Entrance scholarships: Application required

Scholarship Value & application deadline

Governers’ Awards of Distinction

  • John S. Proctor Entrance Scholarship
  • Alumni Award of Distinction Scholarship
  • Murray Ross
  • Betty-Jean
  • John M. Bankes
$32,000 ($8,000 x 4 years) plus the cost of a room in residence for first year (approx. $4,000)
Apply by February 1
*** Extended to February 15

Eligibility

  • Minimum average of 90%
  • Accomplishments in community service, leadership, the arts, or sports
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person

For full application details:

John S. Proctor Entrance Scholarship
Alumni Award of Distinction Scholarship

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Awards of Distinction – Merit Scholarships

$2,000

Eligibility

Awarded to applicants short-listed for the Awards of Distinction as noted above. No separate application from the one above is required.

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Avie Bennett Award

$30,000 ($7,500 x 4 years)
Apply by April 1

Eligibility

  • Entering first year of full-time studies
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Minimum admission average of 75%
  • Resident of Brampton (Ontario)
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Proven commitment to service and society

Apply using the Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries Application

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Awards of Achievement – York University

$24,000
($6,000 x 4 years)
Apply by February 1

Eligibility

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Minimum admission average of 85%
  • Contributions to school or community
  • Achievement and financial need

Recipients are not eligible for any renewable entrance scholarship
Apply using the Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries Application

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Harry Arthurs Alumni Families Scholarship

$24,000
($6,000 x 4 years)
Apply by February 15

Eligibility

  • Child, grandchild or sibling of a York alumnus/alumna
  • Minimum admission average of 90%
  • Demonstrated record of participation, leadership or volunteerism
  • Renewable

Recipients are not eligible for any renewable entrance scholarship
Application details and instructions

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The Honderich Bursary

$24,000
($6,000 x 4 years)
Apply by April 1

Eligibility

  • Incoming high school students from James Cardinal McGuigan Secondary School, Emery Collegiate Institute, CW Jeffrey’s Secondary School and Westview Centennial Secondary School
  • Includes a summer job at the Toronto Star at the end of the first year

Apply using the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application, and contact your guidance office for additional information about the application process.

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Award for Aboriginal Students

$20,000
($5,000 x 4 years)
Apply by April 1

Eligibility

  • Students of Aboriginal ancestry selected from each of the Provincial Territorial Organizations in Ontario
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person; Ontario resident
  • Minimum admission average of 70%
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Recipient required to participate in a mentorship program

Apply using the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application.

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Chancellor Bennett Entrance Award for the Westview Partnership

$20,000
($5,000 x 4 years)
Apply by April 1

Eligibility

  • For students from Westview Centennial Secondary School, C.W. Jeffrey’s Collegiate Institute, Emery Collegiate Institute, James Cardinal McGuigan and North Albion Collegiate.
  • Applying to direct entry undergraduate program
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person; Ontario resident and demonstrated financial need
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Admission average of 75% or higher
  • Contributions to school or community

Apply using the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application.

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York University Renewable Entrance Athletic Scholarship

$20,000
($4,000 x 5 years)
Apply by April 1

Eligibility

  • Entering first year of full-time studies
  • Minimum admission average of 80% (or equivalent)
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Students must contact the head coach of the intended interuniversity team

Apply using the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application.

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The Ethel Harris Entrance Scholarships at Glendon College

$10,000
Apply by May 1
*** Extended to May 30

Eligibility

  • High academic standing (minimum 85% average for AB & BC, minimum 80% for QC)
  • Must be a student from Alberta, British Columbia or Quebec
  • Must be entering Glendon as a new student who will study full-time
  • Demonstrate community involvement, leadership, and volunteerism

Download the PDF application form for AB and BC
Download the PDF application form for QC

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Entrance Bursary for Aboriginal Students

$8,800
($2,200 x 4 years)
Apply by April 1

Eligibility

  • Status and non-status undergraduate students of Aboriginal ancestry who demonstrate financial need.
  • Must be Ontario residents who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons.

Apply using the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application.

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Bourse d’entrée pour les finissants des écoles de langue française de l’Ontario

$1,250
Apply by June 1

Eligibility

  • Students entering directly from an Ontario French-language high school.

Download the PDF application form

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Friends of Glendon Entrance Scholarships

$1,000
Apply by February 20

Eligibility

  • Academic achievement
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities

Download the PDF application form

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Glendon Language Internships

$1,250 – $1,500
Apply by April 1st
***Extended to May 1st
  • Internships are 100-120 hours of community service done in your second language either at Glendon or in Toronto.

Eligibility

  • Academic achievement
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities

Download the PDF application form

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Sarah and Joe Rainsberger Entrance Bursary for Home-Schooled Students

$1,000
Apply by April 1st

Eligibility

  • Must be home schooled
  • Demonstrate financial need

Download the PDF application form

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York University Undergraduate Entrance Award

$400, $600, or $1,100
Apply by April 1

Eligibility

  • Admission average between 75% and 84.9%
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person in financial need.

Apply using the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application.

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Award for Aboriginal Students

$20,000
($5,000 x 4 years)
Apply by April 1

Eligibility

  • Available to students of Aboriginal ancestry with one award recipient selected from each of the Provincial Territorial Organizations in Ontario (currently Nishnabwe-Aski Nation, Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres, Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians, Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, Grand Council Treaty No. 3, Métis Nation of Ontario)
  • Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Ontario who demonstrate financial need and who present a minimum admission average of 70 per cent
  • Recipients of the award will be required to take part in a mentorship program

Apply using the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application.