Online University Degrees and Financial Options for Canadian Students
Our online university for Canadian students provides distance learning programs that are always within your reach.
To explore options, contact us at Canada@purdueglobal.edu.
If you are employed, your company may reimburse you for pursuing a degree from a qualified institute of higher education. Check with your human resources department to see if this option is available to you.
Student Federal and Provincial Financial Assistance
U.S.-based and accredited Purdue Global is pleased to announce that we are an approved university for qualified students across Canada to apply for and receive Canada Student Loans as well as some forms of provincial funding.
The following websites have all the funding information you need, from start to finish, province by province.
|Province||Website Name & Link||Federal Aid Available||Provincial Aid Available|
|Alberta||Alberta Students Finance||Yes, for FULL-TIME studies only||Yes, for FULL-TIME studies only|
|British Columbia||StudentAid BC||Yes||Yes, but only programs that are available BOTH online and onsite.|
|Manitoba||Manitoba Student Aid||Yes||Not yet (student must initiate the process)|
|New Brunswick||Student Financial Services||Yes||Yes|
|New Foundland and Labrador||Student Aid||Yes||Yes|
|Northwest Territories||Student Financial Services||No||Yes|
|Nova Scotia||Student Assistance||Yes||Yes|
|Nunavut||Financial Aid for Nunavut Students||Yes||Yes, but only via reimbursement|
|Ontario||Ontario Student Assistance Program||Yes||Yes|
|Prince Edward Island||Student Financial Services||Yes||Yes|
|Quebec||Aide Financiere Aux Etudes||Yes||No|
|Saskatchewan||Student Financial Services||Yes||Yes|
|Yukon||Student Financial Services||Yes||Yes|
Scholarships, Other Forms of Financing to Consider
- Financial support from community organizations and service clubs
- Part-time employment
- Family resources
- Aboriginal organizations
- Employment Insurance / Labour Market Development
- Churches and religious institutions
- Foundations that offer scholarships and/or bursaries
Lifelong Learning Plan
The 'Lifelong Learning Plan' is offered through the federal government and allows individuals to withdraw funds from their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) to finance training or education for themselves or their spouse or common-law partner.Learn More about the Lifelong Learning Plan