Going back to school can be quite an investment. If you don’t want to hit a brick wall, try channelling some of your enthusiasm into a good action plan.
- Learn more about study programs.
- Make sure you really want to go back to school.
- Set your educational and professional objectives.
- Set up a schedule.
- Reorganize your finances.
Not sure what kind of education you're looking for? Not sure what kind of new job you're targeting? Your local employment centre (LEC) and the regional office of the Ministère de l'Éducation in your area can offer you invaluable assistance on employment prospects, training programs and available financial assistance.
You can also make an appointment to meet with a guidance counsellor at a university, CÉGEP or high school.
Financing Solutions for Going Back to School
We manage your loan to maximize your dividends.
A line of credit designed for students. No principal payments while you're still studying.
A credit card tailored to your student needs. The main feature: flexible eligibility criteria!
The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)
This program allows you to use money from your RRSP to finance both you and/or your spouse's full-time return to school.
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No RRSP or your RRSP has less than $20,000 in it? Don't worry. An LLP loan will solve that.
Learn more about the LLP
Solutions from the Ministère de l’Éducation du Québec (MEQ)
When it comes to financial assistance, the MEQ has loads to offer!
- Loan guarantees for the purchase of a computer
- Various scholarships
- Deferred payment plans
- Special allowances
- Debt remission, etc.
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Consult the phone book or the institution’s Website.
|MEQ's Aide financière aux études unit||1-877-643-3750 or www.afe.gouv.qc.ca|
|Interactive telephone services||1-888-345-4505|
Do you dream of going back to school? Make an appointment today with an advisor at one of our branches or by calling 514-252-1846 or 1-800-252-1846.
1. Some conditions apply. Refer to your advisor or visit the Canada Revenue Agency's Web site at www.cra-arc.gc.ca for more details.
2. Other conditions may apply.