Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries

Schulich students have access to a full range of funding through scholarships and awards which recognize excellence through academic achievement and extracurricular involvement in the School and/or wider community. Through the generosity of alumni and friends, these scholarships and awards that are among the highest value offered to business students in Canada and around the world.

  • Entrance Funding

    Incoming students will be considered for York University’s Automatic Scholarships and Schulich’s scholarships and awards. No application is required to be considered for these funding opportunities. Students can also apply to be considered for additional funding through York University by completing a Student Financial Profile.

    Only those students who are selected to receive an award will be notified via email.

Continuing Funding

Applications for continuing scholarships, awards, and bursaries open at the beginning of the Fall. Students will be sent an invitation to complete a Student Financial Profile in order to be considered for funding through York University and the Schulich School of Business.

Available Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries

The table below contains a list of all available Schulich scholarships, awards, and bursaries. Use the dropdown filter options to narrow your search  or simply type in a keyword into the search box. Select the green “plus” sign next to the award name to get more information.

Schulich Awards, Scholarships, and Bursaries
Award NameValueProgram(s)TypeVisa/DomesticTimingStatusSpecializationDescription# availableRenewable?MeritCommunity ServiceLeadershipFinancial NeedProgram Level
KPMG Undergraduate Scholarship7500BBA
IBBA
ContinuingWinterAnyACTGThe KPMG Undergraduate Scholarship is established by the KPMG Foundation. This award will be granted to a fourth year BBA/iBBA student with a specialization in accounting. The successful candidate must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills and financial need.2YYYUG
Seymour Schulich BBA/iBBA Entrance Scholarship6050BBA
IBBA
EntranceANYSpringAnyAnyIn recognition of academic excellence and merit, Seymour Schulich has created the Seymour Schulich BBA Entrance Scholarship. The scholarships are presented to incoming BBA students who have demonstrated academic excellence. Recipients will have been active in their community and demonstrated leadership qualities either in school or through extracurricular activities.5NOYYYYUG
Tanna H. Schulich BBA/iBBA Entrance Scholarship6050BBA
IBBA
EntranceANYSpringAnyAnyIn recognition of academic excellence and merit, Seymour Schulich has created the Tanna H. Schulich BBA Entrance Scholarship. The scholarship is presented to incoming BBA students who have demonstrated academic excellence. The recipient will have been active in their community and demonstrated leadership qualities either in school or through extracurricular activities.5NOYYYYUG
Devin Truax Memorial iBBA Scholarship5000IBBAContinuingOSOTFFallFull-timeAnyThe Devin Truax Memorial iBBA Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time fourth year Schulich School of Business iBBA student who demonstrates academic excellence (minimum 7.50 GPA), financial need and a commitment to extracurricular volunteerism and community leadership.



This Scholarship has been established in memory of Devin Truax, who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly during the fourth year of his iBBA studies. This Scholarship reflects the values associated with Devin's time at Schulich, including his placement on the Dean's Honours List, his student government leadership and student ambassador roles, and his overall active involvement in the Schulich community.

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Edith Schulich BBA/iBBA Entrance Award5000BBA
IBBA
EntranceOSOTFSpringAnyAnyAwarded to an incoming BBA/iBBA student who has demonstrated exceptional academic ability in the high school graduating year. Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.1NOYNNYUG
Ernst & Young BBA Award5000BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyACTGIn recognition of academic excellence, demonstrated leadership and financial need, Ernst & Young has created the Ernst & Young BBA Award. The award is given to Year 3 BBA/iBBA students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership. Preference is given to students who are pursuing an accounting specialization. Recipients will have been active in their community and have demonstrated leadership either in student government or other extracurricular activities. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.2NOYYYYUG
HSBC LGBT Student Award 5000BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyAnyThe HSBC LGBT Student Award will be given annually to a student currently in the first, second or third year of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or International Bachelor of Business Administration (iBBA) degree program in the Schulich School of Business at York University, selected on the basis of leadership, community service in the LGBT community and academic achievement. The Award recipients will demonstrate leadership, community service, and academic achievement as the primary qualifications for receiving the Award. Award applicants will be required to prepare a written statement to be considered for the Award. The recipients will also considered by the Donor as candidates for summer internships at HSBC Bank Canada and as candidates for management trainee programs at HSBC Bank Canada.

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Steven K. Hudson BBA/iBBA Entrance Award5000BBA
IBBA
EntranceOSOTFSpringAnyAnyThe Steven K. Hudson BBA Entrance Award is given to a Year 1 BBA/iBBA student who has achieved first class standing (A) in their senior year of high school and has shown strong entrepreneurial achievements. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need. Steven (BBA ’81) and Sharon Hudson have established this award. Steven Hudson is a strong supporter of the York Community.1NOYNNYUG
HSBC Presidents Award for iBBA3750IBBAContinuingANYFallAnyAnyThe HSBC President’s Award for iBBA is presented to the student with the highest academic standing after completion of the first 90 credits of the iBBA program. The award will be presented in the fall of each year.This award is made possible through a generous donation from HSBC Bank (Canada).1NOYNNNUG
Nissan Canada Leadership Entrance Award3500BBA
IBBA
EntranceOSOTFSpringAnyAnyThe Nissan Canada Leadership Entrance Award will be given annually to an incoming Schulich School of Business BBA or iBBA student who academic achievement. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.1NOYNNYUG
Toronto Dominion Bank Award3000BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyThe Toronto Dominion Bank Award is awarded to students registered in Year 3 or 4 of the BBA/iBBA program. Successful candidates must have a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.5NOYNNYUG
Costco Canada Award2500BBA
IBBA
EntranceOSOTFSpringFull-timeAnyThe Costco Canada Award will be given to an incoming full-time BBA or iBBA student at the Schulich School of Business who demonstrates financial need and good academic standing. The recipient must be a resident of Ontario and either a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person. The Costco Canada Award will be renewable in second, third and fourth year with the achievement of a minimum of 6.0 overall GPA (B).1YESYNNYUG
Michael Paul Sardella Award for International Studies2000AnyContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyEstablished in memory of Michael Paul Sardella, who spent his last few years working in Southeast Asia, this award recognizes his passion for travel and the study of different cultures. It will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate Schulich School of Business student to travel abroad for internships with foreign organizations, as part of their international program of studies. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 6.00 (B+) and demonstrate financial need. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons who are residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.

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The Isaac Akande Scholarship Trust Fund2000BBA
MBA
ContinuingANYFallFull-timeAnyThe Isaac Akande Scholarship Trust Fund was created by the Family of Dr. Isaac Akande, an optometrist who often spoke of the need to encourage young members of the black community to pursue business as a career. The Scholarship will be awarded annually to a student entering Year 1 of the BBA Program or the full-time MBA Program. The successful candidate must have achieved academic excellence to date (minimum B+ average), demonstrated financial need, and must be able to demonstrate through a short essay their involvement in extra-curricular activities within the Black or wider community.1NOYYNYUG/GR
Monika Federau Scholarship for Women in Business1500BBA
IBBA
EntranceDOMFallAnyAnyThe Monika Federau Scholarship for Women in Business will be awarded annually to a first year female student enrolled in the BBA or iBBA program at York's Schulich School of Business. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, or permanent resident. Selection will be based in a minimum grade of 90% for students entering from high school. The scholarship will provide recipients the opportunity to be mentored by the donor.



Monika Federau is the Chief Strategy Officer for Intact Financial Corporation where she leads the development of corporate strategies, and oversees branding, government relations and communications. She joined Intact in 2010 as Senior Vice President, Marketing responsible for national advertising, communication and sponsorship strategies, as well as research and digital initiatives. Prior to Intact, Ms, Federau lived in Hong Kong working for a global life insurer where she was responsible for developing and executing strategies to enhance the company's brand throughout Asia. Monika serves on the Board of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance as well as on the Board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada. Monika is committed to supporting young women seeking to make their mark in business, prompting her to establish this scholarship.

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The Peterson Family Gold Medal & Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Studies1500BBA
IBBA
ConvocationANYSpringAnyENTRThe Peterson Family Gold Medal & Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Studies is awarded to a graduating undergraduate student who has pursued the Entrepreneurial & Family Business Studies concentration and achieved the highest academic standing in the concentration and also demonstrates true entrepreneurial spirit and drive.

