York University International Student Scholarships


York University offers the Global Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships and the International Entrance Scholarships of Distinction to international students interested in a full-time undergraduate degree.

Study Area in York University

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

No Awards

The President’s International Scholarship of Excellence Twenty

Tentanda Via Award: 15


Global Leader of Tomorrow Award: 2

Target group

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions in York University

President’s International Scholarship of Excellence $180,000 (45,000)

Tentanda Via Award: $120,000 ($30,000 x 4 years).


Global Leader of Tomorrow Award: $80,000 (20,000×4 Years)

All the scholarships listed above are available to undergraduate students who complete full-time. These scholarships can be renewed for up to three years if the student has a good academic record.

York University Eligibility:

You must meet these requirements to be eligible for the Major International Scholarships.

  • To study in Canada, international students must obtain a Study Permit
  • You must have been accepted for an undergraduate degree program in York starting in Fall 2022
  • Must have applied to York directly from high school within two years of graduating.
  • Minimum of an A average in academics is required.
  • Must show leadership in community service, sports excellence, or other areas.
  • The high school must only make nominations.
  • Nominated students are eligible for the International Entrance Scholarship of Distinction or the Global Leader of Tomorrow Award.
  • Candidates should talk to their principal or school guidance counselor about the York International Student Scholarship & Award Application. They should confirm that they are the nominee from the school.
  • The applicant must include the name, number, and position of the nominee on the application form
  • Only one letter of recommendation can be uploaded
  • All documents required must be listed as “Received” in the York application (MyFile) by January 20,22 at 1159.59 Eastern Time
  • The International Student Scholarship Application must be completed and submitted online by 03/02/2022, 11:59 Eastern Time

Instructions to apply:

2022-2023 Applications are now closed. The next round of applications will open in December 2022.


You must apply online for the International Student Scholarship & Award Award Application Form. Within five business days of submitting your York application, you will receive a 9-digit York code.


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