First Nation Students

University of Toronto Support

University of Toronto Advance Planning for Students (UTAPS)

In addition to the UTSC bursary, we encourage you to apply for the University of Toronto Advance Planning for Students bursary program by completing the online application form by the deadline date. For more information, deadline dates, and the application form, please visit the Admissions website.

UTSC Bursary

After you apply for UTAPS, you should also apply for the UTSC bursary on eService. For more information on bursaries, please click on the link or image below.

Financial Assistance at the U of T First Nations House

The First Nations House at the St. George campus helps undergraduate and graduate students access a wide variety of scholarships and grants. Financial Aid Advisors at UTSC and advisors at the First Nations House are available to meet with you to discuss financial aid opportunities available to Aboriginal students. 

Support from the Ontario Government

The Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Post-Secondary Student Support Program

Financial assistance is available to First Nation and eligible Inuit students enrolled in eligible post-secondary programs. It aims to provide access to education through funding and skill development opportunities at the post-secondary level. Eligible costs covered by the program include tuition, books, travel support, and living allowances.  The maximum amount per full-time student cannot exceed $32,000 per year. For additional information, please visit the Government of Canada website.

Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool

There are over 750 bursaries, scholarships, and incentives across Canada. The Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool can help you search for funding opportunities.


As part of the University's promise to make education accessible, bursaries are available as an additional source of funding.