Student Awards & Financial Aid

The increasing cost of post-secondary education can be a barrier to some students as they pursue their goals. Financial assistance programs have become increasingly important – offering students an opportunity to pursue a post-secondary education.

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

University of Waterloo Support Statement

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.

Please refer to our Bursaries section for further information.

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Spring 2016 OSAP processing

When is your spring 2016 OSAP issued? OSAP Confirmation of Enrolment processing has begun for spring 2016 term and will continue regularly throughout the term. It takes approximately 7 business days for funding to be deposited to your bank account. 

March Break 2016 open house presentation