If your OSAP appeal is successful, your OSAP application will be adjusted, and you may receive more OSAP funding.
If you are already receiving the maximum OSAP funding and you are experiencing financial difficulties, contact your Faculty/College Registrar or Academic Division to find out how to apply for additional need-based funding.
Can I Submit an Appeal?
If you did not receive the maximum amount of OSAP, there are a number of appeals available. Please note the list below is not exhaustive. If you are experiencing circumstances that may not have been taken into account in your OSAP assessment, and you are concerned about your ability to fund your studies this year, please contact us to have a Financial Aid Counsellor review your OSAP application and help you determine your options.
How Do I Submit an Appeal?
- Gather all required supporting documentation. Read the form(s) or request for documentation very carefully.
- Upload all appeal documentation to the additional uploads section in your OSAP account.
- Monitor your OSAP account closely – you will receive a notice in the Message Centre letting you know the outcome of your review. You may also receive a request for additional documentation.
What Happens After I Submit an Appeal?
If you meet criteria for an OSAP appeal, your OSAP application will be adjusted and you may receive more OSAP funding. You will be contacted in regards to the status your appeal.
Timeline for Appeals
The deadline for appeals is 40 days before the end of your study period, however, we recommend submitting your appeal as early as possible. Processing time can be 4-8 weeks during peak times.
I Still Have Questions
If you have further questions, please see these resources: