Applications to date - Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

CESB summary data since launch, as of September 17, 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 6 577,016
June 7 to July 4 524,272
July 5 to August 1 530,396
August 2 to August 29 489,544
Applications by value received
CESB applications ($1,250) 1,776,445
Enhanced CESB applications ($2,000)Footnote 1 344,783

Total unique applicantsFootnote 2


Total dollar value of CESB paid

$ 2.91 billion

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