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Bursaries, Scholarships & Awards
Thanks to the dedicated work of the Holland College Foundation and the generosity of numerous individuals, businesses and organizations, and donors, we have over 150 various awards available for our students. All students who are registered full-time College programs can apply for Holland College bursaries and scholarships.
Please Note: Some scholarships, bursaries and awards have open eligibility, while others are specific to certain programs or demographics. Please read the description carefully.
Through the Provincial Departments of Education, student loans are available to qualified students attending programs at Holland College. If you require further information of assistance with student loans, contact Student Services or visit the following websites where you can apply online and/or download an application:
SkillsPEI is a Division of the Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning. It was established to manage the delivery of training and skills development programming funded by the Canada-Prince Edward Island Labour Market Development Agreement (LMDA) and Labour Market Agreement (LMA). SkillsPEI will duplicate and expand upon programs and services previously delivered by Service Canada / Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) in local offices located across Prince Edward Island.
To be eligible for Skills Development individuals must meet the following basic criteria:
- be unemployed and legally authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizen or permanent resident)
- have a current claim for Employment Insurance benefits or have a previous EI claim whose benefit period ended in the preceding 36 months or have a previous benefit period that began in the preceding 60 months, during which the individual was paid maternity or parental benefits, after which they left the labour market to care for a newborn or newly adopted child and are now seeking to re-renter the labour market
- have a Return to Work Action Plan that identifies (a) lack of marketable skills as an employment barrier and (b) the need for new or additional occupational skills in order to find employment
- other criteria may apply