how do i pay for my education

The Provincial and Canadian governments both provide financial assistance to those who need it. You may or may not qualify depending upon your personal circumstances.

Provincial Student Loans, Grants and Scholarships by province
Personal
Other

 


 

OPTIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Alberta

  • Student Aid Alberta – information about how the Alberta and Canada governments provide student loans and grants See more
  • Other Information See more

British Columbia

  • Student Aid – provides information regarding student loans, grants, and scholarships as well as programs that help with loan repayment See more

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland

Nova Scotia

Ontario

  • OSAPOntario Student Assistance Plan (OSAP)-interest free loans until you have graduated from university after which you start repaying the loan six months after you graduate See more
  • Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities- 30% off Ontario Tuition Program See more
  • Scholarships See more
  • Tuition News See more

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Saskatchewan


PERSONAL

Your parents may have set aside savings or contributed to the Registered Educational Savings Program (RESP) which may provide you with a source of financial assistance.

OTHER

There are organizations and companies around the country that offer scholarships, awards and prizes. Scholarshipscanada.com is a wonderful source of information. They do not charge students for using the site. Revenue is generated through banner ads, email campaigns (for which students must opt in) and feature scholarships. Other options are to look into those offered by organizations, your parents’ workplaces and/or community groups your family is affiliated with.