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FINANCIAL PLANNING
        &
   SCHOLARSHIPS
    FINANCIAL PLANNING
          Research the cost of post-secondary education.
              - electronicinfo.ca     ontariocolleges.ca
             - view books, websites
                     Year 1   Year 2    Year 3    Year 4
Tuition
Rent/Residence
Transportation
Food, Hydro, Heat
Phone, Insurance



                    What are the costs?
FINANCIAL PLANNING RESOURCES

FINANCIAL PROFILER

STUDENT FINANCE 101

FINANCIAL ADVICE

CANLEARN.CA

GET SMARTER ABOUT MONEY
FINANCIAL PLANNING HELP


Personnel at your bank

Your parents

Online resources
WHERE’S THE MONEY???
Part-time job
Summer job
RESP
Gifts
Savings
Parents
OSAP
Bursaries, scholarships, grants
ONTARIO STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM


OSAP    loans = money to pay back
        bursaries, grants, scholarships = free money

GETTING OSAP – a quick intro

OSAP A-Z LIST OF AID PROGRAMS
        APPLY FOR OSAP


You need a Social Insurance Number – SIN
  (Service Canada Centre at 310 Main Street East, Milton)


You need to register here
      COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY
      FINANCIAL AID OFFICES

Will help you with OSAP application

Will help you find scholarships, bursaries and
grants

Will explain financial aid and your options

Click here for contact info for all Ontario
institutions
        SCHOLARSHIPS
Free Money

Scholarship, bursary, grant

Check parent’s workplace, organizations or clubs

Check individual colleges and universities

Check online resources
    ONLINE RESOURCES

www.scholarshipscanada.com

www.osca.ca

www.studentscholarships.org

www.studentawards.com
    Where to start?
           Tips from a top student

        8 Tips from Student Awards

A Definitive Guide to Winning Scholarships

           (click above to download)
       ELIGIBILITY
Academic achievement

Athletics

Volunteer work

Club, activity, sport involvement

Community involvement

Ethnic background

Parent/Grandparent background, activity, involvement
    DO’S...
Research
Give yourself lots of time
Read requirements carefully
Be clear, concise, succinct
Proofread
Assemble all required materials
Send by mail that requires a signature
Request letters of reference at least 2
   weeks in advance
      ...AND DON’TS
Ignore small awards
Miss deadlines
Assume only good marks make you eligible
Wait until the last minute
Submit incomplete applications
Rely solely on spell and grammar check in
   word processors
            SAMPLES
Make It Right Bursary

Burger King Awards

Retail as a Career Scholarship

Miller Thomson Scholarship

CFUW

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
     REFERENCE LETTERS

Give adequate notice; at least 3 weeks

Fill out form in Guidance office for Drury teachers

Provide criteria

Include resume or list of related activities/experiences

Ask teachers, coaches, boss, supervisor, manager
                  TIPS
Keep a word document with common, repetitive
  info

Copy and paste info from form to form to save
  time

Keep copies of your applications

Devise an organization system for all required
  document

								
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