Financial Aid Steps

Financial Aid Steps

1. Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

New Students:

  • Automatic grades-based entrance scholarships are offered to students entering directly from full-time secondary school, to transfer and international students.
  • To be eligible for other entrance scholarships, awards or bursaries at the university, students must complete an online application and provide supporting documentation, if required.

Continuing Students:

  • Students may be eligible for scholarship or bursary assistance if they complete an online application and provide supporting documentation, if required.
  • In-Course Bursary and Donor Sponsored Award Applications
    • Opens:  Middle of August
    • Earliest Deadline to apply:  September 30 for Law students and October 15 for all other students (Note: there are some early September deadlines - complete the profile prior to August 31 to view award search results)
    • For need-based bursaries students must have at least $1 of need as determined in their government financial aid application or complete the Financial Need section of the profile in full.
    • October 31 – UwinAward Application deadlines for many need-based awards. Here is the link for the Instructions on completing the profile

Steps 2 – 4

2. IGNITE: Work Study program funds part-time jobs on campus for students.

3. The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), offered by the Government of Ontario to Ontario residents, provides financial assistance to students to help them attend university.  Funding is based upon financial need, not grades.  With one application, students will be considered for non-repayable grants, as well as an OSAP loan.  This application usually becomes available in early spring.  Students from other Canadian provinces can apply directly to their province or territory for financial aid and US students can apply for US federal student aid

4.  External Scholarship Opportunities

SERVICES AVAILABLE:

Students may connect with the Student Awards & Financial Aid staff using the following options:

  • Phone: (519) 253-3000 Ext. 3300
    Phones are answered daily Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

  • Email: award1@uwindsor.ca 
    In order to better assist you, please include your UWindsor Student Number in your email.  Students experiencing financial hardship should email award1@uwindsor.ca with a brief explanation of their situation and their request will be triaged appropriately.

  • Fax: (519) 973-7087 (Documents: Fax, Email, Drop-box, Mail)
    Documents may be faxed, emailed, placed in our drop-box located in the lobby of CHT or mailed to:
         Student Awards & Financial Aid
         University of Windsor
         401 Sunset Ave. CHT Room 102
         Windsor, ON N9H 1G3

VISIT US:

A scheduled appointment is required to visit us in person.  In-person appointments for business related to your government financial aid file, scholarships or bursaries are available during the following hours.

Proceed to campus only if you have completed the Safe Lancer App and have an APPROVED badge.  Access to Chrysler Hall Tower is available by entering through the north doors of Chyrsler Hall North, next to the Leddy Library parking lot.

Students may drop off documents in our drop-box located in the lobby of Chrylser Hall Tower

Information on the 'Return to Campus' procedures and 'Vaccination Policy' can be found on the University of Windsor website https://www.uwindsor.ca/returntocampus/

Be sure that you have government issued photo ID or your UWIN ID card.  We will not be able to serve you in person if you don't have proper identification.

IN-PERSON SERVICE HOURS by APPOINTMENT

Day

Open

Close

Service

Monday

1:00 PM

3:45 PM

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Booked every 10 min.

Tuesday

1:00 PM

3:45 PM

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Booked every 10 min.

Wednesday

9:00 AM

11:45 AM

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Booked every 10 min.

Thursday

9:00 AM

11:45 AM

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Booked every 10 minutes

Friday

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Remote services are available.

Important Notes:

  • We will attempt to return messages and emails within 2 business days where possible.  In September, January & May however, our response time may be closer to 7-10 business days.

  • Please do not leave/send multiple messages/emails as this will delay our response time.