Student Awards


Student Awards

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Entrepreneurial (Seed) Grants

Entrepreneurial or seed grants that students receive to start a business can be considered exempt for purposes of the OSAP need assessment since these grants are not intended for educational or living costs, Students should be instructed not to enter this funding as pre-study or study period income in their OSAP applications.

If a student has reported the income, FAAs may remove the funding from the student’s OSAP application.

Documentation required:

  • The student must provide proof of the grant and the amount of grant received or will receive during the applicable period (pre-study or study period.