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Scholarships, bursaries, loans and grants may be available for MaKami College students. Contact your student advisor to discuss your financial assistance opportunities.

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Alberta government announces affordability support for post-secondary students

In February 2023, the Government of Alberta announced a number of important affordability supports for post-secondary students as part of its 2023 budget. The supports are meant to help students better face the increase cost of living, rising interest rate and increased tuition costs, which are all impacting their ability to make it through school and get a job.

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Student Financial Aid FAQ's

MaKami College tuition and fees vary by program. You may be eligible for scholarships to study at MaKami College. Please contact us or book a tour for more information.

If you are a student currently enrolled in another post-secondary institution and would like to transfer to one of MaKami’s programs, you could be eligible for direct entry and tuition credits. Contact us to learn more.

There are a variety of student financial assistance programs to help make college more affordable for you. Our Student Advisory team can help direct you on where to find information on student loans, financial aid from local partners, charity grants and other forms of funding such as Queen Esther Education Foundation.

Prior to graduation, the Student Advisory Services team will contact you to discuss your payment obligations and develop a payment plan to meet your needs

There are student loans such as Alberta Student Loan and Canada Student Loan that can help ease the financial commitment of post-secondary education.

When you graduate, your Alberta Student Loan will be payment-free and interest-free for six months. Beginning July 1, 2023, for borrowers who complete their studies on or after December 1, 2022, the interest-free grace period will be twelve months. Learn more about the updated Alberta affordability support for post-secondary students. Your Canada Student Loan will be payment-free for six months but will begin to accrue interest immediately. the interest-free grace period will be twelve months. 

Contact us below for more information on financial aid options or to meet with a student advisor.

Reide, massage therapy graduate at MaKami College

It’s the culture of MaKami that sold me, you don’t just leave with the excellent education – you leave with relationships that are going to help support you throughout your career.

Reide / Massage Therapy Graduate
Freddy, massage therapy graduate at MaKami College

Doesn’t matter what campus you’re on, it’s the community that we make here at MaKami – with the staff and with the students – that makes it what it is. You’re a part of the community and so if you’re here at MaKami, you’re going to be well taken care of.

Freddy / Massage Therapy Graduate

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