Bursaries and financial help for studies

You are currently studying or plan on going back to school, but you would need a bit of financial help? The following governments, teaching establishments, financial institutions and Not for Profit Organizations could support you with loans and bursaries.

This list is not exhaustive: should you wish to obtain support, please refer to your teaching establishment’s financial help services, which might identify other pertinent resources.

Government of Canada

The federal government offers loans and bursaries to Canadian residents in most provinces and territories who need financial help to continue their studies in a university, college, trade school or vocational school.

Canadian student loans
Study funding

Government of Québec

Le Programme d’aide financière aux études du gouvernement du Québec soutient lui aussi, par des bourses et des prêts, les étudiants québécois. Grâce au simulateur de calcul, vous pouvez obtenir une idée du montant d’aide financière qui pourrait vous être accordé.

The Programme d’aide financière aux études du gouvernement du Québec also supports, with bursaries and loans, Québécois students. Thanks to the calculation simulator, you can get an idea of the amount of financial help that could be granted to you.

Financial institutions

Some financial institutions offer bursary programs:

Desjardins Foundation scholarships
RBC Royal Bank Scholarships
TD Scholarships

Other financial help sources

Organizations linked to the insurance industry and insurers who wish to encourage students to pursue a career in insurance also offer financial help programs. Here are a few examples:

  • Bourses d’études de l’Institut d’assurance du Canada for first and second-cycle students
  • Prix leadership Réal-Circé de La Capitale general insurances to encourage students to pursue undergraduate studies in the domain of administration sciences while demonstrating an interest for the sector of insurance
  • Bourses Laferrière de La Capitale general insurances aimed at students of the Conseil en assurances et services financiers program of the Cégep de Sainte-Foy
  • Prix Marcel-Tassé offered by the Chambre de l’assurance de dommages to honor and encourage the succession