Ontario is making college and university more accessible and affordable for low- and middle-income students and their families through the single-largest modernization ever of the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).
The changes to OSAP will make average tuition free for more than 210,000 eligible low- and middle-income students, and will reduce the cost for many more by:
In addition to providing free tuition to hundreds of thousands of students each year, the new OSAP will also provide more generous grants. By next year, it is estimated that some 230,000 students receiving OSAP will have less debt as a result of these changes.
All students are encouraged to visit ontario.ca/OSAP to start their applications today.
The amount of money you can get depends on your:
If you receive social assistance, you need to speak with your caseworker about your educational plans and OSAP funding.
Learn more about the maximum amounts of aid you could get – for full-time or part-time study.