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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
    Mar 10
  • With the exception of:
  • Appeals
    Mar 11
  • Youth Educational Assistance Fund
    Mar 06
  • Institution Designation Applications
    Jan 24
  • BC Completion Grant for Graduates
    Mar 11
  • BC Loan Forgiveness
    Mar 01
  • Pacific Leaders – Loan Forgiveness
    Mar 01
  • Permanent Disability Service Requests
    Mar 03
  • Labour Market Grant Disbursement components:
    Processed Weekly: Tools, Unmet Need, Relocation
    Processed 3rd Wednesday of the month: Loan Reduction
  • Next Appeal Committee Meeting:
    Apr 22

Latest News

  • Mar 17 2020

    StudentAid BC continues working with schools to mitigate any potential impacts related to COVID-19 on  students who receive financial help.

    StudentAid BC policy is that financial assistance recipients should not be disadvantaged due to an interruption of study caused by natural... more

  • Feb 18 2020

    Building on the elimination of interest on B.C. student loans, beginning in September 2020, a new needs-based, up-front B.C. Access Grant will remove barriers to post-secondary education and training and provide non-repayable financial support for students at B.C. public post-secondary... more