Funding: Apprenticeship Incentive Grant – Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the grant, you must have successfully completed the first year (level/block) or second year (level/block) within an eligible apprenticeship program.

To be eligible for the AIG, you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a protected person
  • not be a high school student
  • demonstrate registration and completion with acceptable provincial/territorial AIG supporting documents
  • be registered with a provincial/territorial apprenticeship authority as an apprentice in a designated Red Seal trade.

Eligibility while attending school

You can apply for the AIG if you meet the eligibility requirements and you are a:

  • registered apprentice enrolled in adult learning classes
  • registered apprentice taking professional development courses, or
  • Quebec apprentice completing your vocational training

Deadline to submit an application

If you completed your program on or after January 1, 2019, your deadline is: 12 months following your date of progression.

Progression date January 1, 2019 or later

  • Application deadline: 12 months from progression date
  • Deadline for submitting supporting proof document(s): 12 months from application deadline

Example

If your progression date is February 12, 2023, you have until February 12, 2024 to apply and until February 12, 2025, to provide supporting proof document(s).

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