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About StudentAid BC

We help with the cost of post-secondary education through student loans, grants, and scholarships. We also have programs that help with loan repayment.


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Apply for a 2019/20 student loan

Classes starting between August 01, 2019 and July 31, 2020 AND August 01, 2018 and July 31, 2019

StudentAid BC strives to process your request within 10 business days.

We are currently processing:

  • Requests received on or after
    Jan 14
  • With the exception of:
  • Appeals
    Jan 10
  • Youth Educational Assistance Fund
    Jan 15
  • Institution Designation Applications
    Jan 03
  • BC Completion Grant for Graduates
    Jan 10
  • BC Loan Forgiveness
    Jan 01
  • Pacific Leaders – Loan Forgiveness
    Jan 01
  • Permanent Disability Service Requests
    Jan 01
  • Labour Market Grant Disbursement components:
    Processed Weekly: Tools, Unmet Need, Relocation
    Processed 3rd Wednesday of the month: Loan Reduction
  • Next Appeal Committee Meeting:
    Feb 11

Latest News

  • Jun 11 2019

    Applications for the 2019/2020 Program Year for classes starting between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020 are now available.

  • Feb 19 2019
    Updated January 16, 2020

    Fulfilling the B.C. Government’s commitment to make post-secondary education more affordable, as of February 19, 2019, the interest rate on B.C. Government-issued student loans has been eliminated. This change benefits all current and future borrowers.