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Financial Assistance


Aboriginal Student Funding
The most common sources of funding are Band, Settlement and Regional Council, these are some of the first places for First Nations, Metis and Inuit students to look. Also some funding opportunities can be accessed through government initiatives and non-profit organizations.

Alberta Student Aid
Student Aid Alberta recommends that you apply for funding at least two months prior to the start of your program or courses.

Alberta Supports (formerly Alberta Works)
Grant funding is available for Academic Upgrading students for specific courses required for entrance to a career program.

Apprenticeship & Industry Training - Financial Assistance
Registered Alberta apprentices and occupational trainees may be eligible for financial assistance when attending the technical training portion of their program.

Canada-Alberta Job Grant
Employers train the workers you need. Students ask your employer to apply for this grant. Students may be eligible to receive up to 100% of the training costs to a maximum of $15,000. Don't miss this opportunity!

Government of Canada Student Financial Assistance
The Canada Student Loans Program provides financial assistance in the form of loans and grants to post-secondary students who demonstrate financial need.

Veterans' Education and Training Benefit
This new benefit will provide funding to help support for college, university or technical education to Canadian Armed Forces Regular Force and Reserve Force Veterans with at least six years of military service.

We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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