York Continuing Studies launches benefit program to aid in tuition payment

April 16, 2020

York University’s School of Continuing Studies has launched a benefit program to help remove financial barriers for qualified students. The Continuing Studies Emergency benefit will award 17 Canadians with $1.5K toward their Continuing Studies certificate tuition. Anyone who has been approved for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) can apply for benefit, and the funds can be applied to any online certificate program that starts in May. “We knew we had a responsibility to help Canadians and their employers rebound,” states a York release. “The Benefit will support Canadians who want to reskill or upskill in these high-demand fields, allowing them to stay competitive and seize opportunities during and after the crisis. York (ON)