Office Hours


Drop-In Counselling available
(no appointments)

Counselling is available every day during regular office hours.

Regular Office Hours

Monday - Friday
(except Tuesdays)
9:00 - 11:30
1:00 - 4:00

10:00 - 11:30
1:00 - 4:00

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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.


Scholarships Update:

Killam Fellowship – application due date is January 6, 2016.

OSAP Update

GRAD STUDENTS: An eCard regarding the OSAP Income Update was recently sent out to students. During the winter term, an income update link will be available on the OSAP website for graduate students with an August 31, 2016 study period end date. Thank you for your patience.

Government Aid (OSAP)

  • OSAP Process
  • Eligibility
  • OSAP How To...
  • Academic Progress
  • Interest-Free Status
  • Part Time Aid

Work Programs

  • Application Details
  • Fall/Winter Work Program
  • Summer Work Program
  • International Student Work Study
  • Employer Info


  • Instructions: Personal Profile
  • Instructions: Bursary & McWork
  • Instructions: Aid by Applications


SFAS will be closed on the following dates:

Friday November 20th from 1-2:15pm

Tuesday November 24th 11:30am-2pm

Tuesday December 1st from 1-2:15pm


Winter 2016 MAPS Bursary application is due November 30th via Mosaic. Supporting documentation deadline is Dec. 7th.

OSAP Winter Extension Forms are due February 29th, 2016

Undergrad/Grad General Bursary applications are due January 9, 2016. Supporting documentation deadline is January 15

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If you have an accommodation need for a planned meeting, please e-mail osap@mcmaster.ca or
call (905) 525-9140 ext. 24319 to make appropriate arrangements.