Given in recognition of an outstanding piece of scholarly written work in an upper level course in Music. Awarded to a graduating Music student.
Awarded to a 2nd year student enrolled in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design who is enrolled in at least one Saxaphone course, is in good academic standing and demonstrates financial need by completing a Student Financial Profile found on the Student Financial Services website at: www.sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp
Awarded for outstanding achievement in instrumental jazz performance. Open to Music majors enrolled in jazz workshops.
Awarded for outstanding achievement in contemporary composition. 3rd or 4th year Music majors will automatically be considered.
Application Process: Step 1: Submit a Student Financial Profile to http://sfs.yorku.ca/services/sfp so residency and
financial need can be assessed. Step 2: Complete an application found at http://ampd.yorku.ca/for-students/current-
students/awards/ and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Must apply. Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary.
Preference is given to students concentrating in Jazz studies
Open to students majoring in music with preference given to students who demonstrate talent in jazz performance.
Awarded annual to a returning undergraduate student, majoring in music whose studies are in the area of jazz.
Music major who demonstrates exceptional promise/achievement in world music studies
These prizes are open to music students in any year of study. One prize will be given for classical contemporary composition, the other for jazz composition.
The Nancy Scoular Underhill Piano Award is given in recognition of exceptional promise and ability in classical piano performance to a Year 2 music major.
Two Orpheus Awards are given each year for outstanding achievement in adjudicated vocal performance to music majors in the classical performance stream.
Preference will be given to students enrolled full-time.
Must be a full time undergraduate Music major within the field of Jazz performance. Must be
enrolled in a minimum of 18 credits in one academic year.
1 – 3rd year valued at $10,000 (renewable for 1 year)
1 – 4th year valued at $10,000 (not renewable)
Nomination by Department or may apply through SFP Application Process.
Given in recognition of outstanding achievement in an adjudicated performance to a Year 3 or 4 student in the classical performance stream in the Department of Music.
Awarded to one undergraduate student entering 2nd or 3rd year in the Department of Music. Preference will be given to students studying early music.
Students must complete a SFS to be eligible for this award.
Open to students majoring in Music
Preference will be given to students in music performance who demonstrate talent in piano, guitar or sitar instruments.
One award is given for demonstrated artistic excellence to a student enrolled in performance studies (vocal/instrumental) of Indian classical music.
A second award recognizes top standing in the academic study of Indian classical music.
The Sorbara Award in Music recognizes outstanding creative achievement in music in the areas of composition, improvisation or sound design.
Awarded in the following academic year when student is registered as a full time continuing student.
Preference is given to students of voice.
This award is intended to support aspiring singers of outstanding promise who could not otherwise afford to devote sufficient time and effort to advanced vocal and musical studies. This covers the cost of full-time tuition for continuing student. Will be awarded in the Fall of the next academic year to selected recipient once full time status has been verified.
May apply or be nominated by a York faculty member before end of current academic year.
- Awarded to students undertaking ethnomusicological field research in non-North American based musics
- showing prowess in composition incorporating elements outside the Western Art Music tradition, or demonstrating unusual performance ability in a variety of musical styles, including the non-Western
- Academic standing is a prime consideration
Awarded in recognition of academic and/or artistic excellence in Music.
Awarded for outstanding performance of a contemporary work for piano.