Tyndale is pleased to offer the following assistance to help you make your education affordable. For more information, please contact the Student Financial Services Office at sfs [at] tyndale [dot] ca or at (416) 226-6620 x6735.
The Bachelor of Education Founders' Award
The Bachelor of Education Founders’ Award (up to $10,000) is offered to one applicant to the Tyndale Bachelor of Education program. All applicants to the program who qualify for an interview will be considered for this award. A suitable candidate should exhibit the “heart of a teacher” demonstrated through their experience working with children, their skills, attitudes and understanding of the teaching profession, openness to learning, and articulation of their understanding of faith-based teacher education. Applicants with experience in International education, and/or special education will be given higher consideration.
The Clarion Bursary
The Clarion Bursary ($2,500/recipient) is awarded to five new students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education program. Applicants must be in good academic standing. They should have an understanding (or, is able to articulate) that professional teaching is a vehicle through which Christ is served and also demonstrate an interest in teaching in culturally diverse contexts. Financial need must be demonstrated. If such a teacher candidate cannot be found, the bursary is to be granted to a student who demonstrates financial need and who is preparing for ministry within a church-based context.
The application for the Clarion Bursary for the 2019-2020 academic year is now available. To apply, head over to the Tyndale Awards website and complete the Clarion Bursary application. Deadline to apply is August 31st, 2019.
Tyndale Graduate Award
Tyndale is pleased to offer this exciting tuition award of $3,000 each to five successful Bachelor of Education applicants who are Tyndale graduates. This award will be given to the recipients with the five highest entering cumulative GPAs.* To apply, head over to the Tyndale Awards website and complete the Tyndale Graduate Award application. Deadline to apply is August 31st, 2019.
* Some conditions apply. An applicant will be considered a Tyndale graduate if he/she has been granted a degree from Tyndale University College, Tyndale Seminary or any of its predecessors. Moreover, recipients will have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 60 credit hours at Tyndale to be eligible. Finally, applicants must be successfully admitted and registered into the Tyndale Bachelor of Education program for the August 2019 term to receive the award. A committee will confirm the final recipients.
Tyndale will match, dollar-for-dollar, church sponsorships towards a student’s education to a maximum of $1,000. This could equal up to $2,000 in aid for BEd students. This program partners with congregations to develop able leaders and help students afford the costs of tuition. Connect your church to this innovative and helpful program.
Forgivable Loan Program
The Forgivable Loan Program permits qualified students to raise funds to pay for part or all of their tuition and living expenses.
Anyone who contributes to this program will receive a charitable tax receipt for the full amount of their donation for income tax purposes
Interest Subsidy Program
Students can qualify for private education loans up to $10,000 from their local bank. Please contact your local bank for details.
Tyndale will provide a subsidy for the interest incurred on a student loan for full-time students enrolled in the BEd program. The subsidy will be calculated based on the prime interest rate in Canada plus 1% and the loan amount that the interest will be subsidized on must not exceed $5,000.
For more information on Sponsorship programs, please visit the Financial Aid website.
The 2019-2020 OSAP application is now available. Please visit the OSAP website for complete details.
Tyndale has put together a guide on how to apply for OSAP: 2019-2020 OSAP Tip Sheet (pdf)
The McCullough Bursary is a $1,000 award granted annually to two or more students who are preparing for vocations in education, Christian ministry or Christian missions, with special attention given to those working with children.
Applications are to be submitted directly to the McCullough Bursary Committee (information in application form).
Deadline: May 15th, 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year.