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Olds College Ukrainian Student Sponsorship Program

College-admissible students who have been displaced due to the conflict in Ukraine may apply for one of two fully sponsored full-time seats for the Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 Academic Year.

Sponsorship Includes:

  • Single Occupancy Housing and Meal Plan 
  • Tuition, fees, and books

Who Can Apply?

Application Format

  • Be Ukrainian nationals.
  • Be between the ages of 18-29 at time of application.
  • Have completed secondary school or above in good standing.
  • Have arrived in Canada in 2022 or extended their temporary stay in Canada in 2022 (couldn’t return).
  • Have been intending to attend post-secondary education in the 2022-2023 school year but could not due to the conflict in Ukraine.

Preference will be given to applicants who embrace Olds College’s social purpose, transforming agriculture for a better world.

Prepare Your Application

Olds College Will:

  • waive the application fee. 
  • waive Tuition Fees for 2022-23
  • be flexible concerning missing/inaccessible documentation (e.g., students will be required to explain in writing what is missing and why)

Submit the following to

  • Paper Application

  • Personal Statement

  • 1 page statement answering what is your background and why do you want to study at Olds College 

  • Letter of recommendation (e.g., agency like Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Church, other community organization, Canadian contact/family) 

  • Academic transcripts OR letter explaining academic background, and what documentation is missing and why