Program Awards

Dark Stones: The Azorean Spirit Award

Sponsored by Santander Totta Bank, the Dark Stones: The Azorean Spirit award (established in 2014) recognizes the academic achievements of students enrolled in the Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies program at York University.

The value of this award is $1,500.

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Award Portuguese Gives you Wings!

Live your Education!

Sponsored by Azores Airlines, the Award Portuguese Gives you Wings! was created in the academic year of 2015/16 at York University. This award aims at recognizing academic excellence in an Elementary Portuguese language class (POR1000). Therefore, the award will honor the best performing student enrolled in the discipline. The student awarded will receive a free trip to the beautiful region of the Azores, Portugal, courtesy of Azores Airlines.

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Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies Entrance Award

With the sponsorship of Academia do Bacalhau de Toronto, the Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies Entrance Award, created in 2016/17, aims at supporting incoming first-year students at York University who declare Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies either as a BA or an Honours Minor.  This award recognizes the incoming program student who holds the highest grade point average in their secondary studies as well as demonstration of financial need.

The recipient will receive an award of $1,000.

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