York University is very popular for pioneering innovative and creative ways of thinking. This university is currently inviting international students from around the world to apply to the York World Scholarship program. The scholarship program is seeking excellent students with powerful oral and written communication skills, who are interested in pursuing a double major (a combination of two programs resulting in a unique degree) in the humanities, the social sciences, languages and professional fields.
York University, Canada
Fields of study:
International students can double major 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
Number of Scholarships
Deadline: 20 April 2016
The selected scholars will receive a tuition waiver of about $20,000. Scholars wuth Grade Point Average of 80% or above will be eligible for scholarships up to $2500. If satisfactory academic progress is maintained, scholarships are tenable for up to three years.
As a York World Scholar applicant, you will also be automatically considered for the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies International Student Entrance Scholarship. Eligible candidates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) between 90% and 94.9% will receive $2,000; candidates with a GPA of 95% or higher will receive $3000
How to apply:
Interested international applicants should apply through the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) (if they are interested in applying to other Ontario Universities) OR they can use the York online application (if they are interested in applying to York only). After submitting their OUAC application, two statements of interest will be required:
- A statement of 400 words describing the double major combination you are interested in and why.
- A statement of 200 words explaining who you envision yourself to be in the next five years.
The OUAC application and both statements should be submitted on or before 20 April 2016.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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