Financial Information & Awards

York offers competitive funding to all qualified graduate students and is committed to promoting excellence in research and teaching.

Funding Information for MA and PhD Students:

Fees and Tuition

Please visit Faculty of Graduate Studies—Fees & Tuition for more information.

Direct link to Fall/Winter fees:

Direct link to summer fees:

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.

External Awards

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.

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. Five of these awards are available to international students.

FGS Information about OGS:

Ontario Student’s Assistance Program (OSAP)
For domestic students residing in Ontario and attending York.