This bursary supports youth with expenses related to skills development, certification, licensing, or education-related tools and equipment.
Examples of eligible expenses: drivers test fees, professional licensing fees (nursing, cosmetology), trades-related equipment (uniforms, tools, equipment, software).
Example of ineligible expenses: rent, childcare, groceries, travel expenses, clothing.
The total award amount of $1,000 is paid in one sum to the recipient.
- Applicants must be 30 years of age or under at the time of application.
- Applicants must be/have been in the care of an Ontario Children’s Aid Society or Indigenous Child and Family Well-Being Agency.
- Applicants must provide proof of financial need. Proof could be a receipt, confirmation of enrollment, or confirmation of an appointment (e.g. Driver’s test booking or invoice for cosmetology licensing fee).