Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Graduate Bursary Assistance

Bursaries are non-repayable, taxable grants issued to students who demonstrate financial need. They supplement other sources of funding such as OSAP, the student's own resources and/or those of the parents/spouse.



How to Apply: Online application

Timelines and Deadlines


Graduate bursaries are targeted towards students registered in certain Category II programs:

The bursaries contribute towards the differential between Category I and Category II tuition fees for those students demonstrating un-met financial need through an OSAP-type needs-assessment.

*If you are not eligible for government student loans, but meet the residency requirements, then please complete the application and Student Financial Aid will contact you if additional information is required.


All information updated June 20, 2017.