Other Sources of Financial Aid

External Bursaries Available to Regis Students 

The following bursaries have been offered in past years and are usually posted on bulletin boards throughout the College. Do not contact them until the information is posted:

  • Grey Sisters of the Immaculate Conception Bursary;
  • Loretto Sisters (Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Theology Bursary;
    Redemptorist Anniversary Bursary for Lay Theologians;
  • The Sister Catherine Donnelly Theology
  • Mission Bursary (Sisters of Service of Canada);
  • Fontbonne Theology Bursary (Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton);
    Sisters of St. Joseph of London, Educational Bursary;
  • War Memorial Bursary Fund (St. George's United Church).

The following orders and organisations also have made funds available to students:

  • Loyola House, Guelph;
  • Sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus;
  • Sisters of our Lady of the Missions;
  • Ursulines of the Chatham Union; and
  • Department of Veterans Affairs, USA.

Please check the Student Information Bulletin Boards regularly for notices of available bursaries.

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

The OSAP offers assistance in the form of interest-free student loans to Ontario residents who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, to assist with educational and living expenses. Applications are available through the Finance Office, Room 110. Information on OSAP is available online at http://osap.gov.on.ca. UofT has a bursary program called UTAPS that is intended to top up OSAP loans. Maximum award is $2000. Apply through Admission and Awards, 315 Bloor Street West, 416-978-2190.


Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

The SSHRC of Canada is the largest federal funding agency for university-based research and graduate training in the social sciences and humanities, including religious studies. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or have landed immigrant status. The deadline for most grants is October 15. For further information, check www.sshrc.ca, e-mail z-info@sshrc.ca, or phone 613-992-0691.

Student Employment at Regis College

Some Regis College faculty members have teaching assistants to help with tutorials, grading of papers and exams, and research. Advanced Degree students may apply to the Dean for available positions. Regis College may also need students to serve as assistants to faculty members, administrative staff, or library staff. Students may apply to the Dean for available positions.


Financial Aid for American Citizens

Citizens of the United States studying at the University of Toronto can apply for financial assistance from the U.S.A. Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP).

To obtain a FFELP application package, please contact Admissions
and Awards. Please provide your: Name, Student Number, Address, Telephone Number to the office by mail or facsimile, or send an e-mail message with the appropriate information to osap@adm.utoronto.ca.

Verification of student status for US Loans is processed through
the Admissions and Awards Office, University of Toronto:
http://www.adm.utoronto.ca/adm-awards/html/financial%20aid/government/usapp.htm


Financial Assistance for Aboriginal Students

Information about scholarships and bursaries outside the University of Toronto is available through the First Nations House, University of Toronto. A list of external funding is posted at http://fnh.utoronto.ca/Current-Students/Financial-Aid/Bursaries-And-Scholarships.htm#external

First Nations House
University of Toronto
Borden Building North
563 Spadina Avenue, 3rd floor
Toronto, ON      M5S 2J7
Tel. 416-978-8227, 800-810-8069
Fax 416-978-1893
Email: fnh.info@utoronto.ca
Web:  www.fnh.utoronto.ca