Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a government program that provides loans and bursaries to Ontario resident students to help finance their education.

  • Application forms are available on the OSAP website in early May.
  • University of Waterloo's student awards & financial aid website explains:
    • what is OSAP?
    • how to apply for OSAP
    • application deadlines
    • and other important information

Please note: If you have been accepted to Social Development Studies, be sure to select Honours Arts as your program of study on the OSAP form.

Information about other loan programs is available on the student awards & financial aid website.