School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design – Student Assistant Fund

Student must apply and complete a Student Financial Profile on the Student Financial Services website.


Award Value: $1500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 7
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
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Established to provide financial support to full-time students entering their 3rd and 4th year of study majoring in any discipline within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
– Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons
– Residents of Ontario
– Must demonstrate Financial Need



AMPD Bursary

A Student Financial Profile is required to determine financial need


Award Value: $225.00
Number of awards to be issued: 7
Award Type: Bursary
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to deserving fine arts students. A Student Financial Profile is required to determine financial need.



SCARSA Discretionary Bursary

Department nominates a student who demonstrates financial need by referring to the SFP report and student application statement of grounds that has been submitted for other awards and bursaries as a reference.


Award Value: $
Number of awards to be issued: 7
Award Type: Bursary
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Must be an undergraduate student studying in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
– Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and
– Resident of Ontario and
– Must demonstrate financial need



YUFA Bursary

Department nominates a student who demonstrates financial need by referring to the SFP report and student application statement of grounds that has been submitted for other awards and bursaries as a reference.


Award Value: $
Number of awards to be issued: 7
Award Type: Bursary
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Must be an undergraduate student studying in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
– Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and
– Resident of Ontario and must demonstrate financial need



The Avrom Yanovsky Bursary in Fine Arts

By application. Complete the SFP by deadline date and apply at http://ampd.yorku.ca/for-students/current-students/awards/


Award Value: $750.00
Number of awards to be issued: 7
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:

– Open to entering first year students and continuing students who are completing studio based studies which require supplies or materials beyond regular student fees.
– Recipients shall receive an award intended to assist in the purchase of required supplies that may be needed to complete their creative studio or performance based work. Please provide details of materials required in application description area of application.
– Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, Ontario residents and must demonstrate financial need by completing the Student Financial Profile on the Student Financial Services website.



CIBC Interdisciplinary Arts Pratice Scholarship

Tentative based upon available funds. 


Award Value: $2500
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to full-time undergraduate students entering their fourth year of study
– Majoring in studio work within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
– Must have maintained a minimum GPA of 8.00
– Recipients must have an artistic practice of an interdisciplinary and cross-departmental nature
– Must demonstrate artistic excellence through a portfolio review and identify how funding of their final artistic project will concretely support career development after graduation including artistic practice and/or graduate school
– Additional consideration will be given to students whose artistic practice is of a cross faculty nature.



Temple Harris Book Prize

To apply for this award, please complete the Student Financial Profile.


Award Value: $500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 2
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • 3rd year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Award will be given to an outstanding 3rd year student.
– Awards are to be books, musical scores or money for same.
– No Application required but must demonstrate Financial Need.
– Department may nominate student.



Kondor AMPD Awards

A Student Financial Profile application is not required to be eligible for this award.


Award Value: $500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 7
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Given to a Year 3 or 4 student in each department within AMPD, in recognition of creative and/or scholarly achievement
– Students may apply or a department may nominate a student for the award.



CASA AMPD Student Award

Applicant must submit a profile demonstrating a strong record of involvement in, and positive contribution to, student government or departmental, Faculty or York University activities, while maintaining satisfactory progress in his/her studies.


Award Value: $500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Must be a resident of Ontario

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– A strong record of involvement in, and positive contribution to, student government or departmental, Faculty or York University activities, while maintaining satisfactory progress in his/her studies.
– Recipients must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario and demonstrate financial need.



Michael Plexman Award for Creative Innovation

A Student Financial Profile is required to be eligible for this award.


Award Value: $1600.00
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
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Applicants must be a 3rd or 4th year AMPD student
– Must demonstrate innovation in creative work in visual arts, design, new media or interactive multimedia.
– Recipients must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents or protected persons
– Recipient must be a resident of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need