POST-SECONDARY SUPPORTS: ONTARIO
Anishinaabe Abinoojii – Supports to Continuing Education for Crown Wards – http://www.aafs.ca/supports-to-continuing-education-for-crown-wards
Has a list of financial supports that former Crown wards are eligible for, including links to each site.
Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County – https://www.fcsgw.org/kids-youth/kids-in-care/post-secondary-supports-for-youth-in-care/
Has additional information regarding OSAP loan exemptions for youth in/from care.
Hope for Children – http://hopeforchildren.ca/index.php/en-hfc/hfc-page/useful-links
Though these supports may not be specific to youth in/from care, Hope for Children has a list of scholarships and financial aid available for post-secondary students throughout Ontario.
Laurentian University Youth in Extended Society Care Tuition Waiver – https://laurentian.ca/admissions/youth-in-extended-society-care
Ontario Associations of Residences Treating Youth – https://secure.oarty.net/publications-and-information/child-welfare-information/supports-for-youth-in-and-from-care/#Education
Has a list of post-secondary supports available to youth in/from care in Ontario.
OSAP Living and Learning Grant – The Government of Ontario has discontinued the OSAP Living and Learning Grant.
OSAP 100% Tuition Aid For Youth Leaving Care – The Government of Ontario has discontinued the 100% Tuition Aid for Youth Leaving Care.
YouthCAN – http://ontarioyouthcan.org/awards/
Has award programs for youth in care, Crown wards or former Crown wards including the Clark Bursary, valued at $3,500 per year up to four years; and the Clark Grant, a $1,000 one-time grant.
Resources Supporting Youth In Transition – http://ontarioyouthcan.org/rsyt.youth/
YouthCan also has a list of financial support options for youth in/from care, including a list of scholarships available:http://ontarioyouthcan.org/rsyt.youth/?page_id=20. The page also has information about Aboriginal scholarships, information for students with different learning styles, and resources to help students choose a post-secondary institution.