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. Apr. 30, 2018When is spring 2018 OSAP issued?

    When will I receive my spring 2018 OSAP funding?

    Student Awards & Financial Aid confirms your enrolment electronically with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. We start this process 1 week before classes began and you could receive your funding as early as the first week of May. This process will continue throughout the  term.

    What can I do to make sure I get my funding at the start of the term?

  2. Mar. 1, 2018Tuition refunds for OSAP recipients

    If you have received OSAP this term and are expecting a tuition refund, some or all of the credit balance remaining on your student account will be refunded first to the National Student Loan Centre to be applied against your outstanding student loan balance. Any remaining credit balance will then be refunded to you. 

  3. May 1, 2017You can now submit a CIFS online!!!
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What's your Net Tuition?

If you have an OSAP application, click "What's my Net Tuition?" at the bottom of your fee bill to find out!

How to apply for OSAP

Watch this video to learn about applying for OSAP.