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  • Government
    Student Aid
  • FAQ Sheets/
    Financial Aid   
  • Part-time
    Student Aid Forms
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Work

Government Programs

OSAP (Paper) Application for Full-Time Students

available in early June
Online application available at https://osap.gov.on.ca
OSAP (Paper) Application Guide (How to Apply) available in early June
OSAP Application Checklist
OSAP Temporary Password Request Form
OSAP Consent to Release Personal Information

OSAP Application Change Request Form 2015/16 (PDF)

OSAP Residency History Forms
OSAP Application Extension
(An application to extend a completed OSAP application to include an additional term of study within the same academic year)

Winter extension form coming shortly

Students on LOP at Another Institution Registration/confirmation form

OSAP Academic Progress Summary Form 2015/16

OSAP Academic Edit Form
OSAP - Continuation of Interest-Free Status (CIFS/Schedule 2)
NSLSC - Bank Account Information Change Request for Electronic Disbursements
OSAP Request for Assessment on Parent’s Estimated Income
OSAP Request for Assessment on Spouse's Estimated Income
OSAP Affidavit of Sole Support Status Form
Ontario Tuition Grant (OTG) Student Payment and Bank Information

FAQ Sheets & General Financial Aid Information

Parents' Information FAQ sheet
Important Dates & Deadlines for First Year Students 2014/2015
Information for Students with Disabilities FAQ Sheet
Exchange Program Information FAQ sheet
Outgoing Exchange Students ONLY Financial Aid Info sheet
OSAP Information
OSAP Appeals Information FAQ sheet
OSAP Repayment Information FAQ sheet
Community Resources in Hamilton-Wentworth FAQ sheet
Canada Student Loans Publications: Full-time and Part-time Students

Crown Wards and Postsecondary Education

Information Sheet for Students with Crown Ward Status

Canada Revenue Agency Student Tax Info

Part-time Financial Aid

Part-Time Student Information FAQ sheet
Part-Time Canada Student Loan/Canada Student Grant Application
MAPS Bursary Apply ONLINE through Mosaic
Supporting Documentation List


Bursary Information FAQ sheet
Bursary Application Apply ONLINE through Mosaic

McMaster Scholarships

Entrance Awards Programs:  

President's Award and Honour Awards

2014/2015 FAQ sheet

Aboriginal Entrance Awards

Deadline: April 15 each year

The Adella Margaret Bragg Scholarship

The Hatch Scholarship for Aboriginal Students

In Course Awards Programs:
FAQ sheet

Travel & Exchange Scholarships

  • Open to full-time, first degree, undergraduate students only
Deadline: February 28 each year
Info Poster
Application Forms

Community Contribution Awards by Application

  • Open to all full-time and part-time undergraduate students
Deadline: April 15 each year
Info poster


Scholarships by Application

  • Open to all full-tme and part-time undergraduate first-degree students unless otherwise specified in the terms
Deadline: April 15 each year
Info Poster

Application |Terms

Renaissance Award
  • Please see info poster to view qualifications for award.
Deadline: November 2, 2015


External Scholarships (Administered by SFAS)

Killam Fellowship*
(for study in the 2016-2017 academic year)

Application Due Date:
January 6, 2016
Application for 2016/2017 admission is available on the Killam website

The Rhodes Scholarships*

Due Date: September 15, 2015


Work Programs

Fall/Winter Work-Study
Applications accepted: Aug. 1-Feb. 28
Work-Study Programs offer part-time jobs on campus during the study period for students demonstrating financial need.
Summer Work (McWork)
Applications accepted: Mar. 18 -July 31
Summer Work Programs offer full or part-time jobs on campus during the summer for students demonstrating financial need.