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. 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:

  2. Dec. 2, 2020When will winter 2021 OSAP issue?

    When will my winter 2021 OSAP funding issue?

    Student Awards & Financial Aid will confirm your enrolment electronically with the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. We start this process before the holiday break. Your OSAP funding will be applied to your student account and/or sent directly to you starting in mid-January. 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?

  3. Oct. 5, 2020How to apply for winter 2021 OSAP

    1. Complete an OSAP Winter Extension Form

    Applicable if you have already applied for fall 2020 OSAP and your confirmation of enrolment has been completed. This form should be used if:

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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. Winter 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 

  • Documentation received the week of April 12
  • Appeals received the week of March 29
  • Spring extensions received on March 19

Full-time Bursary

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