Canada York University Scholarships for International Students 2015


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Canada: York University Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students

York Entrance Scholarships & AwardsCourse(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: York University
Country to Study in: Canada
Scholarship Description
The University of York offers the Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships, United World College Scholarships, and International Entrance Scholarships for international students who would like to take a full-time undergraduate degree at University of York.

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To be eligible:
General Eligibility:

  • You MUST be applying for September entry. Submit a formal application for undergraduate admission to York University either by the OUAC website or York online application for September entry.
  • You MUST be an international student who is required to have a Study Permit to study in Canada.
  • You must be nominated for the award(s) by your high school. Note that a student can be nominated for more than one award, however only one nominee per school will be considered for each award.
  • You must be entering directly from high school (no more than two years after graduation) to the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree program in one of the Faculties listed below (see Fields of Study).
  • You must possess an excellent academic record (“A” average or equivalent) and have demonstrated leadership through community service or excellence in the arts, sports or other areas of individual achievement.
  • You must submit required application documentation. Refer to the “Required Supporting Documentation” checklist on the application form.

Specific eligibility criteria for each scholarship award:

  1. Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships:
    • Highest academic average
    • Nomination by high school
    • Leadership and demonstrated skills
    • To renew – must have a high academic standing (7.80 on a 9-point York scale) in each academic year at York
  2. United World College Scholarships:
    • Enrolled in a United World College and high academic standing
    • To renew – maintain a high academic standing (7.80 on a 9-point York scale) in each academic year at York
    • York requests that only one candidate be nominated per school
  3. International Entrance Scholarships:
    • Highest academic average
    • Demonstrated leadership skill
    • Letters of recommendation
    • To renew – maintain a high academic standing (7.80 on a 9-point York scale) in each academic year at York

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries of the world (EXCEPT citizens and permanent residents of Canada)

Participating Institution(s)
York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fields of study
Any undergraduate program in one of the following Faculties:

  • Arts, Media, Performance & Design;
  • Environmental Studies;
  • Glendon;
  • Health;
  • Lassonde School of Engineering;
  • Liberal Arts & Professional Studies;
  • Science; and
  • Schulich School of Business.

Number of awards
Only one candidate per school will be considered for this award.

Scholarship benefits
The benefits include:

  • Global Leader of Tomorrow Award: $68,000 ($17,000 x 4 years)
  • United World College Scholarship $112,000 ($28,000 x 4 years)
  • International Entrance Scholarships: $112,000 ($28,000 x 4 years)

Note: Amounts are based on the 2014-2015 academic year and are subject to change.

To renew the scholarship, one must maintain a high academic standing (7.80 on a 9-point York scale) in each academic year at York.

Method of Application
To apply, you must submit the scholarship Application Form to the University. You are to submit it with all relevant supporting documentation (listed on the form); on or before the deadline date.

Please visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this award.

The annual deadline date for submission of all applications is 15th March. For the September 2015 entry date, deadline date is 15 March 2015.

The scholarship application is provided as an Adobe PDF form. You can fill in the Application Form, save the document to your computer and e-mail in the application form. Remember that you must submit it together with supporting documentation (listed in the form).

York University is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada’s third-largest university. York University has approximately 55,000 students, 7,000 faculty and staff, and 275,000 alumni worldwide.

Application Deadline: 15 March 2015
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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