PSW programs and bursaries

There is no better time to start your journey to become a Personal Support Worker (PSW). There are 200 bursary opportunities (paid tuition) exclusively available across four college campuses in southwestern Ontario:

  • Conestoga College (Kitchener/Doon campus)

  • Fanshawe College (all campus locations)

  • Georgian College (Owen Sound campus)

  • Lambton College (Sarnia campus)

These bursaries will be available for programs starting in January 2020 until September 2020. This will provide you with many opportunities as you become the PSW you’ve always wanted to be. The only thing you need to do in return is work as a PSW in home and community care. In fact, you can even be hired as a PSW before you finish school. With paid training, these jobs will give your career a head start.


Learn more about job opportunities.

For links to program details and eligibility requirements for bursaries, click on the campus location below that you are interested in attending:

All campus locations:

Clinton, Kincardine, London, Simcoe, St. Thomas and Woodstock campuses & sites

Sarnia campus

Kitchener (Doon) campus

Owen Sound Campus

Ready to get started?

All applications must be submitted through Keep in mind that PSW programs at Ontario colleges require an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, and generally require a grade 12 English credit.

You can apply in three easy steps:

Add your program choice, the term you would like to start and provide the documents needed for their admission. Once done, you can submit your application!


Create an account on You will need to fill in your personal information, education history, transcription requests and pay a $95 processing fee.



Browse the PSW programs to determine the college program you want to apply for. Make sure that you are choosing a PSW program offered at one of the college campuses listed above in order to be eligible for a bursary.

For additional information on how to apply, visit

Work as a PSW can be this rewarding.

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