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COSP Form

Dependent Bursary

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International Student

Bursary Form

Publication Support Fund Form

Bursaries & Support Funds

Dependent Bursary

Deadlines: August 1st, December 1st, April 1st

The Dependent Bursary is available to members who are primary caregivers to help them attain their academic and professional goals. Eligible members are welcome to apply every term. First-time applicants will be privileged. Up to $200 per term is available. The final amount is determined by the total number of applicants.


International Student Bursary

Deadline: April 1st

The International Student Bursary is available to provide some additional financial support to international graduate students who face higher tuition fees and are not able to access many of the funding sources, job opportunities, medical facilities and social networks that local students can access for support. Students may apply for the bursary once each year. Up to $200 is available, although the final amount is determined by the total number of applicants.

The YUGSA recognizes the extensive financial, social and mental burdens that international graduate students have to deal with once they commence their graduate studies. Moreover, we recognize their immeasurable contribution to graduate student life on campus, in Toronto and in Canada as a whole. Unfortunately, while they pay almost double of what Canadian students pay, they are not privy to a majority of the sources of funding, job opportunities, medical facilities and social networks that local students are able to participate in. For these reasons, as part of our mandate, in a bid to offer some support to these graduate students while recognizing that there are broader goals of reducing international tuition fees and facilitating a greater and accountable support network for these students which we need to work towards, the GSA established an international student bursary in October 2012. The goal of this bursary is to provide some additional financial support to these students, who face significant barriers, in order to help them achieve their academic, social and professional goals.


Publication Support Fund

This fund supports the intellectual and artistic work of graduate students and the publications with which they are involved in the hopes of generating discussion and dialogue. Publications must meet the equity mandate of the YUGSA. Only one application per publication per funding period is eligible. Applications must be submitted to the VP Finance to be seen at Council.


Community Outreach Support Program (COSP)

This fund supports the volunteer work of graduate students and community organizations at York and in surrounding area communities. Only one application per organization per funding period is eligible. Applications must be submitted to the VP Finance to be seen at Council.