Special thanks to the Edmonton Community Foundation for their contributions to bursaries through:

  • The Eldon and Anne Foote Fund
  • The Single Parents’ Independence Fund
  • The Awinita Fund 

Want to go back to school? CEASE can help with your education costs and it’s easy to apply. We offer funding for specific training or education courses that will put you on course to pursue your dream job. There is no deadline and it can take up to one month for your application to be processed.

What’s your dream? We can help you get there through education and training bursaries. Here are some courses previous students have successfully finished:

  • Strategic management
  • Nursing
  • Corrections
  • Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist
  • Engineering
  • Yoga Instructor
  • High School or University Upgrading


CEASE Bursary at MacEwan University
Up to $2,500 is available for courses at MacEwan University, to be considered for this bursary you must be enrolled full-time or part-time at MacEwan University in any credit or non-credit course or program.

Rachel’s Hope Bursary at NorQuest College
Up to $2,500 is available for first time applicants. You may apply for an admission bursary to be used for course fees, especially for part time students.

The applicant may choose for her/his identity to remain confidential, or may choose to be recognized in public ways proposed by NorQuest or CEASE.

This bursary is named after a young woman, Rachel Quinney, whose hope for a fresh start in life was cut short. She was murdered June 11, 2004 at the age of 19. She had hoped to return to Norquest that September.


For more information on how to apply for funding (bursaries), please contact:
(780) 819 6659