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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
    May 27
  • With the exception of:
  • Appeals
    May 27
  • Youth Educational Assistance Fund
    May 23
  • Institution Designation Applications
    May 27
  • BC Completion Grant for Graduates
    Apr 24
  • BC Loan Forgiveness
    May 01
  • Pacific Leaders – Loan Forgiveness
    May 01
  • Permanent Disability Service Requests
    May 20
  • Labour Market Grant Disbursement components:
    Processed Weekly: Tools, Unmet Need, Relocation
    Processed 3rd Wednesday of the month: Loan Reduction
  • Next Appeal Committee Meeting:
    Jun 09

Latest News

  • May 06 2020
    Updated May 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.

  • 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