Aid & Awards for Indigenous Students

Overview

There are a variety of financial aid and awards available specifically to students that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nation, Inuit or Métis). Additionally, Indigenous students may also be eligible for McMaster University’s Work Program, bursaries, scholarships and various federal and provincial student loan programs.

Get more information on general aid and awards

 

No. Indigenous students do not have to declare funding they receive from PSSSP on their OSAP application. Also, scholarships and bursaries will not affect your PSSSP or OSAP entitlement.

Find out key dates and deadlines for all aid and awards here.

You do not need to receive OSAP to apply for scholarships via AwardSpring. To apply, you must first complete common application. You can then and find all the scholarships you are eligible for and apply individually  for each.

Indigenous students experiencing a financial emergency may visit Indigenous Student Services (L.R.W Hall, 1811)  or contact Student Services to discuss and explore solutions.

Important Dates & Deadlines