadership and demonstrated excellence in sport. To be eligible for this bursary, students must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards. Entering students must have a minimum admission average of 80% and continuing students must have a minimum GPA of 5.5 in their previous year of study. Preference will be given to female athletes. Where there are student athletes of equal qualification/merit, the award will be given to those with financial need. This award has been made possible by the generosity of Mary Lyons, inaugural Coordinator of Women's Interuniversity Sport at York University. Through her exceptional efforts in initiating and developing the women's athletic program, recruiting a strong coaching staff and establishing an active and effective student governed Women's Athletic Council (WAC), York established one of the best reputations in women's university sport at both the provincial and national level.

Mary Matthew Ferguson Smith Bursary

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 Patricia Ratcliffe Bursary

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

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 Award for Academic Excellence

The Master's Award for Academic Excellence will be awarded annually to the five graduating Stong College students with the highest cumulative grade point averages.

Master's Prize for Academic Excellence

Awarded to the graduating Norman Bethune College student in any Honours program who achieves the highest grades in that final year of full-time study.

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. Matthew Shoalts was passionate about his family, friends, making beautiful movies and anything to do with Harry Potter. A gifted filmmaker, musician and singer, Matthew was halfway through his final year of studies in York's film program when he died in his sleep on Friday, November 29, 2012. At York, Mathew pursued his studies with passion, dedication and an overriding sense of cooperation. He was quick to volunteer to help out on other productions and used each experience to learn as much as he could about all aspects of filmmaking. Matthew has a seemingly unlimited amount of love and energy and he showed care and respect towards every person he encountered.

Matthew Wilson Memorial Prize

This prize was founded by the late Matthew Wilson, K.C. The annual income of the fund is paid to the member of the graduating class of Osgoode Hall Law School who takes third place in the examinations of the final year.

May and George Flint Scholarship

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.

Mayhew Scholars Award

The Mayhew Scholars award will be awarded each year to a female student, at the undergraduate or graduate level, enrolled in the Lassonde School of Engineering. To be eligible, undergraduate students must have a CGPA of at least 7.0 and graduate students must have at least a B average. Additionally, both undergraduate and graduate applicants must demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities and participate in extra-curricular activities. Applicants must also be willing to enrol in the Lassonde School's peer mentorship progam. Applicants who are selected will be granted a $2500 award with an additional $2500 grant available to support their professional development activities such as conference attendance, graduate applications, interview clothing. Selected applicants may receive mentorship from individuals chosen by the Assistant Dean, Students or the Assistant Dean, Inclusivity & Diversity with input from Mayhew, during the same academic year they are selected. One of Canada's largest commercial interior design and contract furnishing firms since 1982, Mayhew helps companies leverage their investment in people and real estate. By designing work environments that optimize space, promote communications and foster collaboration, Mayhew enables clients to reflect their brand through their workspace, enhancing productivity and wellness. Mayhew creates workplaces that work.

MBA Class of 2007 Schulich Ambassador Award

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 GPA 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.

McCarthy Tetrault National Award

The Osgoode alumni of McCarthy Tetrault have generously established this award for students pursuing an JD degree at Osgoode Hall Law School. Three awards will be given annually to students who have demonstrated good academic standing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

McCarthy Tetrault Prizes

The law firm of McCarthy Tetrault awards four prizes annually to the students standing first and second, in the first and second years of Osgoode Hall Law School.

McCormack Craig Award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Medico-Legal Society of Toronto Prize

The Medical-Legal Society of Toronto established this prize in 1985 in honour of the Centennial of the County of York Law Association. The prize is to be awarded to the student standing highest in the Medical-Legal Seminar.

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.

Memories and Dreams of Maple Leaf Gardens Award

This award has been established in recognition of the last game played by the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Maple Leaf Gardens after 68 years of hockey. This annual award will be given to a student-athlete on the men's hockey team who has maintained a minimum 6.00 (B) average. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Menaka Thakkar Award in World Dance

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.

Merei Family Scholarships

The Merei Family Scholarships have been created to benefit students enrolled in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science in the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University. Two scholarships will be awarded to the students who have completed 60 or 90 credits and have the highest cumulative grade point average (1 for a student with 60 credits and 1 for s student with 90 credits). Two scholarships will be awarded to first year students and selection will be based in academic standing, demonstrated leadership and financial need with preference given to female candidates. This award will be renewable should the recipient continue to meet the criteria and maintain a minimum GPA of 7.5. The remaining two scholarships will be awarded to continuing students (minimum 24 credits completed) who has good academic standing, demonstrated leadership and financial need.

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

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.

Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto Bursary for Sexuality Studies

Awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's 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 Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies and the opportunities to research and promote women issues.

Michael A. Katigbak Award

The Michael A. Katigbak Award 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 his/her Year 1 of the BBA/iBBA program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident.

Michael and Pui Feldman Award

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

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.

Michael Bond Memorial Award

The Michael Bond Memorial Award is 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

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 Duhig Award in Chemistry

The Michael Duhig Award in Chemistry will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Chemistry in the Faculty of Science, with a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 or higher, who has demonstrated interest and academic excellence in Chemistry. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrate financial need. This award commemorates the life of Michael Duhig, a former Chemistry student at York University.

Michael Locke Scholarship in Political Science and Economics

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 Mandel Peace Internship

The Michael Mandel Peace Internship honours the memory of Professor Michael Mandel, whose passion for peace and social justice was reflected throughout his life, both in his teaching and in his fearless commitment to political engagement. It is available to JD students interested in promoting peace and social justice in regions of struggle and conflict around the world and who will undertake underpaid/unpaid work in a project related to peace and social justice. The applicant?s academic record, financial need and demonstrated commitment to the proposed peace and social justice project will be considered in the selection.

Michael McNamee Academic Achievement Medal

Awarded Annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 1st year and enrolled in an Honours Degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Michael Paul Sardella Award for International Studies

Established in memory of Michael Paul Sardella, who spent his last few years working in Southeast Asia, this award recognizes his passion for travel and the study of different cultures. It will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate Schulich School of Business student to travel abroad for internships with foreign organizations, as part of their international program of studies. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B+) and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons who are residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Michael Plexman Award for Creative Innovation

Applicants must be Year 3 or 4 School of the Arts, Media, Performance & 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

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 Smith Foreign Study Supplements

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Micheline Saint-Cyr Award

The Micheline Saint-Cyr Award is a short story contest that rewards some of York?s best students in French writing. It was created by Professor Lelia Young in 2002 during her role as president of the Societe des ecrivain-e-s de Toronto (la SET). The Micheline Saint-Cyr Prize is an annual French-language short story contest that celebrates writing produced by York students. Each year, the best short story is awarded a prize of $150 and the writer is celebrated during a special event hosted by the Department of French Studies. The contest is open to all undergraduate, master?s and doctoral students enrolled in French studies.

Michelle's Prize

Established to honour the life work of Michelle Swenarchuk, environmental lawyer and activist. It is funded through contributions from Michelle's friends and colleagues to provide financial assistance and award academic achievement for students studying the areas of environmental studies, environmental law or international trade and the environment. Recipients must be working in the areas of interest to Michelle and share the Canadian Environmental Law Association?s values including: environmental activism, environmental law and/or international trade and the environment. Applicants must be enrolled in the Faculty Environmental Studies program at York University, in the joint MES/JD program or in 2nd - 4th year of the BES program. Students must have earned at least a A- in their previous academic year.

Miller Thomson LLP Bursary

Established by the firm of Miller Thomson LLP, two bursaries will be granted to students who have demonstrated overall strength in academics, taking into account extracurricular activities, and demonstrated financial need. One bursary will be granted to a student entering second year, and the other to a student entering third year.

Miller Thomson LLP National Entrance Award in Law

The firm of Miller Thomson LLP provides this entrance award to a student entering the JD Program at Osgoode Hall Law School. The recipient must have a record of academic excellence, demonstrate leadership through their extra-curricular activities, community involvement, and demonstrate financial need.

Mingay Family Award

The Mingay Family award was created to support a student who has already earned a minimum of 30 credits, is studying in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies and has a minimum GPA of 7.50 (B+). Preference will be given to a student with a background in agriculture, and who is currently employed on a part-time basis. If a student meeting these preferences cannot be identified, then the award will be given to a student who can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a law degree after completion of their current degree. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Mira Friedlander Award

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

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.

Miyumi Sasaki Inner City Award in Education

The Miyumi Sasaki Inner City award will be granted to one teacher candidate, in the Bachelor of Education program who demonstrates a dedication to the principles of social justice, has experience living/working in a marginalized urban neighborhood with marginalized youth, and who has expressed an intent to pursue a teaching career in this type of neighborhood. Preference will be given to a student in the Consecutive program. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

MOBB Medical Ltd. Nursing Scholarship

The MOBB Medical Ltd. Nursing Scholarship is designed to support one student enrolled in full-time study in each of the three B.Sc Nursing programs (2nd Entry program, the Internationally Educated Nurses program and the Collaborative program) who has a passion for nursing and who faces challenges, both financial and personal, in pursuing a career in nursing. The recipients must have a minimum grade point average of 7.5 and demonstrate financial need.

Mohamed Naim Malik Scholarship

The Mohamed Naim Malik Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies in their 3rd or 4th year of study who demonstrates academic excellence (7.50 gpa). To be eligible students must submit a one page statement outlining their involvement/leadership in student life or with their local neighbourhood and discussing how their research or academic focus includes social or cultural diversity/inclusion. Mohammed Naim Malik was a tireless community leader and volunteer, whose impact is still felt in the communities he served. The goal of ensuring inclusivity is what motivated his community involvement. Through his leadership, he worked diligently to remove social and cultural barriers and celebrate diversity. Adjudication of the award will rotate between a student enrolled in Urban Studies and a student enrolled in Geography.

Moliere Prize

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

Molly Eisenberg Memorial Award in Judaic Studies

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 his/her chosen discipline and demonstrates financial need.

Molly Klein Book Prize

Awarded to a Year 3 or 4 graduating student showing outstanding service to McLaughlin College, in constituency and student organizations.

Monica McQueen Scholarship in Economics

Awarded to a third- or fourth-year Glendon student, majoring in economics with the highest grade point average.

Monika Federau Scholarship for Women in Business

Monika Federau

The Monika Federau Scholarship for Women in Business will be awarded annually to a first year female student enrolled in the BBA or iBBA program at York's Schulich School of Business. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, or permanent resident. Selection will be based in a minimum grade of 90% for students entering from high school. The scholarship will provide recipients the opportunity to be mentored by the donor. Monika Federau is the Chief Strategy Officer for Intact Financial Corporation where she leads the development of corporate strategies, and oversees branding, government relations and communications. She joined Intact in 2010 as Senior Vice President, Marketing responsible for national advertising, communication and sponsorship strategies, as well as research and digital initiatives. Prior to Intact, Ms, Federau lived in Hong Kong working for a global life insurer where she was responsible for developing and executing strategies to enhance the company's brand throughout Asia. Monika serves on the Board of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance as well as on the Board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada. Monika is committed to supporting young women seeking to make their mark in business, prompting her to establish this scholarship.

Morris Krever History Prize

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

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.

MYPAC Award

This award will be given to a full time student in good standing in the Master?s in Environmental Studies Program at York University with an area of concentration in planning and with a student membership in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI). Applicants must be in the final phase of their program (MES III). Candidates will be evaluated based on: ? Extent of service and commitment to the planning community at York University ? Career objectives ? Academic performance ? Reference support

N.A. Taylor Entrance Scholarship

N. A. Taylor

Established by N. A. Taylor in 1993, this entrance scholarship will be awarded each year to students entering the first year class at Osgoode Hall Law School. Mr. Taylor, a graduate of the class of 1930 at Osgoode, had a distinguished career in law and business and has been a loyal and generous supporter of Osgoode Hall Law School and York University. The N.A. Taylor Entrance Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Consideration may also be given to the financial situation of potential recipients and to their pre-law contributions to the social, physical and/or cultural well-being of their communities.

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.

N.L.H. Award

The N.L.H Award was created to benefit undergraduate students studying music, visual arts, drama/theatre or dance in the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD, formerly known as the Faculty of Fine Arts) or any discipline in the Faculty of Environmental Studies who has a good academic standing and demonstrates financial need. The award will alternate between AMPD and Environmental Studies. This award was established by a York graduate, and retired educator from the Toronto area, who continues to be involved in the fine arts, environmental issues, animal rights, animal welfare, and encourages everyone to help make the world a better place.

Nalini and Tim Stewart Arts Awards

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 more than one department. Special consideration will be given to student's 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. These awards were established by Nalini Stewart, a longtime volunteer in the arts and member of York University's Board of Governors.

Nancy Scoular Underhill Piano Award

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.

Natl Assoc Japanese Canadians - Roger Obata Prize

Awarded annually to the student who obtains the highest standing in the International Human Rights course. In the event that this course is not offered, an equivalent course designated by the Law School can be substituted.

Nawrot Family Undergraduate Research Scholarship

The Nawrot Family Undergraduate Research Scholarship will benefit full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled in a four year Bachelor of Environmental Studies program and are conducting research or presenting at an academic conference. This award was established through a bequest from Kathleen Nawrot and her sister Jean Kroll, in memory of the late Mark Nawrot, former student in the Faculty of Environmental Studies program at York University.

Neil E. Wood Q.C. '60 (LLB) Real Estate Prize

Neil is a graduate of the first Osgoode LLB class in 1960 after obtaining his undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba. He has practiced law since his call to the bar in 1962 with the very successful Southwestern Ontario Blenheim law firm Kerr Wood & Mallory. The law firm focuses on real estate, estates and business law. The prize celebrates a legal career and achievements exceeding 50 years. It will be given to the student who stands first in Real Estate.

Neil Reimer Scholarship

The Global Labour Research Centre 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.

Nelson Arthur Hyland Foundation Bursary

Established in honour of Nelson Arthur Hyland, the founder of the Nelson Arthur Hyland Foundation, this bursary will be awarded to students of Osgoode Hall Law School who demonstrate financial need.

NEWAD Award

NEWAD

The NEWAD Award has been established to provide an annual award to a secondary school student entering a first-year program at York University. The successful applicant must have an admission average of 85 per cent or higher, have made a contribution to the life of their school or community, have demonstrable financial need, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and be a resident of Ontario. NEWAD is a nation-wide indoor advertising network.

Newton-Rowell Entrance Scholarship

Awarded based on academic excellence to a student with a demonstrated interest in and a commitment to public service.

Nichol Ma and K.M. Ma Second University Degree Award

Nichol Ma and K.M. Ma

The award was established by Mr. Nichol Ma and K.M. Ma to value and remember those who are kind, generous and hard-working. This award will be granted to an entering student who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student who has previously completed an undergraduate degree at a recognized University and are entering an undergraduate degree program in economics, mathematics, or business.

Nichol Ma and Ruth Dorey Award

This award was established by Mr. Nichol Ma and Ruth Dorey to value and remember those who are kind, generous and hard-working. This award will be granted to an undergraduate student who has achieved a cumulative GPA of 6.00 or higher. Preference will be given to students enrolled in two or more, third or fourth year courses in economics, mathematics, or statistics program at York University. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Nicholas Gareri Award

The Nicholas Gareri Award is 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

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

Three prizes will be awarded: one each to the second-, third- and fourth-year 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.

Nicola Martin Bursary

Through her position in the Career Development Office at Osgoode, the donor Nicola Martin has the pleasure of working with many outstanding students but she also sees how many struggle financially. This bursary is given annually to a student in the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School who has financial need and is a single parent.

Nirvan Bhavan Foundation Award I

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 & 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 demonstrate financial need.

Nissan Canada Leadership Entrance Award

Nissan Canada Inc.

The Nissan Canada Leadership Entrance Award will be given annually to an incoming Schulich School of Business BBA or iBBA student who academic achievement. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

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).

Nixon T. Berry York University Access Award

This award honours one of York University's long-standing commitments and founding principles: university access for non-traditional students. The Nixon T. Berry York University Access Award is awarded to students participating in the York University Transition Year Program, or if this is not possible, to recent participants in one of York University's access initiatives. This award was created through a bequest made by Margaret Fulton Berry, who was the wife of Nixon Telford Berry, QC. The Nixon T. Berry York University Access Award honours the memory of Nixon Telford Berry QC, who along with others had a vision in the 1950's to create a second university in Toronto, a vision which was fulfilled when York University was founded. N.T. Berry joined the Organising Committee of York University in January 1959 and acted as the Committee's legal representative during the processing of York's founding charter.

