The Globe and Mail: Laurentian University to waive tuition for students who grew up in child welfare system


August 19, 2019 - Less than a minute read

 

By Joe Friesen

Laurentian University is offering to waive tuition for students who have been in the child welfare system, regardless of their age, the latest addition to a movement that aims to provide more educational opportunities to former kids in care.

The program, in conjunction with grants from the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), will cover the full cost of tuition for low-income students who have spent at least one year in the care of a children’s aid society.

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