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Step 1. Check your eligibility

If you plan to apply for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) you must be eligible to apply but you must also be aware of situations which may affect your eligibility. Please review the information below.

OSAP eligibility for degree students - Ontario residents who meet the following criteria can apply for OSAP...
Calculating course load - Course load refers to the number of registered course credits for a session. For undergraduate students without a permanent disability, a 100 per cent course load in the Fall/Winter session is 15 credits in each term ...
Factors that may affect OSAP eligibility and aid - Certain factors or changes to your situation during the course of your studies may affect your OSAP eligibilty...
Academic progress and OSAP eligibility - To remain eligible for OSAP aid, the government expects you to successfully complete and pass your courses. Frequent or multiple program switches, drops, withdrawals or repeats of programs funded by OSAP aid may be interpreted as signaling a lack of …
30% off Ontario Tuition Grant (OTG) - The Ontario Government's 30% off Ontario Tuition Grant (OTG) program provides grants to eligible students, to a current maximum of $1730 per academic year. You are automatically considered for the OTG program when you apply for OSAP aid, but not …