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Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada post-secondary scholarships award young people $5000 for each academic year until they finish their program (to a maximum of 7 years from their program start) through a once yearly competitive application.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 24th, 2024.

Please see all the details on the CAFDN website.

If you are starting or continuing in full time studies in the 2024-25 academic year, and aren’t already receiving a Foundation Scholarship ($5000 a year)*, apply for the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Scholarship today!

Visit our website for the link to the online application form, full eligibility information and answers to the most asked questions, or contact the Foundation’s PSE team at grants@cafdn.org.

To be eligible, a student must be:
• Be attending a post-secondary institution full-time or on a reduced schedule due to an academic accommodation, for a full school year starting in September 2024 or January 2025
• Have been or will be in the temporary or permanent care of the Ministry or Department responsible for child protection services up until your age of majority birthday or had been in permanent care of the Ministry or Department responsible for child protection services for at least 12 months
• Are under the age of 30 if you have or are currently receiving Foundation supports, or,
• Are over the age of 30 and currently receiving a Foundation bursary or have not received a Foundation Scholarship or Bursary before
• Not currently receiving a Foundation Scholarship*
*Current 2023-24 Foundation scholarship recipients do not need to make a new scholarship application.

If you aren’t sure if you are currently receiving a Foundation Scholarship or bursary or have any questions about the application form, process, or eligibility, we can help!

Email grants@cafdn.org with your questions and visit our website for more information and the application link.