APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 2007-2008

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					                                 University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
                            2009-2010 JD Student Financial Aid Application

Financial Aid Office                                                                       Phone: 416-978-5494
84 Queen’s Park                                                                              Fax: 416-978-0790
Toronto, ON                                                               Email: financialaid.law@utoronto.ca
M5S 2C5                                                                        Web site: www.law.utoronto.ca

PART I - PERSONAL INFORMATION
Surname:                                                        Given Name(s):
Student Number:                                                 Marital Status:
Citizenship:                   Canadian Citizen /Permanent Resident                                Visa Student
                                                                         Combined Program
Program of Study:              JD Program
                                                                         (specify)
                               Year 1            2        3       4                  Full-time
Year of Study:
                         Transfer Student     Yes           No          Half-time
Number of my dependent children
living with me:
Below are the names, dates of birth and my relationship to each of my dependants:
Name                     Date of Birth            Relationship



                               I will live with my
During the 2009/10                                                      I will rent an              I will live in my
                               parents
school year:                                                            apartment                   own home


PART II - SUMMER INCOME/EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
Summer income unknown at this time; I will provide this information no later than
September 15, 2009 once I have secured a position: (check box if this statement applies)
Employer Information (please complete if applicable)
Name of                                                                             Telephone
Employer:                                                                           Number:
Company
& Address:
Job Title:
Employment Dates:          From:                          To:                       Number of Weeks Worked:
Employment Status:          Full-time            Part-time            Contract           Self-employed              Other
GROSS WEEKLY                                         Total Savings (expected
                                  $                                            $
Summer Earnings:                                     or actual):
If you were not employed during the summer, or were employed for less than 12 weeks, include a letter to the
Financial Aid Committee outlining your reasons.

First-year students: Complete and submit Part XIII: Confirmation of Gross Summer Earnings Form, together
with a copy of your final paystub showing your year-to-date gross earnings from your summer employment,
before September 15, 2009.

Upper-year students: Attach a copy of your final paystub showing your year-to-date gross earnings from your
summer employment to your application form.
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PART III - ACADEMIC YEAR INCOME/EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
Unknown at this time; I will provide this information if/once I secure a position:
(check box if this statement applies)
Employer Information (please complete if applicable)
Name of                                                                   Telephone
Employer:                                                                 Number:
Company
& Address:
Job Title:
Employment Dates:          From:                      To:                 Number of Weeks Worked:
Employment Status:          Full-time            Part-time   Contract       Self-employed              Other
GROSS WEEKLY Earnings:                    $                  Total Expected Savings:   $

PART IV - OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS/BURSARIES/BONUSES FOR 2009-2010
I received/am receiving other scholarships or bursaries.                        Yes                    No

Source of scholarship/bursary:

Amount:          $                      Please attach documentation showing scholarship or bursary amount.

I received/am receiving an articling bonus (Third-year students only).          Yes                    No
Amount:          $                      Please attach documentation showing articling bonus amount.

PART V - PERSONAL ASSETS AND INCOME (as of date of application)
Below are the CURRENT net values of all of my/our (with spouse/partner) assets such as RRSPs, mutual funds,
GICs, bonds, savings and other assets (vehicle, equity in home, etc).
Type of Asset:                                                                   $ Value
Savings/cash in bank accounts as of May 1, 2009 - do not include summer
                                                                                 $
savings (Incoming first-year and transfer students only)
Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)                                        $
Spouse’s /Partner’s Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)                    $
Other Investments (GICs, bonds, mutual funds, other investments)                 $
Vehicle/s: Model and yr:                               Mileage:                  $
Other Assets: (e.g. Real Estate, Co-op, House, Condo, etc.) Indicate assets and any outstanding liabilities
associated with these assets:
                                                                                 $
                                                                                 $
                                                                                 $
Other Income: (e.g. monthly expected bonus, child support, other government assistance) Indicate income
below:
                                                                                 $
                                                                                 $
                                                                                 $

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PART VI - FAMILY INFORMATION
Father/Guardian Name:                                       Occupation:
Mother/Guardian Name:                                       Occupation:
Spouse/Partner Name:                                        Occupation:
Number of my parents’ children under 18 years of age:
Number of my parents’ children 18 years of age or older attending a post-secondary
institution on a full-time basis (including you):
My parents are separated and/or divorced and living in separate households:               Yes:             No:


PART VII - ADDITIONAL EXPENSES BEING CLAIMED (Please refer to the Financial Aid Policies and
Procedures Booklet to determine what are allowable as additional expenses. Expenses that are allowable are
added to a student’s basic budget. Please note that any expenses that are allowable are not reimbursed dollar-for-
dollar.)
Computer (estimated): Please submit copies of actual receipts by September
15, 2009. For upper-year students, an additional amount is permitted if the $
total amount claimed in prior years is less than $2,500.
Estimated Moving Expenses:            Moving from:                               $

Please submit actual receipts by September 15, 2009. For upper-year students, moving expenses are allowed
if they have not been claimed in a prior year.

