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Paying for your education

When it comes to paying for your nautical training, there are funding options.

Funding for women and Indigenous peoples

To help meet labour demands within the marine industry, and to diversify the workforce, the federal government is providing $2.5 million in bursaries for women and Indigenous peoples to pursue nautical training.

View marine program funding details

View marine course funding details

Scholarships and bursaries

  • We offer more than 1,200 awards, scholarships and bursaries that help supplement your College tuition. While some awards are specific to a campus program or year of study, many are open to new, returning and graduating students. View NSCC Student Awards
  • You can expand your search for scholarships and bursaries outside of NSCC. View external student awards

Student loans

You may be eligible for financial assistance from the federal and provincial governments. Learn more about student loans

Student line of credit 

If you don’t qualify for a government loan, or you require further funding, you may be eligible for a student line of credit through a bank or private lending organization.