Paying for College

A college education is a smart investment in your future, but your studies, not your finances, should be your first priority.

There are several financial support options available that can help you pay for college. Learn more about our scholarships, bursaries, and awards, as well as other financial aid options that you can apply for.

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Scholarships, Bursaries and AwardsWe've created a student awards program that provides financial support while recognizing the diversity and needs of our students and celebrating their achievements. Each year, bursaries and scholarships are available in varying amounts to students attending one of six campuses in the province.
Free Tuition Program (FTP)The Free Tuition Program (FTP) is a new non-repayable provincial bursary designed to make post-secondary more accessible through the provision of increased upfront financial assistance. This program is available to students who have a gross family income of $60,000 or less.
Tuition Relief for the Middle Class (TRMC)The Tuition Relief for the Middle Class has been created to make post-secondary education more accessible by providing more upfront financial assistance to New Brunswick students attending a publicly funded university or college. This program is available to students who have an annual household income above $60,000.
HigherEdPointsStudents, their family and friends have the ability to direct their Aeroplan Miles toward tuition fees at NBCC
New Boots – Progressing Women in TradesThe New Boots program is a three-year initiative focused on improving completion rates among female apprentices in the building and construction trades in New Brunswick. Through this project 15 female apprentices in eight (8) different trades will be closely followed over the course of the next three (3) years of their apprenticeship. NB-MAPs Mentorship Coordinator will provide support, problem-solving, and connections to the resources they need to be successful in their chosen career.
Training and Skills Development (TSD)Training and Skills Development (TSD) program has been introduced in an effort to ensure that case managed individuals, whose employment action plan identifies skill development as being necessary, have access to funding to assist them in achieving their goal.
Student Financial ServicesThe Government of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada work together to provide student financial assistance. Loans, grants and bursaries are available to help you access and pay for post-secondary education. With one application, you will be considered for student financial assistance from both the Government of New Brunswick and the Government of Canada.
Scholarships CanadaThe site has been helping students find scholarships since 1997.
Student Financial AssistanceInformation and tools designed to help you save, plan and pay for post-secondary education.
Canada-New Brunswick Job GrantThe Canada-New Brunswick Job Grant is an employer-driven program that invests in the skill development and employment needs of the workforce. Employers determine what training is needed, who participates, and which provider will deliver the training.