Scholarship Overview

The York University Scholarship for the academic years 2024-2025 presents a monumental opportunity for international students to pursue their undergraduate studies in Canada. As a fully funded scholarship, it provides a generous annual award of $35,000 to recipients, accumulating to a total value of $140,000 over the duration of the undergraduate program. This scholarship underscores York University's commitment to attracting and supporting academically excellent students from around the globe, facilitating their academic journey in one of Canada's largest and most diverse universities.

Host Institution(s)

York University, located in Toronto, Ontario, stands as the host institution for this prestigious scholarship. Known for being Canada’s third-largest university, York University boasts a vibrant campus life, a wide array of programs across eleven faculties, and a global community with approximately 52,300 students and 295,000 alumni worldwide.


The scholarship is available for undergraduate studies across various fields and disciplines offered at York University. With faculties ranging from Liberal Arts & Professional Studies to Science, Engineering, Business, Law, Education, Health, Environmental Studies, and the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, York University provides a rich academic landscape for scholarship recipients to explore and specialize in their chosen area of study.

Scholarship Value

The York University Scholarship offers $35,000 per year to each recipient, aimed at covering tuition fees and living expenses, thereby easing the financial burden of studying abroad. The total value of this award reaches up to $140,000, ensuring comprehensive support throughout the recipient's undergraduate tenure at York University.


Eligibility for the York University Scholarship includes several key criteria:

  • Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency, meeting the university's requirements for non-native English speakers.
  • The scholarship is open to all international students who possess a valid Study Permit for Canada and are paying international student fees.
  • Candidates are expected to have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 7.80, be in good academic standing, and have completed their first year of study at the time of application.

Application Instructions

Prospective students wishing to apply for the York University Scholarship must follow these steps:

  1. Admission Application: Secure admission to an undergraduate program at York University for the desired term of study.

  2. Scholarship Application: Complete the dedicated online application form for the scholarship, ensuring all required documents are prepared and submitted. These documents include a resume, reference letters, a personal statement, transcripts, and an English Proficiency Certificate.

  3. Submission Deadline: Be mindful of the application deadlines, which are February 01, 2024, for the Fall term; April 01, 2024, for the Summer term; and November 01, 2023, for the Winter term.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications well before the deadline to ensure they are considered for this significant financial award, designed to make higher education more accessible and rewarding for international students.