York offers competitive funding to all qualified graduate students and is committed to promoting excellence in research and teaching.
Fees and Tuition
Please visit Student Financial Services – Fees for more information.
Scholarships and Awards
Various forms of financial assistance are available to graduate students. York University and external agencies offer numerous fellowships, assistantships, scholarships, awards, prizes, and grants. Graduate students are encouraged to consult with their particular program for advice on financial matters.
Applicants to the Faculty of Graduate Studies are urged to apply for external government awards and other awards tenable at York University. Some high-profile external scholarships are listed below:
The following federal granting agencies provide funding to both master's and doctoral students. You may apply to only one funding agency, determined by your area of research.
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
All three granting councils (NSERC, SSHRC, and CIHR) also offer Canadian Graduate Scholarships (CGS).
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) are available for graduate studies in all disciplines. Sixty of these awards are available to visa students.
Ontario Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (OGSST) are designed to encourage excellence in graduate studies in science and technology. Only available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Please visit Faculty of Graduate Studies – Funding and Awards for a full list of awards and scholarships, complete with application instructions and deadlines.