Financial Aid


Investing in your future may require some help along the way. Lakehead 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 Lakehead.

At the Anishinabek Evening of Excellence, 5 Anishinabek First Nations students will receive scholarships through Indspire’s bursary and scholarship program.

The Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards are available to Aboriginal Canadians who have completed 1 full year of studies.

Check out Lakehead’s list of scholarships and bursaries, or visit the Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services website for a listing of Aboriginal scholarships and bursaries.

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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 Scholarships and Financing Office at Lakehead can help you apply for OSAP.

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Work Study Program and Part-Time Work

The Work Study Program at Lakehead can help eligible students find part-time work at the University. Some of the jobs available to you might include helping professors with research or working at campus organizations such as the Aboriginal Student Centre.

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Financial Aid Services

To find information on other financial aid available specifically to Aboriginal students, contact Scholarships and Financing or Lakehead’s Aboriginal Services.

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