Additional Funding Options
Additional funding options noted below have their own eligibility criteria for individuals and programs/courses but may be an option to assist students in funding their education.
Aboriginal Student Funding
Qualified Aboriginal students may be eligible for additional grants or loans. Other sources of funding may be available through your band education counsellor or Aboriginal funding agencies.
Active Duty Personnel Assistance Fund
If you are a member of the Canadian Forces, you may be eligible to apply for Canadian Forces Personnel Assistance Fund assistance after completion of one year of service. CFPAF provides financial assistance to serving and former members of the Canadian Forces (CF) and their immediate families. Learn more.
Canada Job Grant
Your employer or potential employer can apply for the Canada Job Grant to provide training to upgrade your skills or help you develop new skills. Learn more.
Life Long Learning Plan (LLP)
The Government of Canada's Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows you to withdraw amounts from RRSPs to finance training or education for you or your spouse or common-law partner. You cannot use the RRSP funds to finance your children's training or education, or the training or education of your spouse or common-law partner's children. Learn more.
Scholarships and Bursaries
You can apply for awards that recognize your outstanding achievements, academic excellence, athletic program participation, extracurricular activities, leadership, involvement in the community or campus life, and/or financial need. Learn more about Scholarships and Bursaries.
Please note that this list is not inclusive of all possible funding options available to students. Therefore students are encouraged to explore resources available within their communities and employment.