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OSAP & Government Loans

Brescia’s Financial Aid Office works with the Ministry of Colleges and Universities in administering the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) provides eligible students with various types of assistance based on financial need. This assistance is intended to supplement student and family resources, not to replace it.

For more detailed and up-to-date information on OSAP please visit the OSAP website.

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OSAP Basics

Students can apply for Full-Time or Part-Time OSAP online through the OSAP website. The OSAP application is generally available in May of each year for the upcoming academic year.

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OSAP Academic Progression

To continue to be eligible for Full-Time OSAP, a student is required to make satisfactory progress in their program of study. Failure to meet this standard can result in being placed on OSAP academic probation or restriction. This can impact eligibility for future funding.

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OSAP Forms

View a listing of forms that may be relevant to your situation for the current academic year.

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OSAP Repayment

Six months after completing your full-time post-secondary studies, you are required to begin repayment of your student loans.

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Out of Province Loans

If you are a student receiving financial assistance through another province, please connect with the Financial Aid Office at Brescia to ensure that your application can be processed in a timely manner.

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