December 31, 2014

Scholarships & Bursaries

APUS Bursaries – Winter 2023

The APUS Winter 2023 bursary program is now open. The deadline is Friday 3rd February at 5pm EST.

You can find the application form at

Recognizing that part-time students face barriers to accessing funding from governmental and institutional programs, APUS bursaries are available to part-time undergraduate students on all three campuses of the University of Toronto. 

The following needs-based bursaries are available:

  • APUS General Student Bursary [$1000]
  • APUS Access Student Bursary [$1000] *for students with disabilities/disabled students and/or Deaf and/or hard of hearing students
  • APUS Black Students’ Bursary [$1000]
  • APUS Indigenous Students’ Bursary [$1000]
  • APUS Two-Spirit, Queer, Trans Students’ Bursary [$1000]
  • Jovita Nagy Bursary (for UTM and UTSC students only) [$300]
  • Marija Hutchison Bursary (for students in Academic Bridging and TYP only) [$300] 


APUS bursaries are open to UofT students who meet the following criteria:

  • Current part-time students in fall term 2022. *part-time defined as registered in 2.5 or less full course equivalents (FCEs) i.e. credits over the entire 2022-2023 fall/winter session. At U of T Scarborough, a part-time student is a student in 1.0 credit or 2 courses per academic semester.
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Complete the form (info is valid, complete, and received by the deadline)
  • Where applicable, self-identify as member of the identity group based bursaries as applied
  • Where applicable, registered with Erindale College (UTM), Scarborough College (UTSC)
  • Be in good standing with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 1.7 or higher

Important to Know

  • All applications must be submitted with a Winter 2023 ACORN invoice and a copy of your Academic History. 
  • The number of bursaries available is limited, and demand is high. We highly recommended that part-time students requiring financial assistance seek out supports through relevant university webpages
  • Due to volume, only recipients may be contacted. 
  • Recipients will be contacted after the closing deadline (approx. 4-6 weeks).
  • Please do not contact APUS to ask about the status of your application before March 17, 2023.
  • Funds are disbursed through the Office of Enrollment Services.  All decisions are final.
  • Your application will be kept private. Identifying details are not shared with the University or public.

All questions should be directed to the Member Services Coordinator at using the subject line ‘APUS bursary program’.