StudentAid BC is modernizing its student financial assistance system to serve you better and make it easier for students to apply for funding. As part of our modernization process, all students/borrowers, parents and spouses will need to have a BC Services Card to access our online services via the StudentAid BC Dashboard.
Applications for the 2021/2022 program year are now available for classes starting between August 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022.
Updated June 14, 2021
StudentAid BC has responded to COVID-19 by providing emergency student financial assistance to support students, borrowers and post-secondary institutions.
For public health and safety guidance on COVID-19, please visit the B.C Government page: Post-secondary studies during COVID-19.
Anne Kang, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training, issued a statement on March 8 regarding preparations for a safe return to on-campus education this fall.
In the coming weeks, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training will be working with the Provincial Health Officer and experts from across the post-secondary sector to develop Go-Forward guidelines for a safe return to in-person learning this fall.
Updated July 27, 2020
Building on the elimination of interest on B.C. student loans, beginning on August 1, 2020, a new needs-based, up-front B.C. Access Grant will remove barriers to post-secondary education and training and provide non-repayable financial support for students at B.C. public post-secondary institutions.