Financial Aid & Awards

We know that it’s important to you to have access to the financial resources that you need to help fund your education.
Use our Awards Finder tool to find and apply for scholarships and bursaries offered by generous NC donors.
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    Scholarships and Bursaries for Domestic Students

    $1.5 million in scholarships and bursaries is available to qualified students. Domestic applicants include Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Convention refugees.

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    Scholarships and Bursaries for International Students

    $200,000+ is available for International students in scholarships and awards.

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    About the Ontario Student Assistance Program

    OSAP is a financial aid program that can help you pay for college through grants and loans.

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    Step-by-Step Guide to OSAP

    Not sure where to start with OSAP? This checklist will help you understand how OSAP works.

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    Entrance Bursaries

    When you apply for OSAP you’re automatically considered for an entrance bursary.

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    Specialist High Skills Major Scholarships

    Niagara College offers scholarships to SHSM applicants who confirm their offer of acceptance.

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Contact Financial Aid and Awards

If you are a domestic student or applicant who has questions about OSAP, scholarships and bursaries, or other financial aid inquiries, contact the Financial Aid and Awards Office at:

Meet with an NC Financial Aid Advisor

In addition to the information on our website, our Advisors can help with your individual questions and concerns about financial aid. Here are some common topics that you may need to speak to an advisor about:

  • Request an appeal for more OSAP funding
  • Impacts of a change to your course load or withdrawal from program
  • Questions regarding OSAP academic probation or restrictions
  • Financial aid requests based on emergency need
Schedule a virtual appointment

To schedule a virtual appointment (through Microsoft Teams) with a Financial Aid Advisor, please email [email protected].

Service Concerns

If you have concerns regarding the level of service that you have received from any member of the Financial Aid Office at Niagara College, your concerns may be noted in writing and forwarded by email to Shawna Luey, Associate Registrar, Enrolment Services at [email protected].

Student letters of concern must contain the following information:

  • Date that the incident took place
  • Name of the staff person (if known)
  • The situation that was being discussed
  • The nature of the student’s concern
  • Letter must be signed by the student and dated
  • Appropriate return address/e-mail in order to direct a response
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