Bursaries are awards allocated on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Financial need is determined based on each of the following factors where applicable; student and parent/partner income, the number of dependents in the family, and the applicant’s assets, including savings.

To be eligible for a bursary, applicants must:

  1. Be a student in good academic standing;
  2. Enrolled in a full-time program;
  3. Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
  4. Have accumulated government student financial debt;
  5. Have exhausted all OSAP opportunities/eligibility; and
  6. Complete ALL sections of the Bursary Application Form.

Available Bursaries

Bursary Semester Program  Value Available
Saul Ellis Memorial Bursary Any Year All 750.00 1
Oolab Award in Chiropody Any Year Chiropody 1,500.00 2
Dr. Fred Heagy Bursary Semester 4 + Nuclear Medicine 500.00 1
Tim Colfe & Cecelia Alfonso Radiation Therapy Bursary Any Year Radiation Therapy 500.00 1

How to Apply for a Bursary:

To apply for a bursary download and complete the bursary application form below.

Bursary Application Form (Includes Budget Outline)

Please click on each bursary above to determine further requirements. If an essay is required, use the essay template below to format and prepare your essay.

Essay Template

Once you have prepared your application, submit all supporting documents required by the award criteria to the Registrar’s Office in one of the following ways:

By email:



By mail:

Office of the Registrar

Attention: Scholarships & Awards Committee

The Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences

222 St. Patrick Street

Toronto, ON M5T 1V4


In person:

Drop off all documents at the Office of the Registrar on the 5th floor.