Student Awards & Financial Aid

Student Awards & Financial Aid provides financial support, information and advice to help students achieve their post-secondary goals. We administer and process:

Student Awards & Financial Aid staff are committed to assisting students with honesty, integrity and respect.

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The University aspires to identify students in need and ensure that all eligible students admitted to full-time undergraduate programs have the financial assistance necessary to complete their studies.

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  1. Feb. 9, 2017Tax Receipts and Resources

    Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Resources

    Canada Revenue Agency has many resources available to assist students when preparing and filing tax returns.

    Available online are the Student and Income Tax Publication and information on scholarship exemptions.

  2. Feb. 1, 2017How to apply for spring 2017 OSAP

    1. Complete a Spring Extension Form (PDF)

    Applicable if you have already applied for fall 2016 and/or winter 2017 OSAP and your confirmation of enrolment has been completed.

    2. Complete an OSAP web application

    Applicable if you have not applied for fall 2016 and/or winter 2017 OSAP. 

  3. Dec. 15, 2016When is winter 2017 OSAP funding issued?

    The Student Awards & Financial Aid office will check and electronically confirm your enrolment/registration status.  Once confirmed, the funds will be released by the Ministry after classes begin in January.

    This process will be ongoing throughout the winter term.

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

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