Canada student grant for students with permanent disabilities

Loan application instructions for the 2016/2017 program year (for classes starting between Aug 1 2016 and July 31 2017)


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This program helps part-time or full-time students with permanent disabilities with the cost of education.

What is available?

$2,000 per program year (August 1 to July 31).

Am I eligible?

You may be eligible if you:

  • qualify for a federal student loan
  • are enrolled in full-time or part-time studies at a designated post-secondary institution
  • have a permanent disability as defined by the Canada Student Loan Program

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

How do I apply?

  • There is no need to apply for this grant . You will be automatically assessed when you apply for a student loan if you have previously submitted verification of your permanent disability to StudentAid BC.
  • If you have not yet established your permanent disability with StudentAid BC, complete a permanent disability programs application form.
  • For more information contact us or visit the federal Canada.ca site.

Permanent Disability Programs Application

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