Scholarships at York University

Rank 16
Location Toronto
Established 1959
Famous For Archaeology, English Language and Literature, Social Policy
President's International Scholarship of Excellence
Scholarship Name President's International Scholarship of Excellence
Academic Year 2023
Nationality Any


The President's International Scholarship of Excellence will be awarded to international high school applicants who are entering their first year of a four-year undergraduate degree program at York University and demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to volunteer work and extracurricular activities, and leadership skills. A minimum 80% (A) final admission average is required for consideration. Financial need may also be considered in the selection process. Recipients will represent a variety of regions around the world and will be referred to as "President's International Scholars".

20 international awards valued at $180,000 ($45,000 x 4 years)

This scholarship will be renewable for an additional three years of full-time study or until degree completion (whichever comes first) provided the recipient completes a minimum of 24 credits each Fall/Winter session with a minimum sessional grade point average of 6.0. If recipient's immigration status changes at any time while studying at York and they are exempted from paying international fees for any reason, the value of this award will be adjusted to reflect domestic tuition fee values.

Application Process

Apply via the online application. Minimum 'A' average or equivalent (York factor 8 or 9) required to be considered. Application form consists of a personal statement from applicant (500 words or less), financial profile, list of activities and volunteer experiences and two letters of reference one of which must be academic.


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