Student Financial Profile (SFP)

The Student Financial Profile is a multi-purpose online application form that is used to apply for university supports including scholarships, awards, bursaries and on-campus employment programs such as Work/Study, the Leadership, Engagement and Ambassadorship Program (LEAP) and Research at York (RAY). 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 2023-2024

The application periods for the Fall/Winter programs are as follows:

  • Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Program: August 1, 2023 - September 15, 2023
  • Undergraduate Bursary Program: August 1, 2023 - March 15, 2024
  • Work/Study, LEAP and RAY: August 1, 2023 - February 16, 2024
  • Graduate Scholarships: September 1, 2023 - April 30, 2024
  • Graduate Bursary Program: September 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

Note: Graduate Students must complete and submit the Student Financial Profile (SFP) during the appropriate application cycle for the bursaries and/or award(s) they wish to be considered for. Submissions made after the applicable deadlines will not be considered. Application cycle dates and information on Faculty of Graduate Studies-administered awards can be found on the Funding and Awards page.

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.
  • Though the SFP is open from August to March for graduate students, the SFP must be submitted on or before the stated deadline for all awards or bursaries to be eligible for consideration.
  • 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.
  • Students with disabilities have the option of submitting a paper version of the Student Financial Profile. Paper copies are available from the Student Accessibility Services office.
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).