Sources of Financial Aid:
Emergency Financial Support: COVID-19
U of T is working to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, including providing emergency financial support. U of T's Funding Opportunity Directory contains a list of university and government financial aid supports.
OSAP, provincial loans and U.S. loans
If you are a full-time, undergraduate student at Woodsworth, your primary source of financial assistance would be a student loan such as:
- An OSAP loan (Ontario Student Assistance Program);
- A provincial loan from another province, or
- A United States (US) loan.
- Apply early – well before the start of classes. Learn more about how and when to apply on the OSAP website.
- Consult the FAQs on the U of T OSAP page.
- Need to follow up on your application? Contact Enrolment Services.
- Are you a part-time student? Learn about Part-Time OSAP.
- Learn how to defer your fees if you are on OSAP.
- Learn about repaying your OSAP.
University of Toronto Advanced Planning for Students (UTAPS) could help to fill the financial gap if you are a full-time student receiving the maximum amount of government financial aid available, but your funding doesn’t cover all university costs.
- If you are receiving OSAP, you will be automatically assessed for UTAPS.
- If you are receiving loans from a province other than Ontario, or you are receiving Band funding, you will need to fill out the UTAPS application. Learn about UTAPS eligibility and the application process.
Woodsworth College grants
A Woodsworth College grant can provide modest assistance if you have explored all other avenues of financial assistance (e.g. work, family support, OSAP, UTAPS, Noah Meltz Grant) and you are still experiencing financial need.
- Woodsworth College grants are for domestic students. If you are an international student facing unforeseen financial circumstances, please contact Woodsworth College.
- When to apply: The first week of summer classes for the Summer session; just after classes begin in September for the Fall/ Winter session.
- Contact Yvonne Hilder for more information.
Noah Meltz Program of Financial Assistance
If you are an undergraduate student in a certificate, degree or diploma program (including the Academic Bridging Program) taking less than 60 per cent of a full course load, you may be eligible to apply for a Noah Meltz grant.
Work Study provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills and experience through paid work on campus.
Part-Time Student Bursaries
Recognizing that part-time students face barriers to accessing funding from governmental and institutional programs, the Association of Part-Time Undergraduate Students (APUS) offers bursaries on the basis of financial need as determined by Enrolment Services.