Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

 

There are many awards, bursaries and scholarships on offer to fund your studies here at the Lassonde School of Engineering. 

Please consult the list of opportunities below.

We strongly to encourage you to apply this financial support and we are keen to assist you. We are here to help you through the process so please email us at ask@lassonde.yorku.ca if you have any questions.

 


 

Anthony Wallis Academic Achievement Medal

Value: $500 approximately

Description: Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 3rd year and enrolled in an Honors Degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Eligibility: The award is based on academic achievement.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

AOLS David W. Lambden Award, Geomatics Engineering

Value: $1,500 each

Description: Awarded to one student who has successfully completed the ESSE4660 Cadastral Surveys and Land Registration Systems.

Eligibility: Award goes to students who have successfully completed the ESSE4660 Cadastral Surveys and Land Registration Systems and has a) obtained the highest grades in the class with a final course grade of B or higher (70 and above); and demonstrated strong interest in cadastral surveys during the course (class, assignments, projects, career as OLS, and other related course activities).

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

AOLS ESSE4660 Cadastral Surveys Land Registration Systems

Value: $1,000 

Description: Two awards of $1000 each will be awarded to two students who have successfully completed the ESSE4660 Cadastral Surveys and Land Registration Systems.

Eligibility: Award goes to students who have successfully completed the ENG4660 Cadastral Surveys and Land Registration Systems and have obtained the 2nd highest grade in the class and demonstrates strong interest in cadastral surveys during the course (class, assignments, projects, career as OLS, and other related course activities).

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

AOLS ESSE4670 Survey Law Award

Value: $1,000 each

Description: Two awards of $1000 each will be awarded to two students who are registered to the course ESSE4670 Survey Law, have successfully completed the course requirements.

Eligibility: Award goes to students who are registered to the course ENG4670 Survey Law, have successfully completed the course requirements and have obtained the highest grades in the class; have demonstrated strong interest in cadastral surveys during the course (class, assignments, projects, career as an OLS, and other related course activities).

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

AOLS 2nd Year highest aggregate GPA Geomatics Engineering Scholarship

Value: $1,000 each

Description: Awarded to two geomatics engineering students who have successfully completed 66 credits and who have achieved the best grade point average based on all first- and second-year core curriculum courses of the Geomatics engineering program.

Eligibility: The award is based on academic achievement.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

AOLS 3rd Year Highest aggregate GPA Geomatics Engineering Scholarship

Value: $1,000 each

Description: Awarded to two geomatics engineering students who have successfully completed 102 credits and who have achieved the best grade point average from the core curriculum as appropriate for geomatics engineering students in their third year of study.

Eligibility: The award is based on academic achievement.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

AOLS Hubert J. Reinthaler Award, Geomatics Engineering

Value: $1,000

Description: AOLS Hubert J. Reinthaler Award, Geomatics Engineering. One award of $1000 will be granted to one of the four recipients (those who have successfully completed 102 credits) of the AOLS Geomatics Engineering Awards.

Eligibility: The recipient is a well-rounded student with a combination of high academic standing and evident characteristics of enthusiasm, leadership and professionalism.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Atena Arabsalmany Memorial Scholarship

Value: Variable

Description: The Atena Arabsalmany Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate female students enrolled in the Space Engineering program in the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University. The Atena Arabsalmany Memorial Scholarship was established in loving memory of Atena Arabsalmany who was a 3rd year Space Engineering student at York University when she tragically died in 2008. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage female students to pursue careers in aerospace engineering and reinforce the status of women in this field.

Eligibility: Students must meet the 7.5 grade point average requirement, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: To apply for this award please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

B.W. Boville Prize in Atmospheric Sciences

Value: $900

Description: B.W. Boville Prize in Atmospheric Sciences.

Eligibility: 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+).

How to Apply: No application is required. Selection is based on academic merit.

 


 

Bergeron Medal of Distinction

Value: No monetary award.

Description: Each year, two top students in the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science & Technology (BEST) program are identified and awarded for their academic achievement and/or entrepreneurial excellence with the Bergeron Medal of Distinction. This interdisciplinary program in entrepreneurship and new ventures will provide and teach real world business experience to aspiring student-entrepreneurs. A special notation will appear on the selected recipients' transcript.

Eligibility: Must be one of the two top students in the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science & Technology (BEST) program.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Catherine Cragg Bursary for Women in Science

Value: $2,500

Description: This bursary will provide assistance to one or more female students enrolled in the Faculty of Science and the Lassonde School of Engineering.

