Ontario Government Announces Post-Secondary Supports for Crown Wards

On June 25th 2013, Brad Duguid Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities announced-post secondary supports for Crown Wards and Youth Leaving Care.Ontario Government Providing More Support to Help Young People Succeed.Starting this September 2013, all Universities and some participating colleges will cover 100 per cent of tuition fees for four years, up to a maximum of $6,000 per year, for former Crown wards and youth who are in and leaving care.Also, a Living and Learning Grant monthly allowance of $500 for former crown wards aged 21-24 enrolled in OSAP eligible post-secondary institutions.
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Our very own Vera Williams, YouthCAN Coordinator was at the official launch and announcements for these supports with Minister Brad Duguid at University of Toronto.
List of all Colleges and Universities providing free tuition:
Participating Colleges:
      • Collège Boréal
      • Cambrian College
      • Canadore College
      • Humber College
      • La Cité Collégiale
      • Northern College
      • Sault College
      • Sheridan College

Participating Universities:

      • Algoma University
      • Brock University
      • Carleton University
      • Lakehead University
      • Laurentian University
      • McMaster University
      • Nipissing University
      • OCAD University
      • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
      • University of Ottawa
      • Queen’s University
      • Ryerson University
      • Saint Paul University
      • Trent University
      • University of Guelph
      • University of Toronto
      • University of Waterloo
      • University of Windsor
      • Western University
      • Wilfrid Laurier University
      • York University
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