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A new kind of student aid : Nouvelle forme d'aide financière aux étudiants : création, mise en oeuvre et évaluation des bourses d'accès du millénaire




Research Note Series Part of the mission of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation is to improve access to post-secondary education so that Canadians can acquire the knowledge and skills needed to participate in a changing economy and society. [...] M I L L E N N I U M R E S E A R C H N O T E # 5 W W W. M I L L E N N I U M S C H O L A R S H I P S. C A 1 A New Kind of Student Aid: Creating, Implementing and Assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries research on the distribution of financial aid assistance largely on the basis of income, not demonstrates that low-income students receive need; they allow for significant jurisdictional “ While the [...] However, the operations.4 The initiative was designed to grant programs are distinct in two important complement the existing Millennium Bursary ways: first, the Foundation’s bursaries are Program by specifically targeting funds to available to students in all jurisdictions while low-income students, even if they did not have the Canada Student Loans Program does not the highest levels of financia [...] It sought to provide non-repayable are considered eligible for the access bursary assistance to students under-represented in using the National Child Benefit criteria, but post-secondary education according to the the bursaries are delivered in a different man- needs defined by each provincial and territori- ner than the Canada Access Grant. [...] In While the millennium access bursaries are a Saskatchewan, the bursaries are provided to national initiative provided to students in Aboriginal students (additionally, in Manitoba, every province and territory, they are not a portion of the access bursaries are set aside administered in a one-size-fits-all manner.



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