Eligibility: Must be a female Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

CGI Award

Value: $1,000

Description: 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.

Eligibility: Computer Science or Information Technology student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.00 (B). Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a residents of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Charma Mordido Figuracion Bursary

Value: $657

Description: Awarded annually to a female computer science major. This award is in honor of Charma Mordido Figuracion.

Eligibility: Must be a female computer science major student. Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a residents of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Eshrat Arjomandi Scholarship in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Value: $1,250

Description: The Eshrat Arjomandi Scholarship in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will be given annually to an undergraduate and/or graduate student studying or doing research in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering at York University. The recipients must have demonstrated academic excellence (minimum 7.5 GPA for undergraduate candidates and minimum 'A' average for graduate candidates); preference will be given to female students (under York's Women in Science special program).

Eligibility: Minimum 7.5 GPA for undergraduate candidates and minimum 'A' average for graduate candidates. Must be in Computer and/or Electrical Engineering programs. Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to female students.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Dr. Geoffrey Hunter and Dr. Susan Prokopenko Award

Value: $250

Description: The family and friends of Dr. Geoffrey Hunter established this award to honor his career at York University in the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science (formerly called the Faculty of Pure and Applied Science). This award will be given to an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science or the Lassonde School of Engineering who has completed at least 30 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.00 (C). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility: Minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.00 (C). Must have completed at least 30 credits. ). Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Dr. James Wu Bursary

Value: $3,613 (minimum)

Description: 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.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a residents of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need. Must be completing undergraduate engineering degree.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Dr. James Wu Research Internships for Engineering

Value: $2,500 (minimum)

Description: The Dr. James Wu Research Internships for Engineering Students are intended for undergraduate students pursuing their engineering degree at York's Lassonde School of Engineering who wish to participate in an engineering research project. Students will be invited to apply by faculty researchers. Selected students will have completed a minimum of 54 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and will work directly with professors, post-doctoral fellows and/or graduate students primarily (but not exclusively) in York's science-focused research centers. Fall/winter session internships are limited to 10 to 12 hours per week (approximately 20 weeks) and provide $2,500 in financial assistance. Summer session internships will be a full-time experience for approximately 14 weeks and will provide $5,000 in assistance (course registration is not required for summer session internships). Research internships are renewable for an additional year and maintenance of minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50.

Eligibility: Must have completed at least 54 credits with a minimum GPA of 7.50.  Must wish to participate in an engineering research project.

How to Apply: Complete an application form made available by the Office of the Vice-President, and submit a short description of the project and what they wish to accomplish.

 


 

Dr. Labib Prize in Space Science/Space Engineering

Value: $250

Description: 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).

Eligibility: Awarded to 2nd year students in space science and space engineering with highest GPA in.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Dr. Vincent Tao Scholarship

Value: $1,250

Description: 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.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a residents of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need.. Must be a second year student who has chosen to enter the geomatics engineering program in Lassonde and has completed at least 18 credits from the first year engineering requirements with a minimum GPA if 6.00 over those credits.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Enbridge Engineering Scholarship

Value: $5,000

Description: The Enbridge Engineering Scholarship will be given annually to an entering or continuing engineering student in the Lassonde School of Engineering. Recipients entering from secondary school must have a minimum admission average of 80%; continuing students must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 7.5 or greater. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a residents of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need. Recipients entering from secondary school must have a minimum admission average of 80%; continuing students must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 7.5 or greater.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Engineering Capstone Prize

Value: Variable

Description: The Capstone Prize will be awarded to the first place Lassonde Student team at the Engineering Capstone Projects Competition.

Eligibility: Enrolled in ENG 4000 course.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

F.C.C.P. Electrical Engineering Awrd

Value: $2000

Description: Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student in the Electrical engineering program who maintains a minimum grade point average of 6.00 and demonstrate leadership through involvement in their community and extracurricular activities.

Eligibility: Recipient must be a full-time student in the Electrical Engineering program at the Lassonde School of Engineering.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

George Faber Memorial

Value: $464

Description: 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.

Eligibility: Recipient must be a full-time student in a science or engineering degree program and must demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

GM Bursary for Undergraduate Students in COSC

Value: $2,779

Description: 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.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Hany Salama Bursary

Value: Variable

Description: 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.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need. Must also be majoring in computer science or mathematics or information technology and must have completed a minimum of 30 credits.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Hassan Marie Scholarship of Excellence in Engineering

Value: $1,000

Description: The Hassan Marie Scholarship of Excellence in Engineering will support students enrolled in either Computer Engineering or Software Engineering at York University. Recipients must have completed at least 90 credits and have the highest cumulative grade point average.