Nobby Wirkowski Football Award

This award has been made possible through the generosity of Rico DiLello and alumni and friends of football to assist student-athletes on the interuniversity football team. These volunteers have made an extraordinary contribution through the Football 5th Quarter Club to assist in building excellence for York's football program. Student-athletes must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need and meet the Ontario University athletics (OUA) criteria for continuing or new students: Continuing Students: a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.00 and registration in a minimum of 18 credits. New Students: an admission average of 80 per cent (or equivalent).

Norman Di Lella Memorial Bursary

Established by the friends of the late Norman Joseph Di Lella (Osgoode Hall Law School Class of 1957) this bursary will be awarded to a student in any year of the JD program.

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) overall cumulative grade point average, has successfully completed a minimum of two 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

This scholarship will be given to a LA&PS student in even years, and given to a School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design student in odd years. The scholarship within LA&PS will be given to a third year 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 School of the Arts, Media, Performance & 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. Recipients of this scholarship must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or protected persons, residents of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need.

Northview Print & Copy Bursary

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

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Award

This award, established by the law firm of Ogilvy Renault, will be presented annually to a student entering the second year of the JD Program at Osgoode Hall Law School. The award will be given on the basis of academic excellence as well as a demonstrated commitment to teamwork, as evidenced by his/her participation in extra-curricular programs, committees and organizations.

NSERC - Alexander Graham Bell Post Graduate Scholarships (PGS) ? M

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NSERC - Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship

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NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award

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.

Obiter Dicta Bursary

Granted to a student registered in the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Established in the 2002/2003 academic year by the staff of Osgoode's student newspaper who felt the profit generated by the paper should be invested to assist the Osgoode community. It is their hope that future editors will continue to contribute to the fund so more assistance is available.

OECTA Award

Established in 1987, the O.E.C.T.A. Award is awarded on the basis of professional and academic excellence, and is open to all candidates graduating from their third year of the Pre-Service program who have completed ED/EDUC 3000 3.0, Teaching Religious Education in the Roman Catholic Separate Schools or Religious Education: Teaching in Catholic Schools, offered through he Research and Professional Development Office. This award was established by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association. A second award is available for candidates graduating from the Consecutive program. To receive this award, teacher candidates must be recommended by a course director from the York University Faculty of Education

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

The award will be given annually to any full-time Stong student currently enrolled in the University. The recipient must have demonstrated a high level of commitment and involvement in the college, financial need and have an overall average of 7.00(B+) or better.

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.

Omer and Norah Deslauriers Internship

Awarded to a new full-time Glendon student in exchange for community service in a francophone or bilingual setting in Toronto. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Onie Brown Memorial Bursary

Established by Mrs. C.M. Muskat, B.A., Barrister of Toronto, in memory of the late Onie Brown, Q.C. (Osgoode Hall, 1928-55). This bursary is to be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.

Ontario Catholic Teachers Association

Awarded on the basis of professional and academic excellence to Faculty of Education students graduating from the consecutive program who have completed ED/EDUC 3000 3.00, Teaching Religious Education in the Roman Catholic Separate Schools. This award was established by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers? Association.

Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association Toronto French Contest Prize

This prize has been made possible through the generosity of the Ontario Modern Language Teacher?s 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 Francaise ecrit pour specialistes. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need and achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 8.00 (A).

Ontario Power Generation Award Program: University Engineering Award

Student Financial Services will nominate one candidate each year for this scholarship program. Details on this scholarship are available from the Ontario Power Generation Web site at http://www.opg.com/community/scholarships.asp

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Entrance Scholarships

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education

The Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Entrance Scholarship will be awarded annually to 1 male student and 1 female student entering the Lassonde School of Engineering from a Canadian high school. To be considered, candidates must have achieved a minimum admission average of 80% or equivalent and must demonstrate leadership qualities.

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Undergraduate Scholarships

The Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Undergraduate Scholarship will be awarded annually to two students in the Lassonde School of Engineering. To be considered, candidates must have completed at least 24 credits, have achieved a minimum gpa of 7.0 and must demonstrate role model qualities through participation in non academic 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 undergraduate 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.

Originality Prize in Memory of Paul Jeffrey Kusyszyn

The Originality Prize in Memory of Paul Jeffrey Kusyszyn will be awarded to a fourth year, full time undergraduate York University student enrolled in the Department of Psychology. The prize will be awarded to the student with the most original BA honours thesis; to be eligible for this Prize, students must have received a minimum 'A' grade on their BA Honours thesis. The Prize is only to be awarded if the thesis truly exemplifies "outside the norm" originality as determined by the selection committee.

Orpheus Award

Two Orpheus Awards are given each year for outstanding achievement in adjudicated vocal performance to music majors in the classical performance stream. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario 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

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

The Oscar Peterson Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student entering the Music degree program who demonstrates a unique musical ability, especially in the field of jazz performance, as demonstrated through live performance or a portfolio. The recipient must present a minimum admission average of 80 percent and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and reside in of Ontario. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated financial need. This scholarship is renewable for a maximum of three additional years provided the recipient enrolls in a minimum of 18 credits each year and achieves a sessional GPA of 7.50.

Oscar Peterson Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate students in the Music degree program who demonstrates 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 GPA of 7.50 and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, who is a resident of Ontario and demonstrates financial need.

Osgoode Award of Excellence

Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association

Established by the Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association to honour of some of the most distinguished alumni who are the recipients of the Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association's Award of Excellence, the Robinette Medal. This scholarship will be granted to students entering the first year of the JD program or a joint program (JD/ MBA/MPA; JD/MES) with an A- average or higher who show academic excellence in pre-law work and promise of continued academic excellence. The scholarships included in this program include: The John D. Arnup Entrance Scholarship, The Brendan O'Brien Entrance Scholarship, The G. Arthur Martin Entrance Scholarship and The John J. Robinette Entrance Scholarship. Scholarships will be given out on a rotational basis

Osgoode C.O.T.C. World War Memorial Bursary

Out of the Osgoode Hall C.O.T.C. World War Memorial Fund, one or more bursaries may be awarded to students in either their second or their final year of attendance at the School. Preference will be given to students who, at the time of granting the award, are actively identified with any unit of the Armed Forces of Canada. Second preference will be given students, or their children, who have been in active service.

Osgoode Class of 1967 Bursary

Initiated in 1997 to commemorate the lives and achievement of two well known members of the Class '67 who passed away in that year; Mr. David ("Bugsy") Newman and Mr. Larry Grossman. This bursary will be granted to Osgoode students who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Osgoode Class of 1974 Bursary

This bursary was donated to Osgoode Hall Law School by the Class of 1974 in celebration of their 30th class reunion in 2004. It will be awarded annually to a student registered in the JD program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Osgoode Classic Bursary

This bursary will be awarded annually to a student in the JD program who is a Canadian citizen/permanent resident/protected person, an Ontario resident and who had financial need. The proceeds from the Osgoode alumni golf tournament were used to establish this bursary.

Osgoode Hall Faculty Association (OHFA) Bursary

This bursary was established in 2004 by members of the faculty of Osgoode Hall Law School in order to reduce financial barriers to the law school and to assist a diverse body of students to obtain a legal education at Osgoode. Bursaries may be awarded each year to students in any year of the JD program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Osgoode Hall Faculty Association (OHFA) Bursary

This OHFA Bursary was established in 2017 at the request of the Osgoode Hall Faculty Association with a University contribution of $50,000 to support students with financial need.

Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association Board Bursary

The Board of Directors of the Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association is dedicated to advancing the Law School, its alumni, faculty and students. They recognize that the pursuit of excellence is achieved through a partnership between the Law School and its alumni. The Board has established this bursary to enable talented students to pursue their studies with as few financial pressures as possible. It will be given annually to an Osgoode student who is in good academic standing (attained a "C" or higher average) and demonstrates financial need.

Osgoode Hall Law School Upper Year Award of Excellence

This award has been established to recognize upper year students registered in the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement (standing in the top 21% of their class). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Osgoode Opportunities Renewable Entrance Awards

Osgoode Hall Law School

This award has been created by Osgoode Hall Law School as part of its ongoing support of access to legal education. The award will cover tuition for two full-time JD students with high financial need. Preference will be given to one Aboriginal student and one sole-support caregiver. The award is renewable in each of the second and third year of the JD program provided the student continues to have demonstrated financial need, remains in good academic standing and maintains full-time status.

Osgoode Student Emergency Fund

Osgoode Hall Law School has established the Osgoode Student Emergency Fund to assist students with loans who find themselves in dire financial difficulty.

Osgoode Students Cooperative Trust Bursary

This award provides entrance bursaries to first year deserving Osgoode Hall Law School students. Established in 1968 when Osgoode Hall Law School moved to York University from its downtown location. The bursary was created from proceeds generated by student use of the photocopy machines in the old premises. Since the trust grew from the students' contributions, it is hoped that its co-operative nature will be continued or expanded through the voluntary contributions of recipients and others when in a financial position to make them. It is only through such contributions that the fund will live on.

Osgoode@125 Fund

On the occasion of Osgoode Hall Law School's 125th Anniversary, the Osgoode @125 Fund was established through a student-led fundraising initiative to provide support to JD students who are graduating having incurred significant debt pursuing their legal education in order to allow them to pursue a diversity of career car paths. Interest from the fund will be distributed annually for debt relief through such programs as exit bursaries and forgivable loans."

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Prize in Labour Relations Law

This prize will be awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in the subject of Labour Relations Law, has been established by the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP firm.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Research Prize in Corporate/Commercial Law

The Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP firm has established this prize to be awarded to the student in second or third year who submits the best research paper in each year in a corporate or commercial law subject.

OSSTF/FEESO Faculty of Education Award

The OSSTF/FEESO Faculty of Education Award, valued at $1,000 annually, shall be awarded to the graduating Intermediate/Senior or Technological Studies Teacher Candidate who applies for the award and who in the opinion of his/her Faculty of Education?s Awards Committee has shown a clear understanding and empathy for the values of unionism, is attempting to secure a job with a public secondary board, and who best exemplifies the award criteria.

Otis Canada Inc. Bursary

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

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 International Student Leadership & Volunteer Award, LA&PS

The Outstanding International Student Leadership & Volunteer Award honours international students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies for exceptional contribution to an undergraduate student association in the Faculty and/or in other areas of the York community (internally and/or externally). It recognizes outstanding achievement in upholding the vision of building strong and inclusive communities at the local, national and international level. This award honours international students who have distinguished themselves in the areas of volunteer contributions, service and/or leadership. One award valued at $300. Student must be an undergraduate LA&PS major and an international student, paying international fees.

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.

Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein Award

Established by the firm of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein to honour its friend, Ian Scott, and to assist a student(s) who intends to pursue a career in public law. Ian Scott (LLB 1959) has been a barrister, a politician and a legal educator. In each of his careers, he set high standards of achievement with integrity and commitment.

Parkdale Twenty-fifth Anniversary Student Bursary

Established by the friends and alumni of Parkdale Community Legal Services (PCLS) to celebrate the clinic's 25 years as a pioneer in Canadian legal services and the provision of legal services to the Parkdale community. This bursary supports Osgoode students who came from the Parkdale community and students who are enrolled and participating on a full-time basis for an academic semester in the Intensive Program in Poverty Law at PCLS. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

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.

Past Presidents of CIBPA & CIBPA Ladies Auxiliary Award

Established in 1952, the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association (CIBPA) has earned the respect and reputation of being the premier association that best represents the business and professional interests of Canadians of Italian heritage. This award is presented on behalf of the Past Presidents of the CIBPA and the CIBPA Ladies Auxiliary, in particular the outstanding contributions of the founders of the CIBPA Education Foundation - Albert J. Vangelisti, Frank Ciccolini Sr., Elio Rosati, Nick Simone and Shirley Speciale. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are active in the Canadian-Italian community or have an academic focus on the study of Italy.

Patel Family Capstone Project Award

The Patel Family Capstone Project Award will be granted to one group competing in the Lassonde Engineering Capstone Competition. The award will be given to the team whose project exhibits the most potential to positively impact human well-being with maximum, immediate benefit.

Patel Family Fighting Spirit Award

The Patel Family Fighting Spirit Award will recognize students who are able to persevere and overcome life's ups and downs with a fighting spirit by achieving the greatest jump in grade point average from one year to the next. Undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in full-time studies at the Lassonde School of Engineering are eligible.

Patel Family Scholarship for Building Strong Communities

The Patel Family Scholarship for Building Strong Communities will recognize the best all-around student (undergraduate or graduate) who exhibits leadership qualities with an emphasis on helping fellow students and building strong communities within their school, community and/or workplace.

Patricia and Robert Martin Award

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.

Patricia Harvey Memorial Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of professional and academic excellence to a candidate graduating from Year 3 of the pre-service program, with a minimum grade point average of 6.00 in their academic faculty and a minimum grade point average of 7.00 in the Faculty of Education. The Faculty reserves the right not to award a scholarship every year. This award has been established by friends and colleagues to commemorate a professor of outstanding quality.

Patricia Murray Excellence Bursary for Inter-university Athletics

The Patricia Murray Excellence Bursary for Interuniversity Athletics will assist current and new student-athletes pursue excellence as a member of York University?s interuniversity athletics program. The recipient must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must also meet the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) criteria for continuing or new students: Continuing students: a minimum cumulative GPA of a 5.50 and registration in a minimum of 18 credits. New students: an admission average of 80 per cent (or equivalent). Named in honour of Pat Murray, Director of Sport & Recreation (1995 to 2008), School of Kinesiology & Health Science faculty member, and a founding member of the University's Licensing Board. Pat contributed to sport excellence through quality programming and the creation of the athletic excellence awards for incoming and continuing student-athletes.

Patrick J. Monahan Award

Patrick Monahan

Established by Patrick Monahan, Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School (2003 - 2009), to assist students who are entering the first year of study of the JD program. Recipients must have high academic standing in comparison to other students admitted to the program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons, and Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need.

Patrick Solomon Memorial Award in Urban Diversity

The Patrick Solomon Memorial Award in Urban Diversity will be available for two candidates in the Faculty of Education. One award will be available for students in each of the graduate and undergraduate programs. Recipients will demonstrate a dedication to the principles of social justice, equity and community service, as demonstrated through course assignments, projects and initiatives. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Paul Cantor Award

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 been a long serving member of the York University Board of Governors since 1998 and has extensive experience in the Toronto Business community.

Paul Cantor Essay Competition

York University Public Affairs paper competition is administered by the Glendon Research Group in Public and International Affairs. The competition is open to all York students with prizes for the best work both at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Paul H. Klewans Memorial Award

Established in memory of Paul Klewans, this award will be granted to a student in financial need or a mature student who has entered the first year of the JD Program.

Paul Kay Adventure Bursary

The Paul Kay Adventure Bursary will be awarded annually to Glendon students who participate in academic exchange programs in France and Belgium and who demonstrate financial need.

Paul Pellegrini Award

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 third- or fourth-year student at the Keele campus, with a preference given to political science majors focusing on public policy and administration at the Keele campus who achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.00 (B). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident who demonstrates financial need.

Peggie Sampson Scholarship

This scholarship will be given annually to one undergraduate student entering their Year 2 or 3 in the Department of Music, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design , who has achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students studying early music.

Peggy 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 his/her Year 2 of study at York. The recipient must be returning for his/her Year 3 of study.

Peter and Basya Hunter Award

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 E. Board Bursary

This small award was established by the Faculty of Education in memory of Professor Peter E. Board. All Faculty of Education students are eligible to apply. Applicants must show both financial need and academic promise. One recommendation letter from a member of York University's Faculty of Education who is familiar with applicant's work is required. The letter must address teaching promise

Peter G. Picherack Memorial Bursary

Through the generosity of the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, this award has been established to provide two bursaries in memory of the late Peter G. Picherack, Osgoode Hall Law School Class of 1975. The bursaries will be awarded to two students in any year of the JD Program. Recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Peter MacKendrick Memorial Award for the Visual Arts

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.

