Canada Student Grants for Part-Time Studies

The Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies is available to low- and middle-income part-time students enrolled in a program at a designated post-secondary institution, including studies beyond the undergraduate level.

Note: This grant is not available to students from the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Quebec, where the province or territory operates student financial assistance programs.

Eligibility

You are eligible if:

  • you apply and qualify for part-time student financial assistance;
  • you are enrolled as a part-time student in a degree, diploma, or certificate program (at least 12 weeks long within a period of 15 weeks) at a designated post-secondary institution, including studies beyond the undergraduate level;
  • your total family income is less than the applicable income threshold below; and
  • you have successfully completed all courses for which you previously received a grant.
Income Thresholds for Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Students
Previous year's gross annual family income
Family size (number of people) Previous year's gross annual family income
For maximum grant
(if gross family income is below the amount for family size, the student qualifies for the maximum grant)
For grant cut-off
(if gross family income is at or above these amounts for family size, the student does not qualify for the grant)
1 $30,600 $62,113
2 $43,275 $86,880
3 $53,001 $103,677
4 $61,200 $114,017
5 $68,424 $123,571
6 $74,955 $132,647
7+ $80,960 $140,484

How much could you receive

You could receive up to $1,800 each school year (August 1 to July 31). You can get this grant for each year of your studies (including undergraduate and graduate levels) as long as you still qualify.

The amount of the grant will not exceed your assessed need.

Example: If you have an assessed need of $1,800, you will receive an $1,800 grant.

Apply

When you apply and qualify for student financial assistance through your province or territory of residence you are also assessed for this Canada Student Grant.

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