IAF Canada lends to skilled immigrants who cannot pay for the accreditation/training they need to work in their field in Canada. Visit their website at IAF Canada to see if you qualify.
The Yukon IEHP Bursary is available to IEHPs who have lived in Yukon for a minimum of three months. The fund covers up to 66% of eligible expenses per year such as competency assessment fees, registration fees for bridging programs, attendance at one language proficiency test, etc.
On February 22, 2012, HRSDC (now ESDC) officially launched the Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Pilot to help internationally trained individuals cover the cost of licensing exams, training, skills upgrading and other costs encountered during the foreign credential recognition process. To search available resources, click here.
OBPAP: For participants in Ontario, the Ontario Bridging Participant Assistant Program (OBPAP) provides bursaries of up to $5,000 to cover direct education costs (tuition, books and equipment) for students attending non-OSAP approved, current or former Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) funded bridge training programs. The completed application form should be sent to:
Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
Gilmour Hall, Room 120
1280 Main St. W
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8
Visit the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities OBPAP FAQ page for more information.