Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries - Continuing

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1998 Osgoode Hall Law School Ontario Bursary Fund

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

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.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

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

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

Access York Award

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.

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

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.

Adrienne and Douglas Mahaffy Bursary

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.

Advocis Education Foundation Bursary

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.

Ahrens Scholarship

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.

Alan Grant Bursary

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.

Albert Weisbrot, Q.C. Bursary

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

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.

Alexander David McKenzie Scholarship

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

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.

Alpha Foundation Bursary

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

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 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.

Andrew Forbes Award

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

Andrew Tomcik Scholarship 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.

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

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 a student in the "Feminist Advocacy: Ending Violence Against Women" clinical program who has demonstrated the compassion, tenacity, curiosity, respect for others, and commitment to justice that are among the hallmarks of outstanding feminist advocacy. 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.

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.

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 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.

Arvo Tiidus Award

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

Arvo Tiidus Scholarship

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

Ashe Davis Liberal Award

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

Atkinson Students' Association 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 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.

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+).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bernadine Nightingale Scholarship

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

Bertrand Gerstein Scholarship

The Bertrand Gerstein Scholarships will be awarded each year as follows: 1. A disadvantaged student or a student admitted under the mature student basis of admission demonstrating financial need and wishing to undertake a program in one of the professional Faculties at York such as Osgoode, Schulich, Fine Arts or Environmental Studies. This scholarship is renewable for two years, on the condition that the 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.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.

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.

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 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).

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Doug Ward Football Bursary

The Doug Ward Football Bursary given to one continuing inter-university football student-athlete who demonstrates financial need or to an incoming football student-athlete who meets the OUA and CIS entering criteria. To be eligible for this award, students must meet the current Ontario University Athletics/Canadian Inter-University Sport requirements for athletic awards.

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. 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. 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. Peter Zaparinuk Memorial Scholarship

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

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.

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.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.

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.

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.

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+).

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.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 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 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 Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Writing Prize

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Irvine R. Pounder Award

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

Italian Home Bakery Award

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 & 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 Bruckmann Bursary

Awarded to a satisfactory history major demonstrating financial need.

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 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 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 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.

Joyce Aspinall Book Prize

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

Judith Eve Gewurtz Memorial Poetry Award

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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. A minimum of 30 course credits and at least half (50 per cent) of the course credits required in each undergraduate degree program major/minor must be taken at York University

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Monica McQueen Scholarship in Economics

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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

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

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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Psychology Undergraduate Book Prizes

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

R. Vernon Johnson Memorial Bursary

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Tel Aviv University - Louis Manpel Award

The Tel Aviv University - Louis Manpel Award will be granted annually to at least one undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at York University. To be eligible students must be accepted to study Tel Aviv University. Preference will be granted to applicants in the following order: 1.Undergraduate students completing a study abroad semester at the University of Tel Aviv; 2.Graduate students completing a study abroad semester at the University of Tel Aviv; 3.Graduate students who will be travelling to the University of Tel Aviv to complete a research component associated with their dissertation. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. The value of the award is variable and we be granted based on the maximum funds available in any given year.

Tel Aviv University - Marnie Kimelman Award

The Tel Aviv University - Marnie Kimelman Award will be granted annually to at least one undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at York University. To be eligible students must be accepted to study Tel Aviv University. Preference will be granted to applicants in the following order: 1.Undergraduate students completing a study abroad semester at the University of Tel Aviv; 2.Graduate students completing a study abroad semester at the University of Tel Aviv; 3.Graduate students who will be travelling to the University of Tel Aviv to complete a research component associated with their dissertation. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. The value of the award is variable and we be granted based on the maximum funds available in any given year.

Tel Aviv University - The Berdie and Irvin Cohen Award

Theel Aviv University - Berdie and Irvin Cohen Award will be granted annually to at least one undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at York University. To be eligible students must be accepted to study Tel Aviv University. Preference will be granted to applicants in the following order: 1.Undergraduate students completing a study abroad semester at the University of Tel Aviv; 2.Graduate students completing a study abroad semester at the University of Tel Aviv; 3.Graduate students who will be travelling to the University of Tel Aviv to complete a research component associated with their dissertation. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. The value of the award is variable and we be granted based on the maximum funds available in any given year.

