Canadian citizens or permanent residents, resident in Ontario, who are 60 years of age or older or who will reach the age of 60 during the month that their classes commence, and who are offered admission to and register in Senate-approved courses or programs in an undergraduate faculty or in the Faculty of Graduate Studies as a full-time or part-time student for credit or audit, may be eligible for a bursary equivalent to their tuition fees, subject to the following conditions:
applicants must present proof of age;
applicants wishing to seek admission to a first year program in one of the Faculties of Arts and Humanities, Science or Social Science will be required to complete only a formal admission application;
applicants seeking admission to other undergraduate faculties must complete an application for admission and may be required to provide additional documentation;
applicants seeking admission to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies must complete an application for admission and complete all documentation required by that School;
applicants seeking credit for previous university work must provide such documentation as required by the Admissions Office.
declared financial need.
Admission to limited enrolment courses and programs is competitive. No assurance can be given to senior citizens that they will be granted a place in such courses or programs.
Senior citizens admitted to an undergraduate degree program will be subject to the Senate regulations governing the program. With the permission of the Dean of their faculty, however, regulations governing progression requirements and course prerequisites may be waived.
Senior citizens admitted into a graduate degree program by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will be subject to all Senate regulations governing the program.
Activity fees for these students have been waived by the organizations concerned. Consult the Bursary Section of the Calendar.
Academic Handbook, Admission, Senior Citizens