The Financial Aid and Awards Service encourages University of Ottawa students to fulfill their dream of pursuing postsecondary education. The Service accomplishes this by providing students with access to a variety of financial resources, tools and information; by rewarding academic excellence with awards; offering valuable expertise on government loans and creating job opportunities for students through the Work-Study program.
These services are available to students who are paying tuition to the University of Ottawa. The information published on this website is not the official reference for Financial Aid and Awards policies and regulations.
Planning for the cost of university studies
Learn to be resourceful, establish your financial independence and create and stick to a workable budget so you can graduate with as little student debt as possible.
Find out how to prepare for student living.
- Create a realistic budget.
- Spend less and save more.
- Avoid being faced with a financial crisis.
- Find solutions for resolving a financial crisis.