Travel Home:                          Traveling To:
The cost of one return trip, by the most economical means available, from
                                                                                 $
Toronto to my family is:
Other: (attach letter and supporting documentation, e.g. receipts)
                                                                                 $
                                                                                 $
                                                                                 $
If you are claiming additional expenses that are not covered by the Faculty’s policies, you may submit a
request in writing to the Financial Aid Committee.




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PART VIII - OUTSTANDING PRE-LAW SCHOOL EDUCATION DEBT
(first-year students, transfer students and upper-year students applying for financial aid for the first time)
I do not have any outstanding pre-law school education debt: (check box if this statement applies)
Canada Student Loan – Amount or debt currently owed:                          $

Provincial Student Loan – Amount or debt currently owed:                      $
Please submit supporting documentation to the Financial Aid Office by September 15, 2009.

PART IX - GOVERNMENT STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR 2009-2010
To be eligible for financial aid at the Faculty, you must apply for government assistance in your province of
residence. If you have special circumstances, please indicate your reasons in a separate lette r to the
Financial Aid Committee.
I am applying for government student assistance from this
province/jurisdiction:
Amount:                                                                 $


You MUST submit a copy of your 2009-2010 government student financial assistance Notice of Assessment to
the Faculty as soon as it becomes available, and no later than September 15th, to receive your financial aid
award from the Faculty.

First-year students: For your provisional award, the maximum loan assistance available from your province
will be used in our calculations. Please refer to Appendix I in the Financial Aid Policies and Procedures
Booklet for the maximum eligible amounts by province. There will be an adjustment when you submit your
final government student financial assistance Notice of Assessment in the fall.


Upper-year and transfer students applying for financial aid for the first time: please ensure you also
complete the Supplementary Application Form available on the Faculty of Law Financial A id website for
Current Students.




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PART X – DECLARATION AND CONSENT
I consent to Scotiabank obtaining a credit bureau report concerning me and understand that Scotiabank will
obtain a credit bureau report on receipt of my Application. I authorize Scotiabank to give, verify, share and
exchange credit and other information about me to and with other persons as may be permitted or required by
law, including credit bureaus, credit insurers, other companies in the Scotia group of companies, and other
persons with whom I have financial dealings. I authorize Scotiabank to do this after the relationship
contemplated by this Application has ended. I irrevocably consent to the ongoing collection and reporting of
credit information to credit bureaus by Scotiabank after any funds have been lent to me by Scotiabank.

I authorize Scotiabank and the University of Toronto (the “University”) to send, verify, share and exchange any
credit and personal information about me to and with each other, except for the information relating to personal
assets or parental or spousal/partner income which shall be for the exclusive confidential use of the Faculty of
Law at the University. Such authorization, and limitation on such authorization, shall only continue while any
loans approved under the Application (“Loans”) are outstanding. In the event that I withdraw from the University
and receive reimbursement funds (the “Funds”) from the University for tuition or other fees, I hereby authorize
the University to forward the Funds to Scotiabank to pay amounts outstanding under the Loans. Any surplus
Funds will be provided to me. Where the amount of the Funds is less than the amount of Loans, or where no
Funds are advanced to me by the University, I understand and agree that I am responsible to repay the amounts
outstanding under the Loans.

I authorize the University of Toronto to lease my name and demographic information to the donor(s) for the
scholarship/bursary/award that I receive.

I acknowledge and agree that it is a condition of the granting of any Loans that I obtain such credit life insurance
satisfactory to Scotiabank. I request and authorize Scotiabank to send to me information about Scotiabank’s
services and those offered by the Scotia group of companies.

