OSAP for Full-Time Students (2022–2023)

The amounts below are weekly maximums based on where you’re going to school:

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$410/week$705/week
An approved private postsecondary school in Ontario$410/week$705/week
A public college or university in another Canadian province$410/week$705/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

You may get more aid than the amounts listed above. You’ll know how much you may get when your full-time application is processed.

Federal grant funding

You may get more aid through the following Canada Student Grants:

  • Full-Time Students (maximum $9,000 per academic year, subject to a weekly maximum)
  • Skills Boost Top-Up to the Canada Student Grant for Full-Time Students (maximum $2,400 per academic year, subject to a weekly maximum)
  • Students with Disabilities (maximum $4,000 per academic year)
  • Full-Time Students with Dependants (maximum $400 per child per month)

OSAP for Full-Time Students (2021–2022)

The amounts below are weekly maximums based on where you’re going to school:

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

$405/week

$695/week

An approved private postsecondary school in Ontario

$405/week

$695/week

A public college or university in another Canadian province

$405/week

$695/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

You may get more aid than the amounts listed above. You’ll know how much you may get when your full-time application is processed.

Federal grant funding

You may get more aid through the following Canada Student Grants:

  • Full-Time Students (maximum $9,000 per academic year, subject to a weekly maximum)
  • Skills Boost Top-Up to the Canada Student Grant for Full-Time Students (maximum $2,400 per academic year, subject to a weekly maximum)
  • Students with Permanent Disabilities (maximum $4,000 per academic year)
  • Full-Time Students with Dependants (maximum $400 per child per month)

OSAP for Part-Time Students

Your aid can be a combination of loan and/or grants. OSAP part-time funding is provided by the governments of Ontario and Canada.

The amount you get depends on many factors, including your annual income (and that of your spouse if applicable), if you have a disability and/or you have dependent children.

View the academic year maximums below.

Through your part-time application, you’re considered for aid through up to five programs.

2022–23

ProgramMaximum 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 Students with Disabilities$4,000
Canada Student Grant for
Part-Time Studies
$3,600
Canada Student Grant for
Part-Time Students with Dependants
$3,840
Ontario Part-Time Grant$500

2021–22

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 Students with Permanent Disabilities

$4,000

Canada Student Grant for
Part-Time Studies

$3,600

Canada Student Grant for
Part-Time Students with Dependants

$3,840

Ontario Part-Time Grant

$500

OSAP for students in micro-credential programs

Your financial aid can be a combination of a loan and/or a grant.

The amount you receive depends on many factors, including your household annual income and your family size.

You’ll know how much money you may receive after your micro-credential application is processed, as it will be displayed on your OSAP web account.

There are also maximum amounts you can receive per study period.

2022–2023

Allowable costMaximum per study period
Tuition, program fees books and equipment$5,000
Educational allowance$5 per study hour

2021–2022

Allowable costMaximum per study period
Tuition, program fees books and equipment$5,000
Educational allowance$5 per study hour