Canada has something called the "Lifelong Learning Plan," which allows you to use money from RRSPs for tuition without tax penalties. Only full-time students are eligible.
I recently learned that the Friends of the Mississauga Library System make an annual award to four Mississauga residents who are enrolled in library programs. I could sure use that! I emailed for more information: only full-time students are eligible.
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PS. Interestingly, I found some thing that does exists but goes unnoticed; let me know if these help you in any ways:
Assistance for Part-Time Students -- Part-Time Canada Student Loan
StudentAid BC - Programs for Part-time Students
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