Board Awards

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Alumni Silver Jubilee Scholarship

This generous tuition credit of $4,300* is available to a current York undergraduate student who has excelled in his or her studies and made a significant contribution to York or the community.

Deadline: Feb. 1

Award History

This scholarship was created in 1985 to commemorate 25 years of academic excellence, student leadership and community service at York.

Criteria & Terms

  • One award available annually
  • The award is granted as a tuition credit to a student enrolled in an undergraduate program who has completed a minimum of 60 credits (or equivalent) at York
  • Must be registered at York for the fall/winter session
  • Must have completed a minimum of 10 full courses (or equivalent) at York with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B)
  • Must demonstrate one or more of the following: York or other community leadership, participation in extracurricular student life, volunteer services, achievements in athletics, the arts or another endeavour

Questions? Contact Community and Alumni Relations at alumni@yorku.ca, 416-650-8159 or 1-866-876-2228

* Award amounts subject to change without notice.

Alumni Entrance Scholarship

Valued at $32,000* over four years, plus a room in campus residence in year one (approximate value $4,000), the scholarship (x2) is donated by the YUAA.

Deadline: Feb. 1

Award History

The Alumni Entrance Scholarship was created to help the next generation of students realize their dreams. It celebrates the YUAA’s commitment to promoting the excellence, welfare and future of York.

Criteria & Terms

  • Two awards available annually
  • Secondary school students applying for first year of undergraduate study
  • Minimum admission average of 90 per cent or equivalent
  • Must demonstrate a history of leadership in extracurricular life at school (arts, sports or other areas)
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • This award cannot be held with a York University Renewable Entrance Scholarship
  • The recipient receives $8,000* each year for four years provided they maintain a minimum grade point average of 7.8 (B+) throughout four years of undergraduate study
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 18 credits for the fall/winter academic sessions
  • Cannot be held in conjunction with an Award of Achievement, a President’s Scholarship or a Visionary Leadership Award
  • Applicants shortlisted for the final round of selection will receive an Award of Merit valued at $2,000*
  • The Award of Merit may be held with any other York entrance scholarship

Questions? Contact Community and Alumni Relations at alumni@yorku.ca, 416-650-8159 or 1-866-876-2228

* Award amounts subject to change without notice.