ECE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Are You Leaving Money On The Table?
Demand has never been higher for Early Childhood Educators, and there have never been more funding supports for students. We've created this online calculator to help you quickly determine your eligibility for a variety of programs.
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Tuition by Program
Primary Funding Opportunities
Early Years Continuing Education Program
Full-time, working ECEs may qualify for up to $5,000 per year and up to $10,000 per program through the Early Years Continuing Education Program.
Federal or Provincial Student Loans (Financial Aid)
Students can apply to the Canada Student Loan Program.
Employment Support Services (ESS)
If you are a recipient of income assistance, you may qualify for Employment Support Services (ESS).
Nova Scotia Skills Development Program
Provides unemployed, Labour Market Development Agreement (LMDA) eligible participants, who need to learn additional basic to advanced skills to find work.
Aboriginal Peoples Training & Employment Commission (APTEC)
Provides human resource development services to the rural, urban, off-reserve Mi’kmaq / Aboriginal Peoples of Nova Scotia.
African Canadian Services Scholarship Program
Offers six scholarships to support African Canadians who have graduated high school in Nova Scotia to access post-secondary education. $1,800 per year / $3,600 for a two-year program.
Nova Scotia Student Assistance for Full-time Studies
A combination of loans and grants, from both the Government of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada.
ISANS Atlantic Immigrant Career Loan Fund
ISANS helps Permanent Residents or immigrant Canadian citizens and internationally trained immigrants with micro loans to assist with funding their education.
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Hi, I’m Shawna and I’ve been working as an Early Childhood Educator or ECE for over 10 years. I want to offer my help and support as you embark on your own career in Early Childhood Education.