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Crown Ward Status

Current and Prospective Students with Crown Ward Status

Are you a youth with current or former Crown ward status interested in studying at Conestoga College?

Information you need to know:

Application and Admissions Support
Not sure where to start? The Registrar's Office is here to help you! They can be reached by phone at 519-748-5220 ext. 3656. Application information can also be found here.

Financial Supports
When starting the search for financial supports, it’s important to contact Student Financial Services for the most up-to-date information on the supports you qualify for.

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services introduced a $500/month Living and Learning Grant (LLG) to extend supports to youth leaving care between the ages of 21 and 25 who are enrolled in post-secondary studies. Students who apply for OSAP are considered automatically for this grant; alternatively, a paper application may be obtained from the OSAP website.

Crown Ward Education Championship Team
The Crown Ward Education Championship Team (CWECT) is a provincial initiative developed to support students with Crown ward status in successfully completing their high school and post-secondary education. The First Generation Student Success Advisor currently represents the College on the Waterloo-Wellington Crown Ward Education Championship Team.

At Conestoga, students with Crown ward status are considered first generation students are offered one-on-one advising to support their success. Connect with your advisor today to set up a meeting.
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