Financial Assistance

We believe that the financial barriers that come with being a student shouldn’t stop you from achieving your goals. We want to do everything we can to help you receive the assistance you may need, at any point during your undergraduate university career. The UTSU offers the following services to help alleviate financial burdens for students: Student Aid (8 grants and bursaries to help with costs from your books to transit and more), Dollar for Child Care, and Tax Clinics (volunteers help you submit your taxes for free).

We are actively working on improving and expanding ways we can help. See below for current financial assistance options.

You may wish to contact your registrar’s office to inquire about additional funding or grants available to you as an undergraduate student at UofT.

Student Aid Grants and Bursaries

See different grants and bursaries available to you for things like transit, accessibility, exam deferral and more.

Dollar for Child Care

We offer this needs-based bursary as a way to help students pay for dependent care. All UTSU members are eligible to apply. Applications are now closed for the 2023-24 academic year.

Dollar for Child Care: UofT March Break Camps

This grant is awarded to UTSU members with children who enroll their dependents in March Break programs at the UofT Athletic Centre. Applications are now closed for the 2023-24 academic year.

UTSU Scholarship Program

Apply to one of four scholarships available to undergraduate students.

Please visit or for other scholarship opportunities.

Tax Clinics

Each year, UTSU helps over 600 students file their taxes at its annual tax clinic that provides members with FREE 1-on-1 assistance in filing their income tax returns.

The Tax Clinic service for 2024 has ended.