The Faculty of Arts is proud to have one of the most generous scholarships and bursaries offerings. Our students can apply for a large number of scholarships and bursaries offered by the University of Ottawa, the Faculty of Arts, our 16 departments and the community.

Scholarships: A scholarship is awarded for academic achievements. There are hundreds of scholarships offered for the Faculty of Art students and uOttawa students. They are all listed by Departments below or they can be searched on the uOttawa Scholarship online tool. It’s worth to take the time and apply to all the ones you are eligible for. Who knows, you might be able to get more than you would expect!

Bursary: A bursary is awarded based on financial need. They are all listed by Departments below or they can be searched on the uOttawa Scholarship online tool.

Work Study ProgramThe Work-Study Program (WSP) gives you a chance to work on campus part time during the academic year and earn around $4,000, and to work full time during the summer and earn close to $7,000. You also gain valuable work experience that will make you more employable after you've finished your degree.

Co-op: If your program offers it, Co-op is a great opportunity to grow professionally while gaining some valuable paid experience. 

You can find out more on the Financial aid and awards page.

How to apply? 

It’s simple: follow the steps listed here. At any point, if you have any issues, don’t hesitate to contact the Admissions’ office by email ([email protected]) or by phone (613-562-5700).

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Scholarships and bursaries for francophone and francophile students

In order to encourage students to pursue their postsecondary education and improve access to our undergraduate and graduate programs, multiple internal and external scholarships are available exclusively to Francophone and Francophile students at the Faculty of Arts.
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Scholarships and bursaries