Need help paying for your tuition and fees? Investigate these options to see if you qualify. Also, consider scholarships and awards.
Canada-Saskatchewan Career Employment Services (CSCES)
Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance Act
The Children of Deceased Veterans Education Assistance Act provides fees and monthly allowances for approved educational programs for children of veterans whose deaths were attributable to military service.
Contact the nearest District Office of Veteran Affairs Canada.
As a Sask Polytech student, you can now fund school fees by converting Aeroplan® Miles through HigherEdPoints.com. Convert 35,000 Aeroplan® Miles and you receive $250 worth of credits at Sask Polytech. You can also convert the Aeroplan® Miles of family members and friends to help pay for school.
Anyone can donate their points to an individual student, or directly to Sask Polytech for students in need.
For more information and to set up an account, please visit www.higheredpoints.com.
Laptop Purchase Program
Find out which Sask Polytech programs are not eligible for student loans, how to estimate your eligibility, how to apply and more.
Learn more about student loans to see if you quality.
Please note: While the Canada-Saskatchewan student loan program intends to cover assessed need to the fullest extent possible, the Student Loan program is subject to federal and provincial maximum funding amounts per week of study. As such, it is not always possible to meet the need of students in programs with high tuition. Students can consult the Student Loan Handbook for additional information on the needs assessment or may contact Can-Sask Student Loans for clarification regarding their specific case.
Veterans’ Education and Training Benefit
This benefit can provide Veterans with funding for post-secondary education. Veterans with six years of service may be eligible for up to $40,000 and Veterans with at least 12 years of service may be eligible for up to $80,000 to cover tuition, course materials, as well as some incidentals and living expenses.
Learn more about the Veterans’ Education and Training Benefit.
Windmill provides microloans of up to $15,000 to skilled immigrants and refugees so they can succeed in their careers. They support clients to obtain the Canadian licensing or training required to work in their field, or to secure a position which matches their level of education, skills and experience. Windmill loans can pay for exams, training, credential assessments, books and materials, living allowance, relocation costs, professional association fees and other expenses related to advancing careers.
Learn more about Windmill Microlending.
As a post-secondary student, money and finances are important. Tuition and fees are a sizeable part of the cost to attend post-secondary; however, the living costs can be the biggest adjustment. The best way to prepare for life as a student is to budget.
A budget is a simple way to stay on track and organized with your spending and stress due to finances. Luckily, there are many free and valuable resources.
Government of Canada Student Financial Assistance
Canadian Bankers Association
The Canadian Bankers Association website offers many valuable banking-specific resources including About Your Money Students, a free financial education seminar program for Canadian students that covers budgeting, saving and investing, responsible use of credit and keeping money safe.
My Money Coach
My Money Coach is a free public service provided by the Credit Counselling Society (CCS) to help you learn how to save money and make smart financial choices. It also offers confidential and free counselling services, credit education, and debt management programs.