AQ/ABQ Subsidies

Important information about AQ/ABQ Subsidies

Funding for AQ/ABQ subsidies provided to OTF through the Ministry of Education is now coming to an end.

For Technology and Kindergarten AQs

OTF will continue to process requests for subsidies that are received no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, October 12, 2018, subject to availability of funds.

For Math AQs and ABQs

OTF will continue to process requests for subsidies that are received no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, subject to availability of funds.

As always, applications received will be processed on a first come, first served basis. Note that information received must be complete in order for your application to be processed. Any incomplete applications will not be considered.

All other eligibility requirements described below remain in place.

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You must be an active member of OTF or its Affiliates.

You are not eligible to apply for a subsidy if you completed an AQ/ABQ course or undergraduate prerequisite Math course before April 1st, 2014 (the beginning of this program).

You are not eligible to apply for a subsidy if you registered for and completed your course between May 1st, 2015 and January 31st, 2016. Please contact your school board – you should be subsidized through application to the board.

You are eligible for a Math AQ/ABQ or undergraduate prerequisite Math course subsidy if you completed your course between April 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015.

You are eligible to apply for a Math AQ/ABQ or undergraduate prerequisite Math course subsidy if you registered for your course before May 1, 2015 but completed it later.

You are eligible to apply for a Math or undergraduate prerequisite Math course subsidy if the course is completed on or after February 1, 2016, regardless of when you registered.

Please note: If you are an OECTA member applying for a Math AQ/ABQ subsidy and you completed your Math AQ/ABQ on or before October 31, 2017, your application must be processed by OECTA. Visit the OECTA website. 

If you are an OECTA member applying for a Math AQ/ABQ subsidy and you completed your Math AQ/ABQ on November 1, 2017 or later, to apply please complete the application form below.

The subsidized mathematics courses are

  • Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Part 1
  • Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Part 2
  • Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Specialist
  • Mathematics, Grades 7 and 8
  • Mathematics, Intermediate (ABQ)
  • Mathematics, Senior (ABQ)
  • Mathematics, Honours Specialist
  • Any undergraduate mathematics course that is prerequisite to the AQ/ABQ courses listed above

You may apply for up to three subsidies in Mathematics.

Note that it may be up to eight weeks before you receive your cheque.

Ready to apply? Click on AQ Subsidies.