B.C. Assistance Program for Students with Disabilities

This program helps students with 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 – Students with Disabilities (CSG-DSE).

Am I eligible?

You may be eligible if you:

  • are a student with a permanent disability, or a persistent or prolonged disability;
  • are enrolled at a designated private or public post-secondary institution in B.C.; and
  • are in developmental program/courses (upgrading, English as a Second Language or Adult Special Education); or
  • are studying at the post-secondary level and have exhausted CSG-DSE funding

How do I apply?

B.C. public post-secondary institutions

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

B.C. private post-secondary institutions

Contact StudentAid BC