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If you are a student with a permanent disability enrolled in a program at a post-secondary educational institution, you may be eligible to receive the Canada-Saskatchewan Grant for Services and Equipment. This grant provides up to $22,000 per program year to purchase specialized education-related services and assistive equipment and does not have to be paid back.
The grant includes $20,000 for the Canada Grant Cap and up to $2,000 for the Saskatchewan Grant.
This grant provides up to $22,000 per program year.
The services and/or equipment covered by these grants may include:
Contact your educational institution disability adviser for more information.
To be eligible, you must:
For the 2021-22 loan year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, additional options are available for obtaining the required information from the applicable professionals.
Before applying for the Canada-Saskatchewan Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities, talk to the disability adviser at your educational institution and/or recognized disability organization (e.g., the CNIB, Neil Squire Society, the Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services or the Learning Disabilities Association). The adviser will help with the application process.
The Student Service Centre must receive your application and all supporting documentation at least 30 days before the end of your study period. It is recommended you start the application process at least two months before your classes start.
Download the full application package for detailed information including what is needed to process your application.
Grant payments are now issued through direct deposit. Please ensure to complete the Direct Deposit form located within your application package.
This video will give you some helpful tips on how to apply for the Canada-Saskatchewan Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities.
Students can share disability-related information/documentation from high school with the disability advisor at their post-secondary education institution through myBlueprint – an online career and planning tool. For example, you can share documentation that verifies your disability, including medical or psycho-educational assessment and/or alternate documentation, along with the required accommodations through myBlueprint. This will help you arrange for the services and supports faster. Learn more about sharing documents by watching our instruction video on how to apply for the Canada-Saskatchewan Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities. Visit myBlueprint to learn more and create an account.
1. Fill out the required documents
2. Submit your documents
Alternatively, you can mail all documents and receipts to:
Ministry of Advanced Education
1120 - 2010 12th Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 0M3
Grant applications will not be approved if there are outstanding receipts from previous services and equipment grant. Any unused portion of the grant must be refunded to the Student Service Centre, Ministry of Advanced Education. Payment methods include e-transfer, cheque or money order, made payable to the Student Aid Fund.
Need to submit a document? If you have an Advanced Education Student Portal account, you can upload documents to the Student Service Centre through that account. If you do not have an existing Advanced Education Student Portal account, or you need to submit documents on behalf of the application, upload your application, supporting documents and receipts online using the Post-Secondary Document Uploader.
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