Adult Upgrading Grant Funding

The Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG) is funding from the provincial government that you do not pay back. It is for students enrolled in Adult Basic Education (ABE), Workplace Essential Skills Training (WEST) or English as a Second Language (ESL). 

Apply for AUG before you pay any fees or purchase textbooks.  Refunds cannot be issued.

New: The 2023-2024 Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG) application is now available. The new application and instructions for applying can be found below under How do I apply for the Adult Upgrading Grant?

For courses starting April 1, 2023 or later, be sure to use the 2023-2024 AUG application. A copy of your 2022 CRA Notice of Assessment, or other acceptable proof of income, is required with your application.