Bursary for Students with Disabilities (BSWD)

The Bursary for Students with Disabilities program (BSWD), which is funded through the provincial and federal governments, provides aid to eligible students self-identifying as having either permanent disability or persistent or prolonged disability. The bursary assists with the costs of disability-related services or equipment, such as tutors, note-takers, interpreters, brailler or technical aids that are required to participate in post-secondary studies.

Processing

Full-time OSAP 

  • 2023-24 OSAP documents received the week of July 15
  • 2024-25 OSAP supporting documents received the week of July 1
  • 2024-25 OSAP appeals received the week of June 4