U of T Bursary / Grants

Bursaries and grants are non-repayable funds given to eligible students who demonstrate a need for financial assistance. They are non-repayable (read: free money), and are intended to assist you in financing your education. Students who complete a bursary application are expected to have explored additional sources of financial assistance, such as: OSAP, a student line of credit or bank loan, family support, and/or part-time work.

UTSC Bursary

This bursary is available for full-time students during the Fall, Winter, and Summer session.

Before applying for the UTSC bursary this Summer, you must:

Apply on eService (https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/regoffice/eservice/student/by the appropriate deadline (see below):

Summer 2021
Check back in late February for more details.

Fall 2020-Winter 2021
Fall only studies: September 14 - October 31 (11:58 EST) Review begins October 13
Fall and Winter studies: September 14 - February 15 (11:58 EST) Review for Fall/Winter begins November 1 and Winter only begins February 1

University of Toronto Advance Planning for  Students (UTAPS)

UTAPS is designed to assist students who have unmet financial needs. After an assessment has been made, qualifying students will see UTAPS funding credited directly into their ACORN account. To qualify, you must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person enrolled in a full-time program who is receiving government student aid.

Students who apply for OSAP are automatically considered.

First Nation students and out-of-province students may submit an application online through U of T Enrolment Services.

Academic Travel Fund

The Academic Travel Fund supports undergraduate students who travel to academic conferences, meetings and/or research initiatives can submit project proposals by the appropriate deadline dates.

For more information, application deadlines, and questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs.

University of Toronto
Crown Ward

This grant provides eligible students with the opportunity to receive 50% of their tuition costs, to a maximum of $3000 per academic year. OSAP recipients are automatically considered.

More information can be found on the U of T Enrolment Services website.

SCSU Dollar for
Daycare Grant

This grant provides eligible students with assistance for daycare or babysitting expenses. 

The application form is available on eService from early September to October 31st of each year.

SCSU Textbook Grant

Each year the Scarborough Campus Students' Union (SCSU) provides funding to help sttudents with the cost relating to textbooks. The purpose of the grant to supplement the student's financial resources and is paid to your ACORN account. 

The grant application is available on eService from the middle of September until date to be determined. For more information, please visit the SCSU website.