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Financial Aid Self Help

IMPORTANT

If you are applying for Government Student Financial Assistance, you must complete the following steps at least two months in advance of your desired start date.

Both steps are necessary to initiate critical processes including completion of required documentation, Provincial program information forms and/or confirmation of enrolment forms.

Welcome to Athabasca University's Student Financial Aid Information page. If you are planning to attend AU on a student loan there are important details that you will need to be aware of.

Step one is to use our Financial Aid Self Help. Please take a moment to answer the following questions so we may provide you with information specifically for you.

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1: Do you require information for a:
  • Government Student Loan and/or Grants
  • Bank Line of Credit
  • Confirmation of Enrolment for a previous student loan
  • Letter for Sponsor (ie. First Nations or other third party)
  • Confirmation of Enrolment Letter
  • Student Awards, Scholarships and/or Bursaries
2: Are you a Canadian Citizen/Landed Immigrant?
  • Yes
  • No
3: Are attending as a visiting student?
  • Yes
  • No
4: Are you applying for a Government Student Loan for:
  • Graduate Studies
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • Full Time
    Part Time
5: Which Provincial or Territorial agency are you applying to for financial assistance?
  • AB
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • BC
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • MB
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • NB
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • NL
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • NS
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • NT
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • NUNAVUT
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • ON
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • PEI
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • QU
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • SK
  • Full Time
    Part Time
  • YK
  • Full Time
    Part Time
6: Are you attending a Collaborative Institution as an AU program student?
  • Yes
  • No
7: Are you a student accessing services with Assistance for Students with Disabilities (ASD)
  • Yes
  • No
8: Are you requesting or waiting for your results from a Transfer Credit Evaluation?
  • Yes
  • No

Updated January 16, 2019 by Student & Academic Services

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