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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.

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)

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.

Please download BOTH your

 AUG Application  AND   AUG Fee Deferral Form

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

Learn more about the Adult Upgrading Grant.