Canada Student Grant for Students from Low-Income Families
The Canada Student Grant for Students from Low-Income Families is available to low-income students while enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at a designated post-secondary institution.
Note: This Grant is not available to students from the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Quebec as these provinces and territories operate their own student financial assistance programs.
You are eligible if you:
- apply and qualify for student financial assistance (have at least a $1 of assessed financial need);
- are from a low-income family as defined by the Canada Student Loans Program; and
- are enrolled in a full-time and undergraduate degree, diploma, or certificate program that is at least 2 years (60 weeks) in duration at a designated post-secondary institution.
Income to determine eligibility for a Canada Student Grant for Students from Low-Income Families
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How much could you receive
You could receive $250 per month of study. You can receive this grant for each year of your undergraduate studies as long as you still qualify.
Example: If you need $3,000 and you qualify, you will receive a $2,000 grant (assuming you study for eight months). You might then be able to get a $1,000 loan.
Your eligibility for this Canada Student Grant is assessed automatically when you apply and qualify for student financial assistance through your province or territory of residence.
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