Financial Information and Awards

Tuition Rate and Refund Schedule

The tuition rate and supplementary fees for the Fall and Winter terms can be accessed from the Student Financial Services website.   Under "New Students",  visit the drop down menu under"Graduate".  Select  "Graduate Studies"  to find a current rate (which is subject to change)

Health Plan - Non-Academic Charges

For Domestic Students

Full-time graduate students who are not covered by the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3903 (CUPE 3903) health plan are automatically enrolled in the health plan sponsored by the Graduate Students Association (GSA). Students may opt out online. For the opt out deadline and more information on the GSA Health Plan, please contact the GSA office at 416-736-5865 or check out the GSA website. For more information check out  CUPE 3903 health plan, or call the CUPE office at 416-736-5154.

For International Students

International graduate students in Ontario must purchase the special University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP). An annual (September-August) premium will automatically be charged to your student account to cover the cost of the Plan. For more information and the latest rate premiums, please visit York International.

Housing - Residence Fee

Information on residence fees and application forms are available at the Student Housing Services Office.  Check the Student Housing Services web site or call 416-736-5152. Applications are processed on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Incoming students who require an accessible unit are required to first contact the Counselling & Disability Service (CDS) to facilitate the application process.

Counselling & Disability Services (CDS)
Address:  Room N110, Bennett Centre for Student Services
Tel:  416-736-5297
Website:  www.yorku.ca/cds

Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards & Prizes

For more detailed information about other potential sources of income (including external sources), please visit the website of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Office of Student Financial Services.

A. York University — upon entrance

  1. York Graduate Scholarships (MA & PhD)
  2. International Tuition Fee Scholarships (MA & PhD)
  3. Elia Doctoral Scholarship
  4. Graduate Fellowships for Academic Distinction (MA & PhD)
  5. Chancellor Bennett Scholarships for the Liberal Arts (MA & PhD)
  6. York Assistantships (i.e jobs on campus)

B. York University — during course of study

C. External — upon entrance

  1. Ontario Trillium Doctoral Scholarships
  2. Vanier Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarship
  3. Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship
  4. CIHR Doctoral Research Award
  5. OGS (both Master's and Doctoral)
  6. SSHRC Doctoral CGS
  7. Ontario Women's Health
  8. SSHRC Master's CGS
  9. Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

D. External — upon entrance or during the course of study

The following websites provide an extensive listing of scholarships/bursaries. Click on the names for details.

E. External — for students with disabilities