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Keun-Chang Kim Memorial Award1250BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyThe Keun-Chang Kim Memorial Award will be given to a Schulich School of Business undergraduate student with a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+) who is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario, and who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to students involved in an exchange program to Korea or who demonstrate a commitment to community volunteerism. This award can be given in addition to other exchange program funding. Young-Rahn Woo has established this award in loving memory of her father.1NOYYNYUG
The Sidney Award1125BBA
IBBA
EntranceOSOTFSpringAnyAnyAwarded to an incoming Schulich School of Business BBA or iBBA student who demonstrates financial need and academic excellence (minimum 8.0 GPA). The recipient must be a resident of Ontario and either a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person.1NOYNNYUG
General Motors of Canada Limited Bursary1000MBA
IMBA
BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyCandidates for the General Motors of Canada Limited Bursary must be in the BBA/IBBA or MBA/IMBA program and must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to disabled students and then to students who have undergone personal hardship, such as the death of a parent, which resulted in financial hardship. Recipients must be Canadian citizens/permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.5NONNNYUG/GR
John Ferzoco Memorial Scholarship1000BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyAnyThe John Ferzoco Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an entering Year 4 BBA/iBBA student on the basis of high academic standing achieved in Year 3.1NOYNNNUG
Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award1000BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyThe Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award is given to one third year BBA/iBBA student who demonstrates academic excellence, leadership and financial need. Preference is given to students who are pursuing an Accounting specialization. Recipients will have been active in their community and have demonstated leadership either in student government or extracurricular activities. The student will demonstrate academic excellence and will be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need. In recognition of academic excellence, demonstrated leadership and financial need, Al Rosen has created the Lawrence S. (Al) Rosen BBA Award.1NOYYYYUG
MBA Class of 2007 Schulich Ambassador Award1000BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallFull-timeAnyThe MBA Class of 2007 Schulich Ambassador Award is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student at the Schulich School of Business who demonstrates academic excellence, strong leadership and value-added judgment. Students must have a minimum 6.50 GPA and have completed a minimum of 50 hours in the Schulich Ambassador Program. The student must demonstrate financial need and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario.1NOYNYYUG
The Aleksander Shved 50th Anniversary BBA Bursary1000BBAContinuingANYWinterAnyAnyThe Aleksander Shved 50th Anniversary BBA Bursary is established by Schulich alumnus Aleksander Shved (BBA '11) and will be awarded to a first year BBA student enrolled in the BBA program, who demonstrated financial need.1NONNNYUG
The Winchcombe Scholarship Fund1000MBA
BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallFull-timeAnyIn memory of Owen and Millicent Winchcombe, awarded annually for scholastic achievement to each of the top students entering Year 3 and Year 4 of the BBA/iBBA program and Year 2 of the full-time MBA program. No application required.2NOYNNNUG/GR
Thomas H. Beechy Award for International Exchange1000BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyDr. Thomas H. Beechy has recognized the value of international exchange in the learning process for our future business leaders. To encourage and support BBA/iBBA students who otherwise may be unable to experience the exchange experience, he has created these bursary opportunities. Awarded to Year 2 or 3 full-time students who have achieved academically at the 6.00 (B) level in their BBA/iBBA studies. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.1NOYNNYUG
Toronto and Area Road Builders Association1000BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyAnyAwarded to a Year 4 BBA/iBBA student on the basis of high academic standing achieved in Year 3. No application required.1NOYNNNUG
Women in Leadership Student Award1000MBA
IMBA
BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYWinterAnyAnyThe Women in Leadership Student Award has been established by the Women in Leadership Student Association at the Schulich School of Business. It will be awarded annually to a continuing female undergraduate or Master's level student enrolled in the BBA/iBBA or MBA/IMBA program. The recipient must demonstrate high academic achievement (minimum GPA of B+) and strong leadership abilities. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates significant financial hardship.BBA/iBBA or MBA/IMBA program. The recipient must demonstrate high academic achievement (minimum GPA of B+) and strong leadership abilities. 1NOYNYYUG/GR
The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation Administrative Award750BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyAnyA scholarship is awarded annually to a third-year undergraduate student in the BBA/iBBA programs based on academic excellence and financial need.1NOYNNYUG
Alan and Esther Hockin Achievement Award500BBA
IBBA
ConvocationOSOTFSpringAnyAnyThis award is presented to the graduating BBA/iBBA student who has achieved the highest distinction in academic standing. No application required.1NOYNNYUG
Class of '97 BBA Bursary500BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallFull-timeAnyEach year a full-time BBA/iBBA student will be selected to receive the Class of ’97 BBA/iBBA Bursary. The student selected will be in good standing, registered as a full-time student in the BBA/iBBA program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.1NONNNYUG
Michael A. Katigbak Award500BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyThe Michael A. Katigbak Award has been established through a gift from Michael A. Katigbak, whose focus is on complementary medicine. Awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need who is entering his/her Year 1 of the BBA/iBBA program. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and an Ontario resident.1NONNNYUG
Nicholas Gareri Award500BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyThe Nicholas Gareri Award is awarded to a Year 1 BBA/iBBA student. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.1NONNNYUG
The James Bray Bursary in Memory of Mrs. Anne Bray500BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyThe James Bray Bursary in Memory of Mrs. Anne Bray is open to all BBA/iBBA students at the Schulich School of Business. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.1NONNNYUG
Michael Bond Memorial Award400BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyOMIS
MKTG
The Michael Bond Memorial Award is awarded to a Year 4 student in the BBA/iBBA program who achieved the highest academic achievement in Year 3 and demonstrated interest in the field of Management Science or Marketing. No application required.1NOYNNNUG
Joshua Tan Memorial Scholarship350BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyFINEThe BBA Class of 1996 established this scholarship in memory of classmate Joshua Tan. Awarded to a Year 4 BBA/iBBA student having a concentration in finance who has achieved a minimum grade point average of 7.00 (B+). Recipient must demonstrate financial need, compassion, a sense of fairness and distinguished contribution in volunteer service.1NOYNNNUG
Bruno Amadi Bursary300BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyFINE
MKTG
Established through a gift from Bruno Amadi (BBA ’79) to support a student who has completed the equivalent of at least one full year of the BBA/iBBA program with a minimum average of 6.00 (B) and a specialization in either finance or marketing. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.1NOYNNYUG
Maritime Life Award300BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyThe Maritime Life Award is awarded to a Year 3 student in the BBA/iBBA program, who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B). Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.1NOYNNYUG
A.L. Tune Bursary250BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyIn memory of A.L. Tune, a respected leader of Ontario credit unions, the Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation provides a bursary to assist a BBA/iBBA student in Year 3 or 4. Selection is based on financial need and academic excellence. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.1NOYNNYUG
Gordon Charlton Shaw Award Fund250BBA
IBBA
ContinuingOSOTFFallAnyAnyThrough the generous donation from Schulich professor Gordon Shaw, two BBA/iBBA students will receive bursaries to assist them in Year 2 or 3 of their studies. Recipients must have a minimum grade point average of 6.50. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.2NOYNNYUG
Stanley L. Warner Memorial Award (Schulich)250BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyAnyAwarded to recognize a Year 3 or 4 BBA/iBBA student's academic achievement and extracurricular activities or contribution to the community and/or university life. This award was established in memory of Stanley L. Warner, Schulich professor of statistics and economics, to celebrate his many contributions to the School and his field.1NOYYNNUG
Gordon Charlton Shaw Achievement Award200BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYSpringAnyAnyThe Gordon Charlton Shaw Achievement Award is awarded in the spring to a Year 3 BBA/iBBA student. The student will have demonstrated satisfactory academic performance, and in the view of the awards committee, have made the most contribution to the School during their years in the Faculty.1NOYYNNUG
Bernadine Nightingale Scholarship50BBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyMKTGThe Bernadine Nightingale Scholarship is awarded to a Year 4 BBA/iBBA student specializing in marketing who demonstrates strong academic potential.1NOYNNNUG
Schulich Case Competition FundVariesAnyContinuingAnyN/AThe Schulich Case Competition Fund is available to Schulich students who have been approved for funding through the Dean's Office.VariesNOYNNNUG/GR
The BBA/IBBA Invitational Conference and Case Competition AwardVariesBBA
IBBA
ContinuingANYFallAnyAnySchulich School of Business undergraduate students are participating in national and international competitions at a phenomenal rate and we expect that this will only increase. The results from the 2007-2008 academic year, is a good indication of what the future holds for our BBA and iBBA students.



