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 an undergraduate degree, diploma, or certificate program at a designated post-secondary institution.
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.
You are eligible if:
- you apply and qualify for part-time student financial assistance;
- you are enrolled as a part-time student in an undergraduate degree, diploma, or certificate program (at least 12 weeks long within a period of 15 weeks in a row) at a designated post-secondary institution;
- 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
|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)
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.
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