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Financial resources

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
McMaster University
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.

 

Tuition

OTepp Certificate Program:  $8,795.00 in Canadian funds payable to McMaster University by cheque or money order. 

Individual Courses:  $2,500.00 in Canadian funds payable to McMaster University by cheque or money order. 


Write “OTepp” on the front or back of your payment.  There is a charge of $25 for NSF cheques.  Do not send payment until after you receive an official email confirming that your application has been accepted. Send fees directly to the attention of Nancy Lidstone at OTepp:

Nancy Lidstone
Program coordinator
OTepp, School of Rehabilitation Science
IAHS, Room 403
McMaster University
1400 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON  L8S 1C7

NOTE: A minimum of ten (10) students is required to run the OTepp Certificate Program. If a full cohort is not achieved and the program is cancelled, your entire deposit will be refunded.

Tuition fees cover all academic instruction, the course handbook and learning resource package. As a student in the OTepp Certificate Program you are responsible for payment of the tuition fees for all courses you register for unless you withdraw prior to the deadlines specified below (to be announced).  Fees for textbooks, microphone headsets, pre-practicum tasks (such as immunization, vulnerable sector screen and criminal record check), travel and parking are the responsibility of the student.  

NOTE: The OTepp program reserves the right to alter fees as required.

OTepp | IAHS, Room 403 | McMaster University | 1400 Main Street West | Hamilton, ON  L8S 1C7 | 905-525-9140 x.21278

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