Del Dako Memorial Award

Must Apply and Complete the Student Financial Profile.


Award Value: $1000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • 2nd year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to a 2nd year student enrolled in the School of the Arts, Media, performance and Design who is enrolled in at least one Saxophone course
– Must be in good academic standing
– Must demonstrate financial need



Oscar Peterson Scholarship MTCU

2 first year students – 10, 000.00 each

1 third year student – 10, 000.00

1 fourth year student – 10, 000.00


Award Value: $10000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 4
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Will be awarded to an undergraduate student entering or continuing the Music degree program who demonstrates a unique music ability, especially in the field of jazz performance as demonstrated through live performance or a portfolio.
– 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. For first year students, must present a minimum admission of 80%.



Duke Ellington Award in Jazz

Submit your Student Financial Profile and complete the online application form.


Award Value: $1000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Majoring in music with a concentration in jazz studies, jazz performance or composition.
– Eligible students will be in third or fourth year jazz workshops, jazz orchestra or jazz composition courses.
– Recipients must have a GPA of 7.00 (B+)
– Must demonstrate financial need
– Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person



Norman Stifani Memorial Scholarship

Completion of Student Financial Profile required in addition to applying and speaking to criteria of Scholarship in application statement.


Award Value: $1400.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Student must be a music major who has successfully completed at least 24 credits and demonstrates outstanding talent and dedication in the performance of classical music – vocal or instrumental.
– Must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and residents of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need by having their Student Financial Profile assessed for need.



Leonard Yancovitch Award in Music

Must Apply and Complete the Student Financial Profile.


Award Value: $1600.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded annual to a returning undergraduate student, majoring in music whose studies are in the area of jazz.
– Recipients must have a GPA of 7.00 (B+)
– Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need



Jazz FM 91 Scholarship in Jazz

Student must complete a Student Financial Profile to be considered and must apply on-line at the AMPD Scholarship webpage.


Award Value: $2000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Must be an undergraduate student who is majoring in music, with preference given to students who demonstrate talent in jazz performance.
– Recipients must have completed a minimum of 24 credits at York University, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.50
– Must demonstrate financial need



The Spedding Memorial Scholarship in Music

Student must complete and submit a Student Financial Profile and apply to the Scholarship through the attached application form.


Award Value: $800.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Must be a 4th year Music major
– Awarded in recognition of academic and/or artistic excellence in Music.
– Must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected persons and resident of Ontario.
– Must demonstrate financial need.



Shanti Chakravorty Award in Indican Classical Music

Must demonstrate financial need by completing a SFP.


Award Value: $1500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Graduate Student
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Must be an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing the study of Indian classical music at York University.
– Preference will be given to a student focusing on vocal Indian classical music performance.
– The recipient must have a GPA of 7.00 (B+)
– The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.



Nancy Scoular Underhill Piano Award

Must complete SFP and apply to award.


Award Value: $1000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • 2nd year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– 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.
– Preference will be given to female students.
– Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons
– Must be residents of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need.



Orpheus Award

Must complete SFP and apply to award.


Award Value: $1000.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Two Orpheus Awards are given each year for outstanding achievement in adjudicated vocal performance to Music majors in the classical performance stream.
– Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons.
– Must be residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need