Financial Need Assessment Forms for Fall/Winter are now available. These forms are used to apply for an in-course bursary, a need-based scholarship, a need-based travel grant and/or approval for the Work Study Program. Application deadline varies depending on student type and award type – please refer to the forms.

Ontario Remembrance Scholarship applications are now open to undergraduate students. U of G will award two scholarships of $10,000 in memory of Milad Ghasemi Ariani and Ghanimat Azhdari, students who died in the January 2020 plane crash in Iran. The deadline to apply is October 7.

Ontario-Ukraine Solidarity Scholarship applications are now open to undergraduate and graduate students impacted by the conflict in Ukraine or other conflicts around the globe. Four scholarships of $10,000 are available. The deadline to apply is October 7.

Information for New Students

Follow these step-by-step instructions to apply for entrance awards.

Applying for OSAP? Do not report U of G scholarships or bursaries on your OSAP application

Welcome to Student Financial Services

The Student Financial Success Guide is now available online! It contains helpful information for prospective, current and graduating students about awards, government aid, budgeting, tuition and more.

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At first glance, the thought of financing a university education might be overwhelming. We believe that a rewarding education from the University of Guelph should be within reach for all qualified students, and our experienced staff are here to help. Our priority is to provide you with the best possible financial service and counselling in support of your educational goals.

Student Financial Services provides services and resources to support students in a wide range of financial matters, including:

View our annual reports summarizing the financial support received by University of Guelph students.

We are working to ensure the content on this website and the services in our office are accessible. If you require information on this website in a different format than what is provided or would like to book an appointment, please contact


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