FOR IEPs

Task 3: Financial Help

important_iconComplete this task before you begin the registration process.

TASK 3 APPLY FOR FINANCIAL HELP

There are costs to complete the registration process, such as application and exam fees. The following places may help you with these costs.

Employment Manitoba

Employment Manitoba delivers a full range of employment and training services to residents of Manitoba.  Internationally Educated Professionals in need of assistance to re-enter their professions may be eligible for financial supports to help pay for such costs as tuition, books and living expenses.  To learn more about these supports and the eligibility requirements, please visit an Employment Manitoba Centre in person.  Go to: http://www.gov.mb.ca/employment/emp_centre_locations.html to find the Employment Manitoba Centre nearest you.

Recognition Counts

Recognition Counts is a program that provides supports to skilled immigrants wishing to work in their fields of expertise in Manitoba.  The program offers career ad financial counselling, as well as the opportunity to apply for a loan of up to $10,000.00 to help with the costs associated with gaining employment in a profession or trade.  To learn more visit www.recognitioncounts.ca.

Manitoba Student Aid

Manitoba Student Aid is a supplemental financial assistance program for all Manitobans who do not have sufficient resources to pay for their post-secondary education on their own.  They provide various types of funding on behalf of the Manitoba Student Aid Program and the Canada Student Loans and Grants Programs.  The funding includes repayable government student loans and non-repayable grants and/or bursaries.  All applications are assessed to determine eligibility and financial need.  To learn more visit www.manitobastudentaid.ca.