This program assists postsecondary students who are deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing with their educational costs
- You have a permanent hearing disability (Deaf, deaf, deafened or hard of hearing);
- You’re enrolled in 40% or more of a full-time course load at a postsecondary school located outside of Canada that is approved for OSAP purposes;
- The only language of instruction for your program is ASL or LSQ;
- Your OSAP Application for Full-Time Students has been assessed and you met the eligibility requirements for that program;
- Your outstanding eligible educational costs are higher than the Canada-Ontario Integrated Student Loan (COISL) maximums.
How to Apply?
You’ll have to provide supporting documents with your bursary application, such as:
- Proof of your permanent hearing disability, such as medical certificate or an audiological report;
- Proof of your study period room and board costs if you are living on campus in residence; and
- Proof of your out-of-country health insurance costs if you are studying in person.
Send your completed application and supporting documents to the Student Financial Assistance Branch.
If you’re going to school in 2021-22:
If you’re going to school in 2020-21: