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FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for financial aid, you must be admitted to Western University and/or currently enrolled in an eligible Western Continuing Studies program.
The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a financial aid program that offers grants or loans for students enrolled in Post-Degree, Professional Development, or Micro-credential programs at Western Continuing Studies.
To be eligible for OSAP funding you must be an Ontario resident who is:
- Canadian Citizen
- Permanent Resident
- Protected Person (Protected Person Status Document is required)
After you’ve chosen a program, click register and checkout. If you are a new student, you will receive a username and password when you create your myWCS account. If you work or attend Western (staff, faculty, students and alumni) use your Western Identity to login.
BURSARIES AND AWARDS
Through the generosity of donors, individual and corporate, Western Continuing Studies offers several bursaries and awards to students enrolled in our programs.
EMPLOYER EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE
Some employers will cover the course of professional development courses. Check with your employer to see if your educational fees will be covered.
Eligible employees at Western are provided with an educational assistance plan to pursue professional development as per their employee agreement. Many Continuing Studies courses qualify for advanced or reimbursed funding through Western’s Educational Assistance Plan administered by Western Human Resources.
Through a partnership with Human Resources (HR), Western Continuing Studies offers advanced funding to eligible Western employees for enrollment in courses pertinent to professional development.