Private school is not just for the elite. As financial aid has become increasingly important, many schools have been opening up their doors to deserving students with more scholarships, bursaries and payment plans.
“A lot of families simply assume it’s out of their reach, but in fact schools such as ours do offer wonderful financial aid,” says Chantal Kenny, executive director of admission at Toronto-based boys’ school Upper Canada College (also known as UCC), in an interview in the latest Our Kids Canada’s Private School Guide.
Before ruling out private school, check out the options—you may be surprised to find that a private school education isn’t out of reach for your family after all.
To help make the search easier, browse thousands of dollars in available funding from private schools and government and private organizations with Our Kids’ online Scholarship Finder. Our new section shows some of the schools that provide financial aid, including the amount available in bursaries and scholarships, deadlines, as well as more information on the specific school’s financial aid offerings. You can also refine your search with our advanced search engine, allowing you to find a listing of schools and camps with financial aid, bursaries, scholarships and sibling discounts.
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