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Student Financial Aid

Welcome to the AU Student Financial Aid website.

Whether you are attending Athabasca University as an undergraduate or graduate student, affordability and access to financial resources is important. AU’s financial aid team is committed to helping you obtain information on available financial assistance for your situation.

You may be able to access full or part time funding programs from Provincial and/or Federal funding from the Province of your residence.

We can assist you in navigating through the student financial aid process to identify loans, awards and grants, and other planning tools to put your academic goals within your reach and your budget.

Please explore the website for all of the important information that will provide in depth details in all matters related to financing your post secondary education at AU.


  • Are you planning to apply for Student Financial Assistance for September 1, 2015?
  • June 15, 2015 - Deadline for out of Province students to submit the Loan Study Plan and Provincial Student Aid Application.
  • July 15, 2015 - Deadline for Alberta students to submit the Loan Study Plan and Student Aid Alberta.
  • August 4, 2015 - Deadline for all student financial assistance approvals for students commencing full time studies September 1, 2015.
  • For information on Student Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries, please view the Alphabetical AU Awards Listing for details.

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Updated June 15 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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