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Higher Education Guide

College and university hopefuls can also locate many informative links on how to apply for higher education in Ontario.

Black North

  • Black North is a bridging program assisting black families in career building, home ownership, and financial development.

  • The website provides information on several scholarships and bursaries for Black students offered by the organization or third parties.

Scholarships Canada

· Scholarships Canada is a government-approved site illustrating all the different scholarships and bursaries Ontario students can apply for

Windmill Microlending

· Windmill Microlending is a nation-wide organization offering loans to skilled immigrants and refugees.

· Can offer loans up to $15000 to help their clients to use towards qualifying exams, training, assessments, books and materials, living allowance, relocation costs, professional association fees, and other expenses related to starting their careers in Canada.

· The organization also helps their clients through success coaching, mentorship programs, financial planning, and general career-related resources.

· Clients can apply through the site.


The Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program (OBPAP) offers financial assistance to internationally-trained individuals in the form of a bursary that can cover up to $5000 in tuition fees, books, and equipment.

· Individuals need to be enrolled in a non-OSAP Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD)-approved bridging program to qualify for BPAP.

· Hopeful applicants can apply through their college or universities’ financial aid office.

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