Candidates must be students in their final year of study in a secondary school who will be seeking admission into their first year of undergraduate study at York University in any discipline. Candidates must possess a minimum admission average of 90 per cent or equivalent and will have other accomplishments such as leadership in community service, achievement in other areas of individual endeavour which demonstrate the wholeness of the person and grace of character.
This award is renewed on the basis of continued high academic standing (minimum grade point average of 8.00). As a Governors' Award of Distinction, the Bruce Bryden Entrance Scholarship is one of York University's most significant and prestigious awards. Named for Bruce Bryden, a member of York's first undergraduate class and founding president of the York University Alumni Association. He served for 20 years on York's Board of Governors until his untimely death in 1992. Mr. Bryden will be remembered for his tireless devotion, endless optimism and personal warmth.
To apply, submit the scholarships and bursaries application available through http://www.yorku.ca/myfile. You must select this award from the list available and complete the following sections: extracurricular activities, community service, and a personal statement. In addition, you must submit three letters of recommendation by the February 15 deadline (refer to http://sfs.yorku.ca/scholarships/ for Letter of Reference Guidelines). Letters can be mailed to: Scholarships and Bursaries, W223 Bennett Centre for Student Services, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 This scholarship cannot be held in conjunction with the York University Automatic Entrance Scholarship or the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.