Financially supporting Early Childhood Educators in Ontario, to obtain their ECE Qualifications Upgrade diploma or Leadership certification. There are 4 academic program types available throughout post-secondary schools across Ontario.
Early Childhood Education
Éducation en service à l'enfance
Native Early Childhood Education
ECE Leadership Certification
Financial support for ECE Qualification Upgrades are available to eligible applicants in the form of an education grant, travel grant, and training allowance. Part-time support is also available through education and travel grants, specific to the ECE Leadership certification. We are currently accepting full-time and part-time applications for the fall 2018 semester.
Limited Funding Available
Applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis, once all documents required to process an application have been received. Funding is not guaranteed and is based on the number of applications received, and available funding per semester.
There is limited funding available through these programs, and therefore individuals are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.
Education grants are currently available and cover full-time and part-time tuition fees related to a recognized Early Childhood Education diploma or leadership certification.
Travel grants are available to assist grant recipients with daily commute expenses incurred to attend classes and or complete the placement component of their program.
Assisting with living expenses and incremental costs incurred while pursuing a ECE diploma. Earn up to $5,000 per semester for full-time, and $300 per course for part-time studies.
Full-time and part-time students working 30 hours or more per week are eligible to receive a book allowance of $150 per course, up to a maximum of $500 per semester.