Local Students are Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Protected Refugees, Aboriginal Canadians who want to upgrade education can apply for OSAP.
OSAP stands for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
OSAP is open to local students who are Ontario Residents.
OSAP is a mix of grants and loans for students. Through the OSAP application, you have access to this mix of different financial aid programs, depending on your circumstances.
Grant – a grant is a type of aid that is not a loan and that you typically do not have to pay back. A grant is usually awarded based on financial need and/or other factors.
Loan – is money you borrow that must be paid back. With OSAP, you are borrowing the money from the governments of Canada and/or Ontario. When you pay back the loan, you will also be paying any interest on the debt. When you finish attending school, the Ontario government pays the interest on your student loan(s) for the first six months. Once the grace period ends, you are responsible for paying the interest on both your Ontario and Canada student loans.
Local student can get up to $28,000.00 Education Grants, amount of grants varies depend on the financial situation of the applicant.
Grants will be transferred directly to personal bank account of the student.
The Federal Government and Provincial Government of Ontario providing financial education assistance through OSAP to those who are qualified local students.
Funds from OSAP are for:
- Tuition fee
- Living expenses
- Help caring for dependents
- Other living and training costs
Qualified local students for OSAP are:
- 18 years old and above
- Permanent Resident/Canadian Citizen/Protected Refugee
- Low Income Family
- No Job/Laid off
- People who are receiving EI, ODSP, WSIB, or OW
- Secondary or College Diploma
- 2 pcs. Government ID
- Latest Notice of Assessment
- Void cheque
- Marriage Certificate (if you are married)
Local Student Registration Process:
PCI has a simple process to help prospective local students enroll into our associated Colleges. Although the programs accommodate for multiple start dates, they are in high demand and fill up quickly. Therefore, to avoid any delay of being put onto a wait list, we recommend that applicants begin the application process as soon as possible.
To begin the process, the first step is to contact our office for an appointment. Our professional career consultant will be glad to assist you.
To apply to any of our programs, you will need to complete our application student form in person or directly from our website.
Local Student Online Application Form:
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