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Scholarships, Grants and Bursaries

What is the criteria for Canada Student Grants for Part-Time Students?

Based on assessed need; could be up to $1800.00

  1. You are enrolled in a part-time degree, diploma, or certificate program (at least 12 weeks long within a period of 15 weeks in a row) at a designated post-secondary institution
  2. You apply and qualify for part-time student financial assistance
  3. You have successfully completed all courses for which you previously received a grant
  4. You and your spouse or common-law partner have a low family income as defined by the Canada Student Loan Program

What is the criteria for Canada Student Grants for Part-Time Students with Dependants?

This grant is addition to any grant you receive under the Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies. You could receive a maximum of $40 per week of study if you have 1 or 2 dependants; a maximum of $60 per week of study if you have 3 or more dependants; or, up to a maximum of $1,920 per school year.

  1. You are enrolled in a part-time degree, diploma, or certificate program (at least 12 weeks long within a period of 15 weeks in a row) at a designated post-secondary institution
  2. You have a dependant who will be under 12 years of age at the start of the study period (or a dependant 12 years of age or older with a permanent disability)
  3. You apply and qualify for part-time student financial assistance
  4. The province or territory where you have most recently lived for at least 12 months in a row assesses that you have enough financial need
  5. You and your spouse or common-law partner have a low family income as defined by the Canada Student Loans Program

What is the eligibility criteria for Second Career training?

Can be up to $28,000.00

  1. You have been laid off and have not been working; or you have been laid off and are working a temporary job just to cover costs. Must demonstrate the following:
    • How long you have been unemployed, or working your temporary job, and looking for work
    • Places you have applied and positions you have applied
    • Where you worked before, for how long and what skills you needed for that work
    • What level of education you reached
    • What skills you want to get and where you can get trained in them
    • Information showing the skills and job you want to train for are in demand
    • Show the costs to be covered during training

Is there a scholarship opportunity for Part-Time Students based on dedication and financial need?

1 scholarship available for $1,000

  • A scholarship is presented to a mature student from an at-risk neighbourhood in Toronto that has overcome adversity to pursue their educational goals. Criteria may include any or all of academic achievement, performance/portfolio competition, essay competition and references, as selected by the scholarship committee. This scholarship is open to mature students from city-designated at-risk neighbourhoods in Toronto, who are entering for the first time any Humber postsecondary program. The successful recipient must demonstrate financial need and how they are working to overcome obstacles in the pursuit of their educational goals.

Is there a scholarship opportunity for Part-Time Students who are working parents?

1 scholarship available for $1,000

  • The student must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary Canadian institute. Student must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, must have worked at least 12 hours for each of the previous 4 weeks at the time of applying, be a residential parent of a minor child, be a legal resident of Canada, and must be at least 18 years of age at the time of applying. Applicants need to write a 600-1000 word essay about balancing school, work and being a parent and also fill out the application form.