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.

Philip Madras Award in Accounting

This award is given in memory of Philip Madras, C.A. After serving in World War II, he completed his accounting studies in a special correspondence course for veterans. In recognition of his long service to the profession, he was designated a Life Member of the Order of Chartered Accountants of Quebec. The Philip Madras Award was created to encourage others to embark on a career in accounting. This award will be granted to an undergraduate student majoring in accounting (preference given to students registered in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies). Recipients will have successfully completed at least 30 credits at York with a cumulative GPA of 6.00 or higher. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario, who demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for two additional years provided the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA of 6.00 or higher and successfully completes a minimum of 24 credits each year.

Philip Roth Bursary

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 third year student entering fourth year who is a full-time undergraduate student in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design. Recipients must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA 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 & Design, in recognition of outstanding creative and scholarly achievement. Named for Phillip Silver, Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts (1998-2008), this scholarship recognizes his contributions to both the Faculty of Fine Arts as well as the Canadian arts community.

Philosophy Department Prize, Glendon

The Philosophy Department Prize is awarded to a graduating philosophy major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Political Science Award

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 & Professional Studies. Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students who have completed a minimum of 60 credits and achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00.

Political Science Departmental Prize, Glendon

The Political Science Book Prize is awarded to a graduating political science major at Glendon College in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Political Science Scholarship

Awarded to the graduating fourth-year honours Political Science student at the Keele Campus, with the highest grade point average calculated on political science courses only. In the event of a tie, the department will decide whether to make more than one award (but no more than three). If more than three students have the same political science grade point average, the department will take into consideration the number of political science courses taken by the students and their overall grade point averages in its selection of the three nominees.

Portuguese and Luso Brazilian Studies Entrance Award

The Portuguese and Luso Brazilian Studies Entrance Award will be awarded to the incoming undergraduate student with the highest admission average, majoring or minoring in Portuguese and Luso Brazilian Studies. The recipient must have demonstrated financial need.

President Emeritus Mamdouh Shoukri International Award for Global Health

The President Emeritus Mamdouh Shoukri International Award for Global Health will be awarded to full time undergraduate students enrolled in the Global Health program in the Faculty of Health in association with the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health. The award will be awarded to a continuing international student who has a grade point average of 6.00 and who demonstrates financial need.

President's Creative Writing Prize

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

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.

Prix d'excellence de l'ATIO (Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario)

Awarded to a graduating Translation major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement.

Prize for BSc Field-based Research in Physical Geography

The Prize for BSc Field-based Research in Physical Geography will be given annually to the student completing a Bachelor of Science in Geography who has the best research project in one of York's field based courses (in physical geography; SCGEOG field course)

Prize of the Swiss Ambassador to Canada

The Prize of the Swiss Ambassador to Canada is given to a student graduating from the French program for his or her academic accomplishment. This prize is given once a year at the discretion of the French program.

Prof. Ruth Hill Memorial Award

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

Professor Albert V. Tucker Award

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.

Professor Ian Martin D-TEIL Book Prize

Named in honor of Professor Ian Martin, this book prize is awarded to a graduating student in the D-TEIL program in recognition of academic excellence. The prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Professor Marilyn L. Pilkington Bursary

Osgoode Hall Law School established this bursary on the occasion of Marilyn Pilkington's retirement from the Law School (1980-2013) and in recognition of her leadership as Dean (1993-1998). It will be given annually to a student in the JD program with financial need. The bursary is funded through Osgoode's Accessibility Fund, and will be awarded in the years where there are funds from this source available.

Provost's Award

York University

The Provost Award will be given to: 1) Ontario College applicants who have completed one year of full time study or equivalent at a college of applied arts and technology in Ontario within the past three years with an overall grade point average of 3.30 or better on a 4-point scale (B+/75 per cent or equivalent on a York grading scale) including all attempted courses. Candidates will be assessed on their most recent post secondary studies only, and must be admitted to an undergraduate degree program at York. Applicants who are ineligible for transfer credit consideration are excluded. 2)Ontario University Transfer applicants who have completed the equivalent of one full year of study (4 full courses/8 half courses) with an overall grade point average of 3.00 or better on a 4-point scale (B/70 per cent or equivalent on a York grading scale). Candidates will be assessed on their most recent post secondary studies only, and must be admitted to an undergraduate degree program at York. Applicants who have previously completed a university degree are excluded.

Psychology Department Prize, Glendon

The Psychology Department Prize is awarded to a graduating psychology major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

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.

Public Policy, Administration and Law Graduate Bursary

The scholarship provides financial assistance to graduate students entering the Public Policy, Administration and Law program who demonstrate financial need.

Qian Liu Scholarship

To be awarded to an international student who is a graduate of the York University English Language Institute and is pursuing graduate or undergraduate studies at York University. The recipient will have demonstrated the highest academic achievement in their previous studies and have achieved the highest level of proficiency in the York English Language Institute.

Quebec Entrance Scholarship

York University

The Quebec Entrance Scholarship is awarded to Glendon applicants from CEGEPs who hold the DEC, have the highest academic average and are eligible for admission to Year 2.

R. Vernon Johnson Memorial Bursary

This award will be given to a student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & 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.J. Gray Award

This award will be offered each year to a student enrolled in the JD program who demonstrates financial need, outstanding academic achievement, and involvement in extracurricular activities, such as participation in York University athletics. Established through the generosity of friends and alumni of Osgoode Hall Law School on the occasion of Professor R. J. Gray's retirement. R.J. Gray joined the faculty at Osgoode in 1958, and served the Law School for more than 42 years, many of those as Assistant Dean. He is regarded as one of the most endearing members of the Osgoode community - respected by students, alumni, and faculty alike.

R.L. Cohen Scholarship in Psychology

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 second-year 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.

Rabbi Gunther Plaut Book Prize for Human Rights and Refuge Studies

The prize will be awarded annually to the student enrolled in either the CRS Undergraduate Certificate program or the CRS Graduate Diploma program, for the best essay on International Human Rights or on Refugees Studies. The Prize is to encourage students to pursue their interests in international human rights and refugee issues.

Ralph & Rose Chiodo, Active Green & Ross Award

Established in 1952, the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association (CIBPA) has earned the respect and reputation of being the premier association that best represents the business and professional interests of Canadians of Italian heritage. This award has been established through the generous support of Ralph and Rose Chiodo, owners of Active Green & Ross, and other members of the CIBPA of Greater Toronto. To be considered for this award, recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. First preference will be given to applicants who are active in the Canadian-Italian community, and second preference with an academic focus on the study of Italy.

Ralph Fisher Scholarship

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.

Randa Jean Cook Memorial Bursary Fund

This bursary will be awarded annually to a second or third year student who demonstrates financial need. The successful candidate will be enrolled in the Intensive Program in Poverty Law at Parkdale Community Legal Services. Established to honour the memory of Randa Jean Cook who graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1989. Randa died in a cycling accident in July, 1992. During her time as a student at Osgoode Hall Law School, Randa assumed many leadership roles and was a committed student of poverty law, labour law and feminist legal theory.

Randal Dooley Memorial Entrance Bursary

The Randal Dooley Memorial Entrance Bursary will be offered to a secondary school student entering the first year of a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies program from a high school in the Jane and Finch Corridor. The successful applicant must meet the minimum admission requirements and demonstrate community involvement in the Jane-Finch community. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Raphael Partners Prize in Torts

The firm of Raphael Partners (formerly Paroian Raphael) of Windsor, Chatham, Tilbury and Toronto has established an annual prize to be shared equally by the individual students with the highest standing in each section of the first year course in Torts.

Ray and Joe Abramson Award in Mathematics and Statistics

Blanca Abramson and Professor Morton Z. Abramson

The award will be given annually to a student entering his/her first year in a major program within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of extracurricular involvement in a math-related club and/or activity. Should there not be a suitable Year 1 candidate, the award will be given to an upper-year mathematics and statistics student who has demonstrated a record of extracurricular involvement in a math-related club and/or activity, is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrates financial need.

Reg Friesen Chemistry Education Bursary

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

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.

Retired Women Teachers of Ontario - York North Award

This award will be given annually to a student in the Faculty of Education who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Reva Orlicky Memorial & 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.

Richard Forbes Bursary

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. Preference will be given to third year students enrolled in a concurrent degree program in the Faculty of Education. Applicants will provide proof of community involvement as a criterion for consideration.

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 Jarrell Scholarship

The Richard Jarrell Scholarship will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student studying Science and Technology Studies. To be eligible students must have been enrolled in Introduction to Science and Technology Studies (STS 2411) in the previous calendar year, completed a minimum of 24 credits and maintain a minimum GPA of 7.00. The recipient must show promise in the field of STS as indicated by the course director of STS 2411.

Richard Pettyjohn Bursary

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

Richard W.J. Posluns Memorial Bursary

In memory of their partner, Richard W.J. Posluns, Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.M. 1977, the firm of Goodman and Carr LLP has established this bursary to be awarded to a deserving student in the JD Program at Osgoode Hall Law School.

RJ3 Bursary

The RJ3 Memorial Bursary was created through the generous support of the friends and family of Rav Johal. The RJ3 bursary will be given to a York University student athlete with preference given to a member of the basketball program who meets the criteria for eligibility under the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletics awards and someone who has made a contribution to the York community. Rav Johal was a strong man who used his healthy vision of the world to improve the lives of everyone around him. After two years of debilitating treatments, efforts to cure him of cancer proved futile, and Rav passed away on November 19, 2012. In his amazing memory we have decided to honor him with a yearly scholarship at York University, representing the values that meant so much to him.

Robert J. Gemmell MBA/JD Award of Excellence

Schulich alumnus Robert J. Gemmell (MBA/LLB '83) has established this award to recognize academic achievement and commitment by a third year female student in the MBA/JD program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Robert James McLaughlin Memorial Bursary

Established by the late W. W. McLaughlin, Barrister, Toronto, to be used for bursaries to support Osgoode Hall Law School students.

Robert Munro Menzies Award

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.

Robert Orr Entrance Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student entering the first year class at Osgoode Hall Law School. The scholarship will be awarded principally on the basis of academic excellence as demonstrated by the recipient's performance in her/his pre-law studies at a Canadian university. Other factors, including the recipient's participation/leadership in extracurricular university or community activities may also be considered.

Robert Peck Award

The Robert Peck Award was created in honour of Robert D. Peck who graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1970. It will be given annually to a student in the JD program who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, Ontario resident and who demonstrates financial need. The recipient must have experience with or interest in a regulatory authority charged with acting in the public interest. This may be demonstrated through either enrolment or completion of a course in the area of regulatory law, for example, Administrative Law, Securities, Environmental, etc.

Robert W. Macaulay Prize in Land Use Planning

This prize is awarded to a second or third year student who excels in Land Use Planning, in terms of either exam results or research papers.

Robert Wallace Award of Merit

The Robert Wallace Award of Merit is given annually to a Glendon student demonstrating a strong record of involvement in, and positive contribution to Theatre Glendon, while maintaining satisfactory progress in his/her studies.

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.

Roger R. Lew Bursary

The Roger. R. Lew Bursary will be awarded annually to a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student majoring in Biology, Biophysics or Biochemistry who demonstrates financial need.

Ron Cope Bursary

Awarded to York students who are Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.Ronald Cope dedicated his career to teaching deaf, deafened and hard of hearing students. In memory of this commitment and dedication, the Ron Cope Resource Room was established on York Campus providing deaf, deafened and hard of hearing students with access to the most current databases, resources and services available. Each year the Ron Cope Bursary is given to two students in order to meet a portion of their educational expenses and to afford them the opportunity to participate in the operation of the Ron Cope Resource Room.

Ron Triffon Entrance Scholarship

Friends of Glendon

Awarded to a Year 1 Glendon student with high academic standing, coming from a province east of Ontario. This award has been established in memory of a former Glendon student.

Ron Weinberger Memorial Scholarship in Music

Ron Weinberger Memorial Scholarship in Music will be awarded annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Music and who has completed a minimum of 24 credits students are eligible. Minimum cumulative GPA 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.

Ronald J. Rolls '58 Q.C. Bursary

Ronald J Rolls BA, LLB, QC, LSM, practised civil litigation at Fasken Martineu for over 40 years. He co-authoured a number of books on civil procedure including The Law of Civil Procedure and The Conduct of an Action. This bursary was established by his family to honour his many contributions to the legal profession. It will be given annually to a student in the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School who is in financial need and in the final year of study.

Ronald J. Rolls '58, Q.C. Prize

The Ronald J. Rolls '58, Q.C. Prize will be given annually to the student who stands first in each section of civil procedure, which is part of the Legal Process course. Ronald J Rolls practiced civil litigation at Fasken Martineu for over 40 years. He co-authored a number of books on civil procedure including The Law of Civil Procedure.

Ronald Robertson Q.C. Memorial Tax Prize

Partners of McCarthy Tetrault and the family of the late Ronald Robertson Q.C. have established a prize to mark his unique professional contribution to the development of tax law and policy in Canada. This prize will be awarded to the student who submits the best research paper for the seminar in Tax Policy. Should this seminar not be offered, the prize is awarded to the student with the highest standing in Tax Planning. Students enrolled in either the JD or graduate law programs are eligible to be considered for this prize.

Rose Reisman Bursary

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.

Roseann Runte Scholarship

R. Runte

Roseann Runte, principal of Glendon from 1989 to 1994, supported academic excellence in both French and English as a key to global understanding and peace. This scholarship was established in recognition of the special role of bilingualism in laying the foundation for communication on the national and international level. Student must be entering their first year of studies and have high academic achievement and leadership. Open to Glendon College applicants showing a commitment to bilingualism.

Ross J. Williamson Award

Awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student who has completed at least 48 York credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.00 (B+); is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, Ontario resident and demonstrates financial need.

Roy Bennett Bursary

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.

Royal Bank Emergency Bursary Fund

Awarded to students in their third- or fourth-year of an undergraduate program as well as students in a Master's level program. Students in any Faculty except the Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School may qualify for this bursary. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum grade point average of 6.00 (B).

Rudolph Family Award

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.

Rudolph P. Bratty Award

This award will be given to students registered in the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School who have demonstrated academic achievement. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Rudolph P. Bratty graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1957 and went on to a distinguished career in real estate law and land development. He has generously given his time and support to numerous charitable organizations.

Russell Nelles Starr, Q.C. Memorial Award

This award will be granted annually to up to two students in first or second year, with preference being given to physically disabled students or students achieving high academic standing in civil procedure, or both. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Established through the estate of his wife Catherine Margaret Starr. A graduate of Osgoode Hall in 1934, the late R. Nelles Starr, Q.C. was a vigorous and skilled lawyer. As a respected member of the legal profession, Starr was a pure litigator and also an iconoclast. He was an enthusiastic critic of the judiciary and other legal institutions.

Russell Norman Gladstone Memorial Bursary

Established in memory of Russell Norman Gladstone, this bursary is offered annually to a mature student in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & 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

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 GPA 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

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 Goldhar Bursary

Awarded to a deserving Osgoode Student demonstrating financial need.

Samuel Rubinoff Prize in Legal Process

This prize is awarded to a first year law student writing the most outstanding research paper in Legal Process.

Sandler Gordon Bursary Fund

Established to honour the memories of Lillian Sandler (1908-93) and Sandy Gordon (1914-92) by their families and friends. Lillian Sandler '31 established a successful practice in real estate and family law despite the Depression and an inhospitable climate for women and Jews in the profession. Her husband Sandy Gordon '56 graduated under the DVA program for World War II veterans and joined his wife's firm, practicing litigation law. They practiced together as Sandler, Gordon et al for 25 years. Their generosity and concern for others is reflected in this bursary fund which provides assistance to entering or continuing students at Osgoode Hall Law School who demonstrate financial need and good academic performance.

Sandra Chapnik Mature Student Bursary Fund

Established by The Honourable Madam Justice Sandra Chapnik (Osgoode' 76) and Dr. Jerry Chapnik, this bursary is to support an Osgoode student in any year admitted under the Mature Student applicant category and who demonstrates financial need. Madam Justice Chapnik was a member of the first group of students admitted to the Law School under the Mature Student applicant category.

