Financial Aid for your program may be available if you qualify. Please take a look at some of the options below. If you are currently working in a school or daycare in Ontario, your employer can apply for the Ontario Job Grant for you. The paperwork is simple, and the government pays nearly all the costs associated with your program.
Identify which Province/Country you live in and follow the appropriate instructions on how to apply for a funding program that suits your needs.
Canada-Ontario Job Grant (i.e. Work-Study Program)
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) is an Ontario government funding program that offers training grants to employers for their staff. Through the program, Daycares or Montessori Schools may receive funding from the government to send their staff to Montessori Teachers College to further their staffs training and/or education, including Montessori training.
Below is the link to the Employer Application Form to apply:
Second career is a program designed by the government of Ontario to retrain laid off workers to a career in demand. Depending on your situation, Second Career may provide you up to $28,000.00 for;
-other instruction costs such as manuals or workbooks
-basic living costs
You may qualify for the Second Career Funding program if you;
Scotiabank Professional Plan
When entering a professional program like Teaching, you might qualify for a low-interest bank line of credit through the Scotia Professional Plan for Students.
Alberta Student Aid
Loans and grants are available for apprentices registered in Alberta that are attending full-time technical training.
When entering a professional program like Teaching, you might qualify for a low-interest bank line of credit through the Scotia Professional Plan for Students or other Bank Loans. If you’re a US Citizen, the US Direct Loan Program could provide you the support you need.
TYPES OF FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS AVAILABLE:
The U.S. Department of Education’s federal student loan program is the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program. Under this program, the U.S. Department of Education is your lender. There are four types of Direct Loans available:
Student Lines of Credit
Don’t forget that your (or any!) bank will be more than willing to sit with you and explore any Student or Regular lines of credit. When entering a professional program like Teaching, you might qualify for a student line of credit which allows you to borrow money from a financial institution to help you cover your expenses before you start receiving employment insurance cheques. Monthly interest payments are generally required on any balance carried forward.
Check with the bank of your choice to see if you qualify.
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Book a meeting with the Registrar to identify whether you qualify for any of the above mentioned Financial Aids. If not, we can discuss payment methods and timelines that may be helpful with your overall budgeting needs.
(email@example.com or 416.640.1565) to speak to the Registrar at Montessori Teachers College to clarify any questions you may have or further assist you with any of your applications. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us, we are here to help!