Managing student expenses can be a daunting task, but you are not alone in the journey. Financial Aid wants to help you make sure that your studies are your top priority. There are many opportunities and services available for you. Financial Aid will help you find the financial options suited to help you fund your education.
There are many different types of bursaries, scholarships, and awards; you probably qualify for one. The Financial Aid office is prepared to help you with your scholarship, bursary, government loan applications, or to assist in budgeting for your university education. In recent years, students receiving financial aid were given an average of $2,015.
The President’s Scholarship
The President’s Scholarship is a renewable entrance scholarship awarded to every new full-time student who is accepted into a BA or BRE program. It has three levels:
- Distinction: $5,000 for a minimum average of 90% (3.90 GPA or 1200 SAT or 27 ACT) in their top six grade 12 U or M courses (including ENG4U).
- Excellence: $2,000 for an average between 80% and 89.9% (3.70-3.89 GPA or 1130 - 1190 SAT or 25 - 26 ACT) in their top six grade 12 U or M courses (including ENG4U).
- Merit: $1,000 for an average between 75% and 79.9% (3.00-3.69 GPA or 1060 - 1120 SAT or 23 - 24 ACT) in their top six grade 12 U or M courses (including ENG4U).
To renew this Scholarship, a minimum GPA has to be maintained (down-gradable if GPA is not at the current scholarship level). For those granted one of the President’s scholarships, a reception will be held in the spring.
$500 awarded to 6 full-time students who are dependents of a parent employed full-time by a church, mission organization, or a Christian elementary or high school.
Children of Alumni Award
$500 awarded to 5 first-year full-time students who are dependents of a former student of Tyndale University College & Seminary (or OBC/OTS). Parent must have completed the equivalent of one full-time year at Tyndale.
Christian Camp Service Award
$500 award to 10 first-year full times student who are working full-time at a partnering Christian camp for the summer leading up to their first academic year at Tyndale.
Invitational Scholarship Competition
This is an annual competition for students with high academic standing to vie for a scholarship providing a full year’s tuition. Entry into this competition is by invitation only.
Many entrance scholarships are available. You can earn up to $5,000 per year. Come and talk to Financial Aid even if you don’t think you qualify.
There may be a sponsorship program suited to your unique situation and needs. Many churches have helped students from their congregations attend Tyndale through the Church match program. Financial Aid will be happy to discuss these options with you.
Awarded on the basis of financial need. General Bursaries are available to new or returning full-time students with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Special Bursaries are available for full-time students including bursaries for spouses and families attending Tyndale together, seniors, and members of the Association of Christian Schools International members, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF), Youth for Christ (YFC), or Power to Change (P2C). Contact the Financial Aid Office for other opportunities. We are here to help.
Whether you are from Ontario, another province in Canada, the United States, or elsewhere, we can work with you to make sure that you receive the government student assistance available in your home province, state, or country.
Financial aid is available to meet with you one-on-one to help you plan your budget. Having a financial plan will help you succeed in financing your education at Tyndale. Even if you have never made a budget before, let us help you set up a budget tailored to your incomes and expenses.