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This program helps part-time or full-time students with permanent disabilities with the cost of education.


  • qualify for a federal student loan
  • are enrolled in full-time or part-time studies at a designated post-secondary institution
  • have a permanent disability as defined by the Canada Student Financial Assistance Program

How to apply

There is no need to apply for this grant. You will be automatically assessed when you apply for a student loan if you have previously submitted verification of your permanent disability to your provincial loan office.

If you have not yet established your permanent disability book an appointment with RRU's Accessibility Services for advice on how to proceed