Applications to date - Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

CESB summary data since launchFootnote 1, as of October 20, 2020

Expanded information about CESB applications

Detailed data about CESB applications is available. You may download the data in PDF or CSV format.

Total approved applications to date


Breakdown by eligibility period
Approved and proccessed applications by claim period
May 10 to June 6 579,120
June 7 to July 4 526,890
July 5 to August 1 534,540
August 2 to August 29 499,680
Applications by value received
CESB applications ($1,250) 1,792,580
Enhanced CESB applications ($2,000)Footnote 2 347,650

Total unique applicantsFootnote 3


Total dollar value of CESB paid

$ 2.94 billion

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