Candidates must be students in their final year of study in secondary school who are or 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 a leadership in community service, achievement in arts or sports, or excellence 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 John S. Proctor Entrance Scholarship is one of York University's most significant and prestigious awards. Named for the former Chancellor and Chair of the University's Board of Governors and also commemorating the University's 25th anniversary, this scholarship has been made possible by the generosity of past and present members of the Board.
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 another renewable entrance scholarship, the York University Automatic Entrance Scholarship or the York University Continuing Student Scholarship.