COVID-19: Financial Assistance

Last updated: October 7, 8:00am

As our community works together to meet these extraordinary challenges, we want to ensure you are aware of the programs that are available to help those facing financial hardship.

Emergency bursaries are available for ECU students impacted by COVID-19.

Scroll down to learn more about these bursaries along with other support programs from the find out more about these bursaries provincial and federal governments.

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Emergency Bursaries for Students

Emily Cares Student Emergency Fund

Through this fund, the university will provide up to $200 to students in urgent financial need.

These non-repayable bursaries are to help cover essential living expenses and can provide a modest buffer while you seek additional sources of support.

Emily Cares bursaries are available for domestic and international students, whether enrolled in a degree program or a Continuing Studies Certificate program.

Learn more and apply online.

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