Student grants

Grants are available for:

  • full-time students;
  • part-time students;
  • students with dependants; and
  • students with permanent disabilities.

Services and information

Grant for Full-time Students

A grant of up to $375 per month is available to low-income and middle-income students enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at a designated post-secondary institution.

Grant for Full-time Students with Dependants

A monthly grant of $200 per dependant is available for eligible full-time students with dependent children and assessed financial need.

Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities

A grant of $2,000 per school year for each year of post-secondary studies is available for students with a permanent disability enrolled at a designated post-secondary institution. This includes studies beyond the undergraduate level.

Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities

Eligible students with a permanent disability can receive a grant of up to $8,000 per school year to help pay for exceptional education-related costs.

Grant for Part-Time Students

A grant of up to $1,800 per loan year is available for part-time students with financial need who are enrolled at a designated post-secondary institution.

Grant for Part-Time Students with Dependants

Part-time students who qualify for a Canada Student Loan and have dependent children can receive a grant of up to $1,920. If a student has one or two dependants, this provides $40 per week of part-time study, up to a maximum of $1,920. If a student has three or more dependants, the grant provides $60 per week of part-time study, up to a maximum of $1,920.

Athlete Assistance Program

Canada’s sport funding program enables athletes to combine their sport and academic or working careers while training for world-class performances.

Explore: Second language summer program

A five-week intensive language immersion program in English or French.

University and College Entrance Preparation Program

Provides financial assistance to eligible First Nation and Inuit students to pay for courses required for admission into a post-secondary degree or diploma program.

Post-Secondary Student Support Program

Provides financial assistance to eligible First Nation and Inuit students for a range of post-secondary programs. Financial assistance from this program is exempt from consideration in the need assessment process.

Program of Legal Studies for Native People

A bursary for Aboriginal students who wish to attend law school.

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