Financial Aid

UPEI's Financial Aid Office is here to assist you in finding the best way for you to finance your education. Here are some of the programs we can help you access.
PEI Provincial Bursaries

George Coles Bursary for PEI undergraduate students entering first-year, full-time studies. For more information and eligibility please view George Coles Bursary.

The Island Advantage program was announced by the PEI government in April 2018. It will boost George Coles program funding amounts, as well as provide additional supports through needs-based loans and debt repayment initiatives.  

Island Student Awards for PEI undergraduate students in their second, third and fourth year of study. Please view Island Student Awards.

PEI and Canada Student loan and Grant Programs for full-time & part-time Canadian students

For information and how to apply:

US Government Loans

Canada Student Loan Repayment Assistance Plan - please visit

Prince Edward Island Debt Reduction Grant

To determine if you are eligible for this grant:
Prince Edward Island Debt Reduction Grant.

Emergency Loan Program please view Emergency Loan Policy

Margaret McPike
US Student Financial Aid Advisor
Registrar's Office
(902) 628-4382
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