The purpose of this award is to provide financial assistance to BBA and iBBA students who have been invited to attend competitions and to act as more than just a participant in a conference. The purpose of this award is to provide some financial assistance; it is not intended to cover all travel/competition/conference fees.
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The Nicol Entrepreneurial Award VariesAnyContinuingANYWinterAnyAnyAnnual case competition at the Schulich School of Business, funded by the Wesley and Mary Nicol Charitable Foundation. Similar case competitions are held at other institutions across Canada. Students compete at the local case competition level for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes. The winning team from each university is entered into the national competition. Six of these teams are selected to come to Ottawa for the Nicol Finals. There is no additional prize money awarded to the national finalists or the national winner.NONNNNUG
The Schulich School of Business Alumni BursaryVariesAnyContinuingANYAnyAnyAnyThe Schulich School of Business Alumni Bursary waseEstablished by generous annual contributions of alumni and friends, the Schulich School of Business Alumni Bursary will support undergraduate and graduate Schulich School of Business students, part-time or full-time, who demonstrate financial need.VariesNONNNYUG/GR
Murray G. Ross AwardMedalAnyConvocationANYSpringAnyAnyNamed in honour of York University’s Founding President, this award is presented annually to a graduating student for scholarship and outstanding participation in undergraduate student life.1NONYNNUG
OSOTF (Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund) Guidelines
Many awards listed indicate that students must satisfy OSOTF residency requirements to apply. Students who have been Ontario residents for a minimum 12-month period prior to the start of their study period are eligible to apply for these awards. In addition, students must be either Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants and must be able to demonstrate financial need.