In person operations of the Student Awards & Financial Aid office are closed indefinitely due to COVID-19. Please connect with us at safainfo@uwaterloo.ca or 519-888-4567, ext. 33583.

All OSAP documentation can be uploaded securely within your OSAP account.

Student Awards & Financial Aid

Documents

  1. Apr. 18, 2021When is spring 2021 OSAP issued?

    When will I receive my spring 2021 OSAP funding?

    Student Awards & Financial Aid will confirm your enrolment electronically with the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. Your OSAP funding will be applied to your student account and/or sent directly to you starting in mid-May. This process will continue regularly throughout the  term.

    What can I do to make sure I get my funding at the start of the term?

  2. Feb. 5, 2021How to apply for spring 2021 OSAP

    1. Complete an OSAP Spring Extension Form

    Applicable if you have already applied for fall 2020 OSAP and/or winter 2021 OSAP and your confirmation of enrolment has been completed. This form should be used instead of a new online OSAP application if:

  3. Sep. 12, 2016Determine your course load percentage for OSAP

    Use this chart to determine your course load percentage for your OSAP application:

    • 2.25 units or more = 100%
    • 2.0 units = 80%
    • 1.75 units = 70%
    • 1.5 units = 60%
    • 1.25 units = 50%
    • 1.0 units = 40%
    • 0.5 units = 20%
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Anticipated Aid for your Promissory Note

OSAP, award and scholarship amounts will be posted as Anticipated Aid on your Quest account each term. Spring 2021 full-time OSAP funding will be added as anticipated aid on Quest accounts and will continue to be updated throughout the Promissory Note period.

Processing

Full-time OSAP 2020-21

  • up to date

Full-time OSAP 2021-22

  • Supporting documents for the week of June 14
  • Appeals will be reviewed beginning in late July

Full-time Bursary

  • Please allow 6-8 weeks from the start of the spring 2021 term for a decision.