Phillip Silver Scholarship

Qualified candidates will be nominated by the student’s home department, through recommendation by a faculty member in AMPD. Final selection will be through the AMPD Awards Committee. The student MUST complete the Student Financial Profile found on the Student Financial Services Website.


Award Value: $5500.00
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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Candidate will be a full-time undergraduate student entering fourth year with a cumulative overall GPA of 7.5 (B+) at the end of their third year of studies.
– Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, a resident of Ontario, and demonstrate financial need by completing a Student Financial Profile found at http://sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp/
– Candidates must be recommended by their home department within AMPD in recognition of outstanding creative and scholarly achievement.


The Bill Chan Bursary

Must apply. Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary.


Award Value: $600.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– OSOTF: Residency information required
– Canadian citizen or permanent residents or protected persons, residents of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need


J.P. Bickell Foundation Awards

Must apply. Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary.


Award Value: $1600.00
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
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to AMPD undergraduate students engaged in Faculty of Fine Arts projects, courses or programs involving community outreach. Please reference your involvement with community outreach in your personal statement when completing your Student Financial Profile.
– Must demonstrate financial need
– OSOTF: Residency information required
– Canadian citizen or permanent resident or protected person, and Ontario resident as per OSAP criteria


Janina Korol Award in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Must Apply through the SFS awards website by completing all SFP


Award Value: $1300.00
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
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to an undergraduate student in AMPD majoring in theatre, music, film or dance.
– Must have a minimum GPA of 7.5 (B+)
– Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
– Must be a resident of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need
– Preference will be given to those students who have demonstrated leadership abilities or have a proven track record of community service. Please include this information in your personal statement when submitting your Student Financial Profile.


Imasco Performing Arts Awards

Completion of a Student Financial Profile required to demonstrate financial need


Award Value: $3900.00
Number of awards to be issued: 12
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
  • 3rd year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Full-time AMPD undergraduate students majoring in performance studies in any of the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design disciplines such as dance, music and theatre. VAAH students are eligible if they demonstrate they are performance artists.
– Enrolled in 2nd or 3rd year at the time of application, and returning to continue full-time studies in AMPD in the following fall semester.
– Please submit a personal statement outlining outstanding ability and achievement in one or more of the performing arts, as demonstrated through their work in the studio and in public performance.
– Must demonstrate sound academic standing.
– Must demonstrate financial need
– OSOTF – Residency information required
– Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and Ontario resident


Harry Rowe Bursary I – OSOTF

Must apply. Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary can be found on the SFS website at: http://sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp/.


Award Value: $2785.00
Number of awards to be issued: 14
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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– The Harry Rowe Bursary is open to all meritorious fine arts majors in all year levels facing acute financial hardship and is intended to enable them to continue their studies.
– Priority consideration will be given to the needs of students with disabilities and students from groups that have been historically disadvantaged because of race, color, ancestry and/or ethnic origin. (Applicants are encouraged to self-identify on application).
– Must demonstrate acute financial need, to the point where continuation of studies is in jeopardy.
– OSOTF – Residency information required
– Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and Ontario resident


AMPD Opportunity Award

 Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary for undergraduate students. Graduate students should submit a bursary application to through their departments to have their financial needs assessed to establish eligibility.


Award Value: $1770.00
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
  • Graduate Student
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to undergraduate and graduate students
– Must demonstrate exceptional achievement or potential in academic or creative work (please reference creative work completed in personal statement)
– Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the completion of the Student Financial Profile
– OSOTF – Residency information required
– Canadian citizenship or permanent resident and Ontario residency status


School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design – Brazilian Ball Student Support Award

Must demonstrate financial need and must apply to be considered.


Award Value: $2250.00
Number of awards to be issued: 14
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
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Available to 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


School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design – Brazilian Ball Interdisciplinary Award

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


Award Value: $4500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 3
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:

– Available to Students pursuing work and projects of an interdisciplinary nature that cut across more than one program of study.
– Eligible students must have a minimum GPA of 7.00 in their major
– Must demonstrate artistic excellence by providing a statement outlining projects, exhibitions, etc. being worked on presently or planned projects, exhibitions, etc., that meet the criteria of the award.
– Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons
– Residents of Ontario
– Must demonstrate Financial Need


Russell Norman Gladstone Memorial Bursary

Must apply. Submission of Student Financial Profile is required for this bursary


Award Value: $500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Bursary
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to undergraduate mature students in AMPD. Please indicate in your personal statement when completing your Student Financial Profile if you entered your program as a Mature Student and not a high school applicant.
– Must demonstrate financial need