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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 2021/22 student loan

Classes starting between August 01, 2021 and July 31, 2022 AND August 01, 2020 and July 31, 2021

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

We are currently processing:

  • Requests received on or after
    Aug 16
  • Additional processing information:
  • Appeals
    Aug 09
  • Institution Designations
    Aug 18
  • Youth Educational Assistance Fund
    Sep 09
  • Permanent Disability Service Requests
    Aug 08
  • BC Loan Forgiveness
    Sep 01
  • Pacific Leaders – Loan Forgiveness
    Sep 01
  • Appendix 8 (allow 4 to 6 weeks)
    Sep 09
  • Labour Market Grant Disbursement components:
    Processed Weekly: Tools, Unmet Need, Relocation
    Processed 3rd Wednesday of the month: Loan Reduction
  • Next Appeal Committee Meeting:
    Oct 13

Latest News

  • Jun 15 2021

    Applications for the 2021/2022 program year are now available for classes starting between August 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022.

  • Jun 01 2021

    Updated June 14, 2021

    StudentAid BC has responded to COVID-19 by providing emergency student financial assistance to support students, borrowers and post-secondary institutions.