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Office of the Registrar

Financial Aid

Loan Study Plan

Undergraduate Students

Students should apply at least four months before their anticipated start date. Your loan must be approved or first semester tuition fees paid by the 1st of the month prior to your intended start date.

If you are a first full time funded student at Athabasca University we recommend you start with three 3credit courses per four month semester.

Graduate Students

Your loan must be approved or first semester tuition fees paid prior to your intended start date. Please check with your Graduate Centre for fee deadline.


Required fields are marked with an asterisk.*

Program Information

AU Student ID Number: *     (e.g. 1234567)
Status: *
Student Type: *
Province Funding Agency: *
Alberta Student ID (ASN):     (e.g. 1234-5678-9)
Provincial Application Number:

Full-time students are registered in a minimum of 60 percent of a full course load with Athabasca University. For Student Financial Aid purposes, students who register in a minimum of three, three-credit courses over a four-month period are considered full time.

To qualify for full-time status at the graduate studies level, students must be registered in a minimum of a 60 percent course load (.75 credits per month). This is one 4month grouped study course per 4month semester OR two 6month individualized study courses per 4month semester.

One 6month graduate course is considered part time.

AU Program of Study or Attending on a Letter of Permission?:
Home School:
Permission Program:

The letter of permission must include your program/degree and the faculty/division the program is considered to be in.

Please fax your Letter of Permission to Athabasca University Att: Student Financial Aid at 780-675-6174.

Your provincial part time funding application must be completed and submitted to Athabasca University prior to completing this form.

If you have not completed your provincial part time funding application form, do not continue filling out this form.

Student must be in a program or attending on a letter of permission.

Student must submit a signed Form D to Athabasca University.

Start Dates: January 1, May 1 & September 1.

If enrolled in a MAIS or Nursing program, choose a start dates of January, May or September.

If enrolled in a Nursing program, choose a start date of January, May or September.

The Province of Quebec does not fund distance education outside of the province of Quebec.

Northwest Territories and Nunavut do not have part-time funding.

One three-credit four month course or two, three-credit six month courses required to be a full time student for the four month semester.

Choose one, three-credit six-month course.

If enrolled in a MAIS program, choose one, three-credit six-month course.

Choose a minimum of three, three-credit courses to a maximum of five, three-credit courses.

Choose a minimum of one, three-credit courses to a maximum of three, three-credit courses.

Choose a maximum of one, three-credit six-month course.

Choose a minimum of three, three-credit courses to a maximum of five, three-credit courses for Loan Eligibility.

Minimum of four, three-credit courses to qualify for provincial assistance.

Choose a minimum of three, three-credit courses to a maximum of five, three-credit courses for Loan Eligibility.

Minimum of four, three-credit courses during May-August to qualify for provincial assistance.

First Semester

Tuition Fees are subject to change

Start Date: - - (dd-mm-yyyy)
Course Name
(e.g., ACCT)
Course Number
(e.g., 235)
Credit Weight Fees  

Second Semester

Start Date:
Course Name
(e.g., ACCT)
Course Number
(e.g., 235)
Credit
Weight
Fees  

Alternate Courses:

Personal Information

First Name & Initial: *
Last Name: *
Former Name:
E-mail: *
 
Social Insurance Number:     (e.g. 123-456-789)
Mailing Address: *
 
City: *
Province: *
(Non-Canadian State/Province)
Postal: * (e.g. T1T 1Q1)
Country: *
 
Home Phone: *     (e.g. 780-999-2222)
Cell Phone:     (e.g. 780-999-2222)
Work Phone:     (e.g. 780-999-2222)
Fax Number:     (e.g. 780-999-2222)

I understand and agree to the terms, conditions, and responsibilities of a full-time funded student as stated in the AU Calendar, Financial Assistance.

I understand that the regular course contract dates of six and twelve months are reduced to four and eight months for a full-time student receiving financial aid.


The personal information collected on this form will be used to process your loan study plan request. This information is collected under the authority of section 33 (c) of Alberta's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact the Coordinator, Registration Services, Office of the Registrar, Athabasca University, 1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB Canada T9S 3A3. Phone: 800.788.9041.

Office of the Registrar - Last Updated June 26, 2014