Maximum amounts of aid

students studying outdoors Find out how much OSAP you can get as a full-time or part-time student.

Maximum for full-time students

The amount of aid you receive depends on your educational plans and your personal circumstances. The table below shows a range of support.

Weekly aid maximum for OSAP approved schools

If you are enrolled full time at:

Single student with no dependants:

Student who is married, in a common-law relationship or a sole support parent:

A public college or university in Ontario

$360/week

$560/week

An approved private postsecondary school in Ontario or an Ontario hair styling school

$360/week

$560/week

A public college or university in another Canadian province

$360/week

$560/week

A private postsecondary school in another Canadian province

$210/week*

$210/week*

A private or public postsecondary school outside Canada

$210/week*

$210/week*

A hair styling school outside Ontario

Not eligible

Not eligible

* This maximum is funded only by the Government of Canada.

Maximum for part-time students

The amount of aid you receive depends on your educational plans and personal circumstances. The table below shows the maximum amount available through each program.

Program

Maximum per Academic Year

Part-Time Canada Student Loan

Your outstanding Part-Time Canada Student Loan balance can't exceed $10,000 at any time

Canada Student Grant for Persons with Permanent Disabilities

$2,000

Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies

$1,200

Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Students with Dependants

$1,920

Ontario Part-Time Grant

$500

Maximum for graduate students

In addition to the amount of financial aid listed above, graduate students may be eligible for the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program which provides $5,000 per term, up to a maximum of $15,000 per academic year.

Updated: August 12, 2014