The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a financial aid program funded by the federal and provincial governments for post-secondary students. OSAP provides Ontario students with financial assistance to help pay for university tuition and related educational costs.

OSAP for Online MBA

This page covers the OSAP process for the Online MBA program only.


As a student from outside Ontario, you may be eligible for grants and loans through your home province or territory.

Interest-Free Status

While you are registered as a full-time Carleton University student in an OSAP-approved program, you can postpone student loan repayment. This page covers how to maintain your interest-free status as a student.

Repaying your Loan

It is time to start repaying your loan if you have graduated from your studies, have transferred to part-time studies, or are taking a break from your studies that will last longer than 6 months.

US Direct Loan

Citizens of the United States studying at Carleton University are eligible to apply for student financial aid through the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (U.S. Direct Loans). Loans are available to students or their parents through Direct Loans.