Canada Student Loans and Grants
Information on Canada Student Grants
Getting a university, college or trade school education has never been more important. Canada Student Grants help you pay for your education with money that you do not pay back.
What is available?
Your eligibility for Canada Student Grants is automatically assessed when you apply and qualify for a loan. (A separate application is only required for the Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities.)
New! Grants for Students from Low-and Middle-Income Families
- $250 per month of study for full-time students from low-income families.
- $100 per month of study for full-time students from middle-income families.
- Available each year of an undergraduate university, college or trade school program that is at least two years (60 weeks) in duration.
Grants for Students with Dependants
- Full-time students may receive $200 per month of study, per child under 12 years of age.
- Part-time students with up to two children under 12 years of age may receive $40 per week of study, while part-time students with three or more children under 12 years of age could receive $60 per week of study.
Grants for Part-Time Studies
- $1,200 per school year for part-time students from low-income families.
An income test will determine your income level for the purpose of these grants. For more information, view the tables available on CanLearn.ca.
Grants for Students with Permanent Disabilities
- $2,000 per school year for students who have been assessed as having a permanent disability by their province or territory of permanent residence.
- Up to $8,000 per school year to cover exceptional education-related costs such as tutors, note-takers, sign interpreters, braillers or technical aids. A separate application is required for this grant.
Canada Student Loans and Grants are available across Canada, except in Quebec, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut which operate their own student financial assistance programs.
Contact your student financial assistance office to learn about programs available in your province or territory of permanent residence.