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Head Start Tuition Assistance bursaries for entering students

Head Start Tuition Assistance Bursaries

Get a head start on your Seneca career or degree! You may qualify for up to $2,000 in tuition assistance toward your degree or up to $1,000 towards your diploma or certificate. You can apply online once you have confirmed your offer of admission and paid your tuition deposit.

You may qualify if:

  • You are a permanent resident of Ontario
  • You have applied for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and your application has been processed (make sure all required OSAP documentation has been submitted to the Financial Aid Office and processed by the deadline date)
  • You don’t expect your financial resources to fully cover your education expenses
  • You are a new full-time student registering at Seneca or you are in the first year of the Nursing-Collaborative BScN Degree program
  • You have paid the minimum fee deposit by the due date on your student account invoice

Available bursaries:

You can apply by visiting Student Home and logging in with your Seneca email username and password. Choose the “Financial Aid” tile, then select “Apply for Financial Aid.” To access the application, choose the magnifying glass icon to select the correct academic year. Complete all required fields and submit your application.

After submitting your application, select Apply for award,” then “Calculate eligibility” and thenHead Start Bursary.”

To be eligible for this bursary your application must be completed by the tenth day of classes. You must have also applied to OSAP.


Program Starts Bursary Application Deadline OSAP Application Deadline
September Tenth Day of Classes June 30th
January Tenth Day of Classes October 31st
May Tenth Day of Classes March 31st

NOTE: It is important to complete all items on the application; otherwise, your application may be disqualified.