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


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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