Financial Aid & Awards
You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Do you have money saved? Can your parents or other relatives help? Can you work part-time and still maintain your grades? Check out sources of money you don’t need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid:
- Government Loans & Grants includes funding sources for full-time and part-time studies.
- Bursaries, Scholarships & Awards help those in financial need and reward achievements.
- Education Financing & Work Tips
If you receive student financial assistance, always check with Financial Aid and Awards before changing your program or course credit load - changes may affect your eligibility for different kinds and amounts of funding.
You may wish to check out funding alternatives offered by:
- Service Canada formerly Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)
- Work Safe BC
- First Nations Band funding
- Some banks such as:
TD Canada Trust
Make a budget or spending plan to estimate your costs for college. Do you need a student loan? Can you work part-time? Be prepared with alternative funding in case you have unexpected expenses. Check out CanLearn.
Try budgeting with online tools. To get an idea of what it will cost, see this breakdown of costs.
Always check with Financial Aid & Awards before changing your program or course credit load, since it may affect your eligibility for assistance.
Toll-free Phone: 1-877-554-7555
Fax: Lansdowne 250-370-3661 • Interurban 250-370-3750
For non-urgent inquiries, please email us. Please include your full name, phone number and Camosun student number. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit us in person
Interurban Campus • Campus Centre, 2nd Floor
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Lansdowne Campus • Dawson, First Floor
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:00pm and Thursday 8:00am to 5:30pm
In addition, there is a telephone at the front counter that you can use to contact the desk at the opposite campus.
Last updated: February 28, 2013 8:37 am