Canada Awards Scholarships

Access York Award – York University


The Access York Award has been established to assist students with disabilities who are experiencing financial difficulty. Recipients must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 5.0 (C+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

Application Process

To apply for this award, please fill out the current Student Financial Profile at

How to Interpret the Awards Search Results

1. Offered

The time of year when this award is offered. This gives you an idea about when you’ll need to apply for the award. The most common is In-Course (Fall/Winter), indicating that the award happens during the Fall/Winter session.

2. Award Type

The type of award:

  1. Bursaries are based on financial need. Therefore, students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
  2. Scholarships are based on academic merit. Therefore, students with high academic standing are encouraged to apply.
  3. Awards are based on both academic merit and financial need. Therefore, students with high academic standing and financial need are encouraged to apply.

3. Value

The value of this award.

4. No. of Awards

The number of these awards offered each year.

5. Description

Details about the award’s origins, purpose, and eligibility requirements. For example, some awards may require a minimum credit enrolment, a certain grade point average (GPA), enrolment in a specific Faculty, or a certain citizenship status.

6. Application Process

This explains how you can be considered for the award. Many of the awards simply require that you fill out the Student Financial Profile (SFP) for the current session. Other awards may, for example, ask for reference letters and personal statements outlining your extra-curricular involvement.

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See also

Abraham Isaac Silver Scholarship – York University

Abe Karrass/Donald Solitar Bursary

A. Saber M. Saleuddin Biology Scholarship in Animal Physiology

1998 Osgoode Hall Law School Ontario Bursary Fund

York University Automatic Entrance Scholarship

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