New Brunswick. Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour

Canada Student Grant for Students from Low-Income Families

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Contact Information
Office Phone (506) 453-2577
E-Mail dpetlinfo@gnb.ca
Website www.studentaid.gnb.ca/
Description & Services
Description of service(s) Students who meet the eligibility requirements can receive $250 per month of study. This grant is available for all years of a university undergraduate, community college, or career college program that is at least two years (60 weeks) in duration.
Areas Served Saint John
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) - 100 year(s) 
 
You are eligible for student financial assistance if you:  
• are a Canadian citizen, have permanent resident status or are considered to be a protected person as defined in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;  
• are a resident of New Brunswick;  
• demonstrate a financial need;  
• are enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of 60% of a full-time course load (students with a permanent disability may enrol in at least 40% of a full-time course load) to get a full-time loan, and between 20% and 59% to get a part-time loan (between 20% and 39% for students with a permanent disability). Students with a permanent disability taking between 40% and 59% of a full-time course load can elect to be in full-time or part-time status;  
• are enrolled in a degree, diploma or certificate program that is at least 12 weeks in duration at a designated post-secondary educational institution;  
• maintain a satisfactory scholastic standard;  
• are not in default on a previous student loan;  
• pass a credit check (this applies to students who are 22 years of age or older who are applying for a student loan for the first time);  
• are not beyond your program length, plus one additional study period (called your Periods of Study + 1 limit); and  
• are not beyond 340 weeks of eligible assistance (called your lifetime assistance limit). This is 400 weeks for students in doctoral studies, or 520 weeks for students with permanent disabilities.
Languages English
Fees None
Location information
Located In Community South End (Saint John)
Other Details
Service Level (30) Provincial Government

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