STEM Boost for Women

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Free non-credit course. Apply today.

Curious about science, technology, engineering and math fields, but want to build your skills first? This course eases you into science and math basics to boost your confidence with key skills for success in STEM-related education and work.

You’ll also explore the diverse world of work in STEM fields, with a focus on Biotechnology, one of the most rapidly expanding fields of work in Canada. With this awareness, we’ll help you build a plan to reach your STEM career and education goals!

How to Apply

Fill out the online application form and sign-up for an optional information session! Call 905-575-2489 if you have any questions.


Learn about Academic Upgrading pathways to get you ready for college-entry or employment.  

Learn more about Mohawk’s Biotechnology programs including:

Online Course Recommendations

The course will be delivered using the Zoom video conferencing platform. Students will require broadband Internet connection, desktop or laptop computer (tablet is acceptable), basic computer skills (web browsing, email and document creation).

Student Eligibility

We welcome applications from all those interested in City School, but please note that priority will be given to those who meet the following:

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Have no or limited post-secondary education (i.e., college, university, apprenticeship)
  • Live within Ontario

Note: High school completion is not a requirement. Anyone who will be taking a post-secondary course or program, at Mohawk College or any other educational institution, will not be eligible to register for City School courses at the same time.


We do our best to make case-by-case considerations.

Should class registration not be full by the application deadline, applicants who do not meet the criteria will be considered on a chronological basis.

Students can earn up to two (2) free credits through City School.

You will be notified of your registration status approximately three (3) weeks before the course begins.



Phone: 905-575-2489

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This course is funded through the Ontario Trillium Foundation and delivered in partnership with the Eva Rothwell Centre as part of their Women in Trades & STEM initiative.