Institution Designation Application

This application must be completed by B.C. private, out-of-province and international institutions wishing to become designated to administer federal and provincial student financial assistance. The form collects information about institution ownership, addresses, and contacts, as well as regulatory body and program information. SABC uses this data to help assess whether an institution meets the criteria for designation as specified in the StudentAid BC Policy Manual.
The Institution Designation Application must be completed by an institution official. Please ensure the information provided can be publicly verified. For more information on how to complete the application please review the Designation Application Job Aid in the StudentAid BC Administration Manual.

Institution Information
Same as Institution Address

Regulatory Information
You must be in good standing with on of the listed regulators to become an SABC designated institution.
Regulatory body that is the governing authority for your institution (select all that apply):

Is your institution approved by your provincial government for the purpose of student financial assistance?
This institution is ineligible, your institution must be approved by your provincial government for the purpose of student financial assistance.
Is your institution approved by your country’s government for the purpose of student financial assistance?
This institution is ineligible, your institution must be approved by your provincial government for the purpose of student financial assistance.
The institution is listed with the following (select all that apply):
Your institution must be listed with one of the approved options to be eligible for StudentAid BC designation, please select from the list.
Is your institution approved by your country’s government for the purpose of student financial assistance?
This institution is ineligible, your institution must be approved by your provincial government for the purpose of student financial assistance.
The institution is listed with the following (select all that apply):
The institution is listed with the following (select all that apply):
Institution Contacts

Legal Authority

Primary contact

same as Legal Authority

This address will be used for all SABC communication for this institution.
To be completed if this individual is to be set up as the administrator for the institution’s use of the online Partner Portal.
Program Information

Institutions must have at least one eligible program in order to qualify for designation with StudentAid BC.

Has this program been eligible for SABC funding before?
This program is not eligible.
This program is not eligible.

Admission requirements (select one):
This program is not eligible.

Program course load calculation is (select one):
Is this program considered full-time by your institution?
This program is ineligible for StudentAid BC designation - the program must be 100% full time.
Is this program offered at 20 or more instruction hours per week (15 or more Instruction Hours for Aviation Programs)?
This program is not eligible.

Program delivery method:
Is Practice Education required for completion of this program?
What type of Work Integrated Learning is required for completion of this program (select all that apply):
Does the program have English as a Second Language (ESL) content?
Is the ESL content less than or equal to 20% of the total program content?
This program is ineligible for StudentAid BC designation, ESL can not make up more than 20% of course content.

Is the program offered jointly or in partnership with other institutions?

Does the student pay all required fees to your institution?
Are the other institutions designated by StudentAid BC?
This program is ineligible for StudentAid BC Designation, all partner institutions must be SABC designated.

Education costs (approved by Regulating Authority)

Program Dates

Please enter the relevant program dates for the current program year.

Program start and end dates

Year 1:
Year 2:
Year 3:
Year 4:
Year 5:

Scheduled program breaks.
Scheduled program breaks (2019/2020). Please enter start and end dates for all program breaks.

Year 1:

Year 2:


Year 3:


Year 4:


Year 5:

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