OpenEd offers opportunities for financial assistance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Students interested in enrolling in a continuing education or Open Learning program course are eligible to apply for a bursary.
Continuing education offerings, recognized with awards for excellence, consist of specialized, career-oriented certificates and diplomas that are delivered face-to-face or entirely online.
The Open Learning program provides worldwide and open access to award-winning degree-credit distance education courses for professional development or personal enrichment.
Registered undergraduate students at the University of Guelph may find more detailed information regarding applicable bursaries/scholarships by contacting Student Financial Services.
The Virginia L. Gray Memorial Bursary recognizes the exemplary work of Virginia L. Gray in continuing and distance education, and her passion for making education accessible.
The Open Learning Bursary supports individuals requiring financial assistance to advance their academic and career goals through education.
To apply for a bursary, contact OpenEd with a letter of application outlining the following:
Examples of supporting documentation for the application include:
Please send bursary applications to:
Bursary Award Committee
Open Learning and Educational Support
University of Guelph
Johnston Hall, Room 160
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
Staff and friends of the University community have established and continue to contribute annually to the above bursary funds. OpenEd invites you to consider making a contribution to these funds. Any amount will be sincerely appreciated and will benefit a student in need. To donate, simply indicate the amount of your donation on your course or program registration form, and name the bursary of your choice. A donation receipt will be issued for your contribution.
For more information, please email our main office or phone us at 519-767-5000.