Financial Information and Awards

Visit the links below for information on fees and financial support for graduate students.

Tuition and Fees

Student Financial Services (SFS) publishes fees for each academic session


Fee refunds/credit calculations are based on complete withdrawal from a term, not withdrawal from individual courses. This is due to:

  • Fees being calculated according to a student's program
  • Fees being calculated according to a student's full-time or part-time enrolment status/activity level
  • Fees are not calculated on a per course basis.

Financial Support

Various forms of financial assistance are available to graduate students. York University and external agencies offer:

  • Fellowships
  • Assistantships
  • Scholarships
  • Awards
  • Prizes
  • Grants

Graduate students are encouraged to consult with the program for advice on financial matters

Graduate Student Conference Funding

Research Related Funding

Visit: The Faculty of Graduate Studies website  for scholarship, bursary, and awards opportunities.

External awards

Graduate students are urged to apply for external government awards and other awards tenable at York University. Some high-profile external scholarships are:

These 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