Sarah and Joe Rainsberger Entrance Bursary

Awarded to an incoming student admitted to Glendon College who has been home schooled and demonstrates financial need. Should there be no suitable applicants in a given year the award will be held over until the following year.

Sarah Piper Stevenson Bursary

Awarded to a Year 2 undergraduate student in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studieswho 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

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.

Scholarship for Outstanding Community Work in the Spanish Speaking Community

This scholarship will be granted to an undergraduate student who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario, and who demonstrates financial need. The recipient of this scholarship will have achieved a minimum admission average of 80% (or equivalent). Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated leadership in youth lead social or cultural activities that contribute to communities or organizations where Spanish is a primary language. Where no candidate of preference applies, selection will be based on the balance of the criteria. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario, who demonstrates financial need.

School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design Award for Academic Distinction

An annual award presented at the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design convocation reception in both June and October to honour the graduating student who has achieved the highest cumulative grade point average in the Faculty among those graduating with first-class standing. No application required.

School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Bursaries

These bursaries were established by the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies to assist undergraduate and graduate Women's Studies students in financial need. All recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents, and demonstrate financial need.

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 have successfully completed a minimum of two practicum courses.

School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design Bursary

Awarded to deserving fine arts students demonstrating financial need.

School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design 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.

School of Women's Studies Departmental Prize, Glendon

The School of Women Studies Prize is awarded to a graduating women studies major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Schrage Family Fellowship in Jewish Studies

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

Schulich 50th Anniversary Award

Established from the proceeds of the 50th Anniversary Gala held in May 2016, this award will be given to selected incoming full-time graduate and/or undergraduate level Schulich School of Business students. Recipients of this award will demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

Schulich Case Competition Bursary

Each year a limited number of bursaries will be awarded to students participating in business case competitions. The bursary will provide financial support for the costs of registration, travel, accommodation and other expenses related to participation in the case competition. Eligible students will be enrolled in a Schulich School of Business degree program, and be in good academic standing. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Schulich Case Competition Bursary

Each year a limited number of bursaries will be awarded to students participating in business case competitions. The bursary will provide financial support for the costs of registration, travel, accommodation and other expenses related to participation in the case competition. Eligible students will be enrolled in a Schulich School of Business degree program, demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing.

Schulich Case Competition Fund

The Schulich Case Competition Fund is available to Schulich students who have been approved for funding through the Dean's Office.

Schulich Exchange Bursary

The Schulich Exchange Bursary will be awarded to full-time students participating in the exchange program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Schulich International Case Competition

The Schulich International Case Competition (SICC) brings together students, academics and industry leaders to discuss pressing global business issues and gives students from across industries the opportunity to approach a realistic business challenge from an innovative and pragmatic perspective. Global, innovative and diverse, the Schulich School of Business prepares future business leaders for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business and this approach to business issues is central to the Schulich International Case Competition. SICC is a student led initiative and is organized with the support of the Schulich community. Each year three teams are chosen as finalists and are awarded a cash prize.

Schulich Leader Scholarship

One scholarship valued at $100,000 ($25,000 x 4 years) will be awarded to a Schulich Leader Nominee admitted to an Engineering program. An additional scholarship valued at $80,000 ($20,000 x 4 years) will be awarded to a Schulich Leader Nominee admitted to Science, Technology, or Mathematics. 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 maintains continued full time enrolment status in a STEM Faculty/program and successfully completes a full time course load. In the event that the recipient of an Engineering scholarship transfers into a science, technology or math program, the value of the scholarship will be adjusted accordingly. Recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for the YU Automatic Entrance Scholarship or the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.

Schulich PhD Fellowship

The Schulich PhD Fellowship provides funding to eligible doctoral students. It is issued in three equal installments (Fall, Winter, Summer).

Schulich School of Business Alumni Award

The Schulich School of Business Alumni Award was created through generous contributions made by Schulich Alumni. All Schulich degree programs are eligible. Recipients must have achieved good academic standing. Recipients must also be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need.

Scott Cawfield Prize in Business Economics

The Scott Cawfield Prize in Business Economics will be awarded the graduating student with the highest grade point average in the Business Economics program at Glendon College. Both domestic and international students will be considered.

Sean O'Sullivan and Lydia Evans International Experience Award

Awarded to an undergraduate student participating in an official International Exchange Program through York International who has not traveled outside of the country (Canada) before. Students must have a minimum GPA of 6.00 to qualify. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person who is a resident of Ontario and demonstrates financial need.

Selina Twum Memorial Scholarship in Dance

The Selina Twum Memorial Scholarship in Dance will be awarded to a fourth year undergraduate student enrolled in the Dance Program in the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). The scholarship will be granted to the student who demonstrates outstanding performance in Dance based on the recommendation of the Chair of the Dance Program.

Seneca@York Bursary

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 GPA 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 Academic Achievement Prize

The Sexuality Studies Academic Achievement Prize is awarded to a graduating student minoring in Sexuality Studies, a graduating student who has completed a Sexuality Studies certificate, or non-degree student who has completed a Sexuality Studies certificate. The recipient will have achieved the highest cumulative grade point average in Sexuality Studies program courses. Students who have applied to receive their degree or certificate in the previous 12 months are eligible.

Sexuality Studies Essay/Project Achievement Prize

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.

Sexuality Studies Outstanding Student Contribution Award

The Sexuality Studies Outstanding Student Contribution Award is presented to a graduating student with a minor in Sexuality Studies, a graduating student who has completed a Sexuality Studies Certificate, or a non-degree student who has completed a Sexuality Studies certificate for outstanding undergraduate student contributions to the Sexuality Studies Program and the development of sexuality studies at York. Students who have applied to receive their degree or certificate in the previous 12 months are eligible. The award is for contributions made during the student's entire career at York and relevant contributions made outside of York may also be taken into consideration.

Seymour Schulich BBA/iBBA Entrance Scholarship

Seymour S. Schulich

In recognition of academic excellence and merit, Seymour Schulich has created the Seymour Schulich BBA Entrance Scholarship. The scholarships are presented to incoming BBA students who have demonstrated academic excellence. Recipients will have been active in their community and demonstrated leadership qualities either in school or through extracurricular activities.

Shanti Chakravorty Award in Indian Classical Music

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.

Shearman & Sterling LLP Prize in U.S. Securites Regulation

This prize will be awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in the U.S. Securities Regulation seminar.

Sheryl and David Kerr Bursary in Women's Ice Hockey

The Sheryl and David Kerr Bursary for Women's Ice Hockey is to be given to female interuniversity ice hockey student athletes who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario, and who demonstrate financial need. To be eligible for this bursary, students must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Interuniversity Sport requirements for athletic awards. Should there be no eligible female ice hockey student athletes for two consecutive years, the bursary will be given to interuniversity student-athletes who are enrolled in a minimum of 18 credits and who meet the financial need requirements, with a preference given to interuniversity ice hockey student athletes.

Shibley Righton LLP Prize in Taxation

This prize will be awarded to the student with the highest standing in Taxation I. Established by the firm of Shibley Righton LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, of Toronto.

Shin Doi & Benda Prize in Legal Drafting

This prize is awarded annually to the student who has the highest standing in Legal Drafting. This prize has been established by Alumni and Adjunct Professors Ms Julia Shin Doi, BA, JD ('92), LLM ('07), and Dr. Stan Benda BA, LLB ('81), LLM('02), PhD('09).

Shirley Halevy Bursary

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.

Shirley Halevy Bursary (Ontario)

The Shirley Halevy Bursary will be granted annually to York University students who have a permanent disability and the highest financial need as demonstrated by Student Financial Services (SFS). By virtue of applying for the bursary, student applicants consent to SFS verifying their status with Counseling and Disability Services. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

Shoshana Kurtz Book Prize

The Shoshana Kurtz Book Prize is donated by the Board of Jewish Education in recognition of Dr. Kurtz?s outstanding contribution to Jewish education. The award will be given to a graduating student in the Jewish Teacher Education program?based on academic performance and professional promise.

Sidney Peck Award

In 2014, Professor Emeritus Sidney Peck wished to create this Award to make a contribution to the University, the Law School and to legal education. He joined the Osgoode faculty in 1966 and has a particular interest in judicial decision-making and constitutional law. He retired in 1995 and continued to have an ongoing relationship with the Law School. The award is available to students in the second or third year of the JD program or second, third or fourth year of a joint program, who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 7.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Simms Shuber Prize

Simms Shuber graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with high honours in 1960 for which he was awarded the Bronze Medal. His family and friends have established this prize to honour his life and many achievements. It will be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in the seminar, Corporate Governance.

Sir Leonard C. Outerbridge '14 Entrance Scholarship (Newfoundland)

Awarded to a student from Newfoundland entering their first year of a JD program. Selected on the basis of academic excellence and public services.

So Pui Ching Award in Sociology

The So Pui Ching Award in Sociology is given to an undergraduate student in Sociology who has earned a minimum of 30 credits and is now in second or third year. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 7.5, must demonstrate involvement in the York community and financial need.

Social Work Alumni Field Education Bursary

The Social Work Alumni Field Education Bursary will be granted annually to one full or part-time undergraduate and graduate student in the School of Social Work who is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need. To be eligible students must be entering into their placement.

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Canada) Prize in Estate Planning

This prize is awarded annually to the student standing first in the Estate Planning seminar. The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) is an international organization for professionals involved in Trusts and Estates Practice including Estate Planning. Education is one of STEP?s primary goals and the key to its mission ? to raise and promote standards in technical knowledge and public service.

Sociology Departmental Prize, Glendon

The Sociology Departmental Prize is awarded to a graduating sociology major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Sorbara Award in Creative Writing

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

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.

Special Program Internship Bursary

Each year full-time PhD, MBA, IMBA, MPA, BBA and iBBA students are selected for special internship work to support not only their own research interests but also for future career focus. The students will work as interns to the Program Director for the academic year. Programs supporting this internship development include Business Ethics, Business & Environment, Real Property Development and Arts & Media Administration, Financial Services, Financial Engineering, as well as any of the functional areas of concentration. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Sport and Recreation Award

Awarded to student applicants on the basis of Honours standing within their program of study and contribution to sport and recreation programs. The Awards and Scholarships Committee of the School of Kinesiology and Health Science will select recipients reflecting a fair and reasonable balance of college and faculty affiliation and sport and recreation program involvement. Recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Spraakman Family Bursary

The Spraakman Family Bursary will benefit full-time continuing undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who demonstrate financial need. Both domestic and international students are eligible but at least 75% of the total awarded in any given year will be provided to domestic students. To be eligible students must have a minimum grade point average of 4.00. Preference will be given to students who have directed OSAP to directly pay their tuition costs.

SSHRC - Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

http://www.vanier.gc.ca/eng/scholarship_details-renseignements_generaux.aspx

Stan M. Shapson Bursary

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

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

Awarded to the student submitting the best essay in fulfilment 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)

The Stanley L.Warner Memorial Award is 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.

Stavrou and Rombis Healthy Living Scholarship

The Stavrou and Rombis Healthy Living Scholarship will be given annually to a full time undergraduate student enrolled in their third or fourth year of study with the Faculty of Health. The scholarship is designed to support a student who is a role model for healthy living as demonstrated in his/her participation in academic, extra curricular and community outreach activities. The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 7.5.

STEP Prize for Trusts and Estates

Established by STEP (Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners) to recognize students who have displayed outstanding achievement in the area of trusts and estates. It will be given annually to a 2nd or 3rd year student who has displayed academic excellence in the areas of trusts and/or estates.

Stephanie Ling Award in Music Education and Community Outreach

The Stephanie Ling Award in Music Education and Community Outreach will be given to a student in the Faculty of Education or the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design with a minimum GPA of 6.00. The award will recognize students who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in music education by enriching the field through research and/or community outreach projects or activities. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

Stephen George Leggett, Q.C. Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Suzanne Holland Leggett

Established by Suzanne Holland Leggett, in honour of the memory of her husband, Stephen George Leggett Q.C. (1936-1994). Stephen Leggett was an alumnus of Osgoode Hall Law School, Class of 1960, and was one of the leading Crown Attorneys of the Province of Ontario for 30 years. This scholarship will be awarded to a student entering the first year of the JD program, based primarily on demonstrated financial need but also academic excellence.

Stephen George Leggett, Q.C. Prize in the Intensive Program in Criminal Law

The prize will be awarded to a student who achieves the highest cumulative mark in the written component of the Intensive Program in Criminal Law. Established by Mrs. Suzanne Leggett to honour the memory of her husband, Stephen George Leggett, Q.C., (1936-94). Stephen was an alumnus of Osgoode Hall Law School '60 and one of the leading Crown Attorneys in Ontario for over 30 years. He exemplified the finest qualities of a lawyer and a Crown Attorney.

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

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

This award is open to students who will be entering their second, third or fourth year 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 enroll 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.

Steven K. Hudson BBA/iBBA Entrance Award

Steven K. Hudson

The Steven K. Hudson BBA Entrance Award is given to a Year 1 BBA/iBBA student who has achieved first class standing (A) in their senior year of high school and has shown strong entrepreneurial achievements. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Steven (BBA ?81) and Sharon Hudson have established this award. Steven Hudson is a strong supporter of the York Community.

Stevenson Scholar in African Studies

This bursary is for first-year or continuing undergraduate or graduate students pursuing an interest in African Studies at York University. Undergraduates would be expected to major in an interdisciplinary program in African Studies. Graduate students would be expected to pursue research in some area of African Studies. Qualified students should show strong academic qualifications as well as financial need. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons as well as Ontario residents.

Stewart Saxe Memorial Prize

The Stewart Saxe Memorial Prize has been established in memory of Stewart Saxe by his family and friends. Stewart graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1973. He was a leading labour and employment lawyer, and negotiator. He was certified as a specialist in Labour Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada and recognized as one of the top labour negotiators in the country. Stewart built the highly successful Labour and Employment Practice at Baker & McKenzie, as well as serving as the managing partner of the Toronto office. The Stewart Saxe prize will be awarded annually to a student entering the second or third year of the JD program who has exhibited the highest degree of interest and academic excellence in labour and employment law.

Stone Family Football Bursary

Created through the generosity of York football alum Shawn Stone, this bursary will be given to an entering or continuing football student-athlete who meets the Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Inter-University Sport requirements for athletic awards.

Stong College Council 50th Anniversary Award

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

Awarded 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 8.0(A). Recipients must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Stringer LLP Prize in Essay Prize Labour Law

This prize will be awarded annually to an upper year student whose research paper is the best overall in Advanced Labour Law.

Stuart A. Roebuck Osgoode Mem. Schol.

This scholarship was established in memory of Stuart A. Roebuck by his family and his friends. Stuart Roebuck received a full scholarship from York University, graduating with his BA in 1982, and from Osgoode in 1985. In 1993, he became a partner with the law firm of Gowling Strathy & Henderson. His life ended in 1996 at the age of 34. The criteria for scholarship highlights some of the qualities Stuart possessed: academic excellence, an interest in the well-being of others and a fondness for athletic activities and the arts. In addition, the recipient of the award will have achieved a minimum B+ average. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student entering the second or third year of the JD program or the third or fourth year of an JD joint degree program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Stuart A. Roebuck Undergraduate Memorial Scholarship

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 Awards

Recipients will be chosen from among the continuing student-athletes who have achieved the highest grade point average in the previous academic session from the women's and men's interuniversity sport teams selected to receive the York University Sport Excellence Award.

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) overall cumulative grade point average, has successfully completed a minimum of two practicum courses and has the highest cumulative grade point average in Kinesiology and Health Science courses. A student may only receive this award once.

Student Association for Single Parents (SASP) Award

The Student Association for Single Parents (SASP) Award was created to benefit an undergraduate or graduate student who is also a single parent, entering their second year of study/research in any faculty, with a minimum B (6.00) GPA. To be eligible students must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and have demonstrated financial need.

Students' Centennial Bursary Fund

Established by the student body as part of the Centennial celebrations at Osgoode Hall Law School through an annual contribution of $25 from each student, gathered as part of tuition fees. These bursaries assist Osgoode JD students with financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Sudha Thakkar Khandwani Award in Western Dance

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.

