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Awards for BES students

FES supports our BES students through scholarships, awards and bursaries available exclusively to FES students. For details about each award or to download an application form, follow the links below.

Entrance awards

Award name Value Deadline Note
George and Helen Vari Foundation Entrance Award for Environmental Studies (BES) *$2,500 April 1
The Han Shan Sih Buddhist Society Bursary for Environmental Studies (BES) *$2,000 April 1

Must demonstrate financial need

Unilever Canada Undergraduate Entrance Award in Environmental Studies *$5,000 April 1

Applicants must have a minimum 80% GPA and submit a 1000-word essay on their vision of sustainability

Awards for continuing students

Award name Value Deadline Note
The Han Shan Sih Buddhist Society Bursary for Environmental Studies (BES) *$2,000 April 1

Must demonstrate financial need

dian marino Award *$1,000 February 1

Supports students who use multi-media tools of inquiry to critically explore environmental issues, with preference for students committed to environmental and social justice

HSBC Bank Canada Environmental Studies Awards *$5,000 October 1
Michelle's Prize *$3,500 October 1
PowerStream Undergraduate Awards *$2,500 October 1
The Harry Victor Student Bursary *$1,200 October 1

Supports research in the area of ecological economics or environmental policy

FES Undergraduate Achievement Award *$1,200 October 1

Open to full-time students in their final year of the BES program

York University Faculty Association Bursary Open Open

Must demonstrate financial need

York University Faculty Association Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship *$3,000 Open

No application – automatically awarded to the BES student who has completed between 60 to 90 credits and achieved the highest cumulative grade point average