Student aid


Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, there are changes to this program.

Please read our latest notices

Student grants and loans, scholarships, education savings, apprentice loans and grants.

Canada Student Grants and Loans

1. Apply for student grants and loans

Apply for student grants and loans, including grants for special circumstances.

2. Manage your loan at the NSLSC

Access and update your loan account, and keep your loan interest free.

3. Repay your student loan

How and when to start repaying your loan, get repayment assistance and what to do if you cannot repay your loan.

Other student aid

Apprentice loans and grants

Earn while you learn with additional aid to start and complete an apprenticeship.


Merit-based scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral studies.

Indigenous learning

Scholarships, bursaries, education programs and schools for Indigenous peoples.

Aid for reservists

Apply to keep your loan interest free while you serve.

Aid for protected persons

Apply for the same loans and grants as a Canadian citizen.

Aid for athletes

Support for high-performance Canadian athletes who are preparing for and participating in international sport.

What we are doing


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