Questions/Concerns?

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Cross Institution Panel - Bursaries

Panelists

  • Rhonwen Blackstock, Simon Fraser University (Facilitator)
  • Elizabeth Perez, Université de Montréal
  • Donna Wall, University of Toronto
  • Lynette Runions, Mount Royal University

Questions

  1. What are all the need-based programs at your institution, and how do they interact?

  2. Are applicants required to have government student financial assistance to be eligible for bursary funding?
    1. If yes, does your bursary assessment take into consideration/use the student loan assessment?
       
  3. Do you use actual costs or predetermined costs for your assessment? What are the key elements used in your assessment that are beyond information within government aid assessment?

  4. How are your institutional bursaries funded? (e.g., donor-based, central University contribution?)

  5. How do you determine the amount of funding to award to the student (i.e. do you award their calculated need, a percentage of their need, etc.)?

  6. Do you limit the amount of funding you will provide to a student?
    1. If yes, is there a minimum and/or maximum?
    2. If there is a maximum, how do you establish the cap?
       
  7. Do you provide bursary funding to international students?
    1. If yes, is the assessment used different than the one used for “Canadian” students and if so, how?
    2. Do you limit the amount of funding provided to international students?
       
  8. Do you provide bursary funding to graduate students?
    1. If yes, is the assessment used different than the one used for undergraduate students and if so, how?
    2. Do you limit the amount of funding provided to graduate students?
       
  9. Do you use other criteria, besides financial need, to adjudicate your bursaries?

  10. Do you include parental contribution in your bursary assessment?

  11. Do you have an equitable distribution policy for your institution? (If applicable to your institution, please provide some detail.)

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