Ontario. Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development

Site: Student Financial Assistance Branch

Service: Student Financial Assistance

Description & Services
Public Comments For information about OSAP, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, individuals must contact the Financial Aid office of the post-secondary institution they wish to attend 
 
For information regarding programs that can help pay for post-secondary education for students in special circumstances (such as: Aboriginal students; Students with Crown ward status; First-generation students; Students with disabilities; Students who are deaf or hard of hearing; Students on social assistance), visit this webpage.
Description (Agency) Provides financial assistance in the form of loans and grants to students based on needs assessment
Description (Service)
  • Provides financial assistance in the form of loans and grants to students based on needs assessment 
  • Considers educational costs (such as tuition fees, books and supplies, basic living expenses) and the resources that the student is expected to contribute 
  • Supplements the financial resources that students and their families, if applicable, are expected to contribute
 
National Student Loan Service Centre 
  • Provides repayment assistance for student loans 
  • Click here to find repayment assistance options
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ontario residents who are a: 
  • Canadian citizen, or 
  • Permanent resident, or 
  • Protected person
 
To find out if a post-secondary institution has been approved for OSAP, click here
Application Online application required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-877-672-7411 (1-877-OSAP-411)
TTY Phone 1-800-465-3958
Fax 807-343-7278
Website www.osap.gov.on.ca
Primary Executive Hon Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Alternate Executive Mr Han Dong, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 189 Red River Rd, 4th Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 1A2
 
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Intersection Red River Rd and Water St
Mailing Address PO Box 4500 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6G9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development