Tentanda Via Award

York University

Open to all domestic and international undergraduate applicants. Financial need may be considered.

Recognize undergraduate students who:


  • Have had to face significant personal barriers and who despite these challenges, have persevered and demonstrated fortitude and resilience in overcoming these personal barriers in the pursuit of a university education or

  • Are student leaders/changemakers who are pushing boundaries by demonstrating commitment to progressive and sustainable development initiatives by making a difference regarding compelling issues of our time (either connected to the United Nations’ Seventeen Development Goals(“SDGs”) or other complex issues).



Applicants must submit a personal statement (no more than 500 words) that speaks to how they meet the award criteria.

Overview

Scholarship Summary

Quantity 45 (domestic); 15 (international)
Application Required Yes
Value Domestic: $40,000 ($10,000 x 4 years) International: $120,000 ($30,000 x 4 years)
Renewable? Yes
Deadline Feb. 15, 2022