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Mar
17
2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information Bulletin - Updated March 26, 2020

StudentAid BC continues working with schools to mitigate any potential impacts related to COVID-19 on  students who receive financial help.

StudentAid BC policy is that financial assistance recipients should not be disadvantaged due to an interruption of study caused by natural disasters or events like the COVID-19 outbreak.

Feb
18
2020

New B.C. Access Grant

Building on the elimination of interest on B.C. student loans, beginning in September 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.

Jun
11
2019

2019/2020 Program Year

Applications for the 2019/2020 Program Year for classes starting between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020 are now available.

Feb
19
2019

Eliminating Interest on B.C. Student Loans

Updated January 16, 2020

Fulfilling the B.C. Government’s commitment to make post-secondary education more affordable, as of February 19, 2019, the interest rate on B.C. Government-issued student loans has been eliminated. This change benefits all current and future borrowers.

Jun
04
2018

2018/2019 Program Year

Updated July 5, 2018

Full-time and part-time applications for the StudentAid BC 2018/2019 Program Year for classes starting between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019 are now available.

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