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Canada and Saskatchewan Student Grants

When you apply for a 2017-18 Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loan, you will be automatically considered for grants from both the Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan. Grant amounts are calculated based on your number of weeks of study and your family income.

Information about grants available for students applying for the 2016-17 Student Loan year can be found in the 2016-17 Student Loan Handbook.

 


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1. Grants for Full-Time Students

Canada Student Grant for Full-Time Students 

The grant amount is determined according to a single progressive threshold. The size of the grant gradually decreases as income increases and the rate of reduction also varies by family size. Eligible students enrolled in a program of at least 60 weeks in duration may receive up to a maximum of $375 per month or $87 per week (equivalent to $3,000 per 8-month school year) based on their income and family size. 

Canada Student Grant for Full-Time Students with Dependent Children

This grant provides $200 per month of study per child ($47 per week of study per child) to low-income students with dependent children under 12 years of age, or over 12 years of age with a permanent disability. 

Saskatchewan Student Grant for Full-Time Students 

The grant amount is determined according to a single progressive threshold. The size of the grant gradually decreases as income increases and the rate of reduction also varies by family size. Eligible students enrolled in a program of any duration may receive up to a maximum of $125 per month or $30 per week (equivalent to $1,000 per 8-month school year) based on their income and family size.

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2. Grants for Part-Time Students

There are two grants available for part-time students. You will need to fill out a separate application for part-time assistance. Visit Printable Applications for more information and to apply for the part-time assistance grant.

Canada-Saskatchewan Student Grant for Part-Time Students 

This grant provides up to $2,600 per academic year (up to $1,800 federal/$800 provincial). 

Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Students with Dependent Children

Part-time students with up to two children under 12 years of age may be eligible for $40 per week of study, up to a maximum of $1,920 per academic year. Part-time students with three or more children may be eligible for $60 per week of study up to a maximum of $1,920 academic year.

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3. Students with Permanent Disabilities

There are two additional grants available for students with permanent disabilities:   

Canada Student Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities

This grant provides $2,000 per year to help cover living expenses, tuition, and books.

Eligibility for this grant is determined when you apply for full-time or part-time assistance. A separate application form is not required. 

Canada-Saskatchewan Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities 

This grant provides up to $10,000 per program year to purchase specialized education-related services and assistive equipment. Students are not automatically considered for this grant and will need to fill out a separate application. To apply for the grant and for more information, please visit the Canada-Saskatchewan Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities.

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