Golden GRADitude

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Two Golden GRADitude awards, valued at $1,500* each, are awarded annually to graduating students who have demonstrated excellence and leadership and made a significant contribution to York.

Deadline: Feb. 1

Award History

Established by Community and Alumni Relations and the York University Alumni Association (YUAA) in 2010 to honour York's 50th anniversary, this award expresses gratitude to a graduating student who has made the University a better place while completing a degree at York.

Criteria & Terms

  • Two awards available annually
  • Must be a graduating student for the current year
  • Must have demonstrated significant leadership in campus life, including but not limited to student clubs, varsity athletics, residence life, student government, academics and research, Student Community & Leadership Development activities, building bridges between York students and alumni
  • Must provide a written statement outlining examples of leadership on campus
  • Must provide a chronological list (starting from most recent) of your involvement in the York community, including dates and number of hours per week

Questions? Contact Community and Alumni Relations at alumni@yorku.ca 416-650-8159 or 1-866-876-2228.

*Award amount subject to change without notice.