Financial Aid

Overview

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 First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.

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Scholarships and Bursaries

Financial aid is available to you through scholarships, bursaries and government loans, including scholarships and awards specifically for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.

The following are examples of awards available at U of G:

  • The Lincoln Alexander Scholarship is open to entering students who identify as Indigenous, 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 Indigenous 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) University Program.

For more information about financial aid, view U of G’s searchable list of scholarships and bursaries, or visit the Aboriginal Resource Centre.

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Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

One of the ways that you can finance your postsecondary education is through grants and loans from OSAP.

Visit U of G’s Student Financial Services Office for help with applying for OSAP.

The U of G uses OSAP to determine financial need for all bursaries and Work Study.

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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 jobs available include helping professors with research or working at campus units, such as the library, Wellness Education Centre or Aboriginal Resource Centre.

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Financial Aid Services

For information about other financial aid available specifically to First Nations, Inuit and Métis students, visit Student Financial Services or the Aboriginal Resource Centre.

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