Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Students  

This grant is available to part-time students who are in financial need. You are automatically assessed when you apply for student aid with your province or territory.

If you are in school full-time, see grant for full-time students.

Note: This grant is not available to students from the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Quebec. They have their own student aid programs.


You could be eligible for this grant if you apply and:

  • have a financial need
  • are a part-time student in a qualified program at a designated school
  • have successfully completed the courses you have been given a grant for in the past; and
  • your total family income is less than the income threshold below

Income thresholds for Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Students: Previous year's gross annual family income

Family size (number of people) For maximum grant
(if gross family income is below the amount 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 $35,429 $66,942
2 $50,104 $93,709
3 $61,365 $112,041
4 $70,859 $123,676
5 $79,222 $134,369
6 $86,784 $144,476
7 and more $93,737 $153,261

How much you could receive

Until the end of the 2023 to 2024 school year, you could receive up to $2,520 per year. The amount of the grant will not be more than your assessed need. For example, if you have an assessed need of $1,200, you will receive a $1,200 grant. The school year runs from August 1 to July 31.


Apply for student aid with your province or territory.

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