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