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Graduate Studies

Bursaries

York University and the Faculty of Graduate Studies provide bursaries to assist full–time graduate students with financial need.

Some bursaries are administered by Student Financial Services (SFS), others by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. All bursary applications require students to complete a Student Financial Profile (SFP).

Bursaries administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies

For bursaries administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the SFP for the Fall/Winter 2013–2014 application cycle will be available from Friday, November 1, 2013 until Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

Graduate students who complete an SFP will be automatically considered for the following FGS–administered bursaries/awards, where eligible.

  • FGS Tuition Fee Bursary
  • CUPE 3903 – Unit 1 Graduate Student Bursary Fu
  • CUPE 3903 – Unit 3 GA Bursary Fund
  • Bank of Montreal Award
  • Margot Franssen and Quig Tingley Award for Graduate Studies
  • General Motors of Canada Ltd Bursary for Graduate Students in Computer Science
  • Arden Haynes Emergency Bursary Fund
  • Franc & Mary Joubin Bursary Fund
  • Samuel R. McLaughlin Foundation Scholars Award
  • Royal Bank Emergency Bursary
  • Chancellor Bennett Bursary
  • Senior Anthropologist Graduate Bursary
  • William Dimma Bursary

Bursaries administered by Student Financial Services

For bursaries administered by Student Financial Services, the SFP for the Fall/Winter 2013–2014 application cycle will be available from Friday, November 1, 2013 until December 2, 2013. Required supporting documentation must also be submitted, including the required cover page, to the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies by December 2, 2013.

Awards for students with disabilities are administered by Student Financial Services. The SFP for the Fall/Winter 2013–2014 application cycle will be available from Friday, November 1, 2013 until January 15, 2014. A hardcopy of the SFP must be submitted with any required supporting documentation to the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies by January 15, 2014.

Eligible applicants

  • Registered, full–time, fee–paying York graduate students with demonstrated financial need;
  • Excluding students registered in programs with program–specific bursaries (generally, professional programs and programs affiliated with the Schulich School of Business).

Applications received after the published deadlines will be deemed ineligible.

Amount of allocations
Allocation amounts vary based on the volume of applications and the number of high–need applications in any given cycle.

Allocated funds are posted to the student account (STAC) of each successful applicant after adjudication in the Winter term.

Students are required to notify the Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies as soon as possible if there is a change to their financial need. Allocation amounts may be adjusted accordingly.

Questions?
Office of the Dean, Graduate Studies
230 York Lanes
gsawards@yorku.ca or fgssac@yorku.ca

 

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