York University Emergency Bursaries

York University has established two emergency Bursaries to assist current York students impacted by COVID-19 who need immediate short-term financial relief because of unexpected expenses.

The two bursaries that are now available are:

  • The York University Emergency Bursary; and
  • The York University Emergency Travel Disruption Bursary

York University Emergency Bursary

The York University Emergency Bursary aims to assist registered York University undergraduate students (domestic and international) with unanticipated financial need due to COVID-19 during the period March 1 to April 30, 2020.

The bursary will help to provide immediate short-term relief with unexpected costs related to emergency housing, rent, food and other costs due to COVID-19.

Graduate students can apply for assistance through the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Emergency Bursary. School of Continuing Studies students can apply for assistance through the York University Emergency Bursary for School of Continuing Studies Students.

For more details and to apply for this bursary, click here:

York University Emergency Travel Disruption Bursary

The York University Emergency Travel Disruption Bursary aims to assist registered undergraduate and graduate York University students (domestic and international) who are currently on international study programs (e.g. exchanges, coops, placements) at a partner university with unanticipated financial hardship during the period from March 1, 2020 to April 30, 2020. It also aims to assist international students with international travel-related expenses due to COVID-19.

For more details and to apply for this bursary, click here:

Note: students who are/were on international study programs (i.e. exchanges, coops, placements etc.) at a partner university or institution in Fall/Winter 2019-2020 Academic Session may apply for both bursaries if they meet the eligibility criteria for both.