FINANCIAL AID, BURSARIES & SCHOLARSHIPS

Financial aid, bursaries and scholarships may be available to those who qualify. Contact us now to see if you are eligible. 

At OCTCM, we believe in making this medicine accessible. In addition to government grants and loans, we are proud to present several bursaries and scholarships to support our students.  Students enrolled in the Diploma of Acupuncture, Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner or Advanced Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine may be eligible, if qualified, for loans, grants or awards granted under the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). You may apply for OSAP online or you can fill out a paper application, which is available for printing from the OSAP website through the link below.  For help applying for OSAP or for more information, please contact Melinda Wu at the Financial Aid Office by calling 905-477-8855 ext: 1 or by emailing melinda.wu@octcm.com 

Tuition Bursary For Low Income Students

$4000

$2000 per year*

This bursary is offered to all new full time students who can demonstrate the need for financial assistance.

TERMS & CONDITION

Must be a new student without advanced standing

Must be enrolled full time and maintain full time status throughout program

Must maintain good financial standing with OCTCM

Funds are towards tuition only

 

Funds are distributed throughout the length of the program

Toronto or Markham Campus

Student must complete the program at OCTCM

*Bursaries and Scholarships are applied for yearly. If you receive a bursary or scholarship, you are responsible to notify OSAP of the change to your tuition.

Scholarships

APPLICATION GUIDELINE

Interested applicants​ should submit a 500 word essay along with their student application detailing what scholarship they are applying for and why they should receive the award. Consider including:

  1. How did you become interested in TCM and what makes you unique as an applicant?

  2. What are the circumstances that led you to have a financial need for support?

  3. What makes you a strong candidate to complete the program and contribute to the field of TCM and acupuncture?

Scholarship applications are due by application deadlines.  

*OCTCM reserves the right to change fees and policies at any time. Although we are not obliged to give advance notice of fee changes, OCTCM will publish the changes prior to the date the new fees take effect when possible. All fees are in Canadian funds.

Ben Wu Scholarship

$2000

$1000 per year*

This prestigious scholarship is offered by the President of OCTCM Professor Ben Wu to two students who exemplify academic excellence and a commitment to TCM.

TERMS & CONDITION

Maximum available is two per campus

Available to new or advanced standing students

Must be enrolled full time and maintain full time status throughout program

Must maintain good financial standing with OCTCM

Must maintain a GPA above 80%

Funds are towards tuition only

Funds are distributed throughout the length of the program

Toronto or Markham Campus

*Bursaries and Scholarships are applied for yearly. If you receive a bursary or scholarship, you are responsible to notify OSAP of the change to your tuition.

Spiritwind Scholarship

$2000

$1000 per year*

This scholarship was created by Dylan Kirk, a lifelong practitioner of traditional Chinese internal martial arts for students who have a strong foundation in the practice of self cultivation and martial arts and who wish to expand that experience into the practice of traditional Chinese medicine.

TERMS & CONDITION

Maximum available is two per campus

Previous experience and training in martial arts, meditation or yoga

Available to new or advanced standing students

Full or part time enrolment

Must maintain good financial standing with OCTCM

Must maintain a GPA above 80%

Funds are towards tuition only

Funds are distributed throughout the length of the program

Toronto Campus Only

*Bursaries and Scholarships are applied for yearly. If you receive a bursary or scholarship, you are responsible to notify OSAP of the change to your tuition.

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