Overview

Find a record of eligible regions and programs offered in previous academic years of the Ontario Learn and Stay Grant. You may need this information if you:

  • need to align your OSAP or Ontario Learn and Stay Grant application study period with the academic year in which you enrolled in the grant program
  • chose to self-fund your studies or apply for OSAP only for part of an Ontario Learn and Stay Grant eligible program
  • need to look at past information when reapplying for funding in a subsequent year
  • want to look at the listings for the program you started to help fulfill your service commitment

Learn more about the Ontario Learn and Stay Grant.

Find a list of eligible programs and regions for the 2024–2025 academic year.

Ontario Learn and Stay Grant regions 2023–2024

The Ontario Learn and Stay Grant regions are grouped by Ontario Public Health boundaries. footnote 1

Students who began studies in the 2023–2024 academic year are eligible for the Ontario Learn and Stay Grant in any of the following regions:

Each public health unit is listed by region with its corresponding number in the map below. 

North region

  • Thunder Bay (6)
  • Sudbury (12)
  • North Bay-Parry Sound (21)
  • Northwestern (24)
  • Timiskaming (26)
  • Porcupine (33)
  • Algoma (34)

East region

  • Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington (16)
  • Eastern Ontario (20)
  • Ottawa (22)
  • Leeds Grenville and Lanark (23)
  • Renfrew County (27)
  • Hastings Prince Edward Counties (30)

Southwest region

  • Huron Perth/Oxford Elgin St. Thomas (2)
  • Southwestern (4)
  • Lambton (8)
  • Middlesex-London (11)
  • Chatham-Kent (15)
  • Windsor-Essex County (17)
  • Grey-Bruce (19)
  • Haldimand-Norfolk (25)

Regional map

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Ontario Learn and Stay Grant Regions based on Ontario Public Health Unit boundaries The map shows Ontario Learn and Stay regions for the 2023 to 2024 academic year. These regions are North, East and Southwest and are based on Ontario Public Health Unit boundaries.
Regions based on Ontario Public Health Unit boundaries.

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Eligible programs, institutions and regions

2023–2024

The following programs, institutions and regional campus locations at the diploma, undergraduate, masters and postgraduate levels are eligible for students who began studies in the 2023–2024 academic year.

Diploma programs

Eligible programs:

Practical Nursing

InstitutionCampus location(s)Ontario Learn and Stay Grant region
Algonquin CollegePerth, Pembroke, Ottawa (regular and intensive)East
Cambrian CollegeSudburyNorth
Canadore CollegeNorth Bay, Parry SoundNorth
Collège BoréalSudbury, Timmins, Hearst, Kapuskasing, NipissingNorth
Collège BoréalWindsorSouthwest
Confederation CollegeDryden, Fort Frances, Kenora, Thunder Bay, Sioux LookoutNorth
Fanshawe CollegeLondon, WoodstockSouthwest
Georgian CollegeOwen SoundSouthwest
La Cité CollégialeOttawaEast
Lambton CollegeSarniaSouthwest
Loyalist CollegeBellevilleEast
Northern CollegeHaileybury, Kirkland Lake, TimminsNorth
Sault CollegeSault Ste. MarieNorth
St. Clair CollegeWindsor, ChathamSouthwest
St. Lawrence CollegeBrockville, Cornwall, KingstonEast

Paramedic

InstitutionCampus location(s)Ontario Learn and Stay Grant region
Cambrian CollegeSudburyNorth
Collège BoréalSudburyNorth
Confederation CollegeThunder BayNorth
CTS Canadian Career College Inc.North BayNorth
CTS Canadian Career College Inc.Sault Ste. MarieNorth
CTS Canadian Career College Inc.SudburyNorth
Northern CollegeJames Bay Education Centre Campus in Moosonee, TimminsNorth
Seven Generations Education Institute (partnered with Durham College)Fort Frances, Kenora, Sioux LookoutNorth

Medical Laboratory Technology/Medical Laboratory Science

InstitutionCampus locationOntario Learn and Stay
Grant region
Cambrian CollegeSudburyNorth
St. Clair CollegeWindsorSouthwest

Undergraduate programs

Bachelor or Bachelor of Science in Nursing

InstitutionCampus location(s)Ontario Learn and Stay
Grant region
Algonquin CollegeOttawa, Pembroke (collaborative with University of Ottawa)
(English or French)
East
Cambrian CollegeSudburyNorth
Canadore CollegeNorth BayNorth
Confederation CollegeThunder BayNorth
Fanshawe CollegeLondon (collaborative with Western University)Southwest
Georgian CollegeOwen SoundSouthwest
La Cité CollégialeOttawaEast
Lakehead UniversityThunder Bay (regular and compressed)North
Lambton CollegeSarniaSouthwest
Laurentian UniversitySudbury (English or French stand-alone programs and collaborative with Northern College in Timmins)North
Loyalist CollegeBellevilleEast
Nipissing UniversityNorth BayNorth
Northern CollegeTimmins (collaborative with Laurentian University)North
Queen’s UniversityKingston (regular and accelerated standing track)East
Sault CollegeSault Ste. MarieNorth
St. Clair CollegeWindsor/Chatham (collaborative 4-year program with University of Windsor)Southwest
St. Lawrence CollegeBrockville, Cornwall, KingstonEast
University of OttawaOttawa (stand-alone in Ottawa and collaborative with Algonquin College in Ottawa and Pembroke)
(French or English)
East
University of WindsorWindsor (collaborative 4-year program) and Chatham/Windsor (collaborative 4-year program with St. Clair College)Southwest
Western UniversityLondon (compressed program and collaborative with Fanshawe College)Southwest

Master’s programs for Nursing

ProgramInstitutionCampus location(s)Ontario Learn and Stay
Grant region
Master of Public Health: Nurse Practitioner SpecializationLakehead UniversityThunder BayNorth
Master of Nursing: Nurse Practitioner SpecializationLakehead UniversityThunder BayNorth
Master of Nursing: Advanced PracticeLakehead UniversityThunder BayNorth
Master's in Nursing (MSc)
(English or French)
Laurentian UniversitySudburyNorth
Nurse Practitioner MSc Nursing
(English or French)
Laurentian UniversitySudburyNorth
Advanced Practice Nursing Stream: MSc Nursing
(English or French)
Laurentian UniversitySudburyNorth
Master of Nursing ScienceQueen’s UniversityKingstonEast
Master of Nursing (Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner)Queen’s UniversityKingstonEast
Master of Science Nursing
(English or French)
University of OttawaOttawaEast
Master of Science Nursing with Graduate Diploma Primary Health Care for Nurse Practitioners
(English or French)
University of OttawaOttawaEast
Master of Science in Nursing (MScN)University of WindsorWindsorSouthwest
Masters of Nursing (MN)
(Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner)
University of WindsorWindsorSouthwest
Masters of Nursing (MN)University of WindsorWindsorSouthwest
MScN: Master of Science in NursingWestern UniversityLondonSouthwest
Master of Nursing – Primary Health Care Nurse PractitionerWestern UniversityLondonSouthwest

Postgraduate programs for Nursing

ProgramInstitutionCampus location(s)Ontario Learn and Stay
Grant region
Postgraduate: Nurse Practitioner DiplomaQueen’s UniversityKingstonEast
Postgraduate: Graduate Diploma Primary Health Care for Nurse Practitioners
(English or French)
University of OttawaOttawaEast
Postgraduate: Graduate Diploma: Primary Health Care Nurse PractitionerUniversity of WindsorWindsorSouthwest
Postgraduate: Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner DiplomaWestern UniversityLondonSouthwest