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You must meet the eligibility requirements and qualify for funding through OSAP for full-time students in order to be considered for the program.  In addition, you must also meet the following requirements:

  • You are a current or former Crown ward, or you are in receipt of, or formerly eligible to receive, an allowance or other transitional support from an Ontario Children’s Aid Society.
  • You are in a first-entry program (in your first certificate, diploma or degree program).
  • You have been assessed as having at least $1.00 of financial need under the Ontario portion of the Canada-Ontario Student Loan.

Deadline for Application

  • Your OSAP application must be received by the Financial Aid/OSAP office no later than 60 days before the end of your study period.

Deadline for Documents

  • All required documents must be received by your Financial Aid/OSAP office no later than 40 days before the end of your study period.

Documents You Need to Provide

  • You may be required to provide documentation regarding your current or former status with the Children’s Aid Society.  Your OSAP application will provide you with the details on your required documents.

Amount of Aid

You can receive up to $6,000 per academic year to cover your tuition fees as follow:

  • Up to 50% of your tuition fees (not including ancillary fees) to a maximum of $3,000 is available from the OSAP Ontario Access Grant, Ontario Access Grant for Crown Wards and/or 30% Off Tuition grant through OSAP for Full-Time Students.
  • The remaining 50% of your tuition fees (not including ancillary fees) to a maximum of $3,000 will be funded by St. Lawrence College. It will be applied (on a semester basis) to your outstanding tuition or if your tuition has been paid, a refund will be sent to you.
  • Available for up to four years of post-secondary studies (or six if you have a permanent disability)

NB. Crown Ward Students will be required to meet the tuition deposit deadline, the same as other students receiving financial aid (OSAP). Fee Information - click here.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding the Tuition Aid for Crown Wards program, please contact a member of our Financial Aid team:

Brockville Campus – Monday to Thursday, 10 am to 4 pm; 613-345-0660 ext.3230

Cornwall Campus – Monday to Thursday, 10 am to 4 pm; 613-933-6080 ext.2722 

Kingston Campus – Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, 613-544-5400 ext.1507, 1287,1185