Investing in your future may require some help along the way. The University of Ottawa offers financial aid to eligible students, as well as a number of scholarships and bursaries specifically for Aboriginal learners.
Scholarships and Bursaries
Financial aid is available to you through scholarships, bursaries, government loans and Aboriginal-specific scholarships and awards. Here are 2 examples of awards available at uOttawa.
The Indigenous Leadership Scholarship is awarded to an Aboriginal student who has demonstrated excellent academic performance and outstanding leadership skills.
The Education Bursary for Indigenous Students is given to Aboriginal students who are pursuing undergraduate studies at the University of Ottawa and who demonstrate financial need.
You can find a list of uOttawa’s scholarships and bursaries. You can also visit the Indigenous Resource Centre (IRC) website for information about financial aid available to you.
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
Work Study Program and Part-Time Work
The Work Study Program at uOttawa can help eligible students to find part-time work at the university. Some jobs available to you might include helping professors with research or working at campus organizations such as the Aboriginal Student Centre.