FINANCIAL AID

Developing work place skills is an investment in your future. There are many payment options to Summit College students. Our admissions team is dedicated in assisting students finance their education. A brief description of financial options are outlined below. 

Second Career provides laid-off workers with

  • skills training to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations in Ontario

  • financial support

Second Career is a cost-sharing grant provided on the basis of need, so you may be asked to contribute what you can to your training or education.

 

Second Career provides up to $28,000 for

  • tuition

  • books

  • other instruction costs such as manuals or workbooks

  • transportation

  • a basic living allowance

 

Additional support may be available to accommodate the needs of people with disabilities, dependent care, costs of living away from home and academic upgrading.

STUDENT LINES OF CREDIT

Major banks and credit unions offer student lines of credit for students wishing to attend post-secondary education but have limited personal funds. Contact your bank to learn more about the programs that they can offer you. 

The Canada Revenue Agency Lifelong Learning Plan allows individuals to withdraw various amounts from their RRSP's to finance education for oneself or one's spouse (common law partner). Student's may withdraw up to $10,000 per year and up to a grand total of $20,000. Please visit the Canada Revenue Agency website to learn more: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html

Students who have been named a beneficiary under a family member's Registered Education Savings Plan, may access some of these funds to finance their education at Summit College. Please contact the financial institution holding the RESP and also visit the Government of Canada CanLearn website to learn more: http://www.canlearn.ca/eng/index.shtml

The Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) has programs available, such as Second Career, which assist individuals who are unemployed, laid off or who have qualified for Employment Insurance. Students hoping to complete post-secondary education may qualify for financial assistance through Second Career or other programs managed by the MTCU. Please visit http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/ or call their office at 1-800-387-5514. 

MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN

A monthly payment plan can be arranged through our financial aid department. Tuition and material costs are divided into monthly payments throughout your program. Please contact our financial aid team at 1-877-262-2289.

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STUDENT TESTIMONIAL

"My experience at Summit has taught me a lot in life. The support and care of my instructors will be unmatched. They have helped me reach my potential and overcome adversities. My program has also helped me open my eyes... to ideas in the working world. Thank you so much."

 

- Terry Guth, Graduate of Supply Chain Retail Management at the Kitchener Campus.

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ABOUT US

Summit College is registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. Summit College has been helping adults move forward on new and rewarding career paths for over a decade. Summit also empowers youth by helping students catch-up, keep-up and get ahead in school through the means of tutoring services.​

SUPPORT OFFICE

Phone:

905.777.8080

1.877.262.2289

Fax:

905-777-1458

 

1119 Fennell Avenue East, 

Suite 228

Hamilton, ON L8T 1S2

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