IEN Competency Upgrade Pathway: Fee Waiver Eligibility Form

This form has been designed to assess whether or not you are eligible to have your course fee covered by the Ontario government’s Nursing Program Transformation in Ontario’s Colleges initiative. The following courses are part of this initiative:

This form is only for internationally educated nurses (IEN) who have been assessed by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as needing additional education to meet the competencies required to become registered in Ontario as a general class registered nurse (RN). To submit the form, please complete the following.

Fee Waiver Eligibility Form

Note: Items marked with an asterisk (*) must be completed.

Personal Information

This information is required by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) for audit and statistical purposes.

Citizenship Status
Contact Information
Mailing Address
Eligibility Information
Upload your letter of direction from the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).
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Eligible Courses
I am requesting a fee waiver for the following course(s):
Terms of Assessment

You will be contacted within two weeks after you submit this form and your letter of direction from the CNO to let you know if you have qualified to have your course fee(s) covered.

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