Student Financial Profile (SFP)

The Student Financial Profile is a multi-purpose online application form that is used to apply for scholarships, bursaries and on-campus employment programs such as Research at York (RAY), Work/Study, College Life at York (CLAY) and York Engaged Students (YES). You should complete the SFP at the start of each academic session (once for fall/winter and once for summer) to be considered for a variety of programs.

Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Deadlines

The Student Financial Profile is now open for the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Session. Students must submit their SFP by the following deadlines to be considered for the corresponding programs:

  • Scholarships and Awards - Thursday, October 15, 2015
  • Work/Study Program - Friday, January 22, 2016
  • York University Undergraduate Bursary - Friday, March 11, 2016
  • York University Graduate Bursary - application open from November 16, 2015 to January 15, 2016 - Graduate students should apply directly on the Faculty of Graduate Studies Bursaries website at by January 15, 2016

The York University Undergraduate Bursary will be assessed and awarded in March 2016.

You will need a Passport York account.

Who Can Access the Student Financial Profile?

Important Reminders

  • Click the Save Work button regularly as you go through the application to make sure you do not lose your information.
  • Be sure to click the Submit button at the end of your application. If it is not submitted, then your application cannot be assessed.
  • You have 90 minutes per login session before Passport York will automatically log you out of the SFP.
  • Until your SFP application is assessed, you can make changes online to your SFP by logging back in to the application.
  • Once your application has been assessed you can no longer make changes, but you can still view your submitted application.
  • If you need to make changes to an assessed application, then send an e-mail to
  • If applying for awards, then be sure to read the application process carefully and submit all required documents. Some awards require an essay or reference letter as part of the application process.
  • If you need assistance completing the application, please see our online tutorial.
  • Students with disabilities have the option of submitting a paper version of the Student Financial Profile. Paper copies are available these Counselling & Disability Services offices:
    • Learning Disability Services, W128 Bennett Centre for Student Services
    • Mental Health Disability Services, N110 Bennett Centre for Student Services
    • Physical, Sensory and Medical Disability Services, N108 Ross Building.

Student Access Guarantee

The Student Access Guarantee is a partnership between York University and the government of Ontario that ensures students who receive financial aid from the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and are identified as having financial need, have their direct educational costs covered (tuition, books and mandatory course fees).