Eligibility: Recipients must be enrolled in either Computer Engineering or Software Engineering at York University and must have completed at least 90 credits and have the highest cumulative grade point average.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

James Mason Academic Achievement Medal

Value: $500

Description: Awarded Annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 4th year and enrolled in an Honors Degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Lassonde School of Engineering.

Eligibility: Based on academic achievements and recipients have to be in their fourth year of study.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

J.P Bickell Foundation Mining Scholarship

Value: $2,000

Description: J.P. Bickell Foundation is awarded to undergraduate Lassonde School of Engineering students enrolled in studies related to mining, including geotechnical, environmental geosciences, geological sciences, earth sciences program, civil, geomatics and mining engineering.

Eligibility: To be eligible, students must be enrolled in second-year or above, have an overall average of B (6.0 GPA) or above and must demonstrate their interest in the mining industry/field.

How to Apply: Students must submit a personal statement stating their interest in mining or a career related to the mining industry.

 


 

Kenneth B. Benson Scholarship

Value: $7,500

Description: The Kenneth B. Benson & Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Civil Engineering Scholarship will be awarded from FW14 thru FW18. From 2015 onward, the student recipient for the year prior will be invited to attend the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Annual Conference with reasonable travel expenses covered by the Institute. Student recipient agrees to have their first and last name, faculty, major and year of study announced at the annual convention and listed in convention literature. From 2016 onward, each year’s student recipient will be given the opportunity to interview for a summer internship at Benson Steel.

Eligibility: In 2015, the scholarship will be awarded to a second year student enrolled in the Civil Engineering Program and who demonstrates a balance of good academic standing in his/her studies and leadership qualities. The 2014 recipient could also be eligible if he/she meets the 2015 Scholarship selection criteria. In 2016, the scholarship will be awarded to a third year student enrolled in the Civil Engineering Program and its structural Design Course. The student will demonstrate a balance of good academic standing in his/her studies and leadership qualities. The 2014 and 2015 recipient(s) could also be eligible if he/she meets the 2016 Scholarship selection criteria.

How to Apply: To apply, submit the entrance Student Financial Profile (SFP) available through http://www.yorku.ca/myfile.  You must select this scholarship from the list available.  Please complete the extracurricular activities and community service sections of the SFP and provide a personal statement outlining your demonstrated leadership.

 


 

Lassonde Scholarship

Value: $10,000 to $15,000.

Description: The Lassonde Scholarship is one of the most generous awards available to students who can demonstrate the traits of a future "Renaissance Engineer": creativity, passion, ingenuity, rational thinking and confidence in all aspects of their life including academic pursuits, extracurricular activities and their own interests. Eligible candidates must demonstrate: 1) exceptional academic grades (minimum admission averages of 80% or a grade point average of 7.0 or higher for continuing students) and 2) leadership in high school, university and/or community life, and/or evidence of entrepreneurial talent. Financial need will be taken into consideration.

Eligibility: 1) Students must be applying to or enrolled in any program offered by the Lassonde School of Engineering. 2) Candidates who meet the grades criteria will be invited to apply. 3) Current students must have a full time course load remaining in the year that the scholarship is offered (must have a minimum of 30 credits remaining). Renewal eligibility: 1) Must maintain a minimum of a 7.0 cumulative grade point average. 2) Attach a statement to demonstrate innovative, motivational leadership impacting the Lassonde community. 3) Must be enrolled in full time studies and have a minimum of 30 credits remaining in the Lassonde program. Recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for the YU Automatic Entrance Scholarship or the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.

How to Apply: Students applying to any program offered by the Lassonde School of Engineering or who have completed their first year of study in a Lassonde School of Engineering program will be considered. Eligible candidates who meet the grades criteria will be invited to participate in the selection process. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview with the selection committee.

 


 

Lassonde School of Engineering Citizenship Medal

Value: No monetary value.

Description: Awarded to an outstanding graduating undergraduate student in recognition of their extracurricular contributions to University life, to their school or academic department, or to Lassonde as a whole. (Fall & Spring graduate are eligible).

Eligibility: A student can apply or be nominated for this award by a student or faculty or staff. Fall graduates will be considered with the Spring graduates of the following year.

How to Apply: Applicants will submit a statement outlining their contribution to University life, to their school or academic department, or to Lassonde as a whole. Letters of support from a student or faculty or staff outlining the student's contribution will also be required. Nominations should be submitted to the Secretary of the Awards Committee through the Lassonde Welcome and Support Centre.

 


 

Lassonde School of Engineering Gold Medal

Value: No monetary value.

Description: Awarded to an outstanding graduating undergraduate student in recognition of the highest academic achievement in the Lassonde School of Engineering. (Fall & Spring graduates are eligible)

Eligibility: Recipients are selected on the basis of academic merit. Fall graduates will be considered with the Spring graduates of the following year.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Lassonde School of Engineering Research Medal

Value: No monetary value.

Description: Awarded to an outstanding graduating undergraduate student in the Lassonde School of Engineering showing promise as a researcher.  (Fall & Spring graduate are eligible).

Eligibility: Departments’ Awards Committees to nominate one student per department. The Lassonde School of Engineering Awards committee will select the final recipient. Recipients are selected on the basis of their research contribution. Fall graduates will be considered with the Spring graduates of the following year.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Marvin Mandelbaum Academic Achievement Medal

Value: $500

Description: Awarded annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 2nd year and enrolled in an Honors Degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Lassonde School of Engineering.

Eligibility: Based on academic achievement.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Mary Stevens Memorial Bursary

Value: $400

Description: 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.

Eligibility: Mature student (21 years or older) majoring in computer science and must demonstrate financial need. Must have completed 24 credits at York University with a 5.00 (C+) average or a higher average.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

McKittrick Scholarship

Value: $500

Description: 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.

Eligibility: Awarded to top Year 1 student in space science.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Merei Family Scholarship

Value: $1,000

Description: The Merei Family Scholarships have been created to benefit students enrolled in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science in the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University. The first scholarship will be awarded to a first year student and selection will be based in academic standing, demonstrated leadership and financial need with preference given to female candidates. This award will be renewable should the recipient continue to meet the criteria and maintain a minimum GPA of 7.5. The second scholarship will be awarded to a continuing student (minimum 24 credits completed) who has good academic standing, demonstrated leadership and financial need.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this award, students must have a high academic standing, demonstrate leadership and financial need.

How to Apply: To be considered for this award, submit the Student Financial Profile. Students with permanent disabilities can submit a paper application form available from a registered campus service provider.

 


 

Michael McNamee Academic Achievement Medal

Value: $500

Description: Awarded Annually in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 1st year and enrolled in an Honours Degree program majoring in any of the programs offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Lassonde School of Engineering.

Eligibility: Awarded to student with outstanding academic achievement

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Ontario Power Generation Award Program: University Engineering Award

Value: $2,400

Description: There is one Annual award per Ontario University to be granted to a member of employment equity target group (women, aboriginal, disabled, visible minority). Given to a student a student who has completed one year and is currently in the second year of the Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Chemical or Environmental Engineering Program. Details on this scholarship are available from the Ontario Power Generation website.

Eligibility: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile at http://sfs.yorku.ca/services/sfp/ Students with permanent disabilities have the option of completing a paper application available from Counselling and Disability Services. Please fill out the Community Service and Extra-Curricular Activities sections outlining your leadership skills. Also, include a personal statement confirming your membership of one or more of the four employment equity target groups, confirming that you are legally eligible to work in Canada upon graduation, and confirming that you agree to have your transcript and résumé released to Ontario Power Generation. Please also send one letter of recommendation that attests to your strong oral and written communication skills and a current résumé to W223 Bennett Centre prior to the deadline date. This is an external award, with Student Financial Services holding an internal selection process to determine York University’s nominee.

 


 

Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Undergraduate Scholarship

Value: $1,500

Description: The Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation for Education Undergraduate Scholarship will be awarded annually to two students in the Lassonde School of Engineering. To be considered, candidates must have completed at least 24 credits, have achieved a minimum GPA of 7.0 and must demonstrate role model qualities through participation in non-academic activities.

Eligibility: Recipient must have a minimum GPA of 7.00 and must have completed at least 24 credits. Recipient must demonstrate role model qualities through participation in non-academic activities.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile. Must complete community service and extra-curricular activities and personal statement.

 


 

Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund Science Award

Value: $1,995

Description: Awarded to undergraduate students studying in the field of science (excluding engineering) within the Faculty of Science and the Lassonde School of Engineering, who have the highest Faculty grade point averages of all applicants to the undergraduate bursary, and have completed a minimum of 24 credits. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need. 

