The BSWD is intended to assist students in meeting additional costs of equipment and supplies related to the student's participation in post-secondary education that the student must incur due to their disability.
A "permanent disability" for OSAP purposes is defined, as follows:
"A functional limitation that is caused by physical or mental impairment that restricts a student's ability to perform the daily activities necessary to participate in studies at a post-secondary level or in the labour force, and that is expected to remain with the student for the student's expected life."
To qualify, students must have applied for OSAP and an initial meeting is held with the Special Needs Office. For an appointment, please call 519-972-2727 ext. 4226.
For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office at:
Financial Aid Office:
Room 166 (South)
Room 134 (Chatham)