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

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 $20,000 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:

  • 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 Financial Assistance Program
  • have exceptional education related costs for services or equipment due to your permanent disability

Please see the 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 Appendix 8: Request for Permanent Disability Programs.

For more information contact us or visit the federal site.

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