Applications for the Fall 2024 Humanitarian Water Engineering Course are now open!

Applications can be made by filling out the form available below.


Fees & Application Process



Payment is required to confirm registration on the course, and can be made by credit or debit card. Successful applicants will be provided a payment link once their application has been reviewed.

Fees are subject to 13% Harmonized Sales Tax and may be subject to change.

Full fees: $2,600 CAD

We are pleased to offer a limited number of qualified applicants partially subsidized fees. Fee support eligibility is determined based on the information provided at application, according to the following groups.

Subsidized fees:
INGO and UN employees: $1,850 CAD
Graduate students from HICs: $850 CAD
LNGO and Government employees from LMICs: $600 CAD

LMIC: Low- and middle-income countries;

HIC: High-income countries;

NGO: Non-governmental organization;

INGO: International non-governmental organization

To see which category applies to your country, please see the OECD list.


Registered participants who wish to cancel their enrolment must inform the course director by email at [hwe at yorku dot ca] by 25 September 2024 at 5:00 pm EST for a 100% refund. After this date, there will strictly be no refunds. The group PBL work will begin shortly hereafter, for which enrolment must be finalized so we can constitute PBL groups. We thank participants for their understanding.


Applications are open between June 3 and August 31, 2024 and submitted applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Qualified candidates will be invited to register and complete payment using the Eventbrite payment system by September 2. Total enrolment is limited to 50 participants and so the application system may close before the application deadline. Early application is encouraged.

Applications open: 3 June 2024
Application deadline: 31 August 2024
Registration deadline: 2 September 2024
Course start date: 4 September 2024
Course end date: 4 December 2024

Dates may be subject to change.