Investing in your future may require some help along the way. U of G 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. The following are examples of awards available at U of G.
The Lincoln Alexander Scholarship is open to entering students who identify as Aboriginal, a person with a disability or a member of a racial minority, and who demonstrate superior leadership ability and involvement in high school and communities.
The Aboriginal Student Engagement Scholarship is open to students in any program who self-identify as First Nations (status and non-status), Métis or Inuit and who are engaged in the Aboriginal community in their home community or at U of G.
The Jack and Lillian MacDonald Scholarship is open to students coming from the Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP).
Check out U of G’s searchable list of scholarships and bursaries, or visit the Aboriginal Resource Centre for information about financial aid available to you.
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
Work-Study Program and Part-Time Work
Experience Guelph is your gateway to on-campus employment, work study, course-integrated learning and cooperative education. Some of the on-campus jobs available to you might include helping professors with research or working at campus units such as the library, Wellness Education Centre or Aboriginal Resource Centre.