Grant Name: Ontario First Generation Bursary





Details vary by school. Check with financial aid office for details


This bursary is for postsecondary students whose parents have never attended postsecondary studies. It’s for students with financial need attending a publicly-assisted college or university in Ontario only


You may be eligible if you meet all of these eligibility requirements:

  • You’re attending a publicly-assisted college or university in Ontario
  • Your parent(s) have never participated in postsecondary studies anywhere in the world on either a full or part-time basis.
  • You’re enrolled in a first-entry undergraduate program. Second entry programs (e.g., law or medicine) and graduate programs are not eligible.
  • You don’t already have a postsecondary degree, diploma or certificate.
  • You’re not receiving assistance through the Second Career program.
  • You meet the citizenship and Ontario residency requirements listed in the OSAP Application for Full-Time Students
  • You’ve met the financial need criteria defined by your school for this bursary.

How to Apply?

Use your schools Ontario First Generation Bursary application.

Funding Amount

$1,000 to $3,500

Processing Fee



Ontario, Canada

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