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Awards and Other Support Funds

Many graduate students at York are successful in winning prestigious external or internal scholarships and you are encouraged to seek eligible opportunities. The university also offers bursaries and other support funds to assist with your scholarly and research activities. Common types of funds include the following: 

Bursaries that are allocated based on demonstrated financial need;

Research support funds to cover expenses related to scholarly and research activities;  

Donor-supported internal awards: To find internal award opportunities, please use the award search.

Information about graduate funding as well as tuition fees are available here.  Visit also this page to learn about graduate student employment types, including the Teaching Assistantship (TA), Graduate Assistantship (GA) and Research Assistantship (RA).  

For further information, please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies scholarships and awards page or please contact the Graduate Program Assistant.

Graduate Program or Faculty Specific Awards

Domestic and International applicants to the Digital Media Graduate program may also be eligible to apply for scholarships of $10,000/year for up to 2 years (Masters) or 4 years (PhD) through The Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA) program, funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund. Applicants to the Digital Media program who have identified and confirmed a supervisor who is a VISTA Core or Associate member may apply following the VISTA Graduate Scholarships guidelines. Awards are in addition to standard York University graduate student funding and/or external funding. Deadline: April 2nd.

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The Graduate Program in Digital Media at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.