Sue Vail Leadership Award

The recipient of the Susan Vail Leadership Award must possess a minimum grade point average of 6.0, in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science undergraduate program and exhibit exceptional leadership qualities as demonstrated through involvement in one or more of the following: participation in extracurricular activities such as student clubs and organizations, recreation, intramurals and/or varsity sports. A well-rounded leader will participate in a variety of on campus activities and demonstrate a high level of commitment to enhancing the student experience at York University. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario with demonstrated financial need. This scholarship is named in honour of Dr. Susan Vail in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the School of Kinesiology and Health Science, the Faculty of Health and York University.

Suzanne Finn Memorial Nursing Prize for the Faculty of Health

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.

Sydney Eisen Book Prize

Awarded to the graduating student who has achieved the highest standing in an interdisciplinary program or the individualized studies program in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies.

Sydney Reid Johnston Bursary

Established by the legacy left by the late Sydney Reid Johnston this award is to provide bursaries for students enrolled in any year of the JD program with demonstrated financial need.

Tait McKenzie Honour Society

Graduating students who distinguish themselves in the study of Kinesiology and Health Science will be named to the Tait McKenzie Honour Society at convocation. Members include graduating Honours kinesiology and health science majors who have achieved a cumulative grade average of 6.00 (B) or higher, a grade point average of 7.50 in Kinesiology and Health Science academic courses and have successfully completed a minimum of two practicum courses.

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

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.

Tanna H. Schulich BBA/iBBA Entrance Scholarship

Seymour S. Schulich

In recognition of academic excellence and merit, Seymour Schulich has created the Tanna H. Schulich BBA Entrance Scholarship. The scholarship is presented to incoming BBA students who have demonstrated academic excellence. The recipient will have been active in their community and demonstrated leadership qualities either in school or through extracurricular activities.

Taoist Tai Chi Society Scholarship

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.

TD Financial Group Bursary

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

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

Technical and Professional Writing Certificate Prize

Technical and Professional Writing Certificate Prize is awarded to the top Glendon student graduating with a Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize, offered by Foulds Roberts Communications, is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Tel Aviv University - Louis Manpel Award

Established in the memory of Louis Manpel by the Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University to support York students undertaking some of their studies at Tel Aviv University. The Louis Manpel Award is given annually to one or more York students who have been accepted to Tel Aviv University. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. The value of the award is variable to a maximum of $3700.

Tel Aviv University - Marnie Kimelman Award

Established in memory of Marnie Kimelman by the Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University to support York students undertaking some of their studies at Tel Aviv University. The Marnie Kimelman Award is given annually to one or more York students who have been accepted to Tel Aviv University. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Tel Aviv University - The Berdie and Irvin Cohen Award

Established by the Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University to support York students undertaking some of their studies at Tel Aviv University. The Berdie and Irvin Cohen OSOTF Award is given annually to one or more York students who have been accepted to Tel Aviv University. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Tel Aviv University - Vera Dolly Denty Award

Established in memory of Vera Dolly Denty by the Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University to support York students undertaking some of their studies at Tel Aviv University. The Vera Dolly Denty Award is given annually to one or more York students who have been accepted to Tel Aviv University. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The value of the award is variable to a maximum of $2000.

Temple Harris Book Prize

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

Temple Harris Book Prize - Convocation

Award will be given in the spring of each year from the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design to an outstanding Year 4 graduating student. Awards are to be books, musical scores or money for same. Presentation will be made in conjunction with convocation. No application is required.

Terence G. Kawaja MBA/LLB Award

Presented each year to a fourth year MBA/LLB student. The recipient will have demonstrated achievement of a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B) in each faculty, participation in a senior leadership role in the MBA/LLB Student Association, and contribution to the quality of student life. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and Ontario resident, and demonstrate financial need.

Tesma International Inc. Award

Tesma International Inc.

This award has been established to provide an annual award to a deserving secondary school student entering a first-year program at York University. The successful applicant must have a minimum 85 per cent admission average, demonstrate financial need, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and be a resident of Ontario. Tesma International is a global supplier of highly engineered engine, transmission and fueling systems and components for the automotive industry.

The Adler & Wong Award

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 Aleksander Shved 50th Anniversary BBA Bursary

The Aleksander Shved 50th Anniversary BBA Bursary is established by Schulich alumnus Aleksander Shved (BBA '11) and will be awarded to a first year BBA student enrolled in the BBA program, who demonstrated financial need.

The Alexander Lithographers Award

Peter Alexander

The Alexander Lithographers Award has been established to provide an annual award to a secondary school student entering a first-year program at York University. The successful applicant must have an admission average of 85 per cent or higher, have made a contribution to the life of their school or community. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Alterna Savings Social Economy Scholarship in Honour of Haswell B. Iron

The Alterna Social Economy Scholarship in Honour of Haswell B. Iron will be given to a fourth year student majoring in Business and Society who has achieved top academic standing in the program during their third year of study and who is committed to promoting awareness and knowledge of social economy as a student ambassador for the BUSO program during their fourth year. The candidate must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

The Alumni 40th Anniversary Bursary

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

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

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

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 Avrom Yanovsky Bursary in Fine Arts

This bursary will be awarded annually to entering (1st year) and continuing students who are completing studio based studies which require supplies or materials beyond regular student fees. Recipients shall receive an award intended to assist in the purchase of required supplies that may be needed to complete their creative studio or performance based work. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and must demonstrate financial need.

The Award for Aboriginal Students

This award will be granted to students of aboriginal ancestry with one award recipient selected from each of the Provincial Territorial Organizations in Ontario (currently Nishnabwe-Aski Nation, Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres, Anishinabek Nation/ Union of Ontario Indians, Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, Grand Council Treaty No. 3, Metis Nation of Ontario). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need and who present a minimum admission average of 70 per cent. Recipients of the award will be required to take part in a mentorship program. To renew award students must register in a minimum of 18 credits during the entire academic year (previous summer and fall/winter sessions)and maintain a sessional grade point average of 6.00 (B).

The Bastedo Stewart & Smith Bursary

Awarded to an Osgoode student with an interest in family law. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The BBA/IBBA Invitational Conference and Case Competition Award

Schulich School of Business undergraduate students are participating in national and international competitions at a phenomenal rate and we expect that this will only increase. The results from the 2007-2008 academic year, is a good indication of what the future holds for our BBA and iBBA students. The purpose of this award is to provide financial assistance to BBA and iBBA students who have been invited to attend competitions and to act as more than just a participant in a conference. The purpose of this award is to provide some financial assistance; it is not intended to cover all travel/competition/conference fees.

The Bill Chan Bursary

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

The Bonnie Rosyki Bursary

The Bonnie Rosyki Bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate who has been admitted at Glendon under either the mature or transfer student categories who is a sole support parent and who demonstrates financial need. In the first year, the bursary will be granted to one incoming undergraduate student. In the second year it will be available for renewal to the initial recipient. The bursary will be renewable for a maximum of an additional five (5) years i.e. for a total of 6 bursaries. Once the recipient graduates or does not meet the renewal criteria, a new student will be awarded as per the set criteria. The recipient can be in any year of study. Preference will be given to students who self-declare as a single parent with partial or sole custody of one or more dependent children under the age of eighteen.

The Bronze Medal Osgoode Hall Law School

The Bronze Medal is awarded annually at Spring Convocation to the student in the graduating class who stands third with the third highest cumulative grade point average over all three years of Law School.

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

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 CFUW Aurora/Newmarket Bursary in Memory of Barbara Langstaff

The CFUW is a non-partisan, voluntary, self-funded organization of over 9,000 women university graduates, students and Associate Members in 113 Clubs across Canada. We work to improve the status of women and human rights, education, social justice, and peace. We hold special consultative status with the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. CFUW is the largest of the 67 affiliates of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW). The CFUW Aurora/Newmarket Bursary in Memory of Barbara Langstaff will be awarded to a mature woman who has returned to school, is a York Region resident enrolled in a degree program and demonstrates financial need.

The Chancellor Bennett Entrance Award for the Westview Partnership

This award is available to students from Westview Centennial Secondary School, C.W. Jeffrey?s Collegiate Institute, Emery Collegiate Institute, James Cardinal McGuigan and North Albion Collegiate who are entering a direct-entry undergraduate program who have made a contribution to student life in their secondary school or community. Students must have achieved a minimum admission average of 75 per cent and be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable for a maximum of three additional years. Recipients of a renewable award must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 and participate in mentoring programs offered in local community schools to support and encourage younger students to persist in their current studies and pursue postsecondary education. This scholarship cannot be held in conjunction with another renewable entrance scholarship, the York University Automatic Entrance Scholarship or the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.

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 Scholarship

Awarded annually to continuing students, studying modern Greek history, language or literature, who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.50 (A). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Class of 1964 Paul C. Weiler Bursary

Members of the Class of 1964 established this award in 2004 to commemorate their 40th anniversary reunion. It will be given annually to a student enrolled in the JD program who is both an Ontario resident and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person, who demonstrates financial need and is particularly deserving of receiving such an award in terms of academic and/or extracurricular contributions at Osgoode Hall Law School.

The Classics Award

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

The Criminology 1650 Book Prize is awarded to the student with the highest grade in CRIM/SOSC 1650 6.0 "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 fourth year criminology honours major. The scholarship will be awarded each Fall to the Criminology Honours major who attains the highest CGPA among students entering their fourth year of study. In the event of a tie, grades achieved in the core criminology courses will be taken into consideration.

The Dagonas Family Scholarship

Awarded annually to continuing students, studying modern Greek history, language or literature, who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.50 (A). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Daniel Andrea Iannuzzi Memorial Award in Italian Studies

This award will be granted to a student, entering their second year of study (successful completion of at least 24 credits), majoring in Italian Studies who has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.00 (B) in their first year of study. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The David Scadding Scholarship in Typography

Named in honour of York design Professor Emeritus David R. Scadding, this scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement in design typography courses and will be granted to a BDes student who has successfully completed a minimum of 15 credits in typography. The recipient must have the top academic performance in typography courses as indicated in his/her 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.

The Dean's Gold Key Award

These awards are given annually to students graduating from the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School who have made an outstanding contribution to the Law School. Recipients will have demonstrated exceptional leadership, commitment and enthusiasm through their participation in extra-curricular activities, Law School or University governance, clinical education, the Osgoode Hall Law Journal, or other similar endeavors.

The Department of Chemistry First Year Book Prize

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 dian marino Award

Awarded to students who creatively use multi-media tools of inquiry and modes of communication to critically explore environmental issues. This award gives preference to students who are committed to environmental and social justice. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents, demonstrate financial need and have a good academic record. The dian marino Award was established in memory of dian, a visual artist, activist, educator and storyteller extraordinaire, who taught in the Faculty of Environmental Studies.

The Diane and Ron Watson Awards

Awarded to undergraduates in the Faculty of Science who 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 third-year undergraduate student with a declared major in humanities. This award is renewable for one additional year assuming successful achievement of a "B" average in courses taken during the student's 3rd year. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need

The Don Newgren & Winters College Council Award

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 Donald Newgren Scholarship in Design

Named in honour of York design Professor Emeritus and founding Chair of the Department of Design Donald A. Newgren, this scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement in design practicum courses 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 design practicum courses as indicated in his/her 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.

The Dorothea Johnson Award in Nursing

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 Dusk Family Bursary

Awarded to a student with physical disabilities. Recipients must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of B (6.0). Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. In her position as Assistant Vice-President Student Affairs, Cora Dusk has established a commitment to the quality of student life. Her goal is that all students have equal opportunity to participate fully at the University and receive their degree.

The Ella Fitzgerald Award for Jazz Performance

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

Awarded annually to 1 female student in Lassonde School of Engineering and 1 female student in Physics, Biophysics, Astronomy, and/or Chemistry (excluding Biochemistry) who has completed 84 credits towards an Honours Bsc or BASc and has earned a B average on the most recently earned 30 credits. To be eligible for this award, applicants must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents, be Ontario residents, 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 Emily Masty Memorial Award

The Emily Masty Memorial Award will be granted to a full time undergraduate student of Aboriginal descent, enrolled in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who has demonstrated outstanding academic excellence.

The Enbridge Inc. Scholarships

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. The awards are allocated as follows: one award will be given to an Aboriginal student, one will be given to a student currently enrolled in the Faculty of Environmental Studies and the third award will be given to a student currently enrolled in the Faculty of Science. 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 four (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 three. 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

Awarded to undergraduate students entering their first year 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

Awarded to Undergraduate students in second-, third-, or fourth-year showing strong academic standing, and enrolment in a major or minor in the School of Gender, Sexuality and 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 Ethel Armstrong Awards ? Students with Disabilities

Awarded to one or more students with a physical disability showing financial need and strong academic standing. Preference will be given to students enrolled in a major or minor in Women's Studies in second-, third-, or fourth-year; a Master's Program; or a Doctoral Program. If no student enrolled in a Women's Studies program qualifies, the bursary may be awarded to a student with physical disability in another area of study. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be Canadian citizens, permanent residents. or protected persons and be Ontario residents.

The Ethel Harris Entrance Scholarship at Glendon College

Milton Harris

Milton Harris, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Harris Steel Group Inc., is committed to encouraging students from across Canada to study in Ontario to promote Canadian unity. These prestigious scholarships were established to recognize exceptional academic achievement among entering undergraduates. Applications will be judged on academic achievement and a 500-1,000 word essay relating to their reasons for wanting to pursue studies at Glendon College.

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

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

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

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 program (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 Health Renewable Entrance Award

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The award will be given to students entering their first year of study in the Faculty of Health who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, who are residents of Ontario, demonstrate financial need and have achieved a minimum admission average of 75 percent. Students who continue to meet the above criteria will be eligible to renew the award in their second, third and fourth year of study.

The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Bursary

Established by the Atkinson community to provide financial assistance to students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional 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

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 Fish Memorial Award

The Fish Memorial Bursary, given in honour of Aaron and Zlata Fish, provides one or more bursaries annually to recognize academic achievement and to provide financial assistance for deserving Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies students. The award is granted to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student or students who have completed at least 30 credits at York with the best academic performance among those who have shown financial need.

The Franc and Mary Joubin Bursary Fund

Established in memory of Mr. Franc R. Joubin, this bursary is granted to Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies students who are registered in less than 18 credits or Year 4 students who are planning to pursue graduate studies in Canada or abroad, immediately upon graduation. First-year graduate students at York University may also be considered for this bursary. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

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 George & Helen Vari Foundation Award

Awarded to two first-year undergraduate and two graduate students in the Faculty of Environmental Studies. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic merit. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The George Doxey Award in Economics

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 Gina Feldberg Prize

The Gina Feldberg Prize honours the memory and distinguished teaching record of Professor Gina Feldberg by recognizing academic excellence in a fourth-year Health & Society Honours major. The Prize will be awarded in November of each year to the fourth-year Health & Society Honours major who attained the highest academic average in his/her previous year of full-time study.

The Glenn Thompson CMHA Bursary

Awarded to a full-time student with a psychiatric disability, entering or enrolled in the Masters of Social Work program, who demonstrates financial need. If there are no candidates enrolled in the Masters of Social Work program who have a psychiatric disability, the award will be given to a full-time student with a psychiatric disability entering or enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work program who demonstrates financial need. This award has been established in honour of Glenn Thompson, who served as the Executive Director of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division, from 1991 to 2000.

The Global Leader of Tomorrow Award for International Students

Awarded to international students required to have a study permit for Canada entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program in Environmental Studies, Arts, Media, Performance and Design, Glendon, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science, Lassonde or the Schulich School of Business. Applicants must be nominated by their high school, have outstanding academic achievement (A average or equivalent) and have other accomplishments such as community service or excellence in the arts, sports or other areas of individual achievement. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have graduated from high school within the past two years.

The Gold Medal Osgoode Hall Law School

The Gold Medal is awarded annually at Spring Convocation to the student in the graduating class who stands first with the highest cumulative grade point average over all three years of Law School.

