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Grant for Part-Time Students with Dependants

Under this grant, part-time students with up to two children under 12 years of age may be eligible for $40 per week of study, and part-time students with three or more children may be eligible for $60 per week of study.

Delivered by: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)

You are eligible if you:

1. Apply and qualify for a Canada Student Loan

2. Are enrolled part-time in a program lasting at least 12 weeks within a 15-week period at a designated post-secondary institution

3. Have a dependant under 12 years of age at the period of study start date; and

4. Demonstrate a financial need in excess of the Grant for Part-Time Studies (maximum $1,200) and have borrowed at least $4,000 in Canada Student Loans.

Application Information

When you apply and qualify for a Canada Student Loan in your province or territory of permanent residence, you will automatically be assessed for the grant.

1. Eligibility for this grant is determined during the assessment of the student loan process.

2. Loan application forms are available from provincial and territorial student financial aid offices in educational institutions.
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