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Ontario. Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Student Financial Asistance Branch, Ontario Student Assistance Program

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Record #: OAK2709 Last Full Update: 12 Jun 2013
Record Details
Alternate NameOSAP
Contact Numbers
Office Phone807-343-7260
Toll Free Phone1-877-672-7411 (1-877-OSAP-411)
TTY Phone1-800-465-3958
Fax807-343-7278
Contact Information
Located In CommunityThunder Bay
Mailing AddressPO Box 4500 
189 Red River Rd, 4th Flr 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6G9
Wheelchair AccessibilityUnknown or Not Applicable
Websiteosap.gov.on.ca
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Service Details
Areas ServedOntario
DescriptionAdministers both federal and provincial student financial assistance programs. OSAP works in partnership with the financial aid offices at Ontario post secondary institutions. 
 
* provides financial assistance in the form of loans and grants to Ontario post secondary students to assist with education-related costs such as tuition, books, living costs, and transportation 
 
* amount and type of financial assistance is based on a student's financial needs as determined by OSAP by considering allowable educational costs and the expected financial resources of the student (and his or her family, if applicable) 
 
* details are available from the OSAP website or the financial aid office of the institution the student is attending
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Eligibility* must be a permanent resident or Canadian citizen who has lived in Ontario for 12 consecutive months immediately before the first day of the month in which classes begin; 
* must have valid social insurance number (SIN); 
* must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in an OSAP approved program at an OSAP approved post secondary institution 
* see website for other eligibility criteria
Applicationonline application is available on the OSAP website * a paper application can be downloaded from the website 
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FundingProvincial ; Federal ; Funding provided by the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada
Service Level(30) Provincial Government
Indexing
Service CategoriesStudent Financial Aid