Funding: Incoming Global Learning


York University works with a number of external funding agencies to provide scholarships to students who wish to participate in an academic exchange or as an international visiting research trainee (IVRT). Review the list of scholarships below for more information on eligibility, award amounts, how to apply, and deadlines. 

Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada provides scholarships to support the best and brightest students to come to Canada and York University on a short-term study or research projects. There are four scholarships available – please click on the corresponding links for more information as each scholarship has unique eligibility requirements, scholarship amounts, and application deadlines.

Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

  • Eligibility: for students from ASEAN countries who are interested in study/research in areas that contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at York University. For more information, visit: https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/asean-anase.aspx?lang=eng
  • Award Amounts: up to $15,900
  • Deadline: Applications are accepted annually in February. The 2022-2023 scholarship processing is now complete. Please check back in January 2023 for an update on the 2023-2024 application round.
  • How to Apply: TBC

Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)

  • Eligibility: for students from post-secondary institutions located in Latin America and the Caribbean with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research at York University. There are no restrictions on academic discipline. For more information, visit: https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/elap-pfla.aspx?lang=eng
  • Award Amounts: up to $11,100
  • Deadline: Applications are accepted annually in March. The 2022-2023 scholarship processing is now complete. Please check back in January 2023 for an update on the 2023-2024 application round.
  • How to Apply: TBC

Study in Canada Scholarships (SIC)

  • Eligibility: available for students from post-secondary institutions located in the eligible countries/territories list with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research at York University. For more information visit: https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/institutions/study-in-canada-sep-etudes-au-canada-pct.aspx?lang=eng
  • Award Amounts: up to $12,700
  • Deadline: Applications are accepted annually in March. The 2022-2023 scholarship processing is now complete. Please check back in January 2023 for an update on the 2023-2024 application round. For more information, visit:
  • How to Apply: TBC
 

Mitacs

Mitacs is a not-for-profit national research organization that, in partnerships with Canadian academia, private industry and government, operates research and training programs in fields related to industrial and social innovation. There are two main research awards for incoming students to York University. Please click on the corresponding links for more information.

Globalink Research Internship (GRI)

  • Eligibility: international undergraduates from Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia. From May to September of each year, top-ranked applicants participate in a 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences.
  • Award Amounts: varies
  • Deadline: Summer 2023 applications will open in August – September 2022
  • How to Apply: All applications are facilitated and processed by Mitacs. For more information please visit: https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink
  • Contact: Rachel Sung, Mitacs - Business Development Manager - rsung@mitacs.ca
  • Note that Mitacs recipients must follow the International Visiting Research Trainee program at York University.

Global Research Award (GRA)

  • Eligibility: senior undergraduate and graduate students to undertake research projects abroad. Projects last 12–24 weeks and all disciplines are eligible.
  • Award Amounts: $6000
  • Deadline: accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Students should apply a minimum of 6 months in advance of their planned start date in Canada. Note that
  • How to Apply: All applications are facilitated and processed by Mitacs. For more information please visit: https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink/globalink-research-award
  • Contact: Rachel Sung, Mitacs - Business Development Manager - rsung@mitacs.ca
  • Note that Mitacs recipients must follow the International Visiting Research Trainee program at York University.