Full Scholarships at York University, Toronto

Deadline: 15 March 2013
Open to: first year international students with a study permit for Canada
Scholarship: $15,000-$25,000/year for four years of study

Description

York University is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada’s third largest university. They have established three separate funds for international undergraduate applicants, recognizing academic excellence, leadership qualities, exceptional community service and individual achievement.

Estimated costs of attendance at York University and living in Toronto can be viewed HERE.

Global Leader of Tomorrow Award

  • Valued at $15,000 and renewable for a further three years of full-time undergraduate study provided high academic standing is maintained in each academic year.
  • You must be nominated by your high school. Only one candidate per school will be considered for this award.
  • Note: This is a partial scholarship intended to supplement your own finances. It will not cover the entire cost of studying and living at York University.
York’s United World College Scholarship
  • Valued at $25,000 and renewable for a further three years of full-time undergraduate study provided high academic standing is maintained in each academic year.
  • You must be enrolled in or must have graduated within the past two years from a United World College to qualify for this scholarship.
  • York requests that only one candidate be nominated per school.
International Entrance Scholarship of Distinction
  • Valued at $25,000 and renewable for a further three years of full-time undergraduate study provided high academic standing is maintained in each academic year.
  • You must be nominated by your high school. Only one candidate per school will be considered for this award.

Eligibility

  • Applying for September entry
  • Have an excellent academic record (“A” average or equivalent)
  • An international student with a Study Permit for Canada
  • Applying to the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program in one of the following Faculties:
    • Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
    • Environmental Studies
    • Fine Arts
    • Glendon
    • Health
    • Science & Engineering
    • Schulich School of Business

Application

You must download the application form and info sheet HERE and submit your application materials by 15 March 2013.

Scholarship and Award packages can be either mailed or e-mailed to the University. Choose one of the following options to forward your documents to the University:

Mail:
International Scholarship Committee;
Office of Admissions; Bennett Centre for Student Services;
York University;
4700 Keele Street;
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; M3J 1P3

Email to [email protected] If you have mailed your application and are now sending supporting documentation via e-mail, please note in the e-mail that your application has been mailed and the date it was sent.

Counsellors or schools may e-mail nomination letters and transcripts. Transcripts must include contact details of the school official submitting them. Official transcripts are still required by mail; e-mailed transcripts are used for interim scholarship assessment only.

Referees can e-mail reference letters. Reference letters must include the contact information of the referees.

See the official website HERE for more information.

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