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Undergraduate Awards

The Student Awards & Financial Aid Office (SAFA) manages hundreds of undergraduate awards for students newly admitted to first-year studies and for students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Waterloo.

Our office is responsible for advertising award opportunities, collecting applications, and coordinating with Faculties and/or award committees to complete the selection process. We work closely with departments across campus to ensure they have the information they need to select recipients for a variety of achievement awards. We are responsible for processing all undergraduate award payments and for communicating with recipients.

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.

Awards Database

Check out our new Undergraduate Awards Database. The database allows you to search for scholarships, awards and bursaries using a variety of factors.

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