Financial Aid

Overview

Investing in your future may require some help along the way. York offers financial aid to eligible students, as well as a number of scholarships and bursaries specifically for Aboriginal learners.

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Scholarships and Bursaries

Financial aid is available to you through scholarships, bursaries, government loans and Aboriginal-specific scholarships and awards. The following are 2 examples of awards available at York.

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

The Aboriginal PSET Bursary is available to Aboriginal students (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons and Ontario residents who demonstrate financial need.

Check out York’s list of scholarships and bursaries, or visit the Centre for Aboriginal Student Services for information about financial aid available to you.

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Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

A student loan through OSAP is 1 of the ways that you can finance your postsecondary education. The Student Financial Services Office at York can help you apply for OSAP.

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Work Study Program and Part-Time Work

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

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Financial Aid Services

To find information on other financial aid available specifically to Aboriginal students, contact Student Financial Services or York’s Centre for Aboriginal Student Services.

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