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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Awards, bursaries and scholarships

We offer a variety of supports to help you finance your education and time at university:
  • Awards: Based on a combination of various criteria and donor contribution amounts (domestic students).

  • Bursaries: Based on financial need (domestic and international students)

  • Scholarships: Based on academic performance (domestic and international students)

Best of all, this is financial assistance that you don't have to pay back! The applications can all be found on MyCampus on the Awards and Financial Aid tab. 

Students with disabilities

If you're a student with a documented disability that impacts your ability to take a full course load, our Admissions and Scholarship Committee will review your application, pending you meet all other criteria for the bursary. Student Accessibility Services (SAS) can assist with your eligibility. 

Contact SAS

Domestic students - Canadian citizens and permanent residents

  • Eligibility

    Any full-time or part-time student that meets the required criteria. 

    You must be in good academic standing with the university and require additional financial assistance to cover your educational costs.

  • Applying for internal aid

    Apply for student aid on MyCampus:

    1. Log into MyCampus and navigate to the OT awards and financial aid tab.

    2. In the helpful links section under the student award applications heading, select awards application.

    3. Select apply for student aid.

    4. Select the accurate aid year and period from the drop-down menu.

    5. Select the correct award, general bursary or scholarship option for your student type from the drop-down menu.

     

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  • Applying for external aid

    External financial aid is offered through partnerships with various companies, organizations and associations. Each requires its own external application.

    For a list of available external opportunities and links to each application:

    1. Log into MyCampus and navigate to the awards and financial aid tab.

    2. In the helpful links section under the student award heading, select external scholarship and bursary awards.

    3. From the list, browse and select the options you're interested in, and follow the application instructions. 

  • Tips for applying for external awards, scholarships and bursaries

     

International students

  • Eligibility

    Any full-time or part-time student that meets the criteria for a bursary or award. 

    You must be in good academic standing with the university and require additional financial assistance to cover your educational costs.

  • Applying for internal aid

    Apply for student aid on MyCampus:

    1. Log into MyCampus and navigate to the OT awards and financial aid tab.

    2. In the helpful links section under the student award applications heading, select awards application.

    3. Select apply for student aid.

    4. Select the accurate aid year and period from the drop-down menu.

    5. Select the correct award, general bursary or scholarship option for your student type from the drop-down menu.

     

    Learn more

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