Student Financial Aid & Scholarships

Committed to student services and success, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships helps in providing students access to a post secondary education. We deliver financial aid and scholarship programs with a professional and empathetic approach thus developing our students, our university and our community.



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DON'T FORGET: the fee deadline for OSAP students is TUESDAY (Jan. 22)! Check your account summary in Mosaic to make sure you're all paid up! student-accounts.mcmaster.ca/self-service/how-to-read-your-account-summary/ ... See MoreSee Less

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TUITION/FEE DEADLINE! Winter-term fees are due JAN. 22 for OSAP students. That's Tuesday!

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Accessibility

Please e-mail sfas@mcmaster.ca or call 905-525-9140 ext. 24319 if accommodation is required.


Emergency Financial Assistance

Emergency Assistance for unexpected circumstances is available through SFAS.


Emailing Personal Information

SFAS does not accept supporting documentation via e-mail. Documentation can be submitted by mail, in-person or in the drop box located outside of Gilmour Hall, Room 120. Sending confidential personal documents via e-mail is not a safe and secure submission. We appreciate your co-operation as we strive to protect your personal information.


 

What’s New!

Course load calculator: Not sure about your course load percentage for OSAP? Check out our new guide on how to calculate it! Course load guide (non-Engineering). Engineering course load guide.


Indigenous Student Bursary: Applications for the 2018-19 Indigenous Student Bursary are now available. If you wish to apply for this bursary, you can find the application and more information in your Mosaic Student Centre under “Apply for Financial Aid.” Extended deadline: Feb. 1, 2019. 


Scholarship applications are OPEN: Don’t miss out on this easy money! There are awards for all faculties and programs, all undergrad years and both academic AND community work. Apply in Mosaic by clicking the “Apply for Aid and Awards” tile. Find scholarships under the “Aid By Application” tab. More info on scholarships.  


OSAP Income Update: Check your OSAP portal for a requirement to update your income. If you have this requirement it must be completed to maintain eligibility for the McMaster General Bursary. Even if you have no changes to report, you are required to submit the online form. Find Income Update deadlines.


 

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