York Science Scholars Award 2020/2021 in Canada: Applications are now open for all eligible students across the globe for the York Science Scholars Award 2020/2021 in Canada. The scholarship is an initiative of the Faculty of Science of the York University in Canada aiming to attract great brains into the study of science.
York University’s Faculty of Science eagerly awaits applications for its prestigious York Science Scholars Award (YSSA) program. In keeping with the vision of preparing global thinkers to advance knowledge and human progress, the Science Scholars program nurtures the intellectual and career development of high-achieving, passionate science students entering the Faculty.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): York University.
Scholarships to be taken at: York University, Canada.
Scholarship Type: Partial funding/Education Support.
Scholarship level: Undergraduate.
Slots: 25 scholarships to be awarded
Scholarship Worth: $10,000.
Subject Eligibility: Students applying to or enrolled in Faculty of Science of the university
Country/Candidate Eligibility: Domestic and International students
English Language Requirements: Applicant will be required to submit proof of language ability.
About the Scholarship Program (York Science Scholars Award):
The 2020 York Science Scholars program provides up to 25 first-year entering students with awards worth $10,000 each. This Faculty of Science award is considered separately and in addition to any other York University or Faculty of Science admissions awards and scholarships.
The York Science Scholars Award of $10,000 is provided in two parts:
- $5,000 as an entrance scholarship
- $5,000 as a guaranteed summer research position following the first year of study
Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
All students, Canadian and International, who have applied for entrance to the York University Faculty of Science for full-time study starting in Fall 2020 are eligible to apply for this program. Newly enrolled first year Faculty of Science students are eligible to receive this award.
Other criteria are categorized thus;
1) High academic achievement: Although we consider the YSSA applications holistically, competitive applications tend to have a minimum average of A- (80%, or its equivalent) and higher.
2) Demonstrated passion for science and community service, demonstrated leadership skills, and a desire to make a difference for their communities.
3) Well-rounded candidates who demonstrate involvement beyond academics, for example, in community service, achievement in sports, the arts, or hobbies.
4) English Language Scores:
For international students requiring an English language test for admission to York University, competitive English test scores are:
• YELT: band 1
• TOEFL: iBT 100
• IELTS: 7.5
- International Science Scholarships at the University of Queensland 2020
- University of Hawaii International Campus Awards in USA 2020
- Technical University of Munich Loschge Scholarship Award in Germany
Application Procedures for the York Science Scholars Award 2020/2021 in Canada – How-to-Apply:
Interested and eligible candidates will be required to submit a completed application form and other supporting documents to indicate their interest for the York Science Scholars Award 2020/2021. Before you commence application, it is recommended that you get complete application guide and detailed information on supporting documents at the official application website.
For online submission, please submit your application here: York Science Scholars Award
For Hard Copy submission’
Please submit a hard copy of your application to:
York Science Scholars Award
Faculty of Science, York University
352 Lumbers Building, 4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Application Deadline: March 23, 2020 at 11:59PM.