Tuition Assistance and Support
Schulich ExecEd is a recognized training provider for government-funded financial support for micro-credentials. Learn more about your assistance options below.
Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)
Eligible employed individuals in Ontario can apply for the Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) through their employer to save up to 85% on tuition on select programs at Schulich ExecEd. For more application details and requirements, visit the COJG website.
Employers licensed to operate in Ontario can get up to $10,000 in government support per employee for training costs.
The training must be delivered by an eligible, third-party trainer, such as Schulich ExecEd.
Employers with 100 or more employees must contribute 1/2 of the training costs. Small employers with less than 100 employees need to contribute 1/6 of training costs.
Most organizations* acting as an intermediary are eligible for administrative funding equal to 15% of the government contribution.
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
You can now get OSAP funding for training and upskilling programs that offer micro-credentials. Browse the list of eligible Schulich ExecEd programs below, or learn more on the OSAP website.
Note: Applications must be received no later than the last day of the study period. Supporting documents and review requests must be received no later than 5 days after the last day of the study period.
Eligible micro-credentials at Schulich ExecEd.
Certificate in Advanced Design Thinking for Innovative Leaders
Leadership 1: Certificate in Leadership Skills for Supervisors and Frontline Leaders
Certificate in Sales Management
Certificate in Strategic Agility
Certificate in Change Management, Conflict and Communications
Certificate in Emotional Intelligence Leadership
Certificate in Advanced Negotiations
Financial Fluency for Non-Financial Managers: Advanced
Foundations of Project Management
Improving Presentation Effectiveness
Management 2: The Advanced Managers Course
Solving Complex Problems
Strategic Branding in the Digital Age: Building, Communicating, and Revitalizing Your Brand
Schulich Executive Presence
Digital Foresight for Strategic Leaders
Fundamental Leadership Skills for Supervisors and Front-Line Managers
Leadership for Women: Practical Strategies for Success
Management 1: The New Managers Course
Managing in a Unionized Work Environment
Strategic Account Management and Client Development
Application steps for COJG and OSAP
Interested in applying for financial assistance? Get in touch with the expert Schulich ExecEd advisory team for help preparing your applications and confirming program enrolment. You can also apply for grants directly through COJG or OSAP, then enrol in a Schulich ExecEd program online.
Choose an eligible micro-credential program and confirm its COJG or OSAP eligibility with your Schulich ExecEd advisor.
Once your funding has been confirmed by the authorizing funding source, you can enrol directly in the eligible program, either online or by contacting our team.
Veterans Education and Training Benefit (ETB)
Going back to school after a military career? Get financial assistance from Veterans Affairs Canada, funded by the Government of Canada.
What is it?
The Education and Training Benefit provides up to $92,392.30 (as of 2023) to cover mandatory education costs and some incidental and living expenses for Veterans enrolled in eligible educational programs.
A portion of funding may be used for fees and costs associated with one-time programs aimed at self-fulfillment and personal interest and development.
After you complete your plan and achieve your diploma, degree or certification, you can also apply for the Completion Bonus and receive an additional $1,000.
• You were honourably released from the Canadian Armed Forces (Regular or Reserve Force) on or after April 1, 2006, or are a member of the Supplementary Reserve and;
• You meet the “length of service” requirement:
○ at least 12 years of authorized days of CAF Service (4382 days) to receive up to $92,392.30 (2023) or
○ at least 6 years of authorized days of CAF service (2191 days) to receive up to $46,196.15 (2023).
You have up to 10 years following your release date to receive this funding. If you were released from the Canadian Armed Forces between April 1, 2006, and March 31, 2018, you have until April 1, 2028 to receive the funding.
Members of the Supplementary Reserve who were honourably released between April 1, 2018, and July 4, 2019, have 10 years from the date of release to receive funding. Members who were honourably released on July 5, 2019, have until July 5, 2029, and those who transferred in after July 5, 2019, have 10 years from the date of last transfer.