Financial Aid

Investing in your future may require some help along the way.

Waterloo offers financial aid to eligible students, as well as many scholarships and bursaries specifically for Indigenous students.


Scholarships and Bursaries

Financial aid is available to you through:

  • scholarships
  • bursaries
  • government loans
  • Indigenous-specific scholarships and awards

View a list of Waterloo’s scholarships and bursaries.

You can also email the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre (WISC) for more information about financial aid.

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Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

A student loan through OSAP is one of the ways that you can finance your postsecondary education.

Get help applying for OSAP.

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Work Study Program and Part-time Work

The Work programs at Waterloo can help you find a part-time job (or a full-time co-op job) at the university while you are in school. Some of the jobs available to you include helping professors with research or working at campus organizations such as the Indigenous Student Centre.

As the largest co-op university in North America, Waterloo is known for their remarkable co-op program.

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Financial Aid Services

To find information about other financial aid available specifically to Indigenous students, email us or contact Student Awards and Financial Aid or the WISC.

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