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. Aug. 4, 2020When will fall 2020 OSAP issue?

    When will I receive my fall 2020 OSAP funding?

    Student Awards & Financial Aid will confirm your enrolment electronically with the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. We start this process one week before classes begin and you could have your OSAP funding applied to your student account and/or receive funding as early as the first week of September. 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. July 31, 2020Academic Readiness Bursary now available to students

    The new Academic Readiness Bursary provides assistance for students who are or will be registered in the fall 2020 term and who may incur costs related to studying remotely in the fall term, as a result of COVID-19. Applications must be received by September 30, 2020.

  3. May 6, 2020CERB and CESB Funding

    The Government of Canada has announced two programs to provide temporary income support for individuals who have lost income due to COVID-19 and are unable to work.

    These are the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

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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. Fall 2020 full-time OSAP funding will be added as anticipated aid on Quest accounts starting August 5 and will continue to be updated throughout the Promissory Note period.

OSAP Processing

Full-time OSAP 

  • Documentation received the week of July 24

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