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Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships

Investing in student success through delivery of government and University financial aid and scholarship programs.

Regular Office Hours

full-service counselling available
(no appointments)

Monday through Friday
9:00am - 11:30am
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Please note: there will be no counselling available April 29th, 2014. 

Please note: the office will be closed at 3:30pm on the following dates:
Friday May 16th
Friday August 1st
Friday August 29th

Thank you for your cooperation.


Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

Professional Standards for Documentation
For inquires relating to your personal information, please include full name and your McMaster Student Number on all e-mail correspondence.
To further protect your privacy, students are encouraged to use their McMaster e-mail account.

FAQ: Consent to Release Personal Information

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Scholarships at awards@mcmaster.ca

Federal & Provincial Student Aid Programs, US Loans, Work Programs, and Bursaries at osap@mcmaster.ca

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Emergency Assistance

If you have an emergency or unexpected situation and require financial assistance, please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships in Gilmour Hall, Room 120 and ask to speak to a Student Loans Officer.


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2013/2014 Spring-Summer OSAP Addendum Application

The 2013/2014 Spring-Summer OSAP Addendum Application is now available on our site. Please review the application for additional deadline information.

Scholarships by Application


Deadline: April 15th

Community Contribution Awards


Deadline: April 15th

Show your appreciation: Have you received a bursary or scholarship this year? Find out how to write a thank you letter to the donor(s).

Ontario Tuition Grant Deadline

The fall/winter Ontario Tuition Grant (OTG) application deadline has passed.

June 9th, 2014 is the application deadline for the spring/summer term OTG application. Undergraduate students who have not received two terms of OTG funding for fall and/or winter terms ($1730) in the 2013/14 academic year and are registered in a full-time course load (at least 60% course load per session or a 40% course load per session for students with a permanent disability) for both spring and summer sessions, may be eligible for the Ontario Tuition Grant.

For further details regarding OTG eligibility criteria and the application process, go to https://ontario.ca/30off.

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