Upgrading Funding

Adult Upgrading funding is based on financial need and does not need to be paid back. This provincial grant helps adults who are enrolled in skills upgrading, developmental education and training courses, including ESL.

Depending on financial need, you may be eligible to receive funding to help cover the cost of:

  • Tuition
  • Textbooks
  • Supplies
  • Student fees
  • Transportation
  • Unsubsidized childcare
  • Technology required for study e.g. laptop or notebook, headphones, computer camera, software, etc.

How do you apply?

Visit StudentAidBC to download the application form and be sure to ask NIC’s financial aid advisors if you need help completing it. Once ready, email the form to a financial aid advisor.