York World Scholars Program in Canada

The University of York is pleased to invite applications for the York World Scholars Program. Students from all nations are welcome to apply. He or she must be pursuing Double Major Bachelor’s degree in one of the field listed below. To apply, all of the required documents must be received by no later than 20 April 2016.

Program Description
York University, known for championing new ways of thinking, invites international students to apply to the York World Scholars (YWS) program. The program is for high-achieving students with strong oral and written communication skills, who want to pursue a double major (a combination of two programs resulting in a unique degree) in the humanities, the social sciences, languages and professional fields.

Value and Tenure
The top three World Scholars will receive a tuition waiver of up to $20,000. Those with a Grade Point Average of 80% or above will be eligible for scholarships up to $2500. Subject to satisfactory progress, the awards are tenable for up to three years.

Level and Area of Studies
Double Major Bachelor’s degree in one of the following combinations:

  • Economics and Political Science
  • Finance and Business Economics
  • Cognitive Science and Information Technology
  • English and Professional Writing
  • Human Rights & Equity Studies and Anthropology
  • Sociology/Geography and Urban Studies
  • International Development Studies and Geography
  • History and Political Science

Place of Study
At York University, Canada.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, you must meet York’s international admission requirements, found here: futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/international

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
The scholarship can be applied online through the online system at the link below.

Submission Deadline
20 April 2016.

Website and Application Link