How to Apply for OSAP 101
When to Apply for OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program)
You will need to wait until mid-May to apply for OSAP for the following fall term (September)
Before you apply, you MUST have the following information handy
- OCAS account number (if you have applied to college)
- OUAC account number (if you have applied to university)
- SIN number
- OEN student number (student ID number assigned by the Ministry of Education to Ontario elementary/secondary students). This can be found on your report card.
Go to: www.osap.gov.on.ca and click on become a new applicant
Once you provide the above information, you will receive your OSAP Access Number (OAN) – IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO KEEP THIS NUMBER IN A SAFE PLACE
** IMPORTANT NOTE** When filling out your OSAP application, it is important that you DO NOT claim any income that you receive from the Society’s Bursary Program or CCSY funding.