Financial Literacy Workshop for Syrians: Paying for School (in Arabic)

The event is targeted towards newcomer Syrians in Arabic on basic financial literacy. This workshop will be the fourth (out of 5) of our Arabic financial literacy series.

The module on September 7th, 2016 introduces the participants to Paying For School in Canada.

Paying for School:

  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Government Student Loans
  • Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
  • How to Apply for OSAP
  • Interest Rates on OSAP
  • Loans vs. Grants
  • Eligible Loans and Grant Programs
  • Canada Student Grants
  • Other Sources for Grant
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Repayment Assistance Plan

The event will ensure that Syrians are accommodated by providing a child care room during the event. The childcare room will have fun activities for the Syrian kids such as arts and crafts, snacks, games, food, and etc. There is also a room booked to provide for Syrians who are looking to pray after the workshop is completed.

Free food will be served!

Registration for the event begins at 6:00 p.m.

For those who attend ALL 5 of our sessions will receive a financial literacy certificate! Please do not forget to sign in at the registration desk upon arrival.

Please note that all of these events will be taught and led in Arabic.

If you need more information or the eventbrite details in Arabic to show the Syrian families what is listed on this eventbrite, please email us at:

Date: Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (EDT)
Location: Student Learning Center (SLC), Room: Launch Zone 3rd Floor - 341 Yonge Street, Toronto.

To register please click here