The Gordon and Agnes (Twambley) Brash Award in Engineering

The Gordon and Agnes (Twambley) Brash Award in Engineering is presented annually to a full-time student enrolled in the Engineering Degree Program within the Lassonde School of Engineering, who has maintained a cumulative grade point average of 6.0 (B) or above. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Green and Spiegel Scholarship Fund in Immigration & Refugee Law

To support students in the Intensive Program in Immigration and Refugee Law who require financial assistance to undertake external placements. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

The Gwenda Gordon Bursary

The Gwenda Gordon Bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate who has been admitted at Glendon under either the mature or transfer student categories who is a sole support parent and who demonstrates financial need. In the first year, the bursary will be granted to one incoming undergraduate student. In the second year it will be available for renewal to the initial recipient. The bursary will be renewable for a maximum of an additional five (5) years i.e. for a total of 6 bursaries. Once the recipient graduates or does not meet the renewal criteria, a new student will be awarded as per the set criteria. The recipient can be in any year of study. Preference will be given to students who self-declare as a single parent with partial or sole custody of one or more dependent children under the age of eighteen.

The H. Ian Macdonald Award in Public Administration

This award is presented to the MPA student with the highest grade point average in their core courses who demonstrates financial need. H. Ian Macdonald is President Emeritus of York University. He served as president and vice-chancellor for more than 10 years, from 1974 to 1985. He was also director of the MPA program and a professor of economics and public policy at the Schulich School of Business.

The Hakan Berggren Fellowship

The Hakan Berggren Fellowship has been established by the members of the Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce to recognize the contribution of Ambassador Berggren to Canada-Sweden relationships and the academic linkages between Sweden and Canada. The Fellowship will support two students annually who are participating in the Swedish study abroad program -- a Swedish student studying at York and a York student studying at a Swedish university.

The Harris Awards for Aboriginal Law Students

This award will be given to Aboriginal students who have been admitted or are currently registered in the JD program, who have demonstrated financial need and good academic standing.

The Harris Internship Bursary

Awarded to students registered in the Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources, and Governments at Osgoode Hall Law School. The funds will be used to assist students with the travel costs of their internship and other costs associated with their participation in the program.

The Harry Victor Bursary

This bursary is awarded to students currently enrolled in the Bachelor in Environmental Studies to support research in the areas of ecological economics or environmental policy. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This bursary was established in honour of Harry Victor, father of Peter Victor, former Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Studies.

The Health & Society Founders Prize

The Health & Society Founders Prize is given to students for creative distinction, excellence and exceptional initiative in the completion of a Health & Society course assignment. The prize is given out at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year levels.

The Helen G. McRae Steps to Liberal Arts Bursary

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 Herbert H. Carnegie Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate students applying for admission from a Canadian secondary school who exhibits exemplary citizenship qualities as represented by the Future Aces philosophy (community service, volunteerism and humanitarian causes). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario, provide evidence of potential for success to continue postsecondary education and demonstrate financial need.

The Herschel Prize

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 Honderich Bursary

The Toronto Star

The Toronto Star has established these awards in honour of its Chair, Beland Honderich. Their purpose is to encourage deserving secondary school students to pursue a university education. A student in their penultimate year at James Cardinal McGuigan Secondary School, C.W. Jefferys Secondary School, Emery Collegiate Institute and Westview Centennial Secondary School will be chosen by the schools annually. The award is renewable for an additional three years. Students are guaranteed a summer job at the Toronto Star at the end of their first year.

The Honorable David Collenette Award

The Honorable David Collenette Award will be given to a Year 3 or 4 undergraduate student in political science, Canadian studies or international studies at Glendon College, based on a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Honourable Bert James McKinnon Scholarship

This entrance scholarship was established in honour of the late Honourable Bert J. MacKinnon, Associate Chief Justice of Ontario. It will be awarded each year to a student entering the first year of Osgoode Hall Law School who demonstrates: scholastic ability; qualities of truthfulness, unselfishness, courage, and sympathy; leadership ability, including moral force of character, interest in others and in public affairs; and fondness for and success in athletic activities. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Honourable David G. Humphrey and The Honourable Hugh R. Locke Bursary

Awarded annually to an Osgoode student(s) registered in the JD program who has successfully completed two years of law study. The recipient(s) must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the field of criminal law, as reflected in their selection of law school courses in the criminal law field, their enrollment in the criminal law intensive, the Innocence Project, or other similar intensive or clinical program, their employment activity during law school or their employment plans following the completion of their law degree, or such other indicators which, in the opinion of the Student Awards Committee, reflect a commitment to a pursuit of a career in criminal law. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Honourable F.H. Barlow Scholarship

This scholarship was created by the late Mrs. Marjorie Forsythe Barlow in memory of her husband, the Honourable Mr. Justice Barlow. An annual scholarship will be awarded to the student who ranks highest in Commercial Law or subjects within that description determined from time to time by the faculty. Normally, the scholarship is awarded to enable a student to pursue post-graduate studies at an approved institution of higher learning. At the end of the academic year the student or students eligible to receive the scholarship will be informed of their eligibility and invited to make submissions as to the manner in which they would propose to use the scholarship. In years when the scholarship is not awarded for postgraduate studies, the funding may be awarded to students with an expertise in the area of commercial law broadly defined as part of the upper year scholarship process.

The Honourable Frederick Clair Hayes Memorial Award

Established by family members of The Honourable Frederick Clair Hayes, a graduate of Osgoode in 1953, who enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a lawyer and judge in Ontario. He was a member of the Provincial Bench, Criminal Division, for a total of 29 years of which 18 years were as Chief Judge. This award is to be given annually to a student enrolled in the JD program who demonstrates financial need and academic achievement. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and demonstrates financial need.

The Honourable Ian Scott Public Interest Internship Award

This award will be given annually to students who have been accepted into the Honourable Ian Scott Public Internship Program where they will undertake summer employment at a public interest organization, such as a legal aid clinic, advocacy, organization or nongovernmental organization.

The Honourable Madam Justice Moira Lenore Caswell Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to second-year Osgoode students who have shown an interest in community service. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Honourable N.W. Rowell Prize

This award was created by the will of the late Chief Justice Newton W. Rowell. It will be awarded to the student whose performance in the subject of Public International Law has exhibited the highest degree of academic excellence.

The Honourable Paul Bentley '77 Prize for Professionalism

This prize is awarded annually to the student in the Trial Advocacy course who best embodies Paul Bentley's qualities of civility, gentility and professionalism.

The Honourable Paul I.B. and Mrs. Tevis Staniszewski Award

Established through the generosity of The Honourable Paul I.B. and Mrs. Tevis Staniszewski. A graduate of Osgoode in 1954, the Honourable Paul I.B. Staniszewski practiced law for 13 years before he was appointed a Federal Canadian Judge in 1967. Up to two awards are available to JD students who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement (B average or higher). One of the two awards will be given to an Osgoode student who has enrolled in a course in ethics. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Honourable Peter deCarteret Cory Award

This award will be granted to a student enrolled in the JD program who demonstrates financial need, outstanding academic achievement, and involvement in Osgoode's extracurricular activities or community service. Recipients must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario. Preference will be given to a student from the Windsor area. A graduate of Osgoode in 1950 and appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 1989, the Honourable Peter deCarteret Cory has led a distinguished career as a lawyer, bencher, trial and appellate judge, culminating in his elevation to the Supreme Court. Mr. Justice Cory's contribution to Canada extends beyond the legal profession and includes service as a decorated RCAF Officer. The law clerks and friends of Mr. Justice Cory have made a generous contribution to establish this award.

The Honourable R.E. Holland, Q.C. Award

This award will be given annually to a student(s) entering the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School who has a record of academic excellence and who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student(s) from outside of Ontario.

The Honourable Ronald E. Sobier Entrance Award

Awarded to a student entering the first year of study at Osgoode Hall Law School who has excellent academic standing, a record of community or extra-curricular involvement. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

The Honourable Wallace Nesbitt Memorial Bursary

This bursary was established in memory of The Honourable Wallace Nesbitt to support the improvement of legal education, the encouragement of legal research. It will be awarded to a student at Osgoode Hall Law School.

The Honourable Warren K. Winkler Award

On the occasion of his 60th birthday, friends in the legal profession establish The Honourable Warren K. Winkler Award. One award will be made available annually to a student enrolled in the JD program who demonstrates academic achievement (B average or higher). To be eligible, the recipient must be enrolled in a Labour Law course at Osgoode and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Honourable William G.C. Howland Award of Excellence Renewable Entrance Scholarship

Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association

This scholarship will be awarded to the top students who enter the first year of the JD program or a joint program (JD/MBA/MPA; JD/MES) at Osgoode with an A- average or better, demonstrating academic excellence. Recipients who maintain an academic standing in the top 20% of the class will receive a a partial scholarship in each of the second and third years of the undergraduate law program. The Hon. William G. C. Howland Award of Excellence Entrance Scholarship was established by the Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association and has been funded as a renewable entrance scholarship through a generous bequest from the estate of the late William Goldwin Carrington Howland, O.C., Ont., C.St.J. (LLB'39; LLD 1984). He practised law, lectured on mortgages, served as Chair of the Legal Education Committee of the Law Society of Upper Canada at the time that Osgoode Hall Law School became affiliated with York University, and served with distinction as Treasurer of the Law Society and as Chief Justice of Ontario.

The Ida Alpert Social Work Student Bursary

The award is granted to students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Work program who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and must also be residents of Ontario. Established in memory of Ida Alpert whose contributions to social work spanned professional and voluntary work in the United States and Canada.

The Ignat Kaneff Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Family of Ignat Kaneff

Ignat Kaneff was born in Bulgaria and at age 14 left for Austria before immigrating to Canada at age 24. Soon thereafter, he founded the Kaneff Group of Companies, a greater Peel region-based real estate development and construction company. The Ingnat Kaneff Scholarship for Academic Excellence was established by his family in honour of his 80th birthday to commemorate his strong dedication to his community and his commitment to promoting equal opportunities through higher education among Canadians. This Scholarship will be awarded to an entering JD student who has record of academic excellence in her or his undergraduate studies. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Imasco Awards for Glendon Students

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 Isabel Davis Memorial Award

The Isabel Davis Memorial Award will be given to a student registered full time (12 credits) who has good academic standing, a permanent disability and is registered through Counselling and Disability Services at York University.

The Italian Canadian Savings Foundation Study Abroad Award

The Italian Canadian Savings Foundation Study Abroad Award will be given to a full-time student participating in one of York's international exchange or study abroad programs who has a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Italian Canadian Savings Foundation Summer in Italy Award

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.

The Ivana Guglietti-Kelly Award

This award is in honour of Ivana Guglietti-Kelly. Each year both graduate and undergraduate students in any of the departments of Psychology at York (Health, Glendon, Graduate Studies) will be invited to submit completed work in competition for this prize. The work may be historical, theoretical, or empirical, but will be distinguished by its focus on qualitative methods illuminating psychological processes. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

The Ivana Guglietti-Kelly Prize

This prize has been established to honour Ivana Guglietti-Kelly whose interest and work in qualitative methods led to the first publication from the Department of Psychology at York University to be included in The Journal of Phenomenological Psychology. Each year both graduate and undergraduate students in any of the departments of Psychology at York (Health, Glendon, Graduate Studies) will be invited to submit completed work in competition for this prize. The work may be historical, theoretical, or empirical, but will be distinguished by its focus on qualitative methods illuminating psychological processes. There will be one graduate and one undergraduate award.

The J. Addison Scholarship

The J. Addison Scholarship will be granted to incoming undergraduate students from J. Addison School who have been granted direct entry to York or will be entering through a YUELI pathway/conditional offer. To be eligible students must have an incoming grade point average of 80% and hold a student visa.

The J. Edward (Ted) Thompson, Q.C. Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student entering the third year of the JD program who has attained the highest standing in the program of Litigation, Dispute Resolution and the Administration of Justice. Established in memory of Ted Thompson by his family, friends and colleagues. Ted, Class of 1974, he had a long and distinguished career with the Department of Justice, initially as a criminal prosecutor and civil litigator, and ultimately as Assistant Deputy Minister, Business Law. Ted was deeply admired by his friends and colleagues, both for his outstanding legal skills, and for his kind and respectful approach towards others.

The Jacqueline McCarthy Award in Nursing

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

The James Bray Bursary in Memory of Mrs. Anne Bray 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 James Foy MBA '67 Leadership Bursary

Mr. James Foy (MBA '67) was a member of the first graduating class and held the position of Executive Director of the Schulich Career Centre, where he was instrumental in assisting Schulich Business School graduates find careers upon graduation. The recipient must have received advanced standing in the MBA program from the York BBA/IBBA program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Jamison Family Award

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 Jan Rehner Prize for Writing

The Jan Rehner Prize for Writing is open to all students registered in courses offered by York University's LA&PS Writing Department. Once each year, a winner and a runner-up will be chosen for each year level (1000, 2000, 3000, 4000) and also for Major Research Papers (if applicable). The winner of each category will be eligible for nomination for the equivalent level of the LA&PS Essay Prize. Winners/Runners-up will also receive an official transcript note and the opportunity to have their essay published online and permanently available on York's website. A static URL of this faculty-reviewed essay will remain easily accessible to those considering applications for graduate and professional studies.

The Jane Banfield Prize

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 6.0 - 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

Awarded to a second- or third-year 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 Jean Burnet Scholarship

Awarded to a graduating Glendon student who has been admitted to a masters degree in sociology or ethnic relations or Canadian studies.

The Jennifer Crawford Bursary

The Jennifer Crawford Bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate who has been admitted at Glendon under either the mature or transfer student categories who is a sole support parent and who demonstrates financial need. In the first year, the bursary will be granted to one incoming undergraduate student. In the second year it will be available for renewal to the initial recipient. The bursary will be renewable for a maximum of an additional five (5) years i.e. for a total of 6 bursaries. Once the recipient graduates or does not meet the renewal criteria, a new student will be awarded as per the set criteria. The recipient can be in any year of study. Preference will be given to students who self-declare as a single parent with partial or sole custody of one or more dependent children under the age of eighteen.

The Jerry Durlak Prize

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 creits) 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 Scholarship

Awarded annually to continuing students, studying modern Greek history, language or literature, who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.50 (A). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The John Alexopoulos Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to continuing students, studying modern Greek history, language or literature, who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.50 (A). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The John Marden Bursary

Awarded to undergraduate or graduate student who is studying about Hong Kong at York University or who is going on an exchange to Hong Kong. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. This bursary is made possible by a donation from Anne Marden in honour of her husband, a former Chair of the Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce.

The Joseph and Jack Bitton Award in Sephardi studies at the Centre for Jewish Studies

The Joseph and Jack Bitton Award in Sephardi studies at the Centre for Jewish Studies will be given annually to a student in Sephardi studies who demonstrates academic merit. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Joseph and Josephine Webber Memorial Fund for International Education

This award honours the memory of Joseph Webber in accordance with his conviction that international study plays an important role in students' academic and personal development. This bursary is intended to promote international education by allowing qualified and deserving students to study abroad. Reflecting Joseph Webber's own interests and experiences, it is directed to undergraduates and graduate students wishing to study at a university in (in order of descending priority): (1) Germany, (2) Europe, (3) other countries. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need

The Joseph and Katie Klasner Graduate Fellowship in Jewish Studies

The Joseph and Katie Klasner Fellowship in Jewish Studies recognizes outstanding scholarship while providing financial assistance to a student demonstrating need. The fellowship will provide the opportunity for a student, enrolled in the Centre for Jewish Studies Graduate Diploma Program, to work closely with outstanding scholars Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Joseph Woods Memorial Prize

This award is granted to a 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

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 Karabekos Award

An annual scholarship(s) for students in the Department of Music, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design , undertaking ethnomusicological field research in non-North American based musics, showing prowess in composition incorporating elements outside the Western Art Music tradition, or demonstrating unusual performance ability in a variety of musical styles, including the non-Western. Academic standing is a prime consideration. No application is required.

The Karen E. Wilson Bursary

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 Karen Hadley Memorial Award

Awarded to a graduate student in the School of Women?s Studies who is in good academic standing and whose focus of research is women and employment (research on women and work or women and the economy would also be supported). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Ken Carpenter Award

The Ken Carpenter Award is given in recognition of academic excellence to a visual arts major who 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

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.

