Financial Aid and Assistance

Attending a post-secondary institution not only demands a large time commitment, but a financial one as well. Both MAPS and McMaster University have initiatives and departments in place to assist you financially, so that you can concentrate on your academic career.

McMaster Campus at night
Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

Committed to student services and success, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships helps in providing students access to a post-secondary education. For more information on university and government financial aid, work programs, scholarships, bursaries, and drop-in counselling:

Visit: Student Financial Aid & Scholarships


Students in the McMaster Cafeteria
Student Accounts & Cashiers

Financial Counseling appointments are available for students who would like extra guidance or help managing their account.

Visit: Student Accounts and Cashiers


McMaster Campus at night with students in the courtyard
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) For Part-Time Students

Student Financial Aid & Scholarships maintains an up-to-date website with all the information you need regarding OSAP for part-time students.

Apply For OSAP


Spring time at McMaster University
McMaster Association of Part-Time Students Bursary

MAPS Bursaries are administered by McMaster’s Student Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. They are awarded three times each year, once in the Fall, Winter, and Spring to those who do not qualify for Part Time OSAP.

Bursary Application Deadlines

Bursary Eligibility & Further Information