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.

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.

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  1. Mar. 24, 2017OSAP service disruption

    The OSAP application system will be unavailable from Sunday, March 26 to Wednesday, March 29 while the ministry prepares the 2017-18 application.

    Normal service is scheduled to resume on March 29. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  2. Feb. 9, 2017Tax Receipts and Resources

    Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Resources

    Canada Revenue Agency has an online student section with topics/services to assist students when preparing and filing tax returns.

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

  3. 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.

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March Break 2017 open house presentation

How to apply for OSAP

Find out how to apply for spring 2017 OSAP.

Spring 2017 OSAP processing

Our office is currently processing spring 2017 extensions received prior to March 13, 2017. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing times.