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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
    Sep 05
  • With the exception of:
  • Appendix 7
    Sep 11
  • Appeals
    Aug 22
  • Youth Educational Assistance Fund
    Sep 11
  • Institution Designation Applications
    Aug 16
  • BC Loan Forgiveness
    Sep 01
  • Pacific Leaders – Loan Forgiveness
    Sep 01
  • Labour Market Grant Disbursement components:
    Processed Weekly: Tools, Unmet Need, Relocation
    Processed 3rd Wednesday of the month: Loan Reduction
  • Next Appeal Committee Meeting:
    Oct 16

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 February 22, 2019

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