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Canada Student Grant for Persons from Low-Income Families

Students who qualify for a Canada Student Loan and meet the grant eligibility requirements will receive $250 per month of full-time studies. This grant is available for all years of a university undergraduate, college, or trade school program that is at least two years (60 weeks) in duration.

Saskatchewan Student Grant for Persons from Low-Income Families

This grant will provide assistance in the amount of $58 per week of study (or about $250 per month) to low-income students enrolled in one year programs below the undergraduate level and to students enrolled in graduate and post-graduate programs. This grant will be authorized initially as loan assistance and will be automatically applied at the end of the study period reducing the amount to be repaid.

Canada Student Grant for Persons from Middle-Income Families

Students who qualify for a Canada Student Loan and meet the grant eligibility requirements will receive $100 per month of full-time studies. This grant is available for all years of a university undergraduate, college or trade school program that is at least two years (60 weeks) in duration.

Saskatchewan Student Grant for Persons from Middle-income Families

This grant will provide assistance in the amount of $23 per week of study (or about $100 per month) to middle-income students enrolled in one year programs below the undergraduate level and to students enrolled in graduate and post-graduate programs.  This grant will be authorized initially as loan assistance and will be automatically applied at the end of the study period reducing the amount to be repaid.

Please note that the eligibility thresholds for the low- and middle-income grants will be adjusted annually to reflect the cost of living in each province and territory for different family sizes.


Canada Student Grant for Persons with Dependants

Students from low-income families who qualify for a Canada Student Loan and meet the eligibility requirements can receive $200 per month of full-time studies, per child under 12 years of age at the beginning of the study period. 

Saskatchewan Student Grant for Low-Income Persons with Dependent Children

This grant will provide assistance in the amount of $47 per week of study per child (or about $200 per month per child) to low-income students with dependent children between the ages of 12 and 18.  This grant will be authorized initially as loan assistance and will be automatically applied at the end of the study period reducing the amount to be repaid.

Canada Student Grant for Persons with Permanent Disabilities

Under this grant, students with permanent disabilities will receive $2,000 per academic year to help cover the costs of accommodation, tuition, and books. Formerly named the Canada Access Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities.

Canada/Saskatchewan Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities

Under this grant, students with permanent disabilities who have exceptional education-related costs such as tutors, note-takers, interpreters, braillers or technical aids receive up to $10,000 per academic year. Once your application is processed, you will receive written notification of your eligibility. A separate application form is required for this grant. Formerly named the Canada Study Grant for the Accommodation of Students with Permanent Disabilities.

A Consent to Share Information Form should accompany your application for the Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities if you want your educational institution to share information with Saskatchewan Student Services for the purpose of administering this grant.

For a copy of the application or consent form, see Forms and Instructions.

 



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