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EligibilityYouth in care
The Provincial Tuition Waiver program aims to make post-secondary education more accessible for former youth in care by providing financial support for tuition and mandatory student fees.
Students accessing the Provincial Tuition Waiver Program must be:
- From British Columbia
- Aged between 19 to 26 years
- Have been in BC care for a minimum of 24 months; and,
- Enrolled in an eligible program at a BC public post-secondary institution.
Eligible programs at Camosun
The Provincial Tuition Waiver Program applies to a wide range of courses and programs.
This includes certificate, diploma, or degree programs including Trades and Apprenticeship training and many Professional Studies & Industry Training (ProSIT) courses leading to employment.
- The Provincial Tuition Waiver program will cover tuition and mandatory student fees for eligible courses/programs.
- There is no minimum course duration, course load, or maximum tuition fee coverage.
- The program is effective for courses/programs starting after September 1, 2017.
- Students may claim reimbursement at any time during the study period (a study period is defined as the first day of classes to the final class or exam, whichever is later).
How to Apply in Four Easy Steps
- Apply for admission to Camosun College.*
- Self-identify as a former youth in care to Financial Aid & Awards.
- Complete the consent form PDF to validate eligibility.
- Once your eligibility is confirmed, a Financial Aid Advisor will be in touch to discuss the next steps.
*Contact Financial Aid & Awards first if you plan to enrol in an apprenticeship or Continuing Education course, or if you are already registered in your courses.
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