Financing Your Education

“Financing Your Post-Secondary Education”

  • Please see your Guidance Counsellor’s Google Classroom for the “Financing Your Education” presentation date, subsequent slides, and all resources that were shared

How Do I Get Started?

  • Check your Guidance Counsellor’s Google Classroom
    • Go through the slides in the “Financing Your Post-Secondary Education” presentation
  • Save a copy of “The Scholarship Report” that comes out once every 2 months
    • Includes current scholarships, eligibility criteria, award amounts, deadlines, etc.
    • Also available as a paper copy in Guidance (but no access to links)
  • Search the website for your chosen University or College Financial Aid Office
  • Sign-up for various scholarship search engines
    • Yconic
    • Scholartree
    • Scholarships Canada
  • Go to www.ontario.ca/osap and click on the OSAP estimator
    • Go through the estimator with a parent or guardian to see how much of your post-secondary education could be covered with grants and loans
  • Talk to potential references NOW
  • Fill out the Scholarship Nomination Resume
    • Also found in your Guidance Counsellor’s Google Classroom