Canada student grant for students with dependants

This program helps full-time students with dependants with the cost of education.

What is available?

Up to $280* $200 per month of study for each child under 12 years of age.

*Note: the above Canada Student Grant amount is temporarily increased by 40% from 2019/20 pre-pandemic levels until July 31, 2025.

Am I eligible?

You may be eligible if you are:

  • qualify for a federal student loan
  • are enrolled in full-time or part-time studies at a designated post-secondary institution
  • are from a low-income family
  • have a child under 12 years of age (or 12 years of age or older with a permanent disability) at the beginning of the school year

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.

For more information contact us or visit the federal site.