Ontario Student Assistance Program

There is no greater investment you can make in your future than your education, to give you the skills and knowledge you need to start a rewarding career.

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) offers funding through grants and a loan. When you apply, you are automatically considered for both grants and loan.

Learn about OSAP to find out how you can get help paying for your college & university.

Eligibility Criteria: OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who meet the following requirements:

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or protected persons.
  • Meet Ontario residency requirements (12 months or more).
  • Be enrolled in an approved postsecondary institution taking an approved program.
  • Be taking at least 60 percent of a full course load, or 40 percent if you have a permanent disability.

OSAP can help with:

  • Tuition
  • Books and equipment
  • Living expenses

To register for an OSAP account, visit this page.

If you already have an account, you can apply for OSAP by logging in to this page.

To find out how much funding you may be entitled to through OSAP, visit the official OSAP aid estimator webpage.

Disclaimer: Not everyone receives the same amount of OSAP. Your entitlement is based on the information you provide on your OSAP application and verified by third parties.

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