Financial Aid

Investing in your future may require some help along the way.

York offers financial aid to eligible students, as well as many scholarships and bursaries specifically for Indigenous students.


Scholarships and Bursaries

Financial aid is available to you through:

  • scholarships
  • bursaries
  • government loans
  • Indigenous-specific scholarships and awards

The Indigenous Student Bursary is available to First Nations (status and non-status) undergraduate students of Indigenous ancestry who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, and Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need.

Visit the Ontario Student Assistance Program website for more information on the Indigenous Student Bursary.

View York’s Scholarship and Tuition page.

Visit the Centre for Indigenous Student Services for more information about financial aid.

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Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

A student loan through OSAP is one of the ways that you can finance your postsecondary education.

Get help applying for OSAP.

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Work/Study Programs and Part-time Work

The Work/Study Programs at York can help eligible student to find part-time work at the university. Some of the jobs available to you include helping professors with research or working at campus organizations such as the Centre for Indigenous Student Services.

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Financial Aid Services

For more information about other financial aid available specifically to Indigenous students, contact Student Financial Services or contact the Centre for Indigenous Student Services.

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