Financial aid and awards

Financial assistance programs are available whether you are a full-time or part-time student. We can guide you through finding funding options that align with your eligibility requirements, ensuring a more effortless application experience.

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Financial aid

When do I have to apply for my student loan?

Funding approval is due at least 1 month before the start date with no holds or reviews. This is a requirement for all students seeking to attend AU as full-time funded students. Students not approved by the deadline for the desired start date will need to reapply.

You are required to submit a Student Financial Aid Course Registration Plan and apply for funding by the required date. See the start dates, application open dates and deadlines that correspond with your studies.

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Your completion of the two steps above will initiate critical processes including completion of provincial or territorial program information forms and confirmation of enrolment forms by AU and your funding agency.

Financial aid FAQs

We understand that navigating financial aid options can be overwhelming, but we are here to simplify the process and help you make informed decisions. Explore our comprehensive list of frequently asked questions for detailed answers and valuable insights.

Financial aid FAQs

Awards, scholarships, and bursaries

In addition to your primary funding sources, we encourage you to explore the various scholarship, award, and bursary opportunities available. Scholarships and awards typically recognize outstanding academic performance and community involvement, while bursaries prioritize students facing financial hardships.

Awards finder

We have developed the AU awards finder to help you navigate the available award opportunities. This handy tool lets you discover the awards you may qualify for based on your circumstances.

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Awards, scholarships, and bursaries FAQs

If you have any questions about our awards, scholarships, or bursaries, look no further! Check out our frequently asked questions to find more information and gain the insights you need to make the most of these opportunities.

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