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Welcome to Student Financial Assistance

Welcome to Student Financial Assistance! If you’re looking for information on government financial assistance, scholarships, bursaries, and awards - you’re in the right place. You can also find content on ask.ryerson.ca - a great tool for instant answers, 24 hours a day. 

   
  e.g. "Do I need to report scholarships on my OSAP?"

OSAP Document Processing Time

OSAP Document processing time varies depending on the type of document. Please note it takes approximately four to seven weeks to process documents from the time of submission, with slightly longer than normal processing times during peak periods (September, January, May).

Processing dates as of Friday, October 18, 2019:

Document Type Processing Date
Academic Progress
September 18
Family Breakdown Review
September 27
Full-Time Supporting Documents September 13
Reviews and Appeals September 16
Full-Time Signature Pages October 17
Part-Time Signature Pages October 18
Part-Time Supporting Documents September 21

News & Important Updates

OSAP Fall 2019/Winter 2020: Apply Today!

Are you attending Ryerson for the Fall 2019 and/or Winter 2020 term? You may be eligible to apply for OSAP! Please visit our OSAP webpage for more information on how to apply and deadline dates.

OSAP: You might be eligible for more!

The OSAP application uses a standard set of criteria to determine financial need, but your circumstances might be different. Check out our OSAP reviews page to see how we can take a closer look at your living arrangements, travel costs and more. If you have further questions, please get in touch or drop by the ServiceHub – we’re always happy to help!

Office Hours: Wednesday and Friday Closures

On Wednesdays and Fridays we are unavailable at the ServiceHub, as we’re dedicating extra effort to behind-the-scenes processing to get OSAP out even faster. Come see us Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday – we’ll be there to meet with you during the usual in-person hours.

Additional Financial Assistance

Still looking for financial assistance beyond OSAP? Visit our Scholarships and Bursaries, as well as our Student Employment webpage for more opportunities to receive financial assistance.