Financial aid FAQ

Review frequently asked questions below about 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 financial aid.

Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships听

Visit 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships听administered by 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 to find out about eligibility criteria and deadlines.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are graduating from a high school in Metro Vancouver.
  • Are entering 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 in the Fall semester.
  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA (scholarship) or 3.0 GPA (award).

Visit Entrance Awards and Scholarships for more information regarding the entrance awards and听 scholarships.

Visit 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships for listings of the funds available.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are graduating from 香港六盒宝典开奖结果
  • Have achieved a record of academic excellence

Visitgraduation awards听and听graduation scholarships听for listings of the awards and scholarships available.

Apply online听within the dates listed below:

  • Feb. 1听鈥撎鼳pr. 1听

Swing by External Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships听for more financial assistance outside 香港六盒宝典开奖结果.

Check in your local community, credit unions, businesses, organizations, and agencies for possible sources of funds.


Student Loans and Grants

Visit Financial Toolsfor tools to plan your funding for education.

  • Investigate funding options and try to minimize your borrowing.
  • Plan your finances now to avoid stress and uncertainty while you are a student.
  • Live simply and inexpensive so that you can look forward to graduating without a huge debt.

Loans

  • Interest-free while the student is enrolled in full-time* post-secondary-level studies.
  • Repayment starts six months after leaving full-time study. 听

Grants

  • Special grants are available for students with dependants and students with disabilities and for students from low- or middle-income families.
  • Considered taxable income.
  • Not repayable unless you withdraw early or your financial need changes.

* Enrolled in minimum 60% course load (9 credits) or 40% course load (6 credits) for students with an approved permanent disability status with StudentAid BC.

The loans and grants process page has all the information you'll need on how to apply for full-time and part-time student funding.

BC students can apply through听听and out of province students may need to apply through their home province.听

Visit听MANAGE Your Loanfor information on how to stay in touch with your student loan provider and maintain proof of your ongoing studies.

Visit听REPAY Your Loan听for information on repayment of student loans.听

  • Register in听at least 9 credits听of post-secondary level courses.听
    • Not eligible for a student loan:
      • Upgrading courses such as ENGU/ELLA and MATU.
      • Courses that start with a zero (e.g., HUMD 0130).听
      • Repeating courses that you have passed with a grade of "P" or higher. (Unless approved repeat course appeal by SABC)
      • Courses that you are auditing.
      • PLAR students.

  • Ensure your program is correct and that it matches on the 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 registration system (check myAccount) and your student loan application.听
    • If your program on the student record system does not match the program on your student loan application, your funding will be delayed.

Full-time Student Loan Funding

Apply early听to receive your funding by the start of the semester. The application deadline is six weeks before the end of the semester and check out听.听

Part-time funding听- Apply early as processing time is six to eight weeks.听The application deadline is six weeks before the end of the semester and check out听.

Adult Upgrading Grant

Apply by听the听听in order to have your application processed before the fee payment deadline and note that funding is limited.听

If you apply after the fee payment deadline, you will need to pay your fees in full in order to avoid being de-registered from all courses and removed from all waitlists. You will receive a refund for the eligible courses if you qualify for funding.

Check if your fee deferral is in place by logging in to your myAccount >听Registration > Registration and Schedule > Prepare for Registration > Select a term.

View eligibility requirements to receive a fee deferral on the Fee Deferral Page.

If you do not meet BC residency requirements to apply for a BC student loan, you will need to for a student loan or grant funding through another province or territory. Once you have been approved for funding, you will need to ensure a fee deferral has been placed on your account to prevent you from being dropped from classes since you will not receive the funds by the tuition payment deadline date.

  • Check if your fee deferral is in place听by logging in to your myAccount >听Registration > Registration and Schedule > Prepare for Registration > Select a term.

    View eligibility requirements to receive a fee deferral on the Fee Deferral Page.

NOTE:听If you decide not to attend one or more of your courses, or if you are disqualified, from receiving loans at any time after the fee payment deadline, you are responsible for dropping your courses.

See thedates and deadlines听for current deadline dates.