The Kenaidan Contracting Hockey Award

These awards have been made possible through the generosity of Kenaidan Contracting Limited, as a means of assisting student-athletes on York University's varsity hockey teams who have demonstrated financial need. Aidan Flatley, co-founder and President of Kenaidan, is a York graduate and former player on the men's varsity hockey team. Awarded to two continuing students' one to a member of the men's hockey team and one to a member of the women's ice hockey team. These awards are intended for the student-athlete on each team who meets the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) criteria of a minimum B average in the previous year of study. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Kim Kyong-Won Award

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

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 Konrad Group Design and Technology Undergraduate Scholarship

The Konrad Group Design and Technology Undergraduate Scholarship will be awarded to a 3rd or 4th year student enrolled in the Bachelor of Design program in the Department of Design. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence by having a minimum GPA of 7.5. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate creativity and innovation with respect to the intersection of the fields of design and technology.

The Kristen Nedkov Bursary

The Kristen Nedkov Bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate who has been admitted to Glendon under either the mature or transfer student categories who is a sole support parent and who demonstrates financial need. In the first year, the bursary will be granted to one incoming undergraduate student. In the second year it will be available for renewal to the initial recipient. The bursary will be renewable for a maximum of an additional five (5) years i.e. for a total of 6 bursaries. Once the recipient graduates or does not meet the renewal criteria, a new student will be awarded as per the set criteria. The recipient can be in any year of study. Preference will be given to students who self-declare as a single parent with partial or sole custody of one or more dependent children under the age of eighteen.

The LA&PS International Study Abroad Award

The LA&PS International Study Abroad Award provides additional support to LA&PS students approved for study abroad experiences. Registered students who demonstrate academic excellence where a financial barrier inhibits their participation in a study abroad experience are welcome to apply.

The Lander Dandy Prize in Plant and Animal Biology

Awarded to the student with the best combined performance in the concurrent completion of the courses SC/BIOL 2010 4.00 Plant Biology and SC/BIOL 2030 4.00 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 his/her LASO program courses over the course of their degree program (based upon a minimum of 24 program credits).

The Law Society Education Equity Awards

These bursaries were established to encourage diversity and the attainment of equity in legal education and practice. The Law Society of Upper Canada has established the Education Equity Awards, funded by Buttersworth Canada Ltd. Each year, two students at Osgoode Hall Law School will be selected to receive these awards. To be eligible, a student must be a member of a visible minority group, an Aboriginal person, or a person with a disability; be enrolled in either second or third year of the JD program, and be in good academic standing. The awards will be made primarily on the basis of demonstrated financial need with due consideration being given to academic achievement and/or devotion and commitment to community and/or university service.

The LearningStation.Com Canadian Technology Award

This award was established by the LearningStation.com, an Internet-based Canadian company. Concurrent Ed II and Ed III students enrolled in a practicum course and all Consecutive students are eligible to apply. Award will be granted to a student who has demonstrated innovative ways to uses technology in a learning environment with lesser weight being given to financial need. Provide one letter of recommendation from Course Director who is familiar with the applicant's work is required. The letter must address the applicant's contribution towards innovative use of technology. Recipients must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents, be Ontario residents and demonstrate 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

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 Louise H. Mahood Bursary Fund

This award is designated to either an undergraduate or graduate student in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.0 (B). The successful applicant must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be a resident of Ontario, and demonstrated financial need. The bursary will alternate between undergraduate and graduate competitions each year. This award has been created to commemorate York University's establishment of The School of Women's Studies. Rev. Louise H. Mahood was York University's first graduate in Women's Studies (1984).

The Lynn M. Bell Urban Studies Achievement Award

The Lynn M. Bell Urban Studies Achievement Award will be awarded to an undergraduate student in their 3rd or 4th year of study, majoring in Urban Studies. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 6.00 and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must submit a maximum two page letter describing their passion and interest in urban planning and/or urban studies, including any volunteer or community work they may have done in this field.

The Mac Shoub Scholarship

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

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 Margaret Crawford Bursary

The Margaret Crawford Bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate who has been admitted to Glendon under either the mature or transfer student categories who is a sole support parent and who demonstrates financial need. In the first year, the bursary will be granted to one incoming undergraduate student. In the second year it will be available for renewal to the initial recipient. The bursary will be renewable for a maximum of an additional five (5) years i.e. for a total of 6 bursaries. Once the recipient graduates or does not meet the renewal criteria, a new student will be awarded as per the set criteria. The recipient can be in any year of study. Preference will be given to students who self-declare as a single parent with partial or sole custody of one or more dependent children under the age of eighteen.

The Margaret Ferguson Bursary

The Margaret Ferguson Bursary will be granted to an undergraduate who has been admitted to Glendon under either the mature or transfer student categories who is a sole support parent and who demonstrates financial need. In the first year, the bursary will be granted to one incoming undergraduate student. In the second year it will be available for renewal to the initial recipient. The bursary will be renewable for a maximum of an additional five (5) years i.e. for a total of 6 bursaries. Once the recipient graduates or does not meet the renewal criteria, a new student will be awarded as per the set criteria. The recipient can be in any year of study. Preference will be given to students who self-declare as a single parent with partial or sole custody of one or more dependent children under the age of eighteen.

The Margery Ward Memorial Bursary

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 Marion Perry Prize

The Marion Perry Prize is intended to recognize a graduating Consecutive program teacher candidate. All graduating students in the Consecutive program will be eligible. The prize will be awarded at the June convocation to the student who has shown the most outstanding qualities in scholarship, teaching ability and character throughout the year.

The Martha Adolph Award

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 Master's Award for Academic Excellence

The Master's Award for Academic Excellence will be awarded to the graduating Calumet College student who has the highest cumulative grade point average. To be eligible, the recipient must have completed a minimum of 60 credits at York University.

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 McMillan LLP Awards

Established through the generosity of the law firm of McMillan LLP, this award will be granted to students who have completed first year of studies in the JD program. Students must demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario. Each year, at least two awards will be made available to students, entering or in first year of joint JD/MBA program.

The Michael H. Lawee Memorial Awards in Science and Engineering

The award is open to entering Year 1 and continuing undergraduate students within the Faculty of Science and the 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

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

The Nathan Strauss, Q.C. Essay Prize in Legal Ethics

This prize will be awarded annually for an essay of exceptional merit on any issue relating to legal ethics or professional conduct, preferably with reference to the implications for the practice of law of rapid social and technological changes. The subject of the essay may deal with broad theoretical issues or with a particular substantive area. The winning essay must always be of publishable quality, and will be considered for the Osgoode Hall Law Journal. Full-time students enrolled in any year of the JD or the Graduate Program in Law are eligible to compete. The Nathan Strauss Q.C. Essay Prize in Legal Ethics has been established by Lilly Offenback Strauss in honour of her late husband, Nathan Strauss, a Life Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada, a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and a distinguished member of the Ontario bar, whose integrity and exemplary professional conduct were a byword among fellow lawyers and generations of clients. The intent of this Essay Prize is to promote student interest in legal ethics and to stimulate debate about conduct proper to the practice of law as an honourable profession and a force for the good in the community at large.

The Nel van Rijn Bursary

Awarded to an undergraduate student with a preference given to a student who has entered the School of Gender, Sexuality and 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 Norman Borins, Stephen Borins and Jennifer Borins Sutton Memorial Bursary

This bursary will support Osgoode students demonstrating financial need. A portion of the fund will be limited to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons who are Ontario residents. Established in 1992 by the family, former colleagues and friends of Norman Borins, Osgoode class of 1930, who had a long and distinguished career as both an assistant Crown Attorney and a partner at Croll and Borins, and its successor firms. Jennifer Sutton Borins, Osgoode class of 1985, a devoted wife and mother, a practicing lawyer and skillful legal editor and an accomplished musician, was greatly influenced by her grandfather in choosing law as a career. On her passing in 2003, her family and friends rename this bursary in memory of Jennifer and her grandfather, and acknowledge the financial difficulties experienced by contemporary law students.

The Nyman Ink Scholarship for Excellence in Communications Arts

The Nyman Ink Scholarship for Excellence in Communication Arts will be given to an honours student with the highest grade point average at York who is entering the first year of a joint program (with either Seneca College or Centennial College) in communications arts, who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and resident of Ontario, and demonstrates financial need.

The Olympia and Spyros Thomas Scholarship

Awarded annually to continuing students, studying modern Greek history, language or literature, who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.50 (A). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need.

The Osgoode Centennial Bursary Fund

Established through generous donations to the Centennial Campaign 1989-94, this fund provides bursary support for students in the JD Program based on demonstrated financial need.

The Osgoode Centennial Bursary Fund for Students in Special Programs

This bursary, established by donations to the Centennial Campaign 1989-94, provides support for students who demonstrate financial need in order to participate in intensive programs, exchange programs and other special curricular programs established by Osgoode Hall Law School.

The Osgoode Centennial Entrance Scholarship for Northern Ontario and Northern Canada

Donations to the Centennial Campaign

Established by donations to the Centennial Campaign, this scholarship is to be awarded annually to a student from Northern Ontario or from Northern Canada who is entering the first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and aptitude for legal studies.

The Osgoode Centennial Entrance Scholarship for Quebec

Donations to the Centennial Campaign

Established from donations to the Centennial Campaign, this scholarship is awarded annually to students from the Province of Quebec who are entering the first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and aptitude for legal studies.

The Osgoode Centennial Entrance Scholarship for the Martime Provinces

Osgoode Alumni and Donors to the Centennia Campaign

This scholarship is awarded annually to a student from one of the Maritime Provinces who is entering the first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and aptitude for legal studies. Established by Osgoode Alumni in the maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, together with other donors to the Centennial Campaign.

The Osgoode Centennial Entrance Scholarship for the Prairie Provinces

Osgoode Alumni and Donors to the Centennia Campaign

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student from one of the Prairie Provinces who is entering the first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and aptitude for legal studies. Established by the Osgoode Alumni in the Prairie Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, together with other donors to the Centennial Campaign.

The Osgoode Centennial Scholarship for Alberta

Osgoode Alumni and Donors to the Centennia Campaign

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student from Alberta who is entering the first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and aptitude for legal studies. Established by Osgoode Alumni in the province of Alberta, together with other donors to the Centennial Campaign.

The Osgoode Centennial Scholarship for British Columbia

Osgoode Alumni and Donors to the Centennia Campaign

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student from British Columbia who is entering the first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and aptitude for legal studies. Established by Osgoode Alumni in the province of British Columbia, together with other donors to the Centennial Campaign.

The Osgoode Society Book Prize in Legal History

The Osgoode Society Book Prize is to be awarded annually to the student in the JD or LLM program at Osgoode Hall Law School who is judged to have written the best essay in the area of legal history.

The Palladini Family Award

Franco Palladini

The award will be given to a student entering York from either C.W. Jeffery's Collegiate Institute, Westview Centennial Secondary School or James Cardinal McGuigan Catholic High School, who has achieved a minimum 70 per cent average and who has demonstrated leadership within the Jane-Finch community or within a student association at their secondary school and who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario and who demonstrates financial need.

The Penny Cader Bursary

This bursary will be awarded to an Osgoode student who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario, and who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a sole support parent.

The Peter Knights Memorial Prize in U.S. 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 fourth-year level.

The Peterson Family Gold Medal & Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Studies

The Peterson Family Gold Medal & Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Studies is awarded to a graduating undergraduate student who has pursued the Entrepreneurial & Family Business Studies concentration and achieved the highest academic standing in the concentration and also demonstrates true entrepreneurial spirit and drive.

The Petro Jacyk Educational Scholarship

The Petro Jacyk Foundation Educational Scholarship will be given to a continuing student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies who has received top academic standing in HUMA 3980 Aspects of Ukrainian Culture I or HUMA 4195 Ukrainian Culture within the European Context during the fall term, and is registered in HUMA 3981 Aspects of Ukrainian Culture II or HUMA 4196 Ukraine and Twentieth Century Europe: Cultural Perspectives for the winter term. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

The Reuben Hasson Award

The Reuben Hasson Award will be given annually to a student who has made a significant contribution to the pursuit of social justice. Such contribution may be demonstrated through community activity, personal commitment, academic interest, or through a combination of these factors. Recipient must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.

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

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 Robin A Fillingham Mentorship Award

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 demonstrates 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

Awarded to a 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. 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

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 Ross Hunter Paterson Award

The Ross Hunter Paterson Award will be given to a graduate student who has successfully completed one semester of study in the field of urban or social geography (thesis or research paper option). Preference will be given to a student studying issues related to metropolitan Toronto as the locale under study; further preference will be given to those studying housing issues. In the event that there are no eligible candidates for the award using the criteria above, the award will be given to a graduate student who has successfully completed one semester of study in human geography. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and must demonstrate financial need. The selected recipient may only receive this award once during their period of study at York University.

The Roy I. Wolfe Scholarship

This scholarship will be given to a student with a disability who is registered with a recognized service provider at York through Counselling and Disability Services and who has achieved a grade point average of 7.50. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Samiian Family Award

In 2009, Ali Samiian (LLB, 2001) established this award to acknowledge the support he received from his family and to help an Osgoode student as he was helped while at Law School. It will be awarded to a student in the JD program who has contributed to the Osgoode community and who demonstrates financial need. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person and be a resident of Ontario.

The Samuel R. McLaughlin Foundation Scholars Award

Awarded to students entering any Faculty (graduate or undergraduate) who have a home address, or graduated from a high school, in the Regional Municipality of Durham. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need

The Sandra W. Pyke Scholarship

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 an Honours program in Psychology. The scholarship will be given to the eligible student who has the highest overall cumulative grade point average at the end of year three. 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. In addition, recipients must have completed the course PSYC 3480 Psychology of Women with a grade of A+; in the absence of a candidate meeting this requirement and fulfilling the other criteria, those with a grade of A in PSYC 3480 will be considered.

The Second City Theatre Prize

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 second or higher year 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

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 fourth year. Selection will be based upon overall grade point average at the end of third year. This scholarship was established as a tribute to the Honourable Sergio Marchi, PC MP (Hon. BA '79, York).

The Shawna Gordon Bursary

The Shawna Gordon Bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate who has been admitted to Glendon under either the mature or transfer student categories who is a sole support parent and who demonstrates financial need. In the first year, the bursary will be granted to one incoming undergraduate student. In the second year it will be available for renewal to the initial recipient. The bursary will be renewable for a maximum of an additional five (5) years i.e. for a total of 6 bursaries. Once the recipient graduates or does not meet the renewal criteria, a new student will be awarded as per the set criteria. The recipient can be in any year of study. Preference will be given to students who self-declare as a single parent with partial or sole custody of one or more dependent children under the age of eighteen.

The Sheldon Levy Award

Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The Sidney Award

Awarded to an incoming Schulich School of Business BBA or iBBA student who demonstrates financial need and academic excellence (minimum 8.0 GPA). The recipient must be a resident of Ontario and either a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person.

The Silver Medal Osgoode Hall Law School

The Silver Medal is awarded annually at Spring Convocation to the student in the graduating class who stands second with the second highest cumulative grade point average over all three years of Law School.

The Sir Jack Jacob Prize in the Administration of Justice

A prize will be awarded to the student achieving the highest standing in the Administration of Justice seminar. This prize has been established by friends and colleagues at the Law School in honour of Sir Jack Jacob, an internationally acclaimed pioneer in the academic study and practical reform of the Administration of Justice, on the occasion of his ninetieth birthday and in recognition of his many contributions to Osgoode Hall Law School as a friend, visiting professor and inspiring mentor.

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

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

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 Stavros Niarchos Foundation Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship

The Stravos Niarchos Foundation Undergraduate Exchange Scholarship will support students enrolled in undergraduate programs at institutions in Greece with which York has formal relationships to allow them to study at York University. The scholarship will be open to students from various disciplines, with a preference for students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. Students must demonstrate financial need. Actual award value with dependent on number of qualified applicants.

The Student Research Foundation Bursary

The Student Research Foundation of Osgoode Hall law School has established a bursary to provide financial assistance to Osgoode students who demonstrate financial need. This award is funded by monies earned for legal research projects completed by members of the Foundation.

