Student Financial Assistance

Information and tools designed to help you save, plan and pay for post-secondary education.



Student loans

Information on how government student loans can help you pay for post-secondary education at a designated college, university, or other post-secondary institution.

Student grants

Information on how grants and bursaries can help you pay for post-secondary education by giving you money that does not need to be paid back. They can be offered through governments, schools or private organizations.

Education savings

Information on how federal education savings incentives can help families save for their children’s post-secondary education.


Information on merit-based scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral studies.

Financial assistance for reservists

Information for reservists who are full-time post-secondary students.

Financial assistance for protected persons

Information for people who have reason to fear persecution in his or her country of origin due to race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion.

Provincial and territorial student financial assistance offices

A list of the provincial and territorial student financial assistance offices.

Success stories

Stories about Canadians who have changed their own lives, or those of others, with Student Financial Assistance and other initiatives.


Canada Apprentice Loan

The new Canada Apprentice Loan offers up to $4,000 interest-free per period of Red Seal technical training to help you complete your apprenticeship.

T4A and Tax Receipts for 2015

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For income tax purposes, you can now access your T4A tax slips for Canada Student Grants and your receipts for interest paid on student loans in 2015. Log in or sign up with the National Student Loans Service Centre to get your statements.

Canada Learning Bond

Get money from the Government of Canada for your child's education with the Canada Learning Bond.

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