The York University in Canada invites applications for the York Science Scholars Award which will be awarded to domestic and international students admitted to the Faculty of Science for the 2018 academic year.
Selection is based on the following criteria: high academic achievement (minimum 80% admission average or equivalent), a demonstrated passion for science and community service, demonstrated leadership skills, a desire to make a difference for their communities and demonstrated involvement beyond academics.
Worth of Award
  • York Science Scholars will receive a $5,000 entrance scholarship which will be renewable in their second year if they achieve a minimum average of B+ in their first year of study.
  • York Science Scholars will receive a $10,000 entrance scholarship which will be awarded in two parts.
Eligibility
  • Domestic and international students admitted to the Faculty of Science.
  • For international students requiring the English language test for admission, required scores are as follows: YELT: band 1, TOEFL: iBT 100 and IELTS: 7.5.
  • York Science Scholars will receive a $5,000 entrance scholarship which will be renewable in their second year if they achieve a minimum average of B+ in their first year of study.
  • York Science Scholars will receive a $10,000 entrance scholarship which will be awarded in two parts.
  • The first as an entrance scholarship and the second part once the experiential component (i.e. comprised of participation in a mentorship or research project) is successfully completed.
How to Apply
  • To be considered for this award, domestic applicants must submit their application and required materials directly to the Faculty of Science.
  • Materials required are a personal statement, resume, and a minimum of two (but no more than three) reference letters are required, only one of which is from a teacher.
  • The application guidelines and forms are found at the site.
  •  All documents except for transcripts can be submitted in person or by email to Attn:

York Science Scholars Award,

Faculty of Science, York University,

352 Lumbers Bldg,

4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3

  • or online.
  • Transcripts do not need to be submitted by the applicant.
  • The transcripts submitted by the candidate for their application to the York University Faculty of Science will be automatically used by the selection committee.
Deadline:The application and all required documents must be submitted digitally or by hard copy by 11:59PM on February 20, 2018.

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