Supports students who are registered in upgrading courses or special education programs and are in need of financial assistance for fees, books, unsubsidized childcare, and transportation costs. Eligible programs/courses:
- Basic Occupational Education (BOCE)
- Career and Employment Preparation (CAEP)
- Customer Service and Cashier Training (CSCT)
- English and Mathematics Upgrading (ENGU and MATU) levels 300 and 400
- English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA) levels 200 and 300
Adult Upgrading Grant Process
- Email the Adult Upgrading Grant Application to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Proof of income will be required.
- You will receive an email about the status of your application.
- Check Dates and Deadlines to submit Adult upgrading Forms
PROVINCIAL TUITION WAIVER PROGRAM FOR FORMER YOUTH IN CARE
Tuition for former youth in care will be waived for B.C. students who are between 19-26 years of age (inclusive) and are attending a B.C. public post-secondary institution who meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the application form below.
This program is open to students pursuing programs that lead to a certificate, diploma, or undergraduate degree. Students registering in Continuing Education courses are also eligible. Students enrolled in graduate programs or post-graduate courses are not eligible.
Students who wish to be considered for the waiver while studying at Douglas College must complete the Provincial Tuition Waiver Application and return it to the Enrolment Service Office at either the Coquitlam or New Westminster Campus.
YOUTH EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE FUND FOR FORMER YOUTH IN CARE
- Students eligible to apply for a Provincial Tuition Waiver, may also qualify for the youth educational assistance fund.
- Check out the eligibility criteria for YEAF applications on the StudentAid BC website.
For more information, check out BC Government. Click here for detailed listing of bursaries and grants.