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May 1, 2016

Canadian Excellence

Laurier Bursary Application- Fall and Winter Two Term

Deadline January 19, 2016, 11:59 pm

General bursary assistance is available to all eligible undergraduate students who are registered during both the fall and winter semesters; no bursary assistance is available during the spring semester to students who are not actively registered in a recognized Business Co-op program; students who are actively registered in a recognized Business Co-op program may apply for bursary assistance during any two of their official academic terms (fall, winter or spring) per school year (September-August)


  • a completed OSAP application is required in order to be considered for general bursary assistance, click here for complete details (certain exceptions apply).
  • proven financial need (through the completion of the online student budget form, which is included on the online bursary application on LORIS)
  • registered in a minimum 20 percent course load (0.5 credits) or higher per academic term, courses taken on a Letter of Permission are not included in the course load calculation per academic term
  • minimum cumulative GPA of 4.00 (C-)
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident
  • completion of the online application on LORIS; the application must be showing as "submitted"

  • ATTENTION FIRST YEAR STUDENTS!!! If you have received an entrance bursary for the current 2015/2016 academic year, you are not eligible to apply for further tuition bursary assistance inyour first year of study. You will next be eligible for bursary assistance in your second year.

  • Applicationscannot be submittedafter the deadline.All sections of the application, including the financial information must be submitted on-line in order to be assessed for this program.

    2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR:

    Applications will beavailable as ofNovember 2nd, 2015 (these applicationswill be available through LORIS).

    Recipients will be notified by email once applications have been assessed. This will occur no earlier than reading week and no later than mid-March, 2016.

    DEADLINE: January 19, 2016, 11:59 pm (no exceptions)

  • DIRECT DEPOSIT is available from the Business Office. For a faster and more convenient refund process, you can submit a VOID cheque to the Business Office. If a credit balance exists on an account with the Business Office,a refund can be requestedby DIRECT DEPOSIT by going to the Business Office web site. Please note, if you have already submitted a VOID cheque in the past, you do not need to submit a new cheque, unless your banking information has changed. For complete refund and direct deposit information, please visit The Business Office webpage:" If a bursary is granted, DIRECT DEPOSIT must be set up before the bursary deadline in January.