Financial Aid | Summer 16 Week Program

Stratford Chefs School is a not-for-profit Career College focused on the innovative, hands-on training of high quality, aspiring chefs and culinary entrepreneurs, and also a registered Canadian charity.

The School actively raises funds to financially support students, help keep tuition fees reasonable, and maintain the exceptional quality of the program. We are pleased to make financial support opportunities available for Canadian students in our Summer Program.

ALUMNI Referral Scholarship

One successful applicant will receive $500 towards Level 2 tuition based on a referral from a Stratford Chefs School Alumni.

Requirements: Minimum six-month working relationship with SCS Alumni, who must submit a reference letter on behalf of the applicant to

Applications by Reference Letter Due: September 30, 2024


Bursary funding is available to students who demonstrate financial need.

Requirements: Applicant must download and complete the Student Financial Plan Form 2023 and submit with all required supporting documentation to

Applications Due: May 1, 2024

Get help finding and applying for Scholarships you qualify for at SCHOLARTREE.CA

Other Financial Aid

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. Please click here to learn about OSAP Loan Default Rates and Repayment Plan Assistance Usage Rates (2021).


Student Line of Credit

Most financial institutions offer a Student Line of Credit. Contact your bank to learn their eligibility criteria, interest rates and repayment terms.

Stratford Chefs School Alumni Ashley Stock

Stratford Chefs School Alumni Ashley Stock (Class of 2020) and Carl Heinrich (Class of 2005).

The Canadian Guest Chef Team from Restaurant Pearl Morissette

The Canadian Guest Chef Team from Restaurant Pearl Morissette, including Alumni Eric Robertson (Class of 2011 - second from left) and Julian Rey (Class of 2020 - third from left).

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