How Much Could You Get?

How Much Could You Get?

How much funding you can receive is based on a number of different factors, such as number of weeks of study, public or private institution, family income, etc. The tabs below include what programs you will be considered for when submitting the Student Financial Assistance application.

Full-Time Students Attending University

Program

University

Canada Student Grant for Full-Time Students (CSG-FT) 

Up to $375 per month of study.

NB Free Tuition Program (FTP) or Tuition Relief for the Middle Class (TRMC)

If eligible, amount determined based on CSG-FT value and tuition amount. 

Canada Student Loan 

Up to $210 per week of study.

N.B. Student Loan 

Up to $140 per week of study.

CSG for Students with Dependants 

Up to $200 per month of study per child.

CSG for Students with Permanent Disabilities 

$2,000 per academic year, if applicable.

N.B. Bursary 

Up to $130 per week of study.

Skills Boost Top-Up to the Canada Student Grant Full-Time Students 

$200 per month of study.

CSG for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities (Separate Application)*

Up to a maximum of $8,000

To determine if you may be eligible for the funding programs listed above, please review the eligibility criteria for each program as described in the 2018-2019 Information Guide.

How Funding is Calculated:

Once your completed application and all required documentation are received, a standardized process is used to calculate the
amount of assistance you are eligible to receive. This formula is:

ALLOWABLE COSTS - RESOURCES = ASSESSED NEED

For a detailed explanation of the need assessment process click here!

 

Full-Time Students Attending College

Program

College

Canada Student Grant for Full-Time Students (CSG-FT) 

Up to $375 per month of study.

NB Free Tuition Program (FTP) or Tuition Relief for the Middle Class (TRMC)

If eligible, amount determined based on CSG-FT value and tuition amount. 

Canada Student Loan 

Up to $210 per week of study.

N.B. Student Loan 

Up to $140 per week of study.

CSG for Students with Dependants 

Up to $200 per month of study per child.

CSG for Students with Permanent Disabilities 

$2,000 per academic year, if applicable.

N.B. Bursary 

Up to $130 per week of study.

Skills Boost Top-Up to the Canada Student Grant Full-Time Students 

$200 per month of study.

CSG for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities (Separate Application)*

Up to a maximum of $8,000

To determine if you may be eligible for the funding programs listed above, please review the eligibility criteria for each program as described in the 2018-2019 Information Guide.

How Funding is Calculated:

Once your completed application and all required documentation are received, a standardized process is used to calculate the
amount of assistance you are eligible to receive. This formula is:

ALLOWABLE COSTS - RESOURCES = ASSESSED NEED

For a detailed explanation of the need assessment process click here!

 

Part-Time Students

Program

University/College 

Canada Student Loan for Part-Time Studies

Your outstanding Part-Time Canada Student Loan balance can’t exceed $10,000 at any one time. 

Canada Student Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities

$2,000 per academic year.

Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies

Up to $1,800 per academic year.

Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Students with Dependants

Up to $1,920 per academic year.

CSG for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities (Separate Application)*

Up to a maximum of $8,000

To determine if you may be eligible for the funding programs listed above, please review the eligibility criteria for each program by visiting Government of Canada’s Student Financial Assistance.

How Funding is Calculated:

Need assessment for the Canada Student Loan for Part-Time Studies is not calculated in the same way as full-time funding. Eligibility for part-time loan assistance is based on threshold tables provided by the Federal Government. Gross annual family income and family size are taken into consideration. Student’s allowable education costs are used to determine Canada Student Loan for Part-Time Studies amount.

The eligibility criteria for grants that are available to students studying on a part-time basis is different for each grant type. Please visit the Government of Canada’s Student Financial Assistance website for additional information.