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The deadline for this scholarship application is Feb. 1

Alumni Golden GRADitude Award

2 awards valued at $1,500* each granted annually to graduating students who have demonstrated excellence as well as leadership or made a significant contribution to York.

Deadline: February 1

Award History

Established by the Community and Alumni Relations Office and the York University Alumni Association in 2010 to honour York's 50th Anniversary, this award expresses our gratitude to a graduating student who has made the university a better place during his/her time at York.


Criteria & Terms

  • 2 awards available annually
  • Must be a graduating student for the current year
  • Demonstrated significant leadership in campus life, including but not limited to student clubs, varsity athletics, residence life, student government, academics and research, SC&LD activities, building bridges between York students and alumni
  • Must provide a written statement outlining your leadership on campus
  • Must provide a chronological list (starting from most recent) of your involvement in the York University community. Provide dates and number of hours per week
  • The recipient receives $1,500*.

For more info, contact the Community and Alumni Relations office
(416.650.8159 / 1-866-876-2228)

* Award amount subject to change without notice.


York Alumni


Some of our awards and scholarships have been donated by the York University Alumni Association (YUAA).

» find out more about the YUAA