Adult Upgrading Grant funding is available for the following programs and courses:

  • 3rd and 4th level English and Mathematics Upgrading (ENGU and MATU)
  • 2nd and 3rd level English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA)
  • Basic Occupational Education (BOCE)
  • Career and Employment Preparation (CAEP)
  • Customer Service and Cashier Training (CSCT)

Apply early in order to have your application processed before the.听

  • If you apply after that date, you will need to pay your fees yourself. You will receive a refund for eligible courses if you qualify for funding.

Funding is available for part-time students enrolled in听. Programs must be offered full time and designated for student loan funding to be eligible.听

Students must be enrolled in听3 to 8.5 credits听in order to apply for the part-time student loan and grant funding. The听only covers educational costs such as tuition, books, transportation and unsubsidized child care costs.

Processing time:听Approximately six to eight weeks. Apply early! See the听Dates and deadlines page听for current deadline dates.

Application process:听Email the form to听enrolmentservices@douglascollege.ca.听We will check it for completeness and forward your application for processing to StudentAid BC. You will be notified by letter of your eligibility by StudentAid BC.

One application is used for the following programs:

  • Canada student grant for part-time students
  • Canada student grant for students with permanent disabilities
  • Supplemental bursary for students with disabilities
  • Canada student loan for part-time students
  • Canada student grant for part-time students with dependants

Funding:听If approved, you will be required to complete your Master Student Financial Assistance Agreement which will be sent to you via email approximately 2 weeks after submitting your loan application.

Who qualifies:听If you are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or convention refugee whose income is low and are registered part time in an eligible program, you may qualify if you meet all other eligibility requirements.

You may听submit an appeal request听to repeat your course when you have passed a course but did not obtain the grade required to proceed to the next level in your program of post-secondary study.

Find more information here:听https://studentaidbc.ca/help-centre/applying-loans/why-do-i-have-overaward

For repayment of an overaward:听https://studentaidbc.ca/help-centre/loan-repayment/how-do-i-repay-my-overaward听

Qualifying for funding while enrolled at more than one eligible school, is called "Split Enrolment."听

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Contact your Student Success Advisor (SSA) for further information.听

If Douglas, is not your home school (where you will graduate from), then please also contact the Financial Aid Office at your home school.听

To continue receiving financial aid, the听Canada Student Financial Assistance Act, Canada Student Financial Assistance Program policy and StudentAid BC policy require you to maintain a satisfactory听.听

More about this: https://studentaidbc.ca/maintain/responsibilities#scholastic-standing听 听

Study period dates are different from the class start and end dates. To ensure you are accurately funded, find study dates and program codes for each semester on the听听听page.听


Other Funding Options

The听Adult Upgrading Grant听helps students based on financial need who are enrolled in upgrading courses and special education programs:

  • Basic Occupational Education (BOCE)
  • Career and Employment Preparation (CAEP)
  • Customer Service and Cashier Training (CSCT)
  • 3rd and 4th level English and Mathematics Upgrading (ENGU and MATU)
  • 2nd and 3rd level English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA)

Apply early as funds are limited and by the end of late registration.

Email Student Success Advising to talk to a听Student Success Advisor听to discuss available options.

  • Visit your banking institution to apply for a private student loan or line of credit. A co-signer may be required and interest is charged while you are in school.
  • Browse听听for sponsorship or training assistance if you:
    • Are an unemployed person in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits,
    • Or have received benefits in the last three years,
    • Or have started a maternity or parental EI claim within the last five years
  • Talk to the Aboriginal Coordinator at 604-527-5565 for information on band funding if you are a First Nation student and check out听听for scholarships, bursaries, and awards.
  • Earn while you learn by working part-time on or off-campus. Check out听听for job opportunities.

Tuition for Former Youth in Care will be waived for B.C. students who are between 19-26 years of age (inclusive) attending a B.C. public post-secondary institution who meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the application form below.听 This program is open to students pursuing programs that lead to a certificate, diploma, or undergraduate degree.听 Students enrolled in graduate programs or post-graduate courses are not eligible. Students registering in Continuing Education courses are also eligible.

Students who wish to be considered for the waiver while studying at 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 must complete theProvincial Tuition Waiver Application听and return it to the Financial Aid Office at either the Coquitlam or New Westminster Campus.

For more information, check out听.