At York University, it’s our goal to provide an education that is both affordable and accessible. That’s why we offer tuition assistance to students who demonstrate financial need to complete their degree. There are a variety of assistance packages including work study, tuition waivers, as well as the York University Academic Excellence Award for students who demonstrate academic excellence.
If you feel you may be eligible for financial assistance, contact our admissions department and fill out our scholarship form which should be submitted along with your application.
York University Academic Excellence Award
This award is given to students that show excellence in their prior education and in their communities that can demonstrate financial need.
Eligibility Criteria
This award is available for both domestic and international students that exhibit a clear financial need as determined by our financial aid department. In order to be eligible for this award, a high level of proficiency must be demonstrated in a students high school or college transcripts. Additionally, candidates for this award will have demonstrated high levels of leadership, integrity, self-motivation, and personal responsibility in their communities.
The award is between $500 to $3000 per program and can be used for tuition.
Because we have open enrollment for our online classes, deadlines for this award occur several times per year. Please contact the admissions office for specialization deadlines corresponding to your enrollment.


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