Finance Your Education
There are various government programs to cover the cost of career education for Canadian citizens and immigrants. Depending on the province, your case, and some other factors it can be in the form of either financial aid that does not have to be repaid or low interest loans.
SW ONTARIO (excl. GTA)
WIL Employment Connections
The Internationally Trained Worker Loan Program provides ITWs (residing in southwestern Ontario) access to the funds necessary to achieve foreign credential recognition and employment outcomes commensurate with their international education, skills and experience. Loans operate as a flexible line of credit to assist ITWs in covering the direct and indirect costs related to foreign credential recognition.
Skills Connect for Immigrants Program Skills Connect reimburses up to 2/3 of the cost of your post-secondary education of up to $2000.00
Skills Connect program is delivered by following organizations:
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Project offers a competitive low-interest rate loan to residents of B.C. who are internationally trained to help them pursue FCR and obtain employment in their field in Canada.
Immigrant Access Fund provides low interest loans for immigrants towards their career training education.
Immigrant Access Fund provides low interest loans for the immigrants career training education.
Recognition Counts! is a program that provides accessible, low interest loans to assist skilled immigrants to Manitoba with qualification recognition, upgrading and/or training needed for employment in the fields for which they have education and experience obtained outside of Canada.
Greater Montréal, QUEBEC
Association communautaire d’emprunt de Montréal (ACEM)
New Brunswick Multicultural Council (NBMC)
Immigrant Settlement and Immigration Services (ISIS)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Canada Microcredit Educators Group (CMEG)
Canada Microcredit Educators Group invites inquiries and applications from internationally trained people of all occupations living in Prince Edward Island. CMEG is committed to your prosperity.
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
Acquiring eXperience; Integrating Skills (AXIS) Employment Services
AXIS Career Services, the employment division of the Association for New Canadians, has established a targeted Small Loans Program to support and expedite the integration of Internationally Educated Professionals into the Newfoundland and Labrador workforce. To determine if you are eligible for assistance, visit www.AXIScareers.net.