Canada student grant for students with permanent disabilities

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

What is available?

$2,000 $4,000* per program year (August 1 to July 31).

*Note: The above amount has been temporarily increased until the end of July 2023 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 Financial Assistance Program

Please see the 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 site.

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