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Financial information

In just a few year’s time, three quarters of all new job openings in Canada will require postsecondary education.

We’re here to help you plan for your future

Students will be more likely to be employed and to earn more than those who have not continued their studies beyond secondary school, which confirms that a college education is a good investment of time and money.

Financial planning is an integral part of preparing for your postsecondary studies. Determining what your expenses and sources of income will be is just as crucial to a positive Cambrian College experience as researching your intended program of study, visiting the campus, and meeting with academic personnel beforehand.
Visit the Budget Planner to help meet your educational financial goals.

Scholarships and bursaries

For information on how to apply for awards offered through the Cambrian Foundation and grants offered through the Government of Ontario, please visit Scholarships and bursaries.

Government loans

Government loan programs are available to you if you demonstrate financial need. If you plan on attending or will be attending Cambrian College, get more information on applying for government student loans.

For all inquiries relating to your application, please visit the Enrolment Centre or contact us by phone 705-566-8101 extension 3003 or 1-800-461-7145, or by email at Do not contact OSAP directly, as they will refer you to us.

Institutional Special Bursary Program

This bursary provides you with assistance if you’re only able to study on a part-time basis (and not a full-time basis) due to either the accommodation of a disability or if you have children who are under the age of 12 and require childcare. It is designed to help you obtain your first post-secondary credential, i.e. a diploma or certificate.  To be considered for this bursary, you must be studying part-time (enrolled in a 20-59% course load) and be considered low-income as defined by your annual gross income and family size.

The bursary can cover the costs of tuition, compulsory fees, books/supplies, travel, and childcare (if necessary). The bursary is non-repayable.

If you’re considering applying for this bursary, the Financial Aid Specialist can provide more information about the requirements and the Enrolment Centre can help you determine your eligibility.

Other helpful links

CanLearn (National Student Loans Service Centre)
Yconic (formerly Student Awards)
Scholarships Canada
Financial Planning

Canada Learning Bond

If you are between the age of 18 and 20, and born in 2004 or later, you could get up to $2,000 with the Canada Learning Bond (CLB) to pay for your education after high school. Learn more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply at Canada Learning Bond for 18 to 20 year olds –