Boost Your Funding

Six Steps to Financial Success at Glendon

  1. Fill Out the Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application

    The Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application is used to apply for both merit-based and need-based scholarships, awards and bursaries. Some awards have specific criteria such as community service or extracurricular activities. The Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Application should be submitted during the application phase (after you submit your application for admission and before you receive a decision/or make a decision on your application.

  2. OSAP

    The Ontario Student Assistance Program is government loans and grants. To ensure you receive your funds by September, you must submit your OSAP application and supporting information and documentation no later than June 30. (For students starting in January, submit by October 29. For students starting in May, submit by March 31.) If your application and supporting documents are received after this date, your funds may not be available for the start of the study period as well as University tuition fee deadlines. Out-of-province student’ You should apply to the student financial assistance program in your home province.

  3. Campus Employment

    There are many opportunities to work part-time on campus during the school year. York has four campus employment programs designed to meet the needs of all students. Positions for the fall/winter are normally posted in August and September.

    Working on campus is a great way to build your resumé, develop valuable skills, establish your professional networks, and earn additional income during the school year. Depending on the number of hours you’re available to work each week, your professional goals, and your previous experience, there are a number of positions available at Glendon and the Keele campus available to students, including:

    • Research assistant
    • Campus ambassador or eAmbassador
    • Language monitor
    • Lifeguard
    • Night porter in residence
    • Lion’s Den student coordinator
    • Library assistant
  4. External Awards

    Many organizations send the University advertisements for awards or scholarships that they are giving out. Please check our Web site on a regular basis for updates and helpful links.

  5. Student Access Guarantee

    York University is committed to ensuring qualified students with demonstrated financial need have the funds to cover direct educational costs (tuition, books and mandatory course fees) associated with their academic endeavours.

  6. Online Awards Search

    All of the scholarships, awards and bursaries that the University offers are listed on this online search tool. You may search our awards by Faculty, citizenship, or a key word.