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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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%.


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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.


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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.


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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.


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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.


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.

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


AMPD Pan Faculty Awards & Department Awards are now closed.