Assistance program for students with permanent disabilities

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This program helps students with permanent disabilities pay for exceptional education-related services and adaptive equipment.

What is available?

Depending on your need, grants of up to $10,000 ($12,000 if an attendant is required at school) are available to students attending public and private post-secondary schools in B.C.

You can only receive this grant when you have used up all available funds through the Canada student grant for services and equipment for persons with permanent disabilities (CSGP-SEPD).

Am I eligible?

  • are a student with a permanent disability
  • are enrolled in a public or private post-secondary institution in B.C.
  • have used up all available funds through the CSGP-SEPD

How do I apply?

B.C. public post-secondary institutions

Please contact the disability services office at the institution you are planning to attend.

B.C. private post-secondary institutions

Contact StudentAid BC