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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. May 1, 2017New - You can now submit a CIFS online!!!
  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.

  3. Sep. 12, 2016Determine your course load percentage for OSAP

    Use this chart to determine your course load percentage for your OSAP application:

    • 2.25 units or more = 100%
    • 2.0 units = 80%
    • 1.75 units = 70%
    • 1.5 units = 60%
    • 1.25 units = 50%
    • 1.0 units = 40%
    • 0.5 units = 20%
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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 the week of May 1, 2017. Due to high volumes we are unable to respond to inquiries about the status of your spring extension form.