The Suzie Nedkov Bursary

The Suzie Nedkov Bursary will be awarded to an undergraduate who has been admitted at Glendon under either the mature or transfer student categories who is a sole support parent and who demonstrates financial need. In the first year, the bursary will be granted to one incoming undergraduate student. In the second year it will be available for renewal to the initial recipient. The bursary will be renewable for a maximum of an additional five (5) years i.e. for a total of 6 bursaries. Once the recipient graduates or does not meet the renewal criteria, a new student will be awarded as per the set criteria. The recipient can be in any year of study. Preference will be given to students who self-declare as a single parent with partial or sole custody of one or more dependent children under the age of eighteen.

The Taryn Lynne Stephens Award

Awarded to an undergraduate student who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person who is a resident of Ontario and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students affiliated with Stong College entering their third year (completed a minimum of 24 credits), with a sessional GPA of 6.00 (B) and is taking at least one English course. When no candidate of preference applies, selection will be based on the balance of the criteria. The Taryn Lynne Stephens Award was established in honour of the late Taryn Stephens, a caring and conscientious young woman, who graduated with Honours from York in 2007.

The Theodora W. McKittrick-Smits Bursary

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 Thomas Joseph Palmer MBA/LLB Bursary

The Thomas Joseph Palmer MBA/LLB Bursary is established by Schulich alumnus Jeffrey O. Palmer, MBA/LLB '81 and will be awarded to a first year MBA/LLB student enrolled in the MBA/LLB program, who demonstrates financial need.

The Tim Price Bursary

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 Commerce program (formerly 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 Van-Rob Inc. Award

Van-Rob Stampings

The Van-Rob Inc. Award has been established to provide an annual award to a secondary school student entering a first-year program at York University. The successful applicant must have an admission average of 85 per cent or higher, have made a contribution to the life of their school or community, have demonstrable financial need, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and be a resident of Ontario. Van-Rob Inc. is a supplier of metal stampings, mechanical and modular assemblies to the OEM and after market.

The Varpu Lindstrom Award

Awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student who has 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 Vernon Oliver Stong Graduate Scholarship in Education

The Scholarship is available to Education students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies who have achieved a minimum grade point average of a B+. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or protected persons and Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need. Should a suitable graduate recipient not be found, the scholarship will be awarded to qualified undergraduate education students.

The Vernon Oliver Stong Graduate Scholarship in German & European Studies

This scholarship is available to students who are pursuing the Graduate Diploma in German and European Studies who have achieved a minimum grade point average of B+. In the event that the award is not made in any given year the funds shall be held and an additional recipient will benefit in the following year's distribution.

The Vernon Oliver Stong Graduate Scholarship in Science

The scholarship is available to students studying in the field of science (excluding engineering) in the Faculty of Graduate Studies who have achieved a minimum grade point average of B+. Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or protected persons and be Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need. Notwithstanding the requirement that applicants to the Vernon Oliver Stong Graduate Scholarship in Science must demonstrate financial need, these scholarships will be awarded primarily on the basis of research excellence and academic performance.

The Verrico Family Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to an Osgoode student. 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 who is a member of a mooting team and who requires assistance to travel to a competition.

The Virginia Rock Award

The Virginia Rock Award, named in honour of the first Master of Stong College, is funded by the entire college community. This award recognizes a distinctive combination of academic achievement and devotion to Stong College and its ideals. To be considered, applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 8.0, be an active contributor to Stong College and demonstrate financial need.

The W. Struan Robertson, Q.C. Memorial Prize

The firm of Borden & Elliott (currently Borden Ladner Gervais LLP) has established this award in memory of W. Struan Robertson, Q.C.This prize will be awarded annually to a student who, during his or her first and second years at Osgoode Hall Law School, best combines academic excellence with involvement in extracurricular activities including athletics.

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

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 Westview Entrance Award

This award will be granted to students who are graduates of Westview Centennial Secondary School. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum admission average of 80 per cent. All Westview graduates applying to York University are eligible to apply.

The William & Nona Heaslip Scholarship

The William & 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 and Edward Barrack and John Joseph Radey Bursary

William and Edward Barrack and John Joseph Radey each faced personal and physical challenges with grace and courage. None of them lived to celebrate their 50th birthday. The McCarthy Tetrault Foundation has made a donation, the annual income from which will be made available in the form of a bursary to students in the JD program. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

The William W. Small Award

Multiple awards will be awarded by the York University Retirees Association (YURA), to a mature undergraduate students who have 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 William Westfall Canadian Studies Prize

The William Westfall Canadian Studies Prize is open to all students registered in 1000, 2000 and 3000 level Canadian themed courses at York University. The competition encourages papers written in either French and English. Once each year, one winner will be chosen for each year level. The winners will receive an official transcript note and the opportunity to have their essay published online and permanently available on York's website. A static URL of this faculty-reviewed essay will remain easily accessible to those considering applications for graduate and professional studies.

The Winchcombe Scholarship Fund

In memory of Owen and Millicent Winchcombe, awarded annually for scholastic achievement to each of the top students entering Year 3 and Year 4 of the BBA/iBBA program and Year 2 of the full-time MBA program. No application required.

The Women's Intercultural Network Award

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.

The York University Sikh Students' Association Bursary

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.

Theatre Department Bursary

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

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

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

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 GPA 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.

Thorsteinssons Prize in Taxation of Business Enterprises

Awarded to the student with the highest standing in Taxation and Business Enterprises. No application is required.

Tibor Prince Integrity Scholarship

Tibor Prince was called to the Bar in Romania in 1936. He and his wife eventually had to flee their country and came to Canada. Throughout his life Tibor Prince believed that hard work and integrity were the keys to success. This scholarship was established to honour his memory and to reward a student who has demonstrated these values through their academic record. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is entering the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School with excellent academic standing.

Tim and Linda Rider Basketball Bursary

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.

Tim Whiten Award

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.

Tom and Mary Beck Jewish Studies Award

Tom Beck has served on York University's Board of Governors. He is an industrialist (Noma Industries) and philanthropist. Awarded annually on the basis of achievement and demonstrated financial need to one or more graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in at least one course of those accepted by university diploma or degree programs in Jewish Studies. The maximum value of the award is $1500.

Tom Arnold CPMEA Entrance Scholarship

Confidential, Professional & Managerial Employee Association (CPMEA)

This award will be offered to a secondary school student entering the first year of a direct entry program at York University from a high school in the York Region, inclusive of the municipalities of Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch- Stouffville. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have a minimum final admission average of 80 per cent to be considered.

Tom Arnold Scholarship in Parking Advancement at York University

The Tom Arnold Scholarship in Parking Industry Advancement at York University will be awarded to a York undergraduate or graduate student, based on academic achievements (min cumulative GPA of 7.5 for undergraduate York courses, or min of A for graduate York courses) and demonstrated volunteer/community service. Area of study is not restricted, however preference will be given to students who are studying in a transportation or parking-related field. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. The recipient will be asked to write an article for the Canadian Parking Association's magazine, The Parker, describing the impact that their studies may have on the Canadian parking industry. Failure to submit the article may result in the reversal of the award.

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

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.

Torkin Manes LLP Prize for Osgoode Hall Law School

The Ronald D. Manes Alumni Prize is awarded annually to the third year student who has demonstrated the best combination of academic excellence and leadership in the Law School.

Toronto and Area Road Builders Association

Awarded to a Year 4 BBA/iBBA student on the basis of high academic standing achieved in Year 3. No application required.

Toronto Cathay Lions Club Scholarship

Awarded to the most outstanding student in a third-year 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

The Toronto Dominion Bank Award is awarded 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

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 third- or fourth-year 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.

Torys LLP Mooting Bursary

Torys LLP is a leader in advocacy and dispute resolution and had donated these funds to assist Osgoode students who have demonstrated an interest in this area of practice through their participation in mooting. Recipients will have represented Osgoode in a competitive moot within the academic year. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Torys Research and Writing Award

Awarded to a full-time graduate or undergraduate student registered for a law degree. Students may submit a paper which has been written for a law school course, seminar or supervised research, or which has already been accepted for publication by a legal journal.

Translation Departmental Prize, Glendon

The Translation Department Prize is awarded to a graduating translation major at Glendon College, York University in recognition of excellent academic achievement. This prize is available annually but may not be awarded annually.

Ubale Bursary Fund

The Ubale Bursary Fund will be awarded to students who are affiliated 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

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.

UNHCR/CRS Refugee Student Bursary

This bursary supports undergraduate students who have refugee status in Canada and who have demonstrated financial need. Recipients must also be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits at York University.

Unilever Canada Undergraduate Entrance Award in Environmental Studies

Unilever Canada Limited

Awarded to an incoming Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) undergraduate student who has achieved a minimum 80 per cent admission average and has written an excellent 1,000 word essay on their vision of sustainability. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. This award has been made available through the generous support of Unilever Canada Limited.

Universal Studios Canada Film & Video Scholarship

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

University Women's Club North York Bursary (Disabled)

The University Women's Club North York Bursary (Disabled) will be awarded to female students with a disability, Canadian citizens, who have completed first year of study at York University in any program. Eligible students will have demonstrated financial need and maintained academic achievement (a minimum GPA of 6.0).

University Women's Club North York Bursary (Open)

The University Women's Club North York Bursary assists female students, Canadian citizens, who have completed first year of study at York University in any program. Eligible students will have demonstrated financial need, maintained academic achievement (a minimum GPA of 6.0) and shown evidence of participation within the College (extra-curricular activities) and/or the community at-large.

University Women's Club North York Scholarship (Science)

The University Women's Club North York Scholarship (Science)will be awarded to a female student, Canadian citizens, who have completed her first year of study in a Bachelor of Science program at York University. Eligible students will have demonstrated financial need, maintained academic achievement (a minimum GPA of 6.0) and shown evidence of participation within the University (extra-curricular activities) and/or the community at-large.

University Women's Club North York Scholarship - Glendon

The University Women's Club North York Scholarship - Glendon for academic excellence will be presented to a Year 2 or 3 female student at Glendon College who is taking both English and French. The student must be a Canadian citizen and shown evidence of participation within the University (extra-curricular activities) and/or the community at-large. Demonstrated financial need will be considered only when a choice must be made between equally-qualified candidates.

University Women?s Club of North York - Lee Robertson Memorial Award

The University Women?s Club of North York - Lee Robertson Memorial Award will be given annually to an Osgoode student who demonstrates financial need, is a Canadian citizen, maintains academic achievement (a minimum GPA of 6.0) and shows evidence of participation within the University (extra-curricular activities) and/or the community at-large. The University Women's Club of North York, with the support of her family, has established this award in the memory of their dear friend, Lee Robertson. Lee graduated from the University Law School in 1948. Although she did not practice law, she often helped the Club with her skills and knowledge.

Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP Prize

The Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP Prize is awarded to the JD student who writes the best paper in the seminar, Sexuality and the Law (or a successor course on substantially the same topic or theme). Should the seminar not be offered in a given year, the prize will be awarded to the student who has written a paper in the area of sexuality and the law. Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP is a Toronto law firm specializing in labour, employment law and human rights law.

Vanier College Convocation Prize in Classical Studies and Religious Studies

This book prize is awarded to Vanier College students who graduate summa cum laude, have made outstanding contribution to the life of the college and the University and who have received the highest grade point average in classical studies and religious studies. Award to be presented at June convocation.

Vanier College Council 50th Anniversary Award

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 College's Master's Award for Outstanding Contribution to the College and University

Awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding service to Vanier College and York University, and has achieved a minimum GPA of 6.00.

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

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)

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

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.

Vera Morris Bursary

Awarded to a York student with a physical disability who demonstrates financial need. This bursary is in memory of Vera Morris. Although she had to cope with arthritis from her earliest youth, the last thing anyone might have called Vera Morris was 'handicapped'. Throughout her life she was active and interested in everything and everyone around her. Born in 1911 in Winnipeg, Vera led an exceptionally full and active life. She was a nursery school teacher, mother, freelance writer, a politically active crusader and fervent nationalist. At 60, she began a new career as a travel agent and took advantage of her position to pursue her love for travel, taking trips to the Caribbean, Europe and Asia, including Hong Kong on two canes.

VIBE Arts for Children and Youth Award

The VIBE Arts for Children and Youth Award will be granted to an incoming or continuing full time undergraduate student enrolled at York University. To be eligible, recipients must be in good academic standing and demonstrate engagement in the arts education for children and youth in the community by submitting a one page statement outlining their involvement. Preference will be given to students who have been involved in the VIBE Arts for Children and Youth organization. This award recognizes community involvement and leadership in arts education for children and youth. VIBE Arts for Children and Youth (formerly known as Arts for Children and Youth) is an award winning charity committed to providing children and youth in under-resourced communities with high quality community and school based arts education.

Victor M. Saccucci Bursary

This bursary will be given annually to a student who is in the final year of study in the JD program and has demonstrated an interest in pursuing graduate work in law. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Victor S. MacKinnon Award

Awarded to a Commerce student (formerly administrative studies)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

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

Virginia McDonald-Evans Fund

Awarded to the Liberal Arts & Professional Studies students taking political science courses who, while enrolled in a 3000-level 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

Awarded to a student enrolled in a major or minor in the School of Gender, Sexuality and 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

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 third-year 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.

WeirFoulds LLP Prize in Administrative Law

The firm of WeirFoulds has established a prize in memory of Robert B. Robinson, Q.C. to be awarded annually to the student achieving the highest standing in Administrative Law.

Wendy Babcock Social Justice Award

This award will be given to a student(s) graduating from the JD program who has incurred significant educational debt in order to pursue their legal education; demonstrated a commitment to serving the public interest (e.g. relevant academic, work and volunteer experience); and intends to pursue a career in social justice. Recipient(s) must have financial need, be a Canadian citizen/permanent resident/protected person and an Ontario resident. Wendy passed away before just before her final year of study. Her classmates were so inspired by her courage and determination they raised the money to create this award so that her commitment to social justice will live on.

Westview Scholarship for Education

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. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. Scholarships will be decided based on academic merit. Recipients can qualify for this scholarship in more than one year.

Willard W. Piepenburg Award

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 and Marguerite Davey Award

The William and Marguerite Davey Award has been established by K.G. Davey, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in Biology, and former Chair in Biology, Dean of Science and Vice President Academic to honour the memory of his parents. Although of modest education and very limited circumstances, they ensured a university education for their son, and through weekly family visits to the local library, implanted in him a love of books and of learning that led to an extraordinarily satisfying life of scientific scholarship. This award will be granted to a student entering the final year of an honours program in Biology at York who will be undertaking graduate study involving research in non-human biology at York or another University, and who, in the opinion of the faculty member most familiar with his or her work, shows the greatest promise as a researcher. To be eligible, the recipient must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario, who demonstrates financial need with a minimum 6.0 (B) GPA. If no qualified undergraduate student is available, the award can be made to a student entering the graduate program in Biology at York who meets the above criteria.

William Bruce Henderson Bursary

Established in memory of William Bruce Henderson, Solicitor, London, to provide a bursary to a student in any year of the JD program, Osgoode Hall Law School.

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 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

This is award will be awarded annually to one returning student entering their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate study. Students must demonstrate excellence in painting as evidenced by a portfolio and a grade of B+ or better in all painting specific courses. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario, who demonstrates financial need.

Winters College Council 50th Anniversary Award

This award will be granted to a student affiliated with Winters College, who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person, and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students who have participated in a broad range of Winters College activities and who has demonstrated a commitment to serving the College community. Preference will also be given to students who achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.00 (B).

Winters College Fellows Scholarship

Awarded to Winters students with high academic standing in their fourth year of studies. Student must be registered in the following Faculties: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Science, Lassonde, or Fine Arts. 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.

Women in Leadership Student Award

The Women in Leadership Student Award has been established by the Women in Leadership Student Association at the Schulich School of Business. It will be awarded annually to a continuing female undergraduate or Master's level student enrolled in the BBA/iBBA or MBA/IMBA program. The recipient must demonstrate high academic achievement (minimum GPA of B+) and strong leadership abilities. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates significant financial hardship.

Women's Canadian Historical Society Scholarship

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.

Women's Law Association Of Ontario Prize In Estate Planning

This award was founded by subscription of the members of the Women's Law Association of Ontario. The annual income of the fund is paid to the member of the graduating class who obtains the highest standing in the subject of Estate Planning.

Woodbine Entertainment Group Bursary for Students from Rexdale

Granted annually to a student who is enrolled in any program at York, at any level of study, who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, and a resident of Ontario, who