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Tuition & Fees The PDF file found on this page outlines current fees associated with your studies at the College. All prices are noted in Canadian dollars.

Heritage Scholarships & Bursaries

The following College scholarships are awarded each year. The monetary amounts listed are the expected scholarship values for the upcoming school year. However, Heritage reserves the right to adjust these amounts as necessary. Questions about Heritage scholarships? Please email


Fall Term: Scholarship Applications due May 31
Winter Term: Scholarship Applications due October 31
Spring/Summer Term: Scholarship Applications due February 28

A few important notes:

  • Scholarships are awarded by the Scholarship Committee based on the perceived overall strength of the application.
  •  Applicants will be notified of the success of their application following the final decision of the Scholarship Committee.
  • All scholarships are awarded as credit on the student’s account in accordance with the “Funding Details” as specified on the application forms.
  • Scholarship recipients may be required to attend public meetings to recognize receipt of scholarship funds.
  • Students are required to follow the instructions provided on each scholarship application form.
  • Scholarship applications must be forwarded to: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE Heritage College & Seminary 175 Holiday Inn Drive Cambridge ON N3C 3T2

Heritage College Scholarships

William Marshall College Leadership Scholarship
(Up to $1000) – Awarded to full-time students who have met university entrance requirements and who demonstrate leadership experience and potential, as recommended by references. Students can apply for this scholarship each year.

Academic Entrance Scholarships
(Up to $1000) – Automatically awarded to students based on top 6 grade 12 U-level courses. Students who enter with a 75% average, and maintain a 3.0GPA will be awarded $600 per academic year (the student must maintain a 3.0GPA in the first termto retain the award in the following term; 50% of the award will be awarded each term). Students who enter with an 85% average, and maintain a 3.5GPA will be awarded $1000 per academic year (the student must maintain a 3.5GPA in the first term to retain the award in the following term; 50% of the award will be awarded each term).

In order to qualify for the Fall term, students must be accepted by May 31 and Pre-registered by June 30. Students accepted after May 31 will have their GPA assessed to qualify for the scholarship for the Winter term. In order to qualify for the Winter term, students must be accepted by October 31 and Pre-registered by November 30.

Church Matching Scholarship
(Up to $1400) – For students who are financially supported and recommended by their home church. If the student’s home church sponsors for an amount up to $500 (non-partner church) or $700 (partner church), Heritage will match the amount. Students can apply for this scholarship each year.

Returning Student Scholarships
(Up to $1000) – Automatically awarded to returning college students (or transfer students) who pre-register to enroll full-time (4 courses per semester) in the upcoming school year and have already completed at least five courses at Heritage. Students who maintain a 3.0GPA will be awarded $600 per academic year. Students who maintain a 3.5GPA will be awarded $1000 per academic year.

Heritage Dean’s Entrance Scholarships
(Up to $4,500) – Awarded to a limited number of full-time students entering a degree program who have completed a program at Word of Life Bible Institute or New Tribes Bible Institute.


Heritage awards bursaries as funds are donated for student assistance. Bursaries are normally awarded in the second year of a degree program.

Tatiana Blackburn Memorial Bursary

(Up to $1,000) – Awarded to a full-time student (minimum 3 courses) who demonstrates a passion for missions.

Seniors Bursary

Seniors are eligible for a 25% discount on the comprehensive fee. “Senior” is defined as age 65 or over. This applies only to courses taken for credit, and does not apply to distance learning courses. Other associated fees are as stated in the fee schedule. This is only applicable to courses taken in Cambridge. This burary is automatically applied to the student’s account.

Married Student Bursary

The spouse of a full-time student will receive a 50% discount on the comprehensive fee. “Full-time” refers to a student taking at least 3 courses (minimum 9 credit hours). The spouse eligible for the discount is considered to be the one taking the fewer credit hours. The course(s) must be taken for credit. This is offered when both spouses are registered in the same semester or session. Contact the Admissions Office for information on how to apply.

Student Relocation Bursary

Bursary offered to new students from a distance to facilitate full-time attendance at Heritage College & Seminary. Please review the application form for eligibility requirements. Students qualifying may receive the following:

Round trip travel fare (up to $500)
Tuition bursary (up to $500)
Residence bursary ($500)

Heritage Bursary

This bursary is granted to students based on individual need.

MBC Student Worker Bursary

Up to 25% tuition discount. This bursary is granted to students that have completed at least 1 summer (min. 5 weeks full-time) of work at MBC.

Scholarship Committee Members

David Kiff – Committee Chair; Finance Manager
Chuck Schoenmaker – Vice President and Dean of Student Life
Theresa Beach – Registrar
Nancy Wahl – General & Academic Counsellor
Emily Iles – Admissions & Marketing Coordinator

Other Sources for Scholarships and Awards – offers scholarships and awards to Canadian students wishing to pursue post-secondary studies.

Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

Students enrolled in Full Time studies, in specific programs at Heritage may be eligible, if qualified, for assistance under one or more of the following components of the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP): the Canada Student Loans Program (CSL); the Ontario Student Loans Program (OSL).

For Ontario residents, online-application and application forms for OSAP may be obtained on the internet using

Veteran’s Assistance

Heritage students have been approved by the U.S. Veteran’s Assistance for the payment of benefits. Students should apply early as the student’s program must be evaluated by the Veteran’s Administration.

Workplace Safety & Insurance Board

Heritage has qualified in certain cases as a retraining program under WSIB. An individual considering obtaining funding assistance through WSIB should speak with his or her WSIB Counsellor.

First Nations

Heritage, being a degree-granting institution, is recognized by the First Nations as an institution of post-secondary education. Qualifying students may be eligible for funding assistance from their band council.