Ontario has new funding for students in health related programs

New grant money is directed at nursing, paramedic or medical laboratory technologist programs where students agree to work in underserviced communities after their graduation

Ontario is providing additional funding to help students in health related education programs to continue their studies and stay in the North.

The program — the Learn and Stay Grant — is directed at eligible nursing, paramedic or medical laboratory technologist programs where students agree to stay in underserviced communities to work after graduation. The 170523_LG_Health_Education_Grantsprogram is designed to encourage students to learn and stay locally, helping to bring in-demand health care workers to communities that need them most across the province, said a news release. 

The new funding applies to students attending community colleges in Sudbury, North Bay, Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie, Haileybury and Kirkland Lake among others.

“Applications are now open for the Learn and Stay grant, marking an exciting milestone in our government’s

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