Scholarships & Awards

York University has numerous awards, bursaries, scholarships and prizes that are awarded through Student Financial Services, Faculties, Schools and Departments.

Awards, Bursaries, Scholarships and Prizes from York University:


Students are encouraged to apply for Awards, Bursaries, Scholarships and Prizes. More information on these opportunities can be found through Student Financial Services.

Scholarships and Awards from the Faculty of Health:

Lillian Meighen Wright Maternal-Child Health Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
Awarded to students in the Faculty of Health who meet the eligibility requirements and who demonstrate an interest in the area of maternal-child health.

March of Dimes Canada Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to graduate students in the Faculty of Health who are engaged in or planning thesis or dissertation research on the recovery of stroke survivors.

Sammy Graduate Scholarship in Autism Research
Awarded to full-time graduate students in the Faculty of Health who are engaged in or plan to carry out thesis or dissertation research on the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of autism.

Gold Medal for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Leadership
Awarded to a graduating undergraduate student in the Faculty of Health who has demonstrated academic excellence and outstanding contributions to undergraduate student life at York University.

Silver Medal for Outstanding Leadership
Awarded to a graduating undergraduate student in the Faculty of Health who demonstrates outstanding leadership skills and potential through involvement and initiative in Faculty of Health organizations and activities.

Silver Medal for Academic Merit
Awarded to a Faculty of Health graduating student for outstanding academic achievement. The medal will be presented to the student with the highest cumulative grade point average in the graduating class.

Graduate Student Conference Travel Funds
Awarded to full-time graduate students in the Faculty of Health to offset the cost of travelling to present their graduate research at a conference.

Graduate Student Short Course and Workshop Funds
Awarded to full-time graduate students in the Faculty of Health to offset the costs of attending external short courses, workshops or “bootcamps” to gain new research skills.