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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 2020/21 student loan

Classes starting between August 01, 2020 and July 31, 2021 AND August 01, 2019 and July 31, 2020

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

We are currently processing:

  • Requests received on or after
    Jul 23
  • Additional, detailed processing information:
  • Appeals
    Jul 29
  • Institution Designations
    Jul 30
  • Youth Educational Assistance Fund
    Jul 29
  • Permanent Disability Service Requests
    Jul 27
  • BC Loan Forgiveness
    Jul 01
  • Pacific Leaders – Loan Forgiveness
    Jul 01
  • BC Completion Grant for Graduates
    Jul 30
  • Labour Market Grant Disbursement components:
    Processed Weekly: Tools, Unmet Need, Relocation
    Processed 3rd Wednesday of the month: Loan Reduction
  • Next Appeal Committee Meeting:
    Aug 11

Latest News

  • Jul 15 2020
    Applications for the 2020/2021 Program Year for classes starting between August 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021 are now available.
  • May 06 2020
    Updated July 14, 2020

    StudentAid BC is responding to COVID-19 by providing emergency student financial assistance, adapting policy and streamlining processes to support students, borrowers and post-secondary institutions.