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Funding and financing

We are dedicated to helping you prepare financially for your time at uOttawa and benefit from awards, grants and other funding sources offered by our institution and external agencies. Here are a few tips to help you plan and offset the cost of your education.

Know your tuition fees

Tuition fees must be paid at the beginning of each term. They can vary based on the status of the student and are different from one program to the other. Depending on the program, other fees may apply, such as administrative fees, incidental fees, and ancillary fees.

Tuition fees vary according to your legal status in Canada, as defined in the regulations of the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. The Board of Governors reserves the right to change fees and rules governing refunds without prior notice.

If you are an international student, the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) is a compulsory insurance plan for you.

Calculate uOttawa tuition fees

Learn more about UHIP


Scope out awards and financial support

Whether you're a Master's or Doctoral student, we offer awards, grants and other sources of funding offered by our institution and external agencies. Find all the information you need to build a personalized scholarship portfolio of sources of funding to help offset the cost of your education.

Find scholarships and awards
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Work while you study

Earn money during your degree by taking advantage of CO-OP master's programs, Work-Study openings and research and teaching assistantships.

See work opportunities
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