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Financial Aid

Investing in your future, through education, provides one of the best rates of return you can get for your money. At Brighton College, our experienced financial staff is available to assist you with your payment plan. We are committed to helping students, whether applying for financial aid or paying by cash, in completing a plan that works best for them. Thousands of students have benefited from financial aid.

BC Student Assistance Program (BCSAP)

This program has recently been renamed StudentAidBC. This a needs-based program designed to provide supplementary financial assistance to eligible students enrolled in a full-time post-secondary level course for a minimum of 12 weeks. The amount and type of assistance awarded is based on a needs assessment. With one application, students may access several different types of funding including: Canada Student Loan, BC Student Loan, and Canada Millennium Scholarship Grants.

EI Training Funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada provide funding to unemployed individuals wanting to get back to work. The program assists people who are on Employment Insurance or have received EI in the last 3 years as well as those on maternity or parental benefits within the last 5 years.

Scholarships

Brighton College may offer scholarships from time to time, depending on each student’s personal circumstances. Ask your Educational Advisor for details on how to apply!

Policy

Brighton College is committed to providing accurate information and guidance to prospective students to ensure they make informed decisions about their program of study. Brighton College’s admission criteria are well publicized and applied consistently. Entry assessment tools and admission requirements ensure students have the required language competencies (see Language Proficiency Assessment Policy), and the basic knowledge, skills and abilities to achieve program outcomes. Admission requirements may not be waived by either the student or the College.

Students are provided with the following policies before entering into any contract, including a Letter of Acceptance or student enrollment contract:

  1. Tuition and Refund Policy
  2. Student Dispute Resolution Policy
  3. Grade Appeal Policy
  4. Withdrawal Policy
  5. Dismissal of Student Policy
  6. Admissions Policy
  7. Student Attendance
  8. Work Experience Policy
  9. PLAR Policy and Procedure
  10. Language Proficiency Policy

Procedure

  1. Applicants will consult with an Educational Advisor who will ensure the student has met the enrolment requirements for the chosen program
  2. Upon meeting admission requirements, the Educational Advisor will explain the required key policies with the student prior to signing the enrolment contract
  3. Method of payment and payment plan will be discussed and confirmed
  4. The Educational Advisor will complete all required paperwork for the students file including but not limited to: Enrollment Contract, Program Outline and Language Proficiency Assessment Proof
  5. The Student’s file will be passed to the office administrator who will reconfirm the student has met the admission requirements and will process the students file
  6. A Brighton student ID will then be assigned, and the student will be admitted into the program.