Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies

To be eligible the student must:

  • be enrolled in at least 20% of a full course-load
  • be enrolled in a program of study designated for federal part-time funding, and
  • have a family income that is below the income threshold at which grant eligibility is cut-off listed in the table below.

To be eligible the student with dependants must:

  • comply with all of the above
  • have at least one dependant under the the age of 12 at the start date of studies, or 12 years of age or older requiring daily care due to a permanent disability, and
  • have remaining part-time eligibility not met by the Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies
Family size (including dependants) Income threshold for maximum grant (in $) Income threshold at which grant eligibility is cut-off (in $)
1 30,600 62,113
2 43,275 86,880

3

53,001 103,677
4 61,200 114,017
5 68,424

123,571

6 74,955 132,647
7 or more 80,960 140,484

 

Eligible students who do not have dependants may receive up to $1,800 per loan year not exceeding student's assessed need. Eligible students with dependants may receive up to $1,920 per loan year not exceeding the the student's assessed need.

The minimum amount that will be issued is $100 per study period for students who do not have dependants.

For students with one or two dependants:

  • the maximum amount is $40 per week of study
  • the minimum amount that will be issued is $50 per study period

For students with three or more dependants:

  • the maximum amount is $60 per week of study
  • the minimum amount that will be issued is $60 per study period

The grant amount is based on family income and family size. The grant amount gradually decreases as income increases, with the rate of reduction varying by family size. When family income is equal to or greater than the income threshold at which grant eligibility is cut-off, students are not eligible to receive any grant funding.

For more information on the Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies, go here.