Planning for Post-Secondary Studies

If you are planning to study at college or university, there are many resources available to help you prepare. Check this page for information about post-secondary financial aid and virtual campus tours, and contact your guidance counsellor for more information.

Scholarships & Bursaries
There are also many free resources available to assist you in your search for scholarships, bursaries and awards. Check out some of the examples below or talk to your guidance counsellor for more information! 


Check back often for contests open to OCDSB Employees

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Post-Secondary Virtual Tours

Many colleges, universities, and apprenticeship programs are offering virtual campus tours and virtual open houses to help students prepare for the transition to post-secondary education. Follow the links below to explore a variety of post-secondary institutions across Canada:

The Ontario Virtual Tour resources are provided courtesy of the Durham District School Board in partnership with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and Halton District School Board.

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

OSAP is a financial aid program that can help you pay for college or university. OSAP offers funding through grants (money you don’t have to pay back) or a student loan (money you need to repay once you’re done school).
Learn more about OSAP and how to apply.

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