Awards are funding that the student does not need to repay.
Loans are funding that the student is required to repay.
Other government funding
Other funding is available such as upgrading and StrongerBC future skills grant
Depending on your studies or situation, there may be additional sources of funding available for your education.
Youth In Care
Fundings available for Former Youth in Care
Have a few quick questions to ask but don't want to book an appointment? Meet with us in a virtual drop-in session.
- enter into a virtual waiting room
- get moved into a private virtual room by an advisor when it's their drop-in session
- have 10 minutes to ask questions (Need more time? Come back in for another drop-in session)
Drop-in dates and times are:
- Tues 9 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
- Wed 10 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Book an appointment
Book a virtual or phone appointment to learn more about financial aid at OC.
Whether you are starting your very first semester or continuing your studies, a student award in the form of a scholarship or bursary can help you achieve your goals.
Awards are available for full-time or part-time students in:
- certificate programs
- diploma programs
- degree programs
Ask a team member
Have a question you're wondering about student loans or awards and bursaries? Complete this quick online form and our team will get back to you shortly.
September to April (Monday-Friday): 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
May to August (Monday-Friday): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.