Canada Student Grant for Full-Time Students

The Canada Student Grant for Full-Time Students from is available to low and middle-income students enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at a designated post-secondary institution.

Note:

This Grant is not available to students from the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Quebec because they their own student financial assistance programs.

Eligibility

You are eligible if you:

  • apply and qualify for student financial assistance (have at least $1 of assessed financial need);
  • are from a low or middle-income family as defined by the Canada Student Loans Program; and
  • are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree, diploma, or certificate program that is at least two years (60 weeks) in duration at a designated post-secondary institution.
Income Used to Determine Eligibility
Family size (Number of people) Previous year’s gross annual family income
For maximum grant (If gross family income is below these amounts 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 $30,000 $61,513
2 $42,426 $86,031
3 $51,962 $102,638
4 $60,000 $112,817
5 $67,082 $122,229
6 $73,485 $131,177
7 or more $79,373 $138,897

How much you could receive

You could receive up to $375 per month of study, assuming you are enrolled in an eight-month school year. You can receive this grant for each year of your undergraduate studies as long as you still qualify.

Example:

If you need $5,000 and you qualify for the Canada Student Grant for Full‑Time Students, you will receive a grant ranging from $100 to $3,000 (assuming you study for eight months). Depending on your family size and income, you might then qualify for a Canada Student Loan ranging from $2,000 (if you received the maximum grant of $3,000) to $4,900 minimum grant of $100).

Apply

Your eligibility for the Canada Student Grant is for Full-Time Students is automatically considered when you apply and qualify for student financial assistance through your province or territory of residence.

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