Tel Aviv University - Vera Dolly Denty Award

The Tel Aviv University - Vera Dolly Denty Award will be granted annually to at least one undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at York University. To be eligible students must be accepted to study Tel Aviv University. Preference will be granted to applicants in the following order: 1.Undergraduate students completing a study abroad semester at the University of Tel Aviv; 2.Graduate students completing a study abroad semester at the University of Tel Aviv; 3.Graduate students who will be travelling to the University of Tel Aviv to complete a research component associated with their dissertation. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need. The value of the award is variable and we be granted based on the maximum funds available in any given year.

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.

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 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 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 C. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 ? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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. To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile at http://sfs.yorku.ca/services/sfp/.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 - 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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).

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.

YCAR Language Award

The YCAR Language Award will be given to graduate students enrolled at York University and registered for the Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies (GDAS) administered by the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR). Awards valued at up to $2,000 each to reimburse costs directly related to language study are available. Receipts will be required before related language training expenses are reimbursed. The award is open to Canadian and international students who are enrolled in GDAS at York, have a grade point average of at least B+, and have demonstrated a need to learn a specific Asian language to appreciate and better understand the context and perspectives relating to their area of research study. More information on the Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies can be found here: http://ycar.apps01.yorku.ca/graduate-diploma/

Yeoman Lineman Bursary

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

York Business & Professional Alliance Bursary

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

York Independent Theatre Management

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

York International Experience Award - India

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 and internship opportunities. Recipients must be students enrolled with an official York University partner institution in India, and registered to participate in an approved formal exchange program, international study abroad program or international internship or practicum opportunity at York University (administered through York International). Recipients must also demonstrate academic merit and demonstrate financial need.

York International Internship Award

Students selected to participate in the York International Internship Program (YIIP) are eligible to receive a York International Internship Award (YIIA). This award is designed to assist students with living expenses incurred while participating in an unpaid internship abroad. The York International Internship Program (YIIP) administered by York International provides York University undergraduate students, and in some instances graduate students, an opportunity to gain professional experience in an international setting.

York International Mobility Award

Students selected to participate in a global learning initiative (i.e. summer abroad courses, exchanges, etc.) may be eligible to receive a York International Mobility Award (YIMA). This award is designed to assist students with travel costs related to their participation in a global learning program. Students demonstrating financial need will be given priority.

York University Alumni Association Bursary

Awarded to a continuing undergraduate student demonstrating financial need.

York University Black Students' Alliance Bursary

Awarded to a continuing undergraduate student holding a minimum cumulative grade point average of 5.00 (C+). The recipient must be an active member through their service to York United Black Student Alliance and demonstrate financial need. Established by the York University Black Students? Alliance (YUBSA) through its fundraising efforts.

York University Bursary: Investing in Our Diversity Awards

In Partnership with Scadding Court Community Centre/Toronto Community Housing, York University may provide bursary support to undergraduate students who received the Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship in their first year of study at York University. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, who are residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. To be considered for this bursary, candidates must be registered in the 2nd year of their program (requires successful completion of at least 24 credits in year 1), enrolled in a full-time course load and have satisfactorily completed their first year of study at York University (minimum 5.00 GPA/C+). Level of financial need will also be considered.

York University Italian Association Bursary

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

York University Retirees Association Mature Student Bursary

Awarded to multiple mature students in any undergraduate Faculty, including Osgoode. The recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents with demonstrated financial need.

York University Sport Excellence Awards

These renewable awards are available to continuing student-athletes who have achieved a minimum grade point average of 5.5 in the previous year of study and are members of the following interuniversity sport teams: Men?s - basketball, football, ice hockey, track and field, volleyball, cross country, soccer, wrestling, tennis; Women?s - basketball, field hockey, ice hockey, track and field, volleyball, cross country, soccer, wrestling, rugby, tennis. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have demonstrated athletic excellence as a member of one of the aforementioned interuniversity sport teams for one or more years.

York University Undergraduate Bursary

Open to all registered undergraduate students. Recipients must be Canadian citizen/permanent resident/protect person and demonstrate financial need.

YUFA Bursary - Education

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

YUFA Bursary - Environmental Studies

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

YUFA Bursary - School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

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

YUFA Bursary - Schulich School of Business

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

YUFA Bursary - Science

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