Canada student grant for services and equipment for students with permanent disabilities


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This program helps part-time or full-time students with permanent disabilities pay for exceptional education related costs for services and equipment.

What is available?

Up to $8,000 per loan year is available to eligible students for services and equipment like:

  • Notetakers
  • Tutors
  • Interpreters
  • Technical aids

Am I eligible?

You may be eligible if you are:

  • qualify for a federal student loan
  • are enrolled in a full-time or part-time studies at a designated post-secondary institution
  • have a permanent disability as defined by the Canada Student Loan Program
  • have exceptional education related costs for services or equipment due to your permanent disability

Please see the Canada.ca site for full eligibility requirements.

How do I apply?

Contact the disability advisor at your school who will help determine which services and/or equipment will help you in your post-secondary studies. If you have not yet established your permanent disability, please complete the Permanent Disability Programs Application.

For more information contact us or visit the federal Canada.ca site.

Permanent Disability Programs Application

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