Upfront, non-repayable financial assistance to low- and middle-income students enrolled in qualified studies in B.C. public post-secondary.
Based on your previous year’s annual income and family size, you could receive:
up to $117.65 per week of study for students enrolled in undergraduate programs that are less than two years in length.
up to $29.41 per week of study for students enrolled in undergraduate programs that are two or more years in length.
You can receive this grant for each year of your undergraduate studies as long as you still qualify.
- apply and qualify for full-time StudentAid BC financial assistance
- have at least $1 of financial need assessed by the province
- attend a B.C. public post-secondary institution
How to apply
There is no need to apply specifically for this grant. You will be automatically assessed for this grant when you apply for a student loan.
To access the StudentAid BC application and apply for funding, go to the StudentAid BC Dashboard and log in with your BC Services Card, or register for a new account. Once you have logged in to your account, complete and submit the online StudentAid BC application.
You can check your application status from your dashboard. StudentAid BC will process your application within six weeks and notify you of the outcome on your dashboard account.