Financial Aid


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

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Scholarships and Bursaries

Financial aid is available to you through scholarships, bursaries, government loans and Indigenous-specific scholarships and awards. You can find a list of Waterloo’s scholarships and bursaries. You can also visit the Waterloo Indigenous Education Centre (WISC) for information about financial aid 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 Student Awards and Financial Aid Office at Waterloo can help you apply for OSAP.

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Work-Study Program and Part-Time Work

The Work Study Programs at Waterloo can help you find a part-time job at the university. Some of the jobs available to you might include helping professors with research or working at campus organizations such as the Indigenous Student Centre.

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Financial Aid Services

To find information on other financial aid available specifically to Indigenous students, contact Student Awards and Financial Aid or the Waterloo Indigenous Education Centre (WISC).

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