Financial Aid

Overview

Investing in your future may require some help along the way. Algoma offers financial aid to eligible students, as well as a number of scholarships and bursaries specifically for Aboriginal learners.

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Scholarships and Bursaries

Financial aid is available to you through scholarships, bursaries, government loans and Aboriginal-specific scholarships and awards. The following are examples of 2 awards available at Algoma.

The Paul and Bricken Dalseg, Pioneers of Lake-of-the-Woods Student Award is given to Anishinaabe students entering first year who are residents in the Treaty 3 area of Ontario and who demonstrate financial need.

The Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association Scholarship is given to an Anishinaabe, Métis, First Nations or Inuit student in any year of study who can demonstrate financial need.

Check out Algoma’s list of scholarships and bursaries, or connect with the Anishinaabe Student Advisor at the Anishinaabe Initiatives Division for more information about financial support, including scholarships and bursaries, available to you.

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Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

A student loan through OSAP is 1 of the ways that you can finance your postsecondary education. The Financial Aid Office at Algoma can help you apply for OSAP.

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Work Study Program and Part-Time Work

The Work Study Program at Algoma can help eligible students to find part-time work at the university. Some of the jobs available to you might include helping professors with research or working with campus departments such as the Anishinaabe Initiatives Division. Research Assistant opportunities are also available to upper-year Anishinaabe students.

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