Must have completed at least 24 credits with highest Faculty grade point average, and must be studying in the field of science (excluding engineering).

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

PEO York Chapter Prize

Value: Variable

Description: The PEO York Chapter Prize will be awarded at the Lassonde School of Engineering Capstone Projects Competition to a Lassonde student team who will have created, developed and promoted the product/project with the greatest commercial potential.

Eligibility: Enrolled in ENG 4000 course and demonstrate a project with commercial potential at Capstone Project Competition.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

Peter Struk Bursary

Value: $772

Description: This bursary is awarded to an undergraduate engineering student. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

Sally Murray Findley Memorial Scholarship

Value: $168

Description: 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.

Eligibility: minimum GPA of 7.00 (B+).  Recipient must be majoring in computer science, information technology or mathematics and must have completed at least 48 credits including at least 18 credits in the major.

How to Apply: No application is required.

 


 

The Career Foundation/Loyan Gilao Memorial Award

Value: $1,000

Description: 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. 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.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, resident of Ontario. Recipient must demonstrate 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. Preference will be given 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.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

The Embleton Award

Value: $1,250

Description: Awarded to one female student of Lassonde School of Engineering and one female student of Physics, Biophysics, Astronomy, and or Chemistry (excluding Biochemistry),  who have  completed 84 credits towards an Honours BSc or BASc and have earned a B average on the most recently earned 30 credits.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need.  Entering students must present a minimum admission average of 75% and continuing students must present a cumulative GPA of 7.00.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

The Gordon and Agnes (Twambley) Brash Award in Engineering

Value: $4,400 (minimum)

Description: The Gordon and Agnes (Twambley) Brash Award in Engineering is presented annually to a full-time student enrolled in the Engineering Degree Program within the Lassonde School of Engineering, who has maintained a cumulative grade point average of 6.0 (B) or above.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need.  Must be a full-time student enrolled in the Engineering Degree Program within the Lassonde School of Engineering, who has maintained a cumulative grade point average of 6.0 (B) or above. 

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

The Mary & Hubert Lynch Undergraduate Research Internship for Computer Science and Engineering

Value: Variable

Description: The Mary & Hubert Lynch Undergraduate Research Internship for Computer Science and Engineering Students is intended for undergraduate computer science students or engineering students who wish to participate in a faculty member’s research project. Students will be invited to apply by faculty researchers. Selected students will have completed at least 54 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50 and will work directly with professors, post-doctoral fellows and/or graduate students primarily, but not exclusively, in York’s research centres. Fall and winter internships are full-time for approximately 14 weeks and provide $5,000 in financial assistance. The summer internship runs for two summer sessions. Research internships are intended to begin in the summer after Year 2 and conclude at the end of a Year 4 undergraduate program. Interns are expected to prepare a report or scientific paper by the end of their cumulative research internship experience. However, continuation in the internship placement is at the invitation of the faculty research supervisor and is based on satisfactory research work (including progress on the report or paper) and maintenance of minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50.

Eligibility: Recipient must be an undergraduate computer science or engineering student and must have completed at least 54 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50.

How to Apply: Complete an application form made available by the Office of the Vice-President, and submit a short description of the project and what they wish to accomplish.

 


 

Thoth Prize in Space Engineering

Value: $500

Description: The Thoth Prize in Space Engineering has been created to support Space Engineering students at York University. The prize will be awarded to the student who has completed 102 credits in Space Engineering with the highest cumulative grade point average.

Eligibility: Recipient must be a space engineering student and must have completed 102 credits, and have the highest grade point average.

How to Apply: No application is required

 


 

YUFA Bursary - Lassonde

Value: $1,787

Description: 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 Arts, Atkinson, Education, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Glendon, Health, Osgoode, Science, Lassonde and the Schulich School of Business.

Eligibility: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, is a resident of Ontario. Must demonstrate financial need. 

How to Apply: To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile

 


 

YUFA Undergraduate Scholarship

Value: $3,500

Description: A generous donation by the York University Faculty Association has made possible awards of substantial value to the top students in the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Education, Glendon, Health, Lassonde, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Osgoode, Schulich School of Business, Science. The recipients will have completed between 60 and 90 credits at York University, achieved the best cumulative grade point average in their Faculty and will subsequently re-register at York to complete their undergraduate degree program. This scholarship may be held only once and will be payable at the time of the re-registration.

Eligibility: Awarded to student with outstanding academic achievement who has completed between 60 and 90 credits at York University.

How to Apply: No application is required.