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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
    Feb 18
  • With the exception of:
  • Appeals
    Feb 19
  • Youth Educational Assistance Fund
    Feb 20
  • Institution Designation Applications
    Jan 17
  • BC Completion Grant for Graduates
    Feb 20
  • BC Loan Forgiveness
    Feb 01
  • Pacific Leaders – Loan Forgiveness
    Feb 01
  • Permanent Disability Service Requests
    Feb 10
  • Labour Market Grant Disbursement components:
    Processed Weekly: Tools, Unmet Need, Relocation
    Processed 3rd Wednesday of the month: Loan Reduction
  • Next Appeal Committee Meeting:
    Mar 10

Latest News

  • 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

  • Jun 11 2019

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