Step 2. Apply online and submit documents


How to apply for OSAP aid for the fall/winter session

1. Complete and submit the online OSAP application. Identify York University as your university. OSAP funds cannot be transferred from one school to another.

2. Print off the signature forms as required and make sure that all signatures are included on the forms. If even one signature is missing, the impacted form will not be processed and your assessment and aid will be delayed. . . . continue reading »
How to apply for OSAP aid for the summer session
Note: Students in the York/Sheridan joint program in design must apply for OSAP through the Financial Aid Office at Sheridan College. . . . continue reading »
OSAP application processing times
Depending on the time of the year, the processing of your application may take six to eight weeks. Check the status of your file by logging into the government OSAP website. The first instalment of fall/winter OSAP funding should be available in early September . . . continue reading »
Applying for OSAP aid after classes start
We recommend applying for OSAP aid as soon as possible, but you can still apply for OSAP after starting your classes. The application deadlines depend on the session. . . . continue reading »
Reporting scholarships, awards and bursaries to OSAP
Only some York University scholarships, awards and bursaries need to be reported on your OSAP application.  The MyAwards Summary tool shows a list of the awards you received from York University and whether you need to report them to OSAP. . . . continue reading »
Directing OSAP funds to York University
When you apply for OSAP, you can choose to automatically direct a portion of your OSAP funds to York University to be used towards your outstanding debt. This option provides a convenient method of making payments to your student account and minimizing interest charges on overdue amounts. . . . continue reading »