Financing your Bachelor of Education

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.

 Please visit our Tuition and Fees page for information on costs related to your program.

Awards, Bursaries and Financial Aid Options

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.*

* 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 2018 term to receive the award. A committee will confirm the final recipients.

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 are now available for the 2018-2019 academic year. To apply, head over to the Tyndale Awards website and complete the Clarion Bursary application.

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Leadership Award

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.

*Some conditions apply. Please visit the Financial Aid website for details.

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

The 2018-2019 OSAP application is now available.  Please visit the OSAP website for complete details.  As a helpful reference, please use our 2018-19 OSAP Tip Sheet (PDF) when applying.  

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.

*Some conditions apply. Please visit the Financial Aid website for details.

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.*

*Some conditions apply. Please visit the Financial Aid website for details.