Scholarships & Bursaries
Tentanda Via Award
45 domestic awards valued at $40,000 ($10,000 x 4 years)
15 international awards valued at $120,000 ($30,000 x 4 years)
Capturing the enduring spirit of York's motto, the Tentanda Via Award recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated resilience in overcoming significant personal barriers in the pursuit of a university education and changemakers who are committed to progressive and sustainable development issues.Learn More
President's International Scholarship of Excellence
20 international awards valued at $180,000 ($45,000 x 4 years)
The President's International Scholarship of Excellence will be awarded to international high school applicants who demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to volunteer work and extracurricular activities, and leadership skills. Recipients will represent a variety of regions around the world and will be referred to as 'President's International Scholars'.Learn More
York Automatic Entrance Scholarship
Our entrance scholarships are available to domestic high school applicants admitted to a direct entry undergraduate program. This entrance scholarship is automatically applied, renewable at each year level, and can be regained when you recover the minimum required GPA. Recipients of this scholarship who elect to participate in an exchange program in years 2, 3 or 4 will also receive the York University Study Abroad Award, valued at $1,500.Learn More
View All Scholarships and Awards for Incoming Students
Explore scholarships, entrance awards and financial aid for new students at York University.
Learning to manage money is not easy, especially for students, whose resources are often limited. Our Financial Aid team is here to discuss your financial situation any time during the year. Connect with a representative to answer your scholarship and bursary questions by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or access Student Financial Services (Glendon campus).
You may wish to connect with us about:
- questions on financial aid and funding options available to you, including OSAP, loans and other means;
- scholarships, awards and bursary applications; or
- important financial dates and deadlines.
I'm proud to be the recipient of the Award of Achievement valued at $24,000. York University has given me an opportunity to stay involved in student life while maintaining my high academic standing.
— Helia Zamani (she/her), 4th year Biomedical Student
Financial Support Peers
Our student-staffed Financial Support Peers program gives you answers to common finance-related questions and referrals to other offices.
Financial Support Peers can help you with your questions about:
- The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
- Your student account
- Scholarships and bursaries
- Out-of-province financial aid
- U.S. financial aid
- Your loan obligations and repayment