By signing below, I confirm: (1) that I have read and agree to the provisions of this application; and (2) that all
of the information provided in this application is true and complete. I understand that I am responsible for
providing all required supporting documentation as indicated on my application or as directed by the Financial
Aid Office. I understand that I am responsible for promptly notifying the Financial Aid Office in writing if my
academic, financial, family, or study-period status changes, or if any information that I have provided changes. I
understand that information I provide will be verified and audited. I understand that any change to the
information I provide and any change resulting from verification and audit will result in a reassessment. I
understand that if my application is reassessed, it may affect my eligibility, and the type and amount of
assistance. If I receive assistance in excess of my entitlement, I will promptly repay all or part of my grants,
loans, bursaries, and/or scholarships, or my future loans may be reduced by the amount I owe. I understand that if
I fail to provide complete and true information, fail to promptly notify the Financial Aid Office of changes to my
information or status, or fail to fulfill any obligations respecting the repayment of any loan or overpayment, the
Faculty of Law may restrict me from receiving further financial assistance in the future.

I have read and understood this Declaration and Consent, and my signature attests to my consent to the
collection and disclosure of my personal information and that my declaration is true.

Signature of Student                                                     Date:

Signature of Spouse/Partner
                                                                         Date:
(if applicable )




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                        PART XI - PARENTAL/GUARDIAN INCOME FORM

Student’s Full Name:
To be completed by student’s parents/guardians:

I hereby certify that the amount reported on line 150 of my 2008 Canadian Income Tax Return(s)* (or
reported in the annual income tax return of another jurisdiction) is:
                                                            $                                      200
    Print full name of student’s father/guardian                 Income reported on line 150         Year
                                                                     Income Tax Return
                                                                  (Retirement incomes must be reported)

                                                            $                                      200
    Print full name of student’s mother/guardian                 Income reported on line 150         Year
                                                                     Income Tax Return
                                                                  (Retirement incomes must be reported)

Collection and Use of Personal Information:
Your personal information provided on this application form and in all other communications related to
the student’s application and award of financial assistance is used by the University of Toronto, Faculty
of Law to administer its Financial Aid Program.

Consent and Declaration of Parents:
 I understand that the information on this form is a necessary part of the calculation of any award of
   financial assistance to the student. The information I have given is true, accurate and complete, and I
   will notify the student’s financial aid office in writing if there are any changes.
 I understand that the personal information I provide in connection with this application can be
   accessed by the student.
 I have read and understood all parts of this section, and my signature attests to my consent to the
   collection of my personal information and that my declaration is true, accurate and complete.


Signature of student’s father/guardian                          Date


Signature of student’s mother/guardian                          Date

Note: If total reported income above is less than $6,200, please attach a letter and supporting
documentation indicating how the family’s daily living costs are being met.

*If the 2008 Income Tax Return is not yet available, please provide income reported on line 150 o f
the 2007 Income Tax Return. Financial assistance will not be released by the Faculty until the
information from the 2008 Canadian Income Tax Returns is received. The student’s financial aid
assessment will be adjusted to reflect the 2008 information once it is received by the Financial Aid
Office.

Parents may submit this form and letter/supporting documentation under separate cover to this
address: Financial Aid Office, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 84 Queen’s Park, Toronto ON,
M5S 2C5. Fax No. 416.978.0790.
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                          PART XII – SPOUSE/PARTNER INCOME FORM

Student’s Full Name:


To be completed by student’s spouse/partner

I hereby certify that the amount reported on line 150 of my 2008 Canadian Income Tax Return(s)* (or
reported in the annual income tax return of another jurisdiction) is:
                                                            $                                   200

        Print full name of student’s spouse/partner             Income reported on line 150        Year
                                                                    Income Tax Return


I have government student loans that
                                                                 Yes                    No
I am currently re-paying:

If yes, please attach loan documents showing monthly or annual loan re-payments.

Collection and Use of Personal Information:
Your personal information provided on this application form and in all other communications related to
the student’s application and award of financial assistance is used by the University of Toronto, Faculty
of Law to administer its Financial Aid Program.

Consent and Declaration of Spouse/Partner:
 I understand that the information on this form is a necessary part of the calculation of any award of
   financial assistance to the student. The information I have given is true, accurate and complete, and I
   will notify the student’s financial aid office in writing if there are any changes.
 I understand that the personal information I provide in connection with this application can be
   accessed by the student.
 I have read and understood all parts of this section, and my signature attests to my consent to the
   collection of my personal information and that my declaration is true, accurate and complete.



