2023 York University International Students Scholarships

York University Scholarship

Brief Description

York University, Canada, offers the Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships and the International Entrance Scholarships of Distinction specifically for international students who would like to take a full-time undergraduate degree at University of York.

Host Institution:

York University in Ontario, Canada

Level/Field(s) of study

Any undergraduate degree program that begins in the Fall 2020 term under the following faculties: Arts, Media, Performance & Design; Environmental Studies; Education; Glendon; Health; Lassonde School of Engineering; Liberal Arts & Professional Studies; Science; or the Schulich School of Business

Number of Awards: 37

Target group: International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

  1. President’s International Scholarship of Excellence: $180,000 ($45,000 x 4 years)
  2. Tentanda Via Award: $120,000 ($30,000 x 4 years)
  3. Global Leader of Tomorrow Award: $80,000 ($20,000 x 4 years)

All scholarships above are renewable for three years of full-time undergraduate study, provided high academic standing is maintained in each academic year.


To be considered for the Major International Scholarships, you must meet ALL of the following criteria:

• Must be an international student who is required to have a Study Permit to study in Canada.

• Must have applied to an undergraduate degree program at York that begins in Fall 2023.

• Must have applied to York directly from high school no more than two years after graduation, and have no previous university or college studies.

• Must have an excellent academic record with a minimum “A” average or equivalent.

• Must have demonstrated leadership through community service or excellence in the arts, sports, or other areas of individual achievement.

• Must upload one letter of recommendation or other supporting documents as applicable.

• Must ensure all required documents are shown as “Received” in the York application (MyFile), by 1 February 2023 at 11:59:59pm, Eastern Time.

• Must complete and submit the online International Student Scholarship Application by 1 February 2023 at 11:59:59pm, Eastern Time.

Deadline: 1 Feb 2023

Application instructions

To apply, you must complete the International Student Scholarship & Award Application form online. A 9-digit York reference number is required, which you will receive within 5 business days of applying to York. The deadline for applications is 1 February 2023.

Visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship: