Jeanine Thib Print Media Award

Recipient selected by a Visual Arts faculty evaluator.  


Award Value: $1500.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in The School of The Arts, Media, Performance & Design.
– Open to first year students taking at least one course in the Print Media area (In Visual Art & Art History) and/or a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student majoring in Print Media.
– Students must demonstrate artistic excellence as assessed by a Visual Arts faculty evaluator if awarding to a 1st year student with a minimum secondary school average of 75% at time of admission. Current continuing students must have a minimum GPA of 6.0



Nalini and Tim Stewart Arts Award (Visual Arts)

Undergraduate & Graduate students apply through the ampd.yorku.ca/scholarship website and completing the Student Financial Profile.


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
  • Graduate Student
  • Undergraduate Student

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Special consideration will be given to student’s whose projects include work in photography or theatre performance studies. (This award is cross-listed under the Theatre Dept. list of Awards with separate funds available)
– Annually one award will be available to an undergraduate student and another to a graduate student
– Recipients of these awards must be Canadian Citizens, permanent residents or protected persons
– Must be Ontario residents
– Must demonstrate financial need



The Ronald Bloore Award

Complete SFP and apply to award.


Award Value: $800.00
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
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Given annually to an undergraduate student in excellent academic standing who is enrolled in Year 2 or a higher year of studies in the Department of Visual Arts.
– Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons,
– Must be Ontario residents and demonstrate financial need.



Tim Whiten Award

Complete SFP and apply to award.


Award Value: $900.00
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
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to a Visual Arts major in Year 2 or a higher year of study, enrolled in the BFA stream
– Demonstrates interest and ability in a wide range of artistic media
– The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
– Must Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need



Willowdale Group of Artists Painting Award

Complete SFP and apply to award.


Award Value: $1100.00
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
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Given to a student entering Year 4 of undergraduate study in the Department of Visual Arts who intends to enrol in the 4000-level painting course in their final year
– Has achieved a grade of 7.00 (B+) or better in at least two painting courses at the 3000 level.
– Recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
– An Ontario resident who demonstrates financial need.
– Recipients will also be given a solo exhibition of her/his paintings in the Gales Gallery in the winter term of his/her final year.
– A painting portfolio is required (slides or CD format only).
– Recipient will be selected in the Winter Term of their 3rd year. The recipient will be given the award once they have enrolled and are active in their 4th year of studies. Students must have satisfied the above requirements regarding enrolling in required courses.



Joseph Drapell Award

Complete SFP and apply to Award.


Award Value: $560.00
Number of awards to be issued: 4
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
  • 4th year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Given annually to one or more Visual Arts majors in recognition of artistic and academic excellence.
– Eligible students will be in Year 2 or a higher of study in the BFA program.
– Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons
– Must be an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.



Jennifer Ivey Bannock Digital Photography Bursary

Complete SFP.  No application required.  Faculty will nominate recipient.


Award Value: $2000.00
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:

– Given annually to one student in their fourth year (having earned a minimum of 84 credits)
– Selected by faculty members in the Visual Arts program.
– The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
– Must be resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.
– In addition, the recipient will be provided with an opportunity to exhibit in the Gales Gallery in the Winter Term and will be expected to present his/her work to fellow students concentrating on photography in the Visual Arts program.



Joan and Martin Goldfarb Scholarship

Complete SFP and apply to scholarship.


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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to an undergraduate Visual Arts student in recognition of outstanding creative and/or scholarly achievement.
– Recipient must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.80 or higher and have earned a minimum of 18 credits.
– Recipient must also be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
– Recipient must be a resident of Ontario who demonstrates financial need.



Ian White Memorial Book Prize

Student Financial Profile is not required to be eligible.


Award Value: $120.00
Number of awards to be issued: 1
Award Type: Award
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Undergraduate Student
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

– Awarded to 2nd or 3rd year student based on artistic excellence
– Minimum 6.00 (B) GPA required



Department of Visual Art & Art History Award

Student must complete a Student Financial Profile.


Award Value: $1400.00
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:

– Strong academic record
– Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person and a Resident of Ontario
– Must demonstrate financial need