York University Scholarship and Awards


York University is a research university, leading international teaching and a driving force for positive change that was founded in 1959 and located in Toronto Canada. It is Canada’s third largest university with over 8,500 international students from more than 178 countries and a total of more than 55,700 students.

About The Scholarship:

The university offers The International Entrance Scholarship of Distinction, which is a highly paid undergraduate scholarship, to international students, including Canadians, who wish to study in Canada in order to support them to pursue various bachelor’s/undergraduate degree programs in most of the academic fields that are available at York University.


The international Entrance scholarship of distinction is a merit-based scholarship for the outstanding international students who present a minimum admission average of A and who are applying to a direct-entry undergraduate program, in one of these faculties: Environmental
Studies, Engineering, Glendon, Health, Science, Liberal Arts, and Professional Studies, Fine Arts, or Schulich.

Scholarship value:

The award value is $35,000 per year, and it’s renewable for extra three years if the candidates achieve a minimum cumulative grade point of 7.80
Number of awards: the scholarship is offered annually to four students.


October 15, 2020


  • Students from all around the world can apply for this merit-based scholarship.
  • Applicant must have finished their high school degree with good grades in a recognized university.
  • Other eligibility criteria are based on the degree program as they vary from a field to another and from a major to another.

How to apply:

To apply for this award, applicants need to register is an undergraduate degree program at York University, and then fill the online application form for The International Entrance Scholarship of Distinction.


Check the official website for more details: https://sfs.yorku.ca/scholarships/award-search?awardID=0968