OSAP/Government Aid

Loan/grant programs like OSAP, as well as those from other provinces and the U.S. can help you pay for school.

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Scholarships and Bursaries

McMaster offers scholarship and bursary funding based on your accomplishments and financial need.

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Work Program

The McMaster Work Program gives you a chance to work on campus and earn money while you study.

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Paying your tuition

What all your fees mean, when and how to pay and who to ask if you need help.

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Emergency Financial Support

No money for food or rent? Sudden change in financial situation? We can help.

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Download forms for OSAP changes/extensions, academic progress warnings/restrictions and more.

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Scholarship Verification

How to verify McMaster-based scholarships for post-graduate applications.

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Contacting Financial Aid

Have general questions regarding Financial Aid? Check out our online chat!

Monday & Friday
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

We’re also available to call: 905-525-9140 ext. 24319

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Financial Aid Counselling

Drop-in Financial Aid Counselling is available on:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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