Payment Methods and Financial Aid

How to Pay your Fees

Acsenda provides a convenient, online/mobile payment option through Flywire. If you are paying from an international bank or credit card, please select the country where the payment will come from to ensure you get the best exchange rate. If you are paying from a Canadian bank or credit card, choose Canada.

For access to the payment portal, please go to the Flywire website, or click on the Make a Payment tab on the left side of your MyASM homepage. In case you need to check for tuition fees or other costs please go to the Tuition and Fees section.

Flywire does not charge any transaction fees, and it does guarantee the best exchange rate. Besides, Flywire also offers 24/7 support in multiple languages to assist you with your transaction.

Applying Online for a Payment Plan

Log in to your MyASM account and click on “REQUEST FORMS” and select Payment Plan Application. To complete the form, refer to the tuition and fee amount owing on your Statement, and enter it on the form and the amount. After, there is an option to make your payments in seven (7) equal installments that you can agree on.

To request a special payment method plan to make your payments on other dates and frequencies click NO and you need to select the dates and amounts that you will pay.

Your Payment Plan application will be reviewed. Lastly, please check your ‘Request Forms’ tab to review the status of your Payment Plan Application.

Payment Plans

Students who are in good standing may apply for a payment plan. The payment plan allows them to pay their tuition fees for the Academic term in seven equal installments.

Furthermore, students must apply for a Payment Plan by applying to the Registrar’s Office. Payments need to be pay in accordance with the established schedule Also, it is important to note that there is a $46 fee to set up a payment plan.

Student Loans and Financial Aid

Basic Eligibility Requirements to apply for BC Student Aid:

  1. Canadian Citizen, a landed immigrant (permanent resident) or have a protected person status
  2. Registered in a minimum 60% course load program
  3. Valid Canadian Social Insurance Number (Does not start with 0 or 8)
  4. Enrolled in an eligible program of study at an eligible post-secondary institution
  5. Pursuing Full-Time studies as their primary occupation
  6. Be able to demonstrate financial need
  7. Make academic progress and achieve satisfactory scholastic standing in each period of post-secondary study.

For additional information and to apply online, visit: https://studentaidbc.ca/

New Medical and Parental Leave

Effective October 1, 2020, students will be able to apply for the new medical and parental leave, a six-month interest-free and payment-free leave for borrowers who need to take a temporary leave from school for medical reasons, including mental health reasons, or following the birth or adoption of a child. In addition, the extension of medical and parental leave can be for up to 18 months.

Students and institution officials may learn more about the medical and parental leave eligibility requirements and download the application form at the Canada Student Loans Programs page. To apply, students must submit their application through the National Student Loans Service Center (NSLSC).

The StudentAid BC 2020/21 Policy Manual has been updated to reflect this change and it is available at: https://studentaidbc.ca/sites/all/files/school-officials/policy_manual.pdf.

Transportation Grant

We recognize at Acsenda that it is an uncertain time for many students looking to come to Canada.

Our institution strongly believes in supporting the students through ongoing assistance and accommodation efforts, which is why we will cover the cost of the taxi/transportation when you arrive at the Vancouver airport. This is one of a number of initiatives Acsenda has introduced since the start of the COVID-19 situation, in order to support our students and their long-term educational ambitions in Canada.

To qualify for the grant, you must:

– use a recognized transportation service (taxi or ride-sharing)
– provide an official receipt submitted along with the airline ticket

Also, you can apply for your grant online through MyASM. Once these requirements are met, a credit will be applied to your student account.

Laptop Grant

Acsenda School of Management recognizes the importance of students having laptop computers. To support students in their purchase of a laptop, our institution will provide a Laptop Purchase Tuition Grant of up to $600 (CDN). This will be available to students who started their program with Acsenda in Term 3, 2020 and after.

Eligibility:

The person applying to this program must be registered as a full-time at Acsenda. This means that the student needs to be taking ENGL103/4 or EAPP090 or enrolled for 9 credits. Students currently studying in other countries can apply for the program once they commence their studies on campus at Acsenda in Canada.

New students may apply for the grant after they have completed their first academic term and up until their third term of study.  Enrollment is mandatory and students have to be in good financial and academic standing.

Guidelines:

The Laptop Purchase Tuition Grant will be applied to students’ accounts as a credit toward tuition for future terms. There is no cash value for the grant. In the student’s third term half of the grant is provided and in the student’s fourth term the second half. Proof of purchase from a recognized retail outlet must be provided.

Computers purchased in other countries prior to arrival in Canada may be eligible providing they were purchased after enrolment with Acsenda and proof of purchase from a recognized retail outlet is provided and students who withdraw will not be eligible for the grant.

Laptops must meet the following requirements:

  • Recommended Processor (CPU): Intel I5 and higher or AMD Ryzen 5 Processor and higher
  • Minimum Memory: 8GB Memory o Minimum Storage: 500GB internal mechanical hard drive or at least 256GB internal Solid-state drive
  • A web camera and microphone
  • Wireless network card