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Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are now open for full-time students. Make sure you have all the documents you need and apply today!

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Your Tuition Deposit and Fees

Paying your deposit and balance of fees is your ticket to registering each term.

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$$$ Tip: Need to know when to pay? Stay on track with the Academic Calendar

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Learn all about OSAP
Get your OSAP fundingOnce you have paid your tuition deposit and your OSAP assessment amount has been noted on your student account, you will need to register for the required course load in order to receive your funding.Find out how to calculate your course load for OSAP purposes

Pro tip: to avoid any delays, make sure all income tax returns have been filed and processed – your Notice of Assessment from the CRA will be required to complete your application!

Debt-free Zone. Did you know? If you only want OSAP grant money, you can decline the loan portion!

Scholarships and Bursaries

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Take Care of Your Financial Well-being

Tuition fees and expenses aren't the only pressure on your wallet. A solid plan plus smart spending when it comes to school supplies, food, housing and life in general can help you enjoy your student experience and focus on what matters most.

You'll have less stress and more success when you take time to make a budget (and stick to it)!

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Every little bit counts. Stretch your dollars and take advantage of the student services, freebies and discounts available on and off campus.

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You don't have to face tough times alone. Reach out for advice and the help you need.

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Working on Campus

Finding a job on campus while you are a student is a great way to get work experience and bring in some cash.

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Work Study Positions

If you can check these boxes and be approved for the Work Study program, you'll be able to apply for available Work Study positions!

  • Full-time Domestic student
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Can maintain good academic standing

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Humber Job Positions

If you're an international student or not eligible for a Work Study job, you can still check out other job opportunities at Humber:

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FREE! Financial Literacy Workshops

Humber-RBC Financial Literacy Workshops

Humber College has partnered with the Royal Bank of Canada for a five-part series each term focused on financial literacy. Find out more about student banking, budgeting, credit, taxes and investments to be your most financially successful self.

Bonus: attend 3/5 of these workshops to add Financial Literacy Participant experience to your CCR!

Upcoming Humber-RBC Workshops

Learning Skills Workshop – Managing Your Money

A Peer Learning Coach will walk you through how to create a budget and share tips and tricks to help control your spending habits.

Bonus: for every Learning Skills Workshop you attend, you'll be entered in a monthly draw for a $25 gift card!

Did You Know? You can also book this free one-on-one money management workshop with a Peer Learning Coach by visiting Upswing.

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Quick Facts

10,118 bursaries, awards and scholarships awarded annually


$11+ million provided in financial aid, awards, and scholarships


Over 65 per cent registered full-time students receive OSAP

Student Fees & Financial Resources (2024)


How to answer student assets on FAFSA? ›

Enter the current total of any cash you have, and the combined total of all your checking and savings accounts. Enter the total value of your (and your spouse's) investments, subtracting any debts. Enter the current value of your (and your spouse's) businesses and/or farms, subtracting any debts owed on them.

How to explain financial hardship for a scholarship? ›

Body: Your financial situation and hardships

Make sure you describe your parents' occupation, any savings (like a 529 College Savings Account), and any student jobs. You might also discuss any sudden changes in fortune (e.g. parent fell ill or lost their job) that have ruined your original financial plans.

How hard is it to get Coursera financial aid? ›

Is Coursera easy to get Financial Aid? Yes, it is easy to get financial aid on Coursera if you meet the qualifications. Only one course or degree program can be applied for at a time. You have to wait up to 15 days to receive a definitive answer about your financial aid request.

What is an example of a financial need statement for a scholarship? ›

Briefly Describe your Financial Need for this Scholarship

I am in need of financial assistance in order to attend college because I am a low-income student. I am the 1st child to attend the college. Although my parents gave me many supports, I received a limited financial assistance due to low family income.

Is it bad to skip student assets on FAFSA? ›

Depending on your financial situation, you may be able to skip certain questions regarding income and assets. Skipping questions won't impact your eligibility for federal student aid, but it might affect eligibility for certain state-specific aid.

How much should I put for student assets on FAFSA? ›

Colleges will generally expect families to use up to 20 percent of the assets owned by a dependent student to pay for college. This is true even if the student's assets are funded with other people's money.

What are the words for financial hardship? ›

Also called economic burden, economic hardship, financial burden, financial distress, financial stress, and financial toxicity.

What is an example of a financial hardship statement? ›

Financial Hardship Letter Template + Sample

I am writing this letter to request assistance with my personal loan during a time of financial hardship. Approximately two weeks ago, I was let go from my job due to company-wide layoffs. As a result, I have been unable to continue making regular payments on my loan.

What are the two main reasons for financial hardship? ›

There are often two main reasons for financial hardship : 1. You could afford the loan when it was obtained but a change of circ*mstances has meant you can no longer afford the repayments; or 2. You could not afford to repay the loan when it was obtained. If this is the case, get legal advice immediately.

How to get free Coursera? ›

How to Enroll in Coursera Courses for Free?
  1. Look for a link to Audit the course on individual course pages. ...
  2. Some courses include assessment items (but no certificate) for free. ...
  3. Some courses are paid-only. ...
  4. If you are unable to pay and want a certificate, you can apply to Coursera for Financial aid.

What to write in How will your selected course help with your goals? ›

In summary, taking a course can help you develop new skills, boost your credentials, open up new career paths, provide networking opportunities, and keep you up-to-date with industry changes. All of these factors can help you achieve your career goals and advance in your chosen field.

How much does Coursera cost? ›

How much does an online certificate program on Coursera cost? Professional Certificate program costs range from $39-$99 USD per month. You can start with a 7 day free trial. MasterTrack Certificate program costs typically range from $2,000-$5,000.

How do you show proof of financial need for scholarships? ›

Some documents that show evidence of financial need are bank statements, documentation from a sponsor, financial aid letters, or a letter from an employer showing annual salary.

How do I explain my financial situation? ›

Make sure you describe your parents' occupation, any savings (like a 529 College Savings Account), and any student jobs. You might also discuss any sudden changes in fortune (e.g. parent fell ill or lost their job) that have ruined your original financial plans.

What can I say to describe my need for financial aid? ›

Explain the difficulties you are having meeting your needs. Describe changes in your life that have affected your ability to pay for college. For example, changes in your family's income or unexpected expenses may have caused a financial deficit. Provide evidence that you can handle your finances responsibly.

How to answer as of today what is your parents' total current balance of cash savings and checking accounts? ›

Add the account balances of your (and if married, your spouse's) cash, savings, and checking accounts as of the day you submit the FAFSA form. Enter the total of all accounts as the total current balance.

Should I empty my savings account for FAFSA? ›

The student should keep no cash or cash equivalents saved in their name. Students are punished by the FAFSA for saving any cash. The FAFSA will specifically ask “As of today what is the cash balance of checking, savings…” accounts for the student.

Can you correct assets on FAFSA? ›

Generally, information that's correct as of the date the application was filed can't be changed. The student can't update income or asset information to reflect changes to his or her family's financial situation if those changes took place after the FAFSA was filed.

How to answer FAFSA question current net worth of investments including real estate? ›

The net worth of your (and if married, your spouse's) current investments is the amount left over after deducting the debt from the value of each investment. A negative value of one property can't be used to reduce the value of other investment properties.

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