York University International Students Scholarship

Institution: York University
Level: Bachelors Degree
Deadline: 1 February (annually)
Country of Study: Canada

Brief Description:

York University offers the Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships and the International Entrance Scholarships intended for international students who aspire to study a full-time undergraduate degree at this university.

Host Institution:

York University in Ontario, Canada

Field Of Study:

Winners of this scholarship can take any degree program that begins in the fall term under any of the following faculties: Arts, Media, Performance & Design; Environmental Studies; Education; Glendon; Health; Lassonde School of Engineering; Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; Science; or the Schulich School of Business

Number Of Awards:

The number of awards for this scholarship is not specified.

Target group:

All International Students

Value of the scholarships:

Global Leader of Tomorrow Award: $80,000 ($20,000 x 4 years)

International Entrance Scholarships: $140,000 ($35,000 x 4 years)

All the scholarships provided will be renewable. This means you will receive the scholarship every year until you graduate but only as long as you maintain a high academic standing.


  • To be eligible for this scholarship, the following criteria have to be met without exceptions.
  • You must be an international student and you are required to have a Canadian student permit.
  • You must have applied to any bachelor’s degree program at the York University that begins in fall every year.
  • You must be applying directly from high school and it should not be more than 2 years after graduation and must have no previous experience studying in a college or university.
  • Applicant’s academic records must be excellent with a minimum “A” average or its equivalent.
  • The international student applying must have demonstrated leadership either through community service or excellence in arts, sports or other areas of individual achievements.
  • The student must have been nominated by their high school(Each school may be able to nominate only one student).
    • The student that has been nominated by the school may be chosen for the International Entrance Scholarship of Distinction, the Global Leader of Tomorrow Award, the International Circle of Scholars Scholarships, and the York University Academic Excellence Scholarships
    • Candidates who have been nominated should speak to their principal, administration or anyone in charge of nominations about the scholarships in order to be sure that they are the ones that have been nominated.
    • Finally, the applicant should include the email, name, phone number and position of the nominator in the application form.
  • The student must upload one letter of recommendation during the time of application.
  • When applying, the candidate should be sure all required documents are shown as “Received” in the york application file before deadline.
  • Also, complete and submit the online international student scholarship application before the deadline.

Application instructions:

You should complete a scholarship application form online before the deadline

Visit the official website of york university for more information and how to apply for this scholarship.

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