Signature of student’s spouse/partner                              Date


*If the 2008 Income Tax Return is not yet available, please provide income reported on line 150 of
the 2007 Income Tax Return. Financial assistance will not be released by the Faculty until
information from the 2008 Canadian Income Tax Returns is received. The student’s financial aid
assessment will be adjusted to reflect the 2008 information once it is received by the Financial Aid
Office.




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                          PART XIII – FIRST YEAR / INCOMING STUDENTS
                        CONFIRMATION OF GROSS SUMMER EARNINGS FORM


Student’s Full Name:
Student’s Number:

I am attaching a copy of my final paystub showing my year-to-date gross earnings for my summer
employment. My final summer employment information is as follows:

Number of weeks worked:

GROSS WEEKLY summer earnings:                               $

Total gross summer earnings:                                $

Summer savings:                                             $




Name of Employer:                                                       Telephone:

Company & Address:




I certify that the information I have provided above is true and complete.



Signature of student                                                           Date


   Financial Aid Office                                                          Phone: 416-978-5494
   84 Queen’s Park                                                                 Fax: 416-978-0790
   Toronto, ON                                                  Email: financialaid.law@utoronto.ca
   M5S 2C5                                                           Web site: www.law.utoronto.ca

  Deadline:
  For Incoming/first year students only:
  This form and a copy of your final pay stub must be submitted by September 15, 2009. Any
  documentation that is not submitted will delay the processing of your financial aid assessment. Any
  assessment that is communicated to you will be adjusted based on the final supporting documentation
  you must submit to the Financial Aid Office.




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PART XIV - IMPORTANT NOTICES
A separate application must be submitted for each year for which financial assistance is requested.

Please review the Financial Aid Policies and Procedures Booklet before completing this application.

Deadlines
First-year students: Please send completed application and supporting documentation to the Financial
Aid Office within four weeks from the date of the offer of admission. Applications submitted after July
15, 2009 are considered late.

Upper-year students: Please send completed application and supporting documentation to the Financial
Aid Office by September 15th. Applications submitted after Tues, September 15, 2009 are considered late.

Late applications: Students who submit late applications will only be eligible for financial assistance in the form
of interest-free loans, but not bursary assistance.

Decisions
Any information that is not provided or documentation that is not submitted will delay the processing of your
financial aid assessment. Any assessment that is communicated to you will be adjusted based on the final
supporting documentation that you must submit to the Financial Aid Office, and on any changes in the
information provided.

First-year students: Provisional assessments will be communicated by mail in late March.

ALL students: Final assessments will be released in October.
PART XIV.a – ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS (first-year students only)
General Motors Scholarship: The General Motors of Canada First Generation Fund supports scholarships for
students who are the first generation of their family (parents and grandparents) to attend university. Are you
eligible to be considered for this Fund?

   Yes, I am the first generation of my family to attend university. Please initial here:

All first-year students will be automatically considered for any other merit-based entrance scholarships awarded
by the Faculty of Law. No application is required for such scholarships.
PART XIV.b – USE OF OLSAS CONTACT INFORMATION (first-year students only)
I understand that the Financial Aid Office will use my OLSAS contact information to acknowledge receipt of
this application and communicate with me over the summer months. Please initial here:
PART XIV.c – CREDIT HISTORY (first-year students, and upper-year and transfer students who are
applying for financial aid for the first time)
Your eligibility for Faculty of Law and government assistance is dependent on a good credit history. Good credit
includes good payment history, having minimal debt and lines of credit or credit cards, and no prior bankruptcy.
We strongly recommend that you verify your credit rating at no charge through Equifax or TransUnion at:
http://www.equifax.com/EFX_Canada/ or by telephone at 1-800-465-7166.
http://www.transunion.ca or by telephone at 1-866-525-0262

I understand that I am responsible for ensuring that I have an acceptable credit history in order to access
government financial assistance and/or Faculty of Law Interest-Free Loans.
Please initial here:




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CHECKLIST: Use this checklist to ensure that you have completed the application form, and that
you have all the necessary supporting documentation. It is not necessary to submit this checklist.

PART I – PERSONAL INFORMATION
   Enter your UofT student number, marital status and your dependants’ names and dates of birth.

PART II – SUMMER INCOME/EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
   Enter your GROSS WEEKLY earnings and your total savings from May 1 to August 31, 2009.
        First-year/incoming students: See Part XIII – Confirmation of Gross Summer Earnings Form.
       Upper-year students: Attach a copy of your final paystub showing your year-to-date gross
        earnings from your summer employment to your application form.
        If you were not employed during the summer, or were employed for less than 12 weeks, include a
   
        letter to the Financial Aid Committee outlining your reasons.

