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About Student Awards & Financial Aid

Financial assistance programs have become increasingly important with the rising cost of post-secondary education. Student Awards & Financial Aid provides the necessary programs, information and advice to assist students as they pursue their goals at Waterloo. Our programs include government aid, including OSAP; awards, scholarships and bursaries; as well as work-study opportunities.  

Student Awards & Financial Aid staff are committed to assisting students with honesty, integrity and respect.

If you are not satisfied while interacting with the Student Awards & Financial Aid office, we encourage you to first contact us to see if we can help to resolve it. If you are still not satisfied you can review Policy 70 – Student Petitions and Grievances for more information.

Anticipated Aid for your Promissory Note

OSAP, award and scholarship amounts for the winter term will be posted as Anticipated Aid on your  Quest account. Amounts will be updated throughout the Promissory Note period.

OSAP Processing

Winter 2019 OSAP extensions are processed in the order of date received. Please allow us time for processing.

We are currently processing:

  • Extensions received the week of Dec 10
  • Documentation received the week of Dec 10

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.

How much aid can I get? Try the OSAP Aid Estimator