Other Funding Options

Other Funding Options Available to Students

Supports those who are most in need with financial assistance for fees, books, unsubsidized childcare, and transportation costs. Students must be registered in upgrading courses or special education programs:

  • Basic Occupational Education (BOCE)
  • Career and Employment Preparation (CAEP)
  • Customer Service and Cashier Training (CSCT)
  • English and Mathematics Upgrading (ENGU and MATU) levels 300 and 400
  • English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA) levels 200 and 300 
  • Warehouse Training (WT)

Adult Upgrading Grant Process

PROVINCIAL TUITION WAIVER PROGRAM FOR FORMER YOUTH IN CARE

  • Tuition for former youth in care will be waived for B.C. students who are between 19-26 years of age (inclusive) attending a B.C. public post-secondary institution who meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the application form below.

  • This program is open to students pursuing programs that lead to a certificate, diploma, or undergraduate degree.  Students enrolled in graduate programs or post-graduate courses are not eligible. Students registering in Continuing Education courses are also eligible.

  • Students who wish to be considered for the waiver while studying at Douglas College must complete the Provincial Tuition Waiver Application and return it to the Financial Aid Office at either the Coquitlam or New Westminster Campus.

 

YOUTH EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE FUND FOR FORMER YOUTH IN CARE

  • Students eligible to apply for a Provincial Tuition Waiver, may also be eligible to apply for the youth educational assistance fund. 
  • Check out the eligibility criteria for YEAF applications on the StudentAid BC website.

 

For more information, check out BC Government                       Click here for detailed listing bursaries and grants.