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Financial Aid and Awards


Financial Aid and Awards

The Financial Aid and Awards Service encourages University of Ottawa students to fulfill their dream of pursuing postsecondary education.

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Welcome to the Faculty of Arts

Are you a high school student, Cégep or college student who is looking into pursuing post-secondary education in Humanities, Languages and Literatures or Fine arts? You are at the right place!

What's your passion?

The Faculty of Arts is the most diverse on campus: we comprise eighteen departments, schools and institutes, which offer more than a hundred English-language and French-language undergraduate programs in over 40 subjects!

Discover our programs

Studying at the Faculty of Arts

Elena Valenzuela - Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures


Chelsea - Communication and Political Science


Nicolette - French Studies and Women Studies



Financing your studies

We know that undergraduate studies can be expensive. Here are some of the many resources available for Arts students:

  • Scholarships: There are hundreds of scholarships offered for the Faculty of Art students and uOttawa students. They are all listed online. 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!
  • Work Study Program: The 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. Learn more about it here.

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 (admissions@uOttawa.ca) or by phone (613-562-5700).

Come meet with us!

There are many opportunities for you to come and meet with our professors, students and liaison officer.

See by yourself what the Faculty of Arts is all about.

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