PART III – ACADEMIC YEAR INCOME/EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
     Enter (to the best of your knowledge) your expected gross weekly earnings and total savings from
   term employment from September 1, 2009 to April 30, 2010. It is Faculty policy that students
     confine their outside activities, including employment, to no more than ten (10) hours per week.

PART IV – OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS/BURSARIES/BONUSES FOR 2009-2010
     All students are required to declare all scholarships, bursaries or bonuses that they are expecting
  
     to receive for the academic year.

PART V – PERSONAL ASSETS AND INCOME
     List current values of all assets. If you are declaring a home and vehicles as assets, include any
  
     outstanding liabilities associated with the assets.

PART VI – FAMILY INFORMATION
     To be considered for financial aid assistance this part must be completed. If you believe that you
     have extraordinary personal circumstances, submit a letter to the Financial Aid Committee
  
     explaining your situation.
     See Part XI – Parental/Guardian Income Form, and Part XII – Spouse/Partner Income Form.

PART VII – ADDITIONAL EXPENSES BEING CLAIMED
     If you are claiming additional expenses, please attach copies of receipts with the application. If
   you are claiming additional expenses that are not covered by the Faculty’s policies, you may
     submit a request in writing to the Financial Aid Committee.

PART VIII – OUTSTANDING PRE-LAW SCHOOL EDUCATION DEBT (first-year students,
transfer students, and upper-year students applying for financial aid for the first time)
    Indicate your outstanding pre-law school education debt. Submit supporting documentation.

PART IX – GOVERNMENT STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR 2009-2010
     Indicate which province you will be applying for government student loan assistance. Enter your
     loan amounts for 2009-2010. Submit your Notice of Assessment as soon as it becomes available,
     and no later than September 15th.
  
     Transfer students and upper-year students applying for financial aid for the first time: Ensure
     that you also complete the Supplementary Application Form available on the Faculty of Law
     Financial Aid website for Current Students.


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  PART X – DECLARATION AND CONSENT
       Ensure that you (and your spouse or partner, if applicable) sign and date the application before
    
       sending it to the Financial Aid Office.
  
  PART XI – PARENTAL/GUARDIAN INCOME FORM
       If the 2008 Income Tax Return is not yet available, provide income reported on line 150 of the
       2007 Income Tax Return. Your financial aid assessment will be adjusted to reflect the 2008
       information once it is received by the Financial Aid Office. Financial assistance will not be
       released by the Faculty until information from the 2008 Canadian Income Tax Returns is
       received.
    
       If total reported parental income is less than $6,200, attach a letter and supporting documentation
       indicating how the family’s daily living costs are being met.

          The Parental/Guardian Income Form may be copied and mailed in separately for parents who
          wish to submit this information separately.
  
  PART XII – SPOUSE/PARTNER INCOME FORM
       If the 2008 Income Tax Return is not yet available, provide income reported on line 150 of the
       2007 Income Tax Return. Your financial aid assessment will be adjusted to reflect the 2008
     information once it is received by the Financial Aid Office. Financial assistance will not be
       released by the Faculty until information from the 2008 Canadian Income Tax Returns is
       received.
  
  PART XIII – CONFIRMATION OF GROSS SUMMER EARNINGS FORM
       First-year/incoming students: Submit this form by September 15th, 2009, together with your final
    
       pay stub from your summer employment.

  PART XIV – IMPORTANT NOTICES
       Entrance scholarship information – check the box if you are eligible for the General Motors
       Scholarship (first-year students only).
       OLSAS information – initial to acknowledge that the Financial Aid Office will use your OLSAS
       contact information to communicate with you over the summer months (first-year students only).
       Credit history – initial to acknowledge that you understand that you are responsible for ensuring
       that you have an acceptable credit history.

Deadlines:

First-year students: Please send completed application and supporting documentation within four weeks
from the date of the offer of admission. Applications submitted after July 15, 2009 are considered late.

Upper-year students: Please send completed applications and supporting documentation by September 15 th,
2009. Applications submitted after September 15, 2009 are considered late.

Late applications: Students who submit late applications will only be eligible for financial assistance in the
form of interest-free loans, but not bursary assistance.

Please be advised that your final financial aid assessment will not be determined until all supporting
documentation is received by the Financial Aid Office.


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