Ontario Student Aid: Eligibility Requirements
​​To benefit from OSAP you must be:
An Ontario resident of any age whether you are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person. Check your residency status at 

You are not be eligible for OSAP if you 
  • Don’t meet the satisfactory academic progress requirements  
  • Withdraw
  • Have enough financial resources, including other forms of government aid, to cover your expenses allowed by OSAP
  • Have defaulted on a student loan
  • Report income on your OSAP application that’s significantly different from what you reported to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
  • Have grant or bursary overpayments or multiple outstanding loan overpayments Failed a credit check
  • Declared bankruptcy or consumer proposal, or consolidation orders
  • Have reached your lifetime limit of student loan funding (340 weeks of funding, 400 weeks of funding for doctoral studies, 520 weeks of funding for students with disabilities)