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Funding for Adult Basic Education Programs

Adult Upgrading Grants (AUG)

formerly ABESAP

This program is available to assist students who are upgrading their education in preparation for post-secondary level studies. Eligibility is determined on the basis of assessed financial need.

Financial need will be considered as a qualification.

To apply for AUG you will need to complete both the AUG application and AUG Fee Deferral Form for each semester you will need funding.

For study dates April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

AUG Application  AND AUG Fee Deferral Form 

Eligible students will be *Canadian citizens, *permanent residents, and those with "Protected Person" status who are studying either full or part-time in one of the following areas:

*Limited. See here fore more details.

  • Qualifying Studies
  • English Language Studies (ELS)
  • Career Choices and Life Success (CCLS)
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Academic and Career Preparation (ACP)
  • Access Programs for People with Disabilities (APPD)

Additional information is available from the Ministry of Advanced Education at or at Student Awards and Financial Assistance located on any campus.