Financial Assistance

Palette Skills Funding

With the financial support of Upskill Canada, powered by Palette Skills and the Government of Canada, the DSI is able to offer the Certificates at a highly-subsidized rate – less than 10% of the cost of comparable offerings – for 2024. 

Data Sciences Institute Accessibility Funds

The DSI has allocated funds to support participants unable to cover the certificate fee. During the application process, you will have the opportunity to indicate your interest in information about financial assistance, and awarded candidates will receive up to $350 CAD towards their certificate.    

Accessibility Fund awards will be evaluated based on need, determined during the application proces.

Canada Training Credit

The Canada Training Credit (CTC) is a refundable tax credit available to help working Canadians with the cost of eligible training fees. You can claim the Canada training credit when you complete your income tax and benefit return.  

Eligible learners can receive up to 50% of the eligible tuition and other fees paid to an eligible educational institution for courses taken in the year.  

Highlights of the benefit include:  

  • Targets Canadian workers aged 25-64 years of age.
  • Annual income range of $10,000 to $150,000

Eligible training fees at colleges, universities and eligible institutions proving occupational skills training starting in 2020. Note that the University of Toronto is accredited as a designated learning institution (DLI) and the DSI Data Science Courses are eligible for the benefit. Visit the Canada Training Benefit website to learn more.