If you are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program of studies, if you are eligible for a Canada Student Loan, and if you have a documented permanent disability, you may be eligible for a Bursary and a Goods and Services Grant that would be awarded every year that you are enrolled in a post-secondary program of studies. General Information the bursary and grant posted has been copied below from the the Ontario Student Assistance Website - https://www.osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal/en/A-ZListofAid/WEBUCONT033210.html). While posted for Ontario students this information applies in all provinces with additional supports are available for students who are residents of Alberta or Nova Scotia.
PLEASE NOTE: IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SUBMIT REQUIRED RECEIPTS FOR GOOD AND SERVICES FUNDING TO PROVINCE OF ISSUE.
BURSARY FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (BSWD)
CANADA STUDENT GRANT FOR SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT
FOR PERSONS WITH PERMANENT DISABILITIES (CSG-PDSE)
1. Bursary for Students with Disabilities (BSWD)
- A Bursary of $2,000 that eligible students receive every year that they are registered in post-secondary studies.
2. Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities (CSG-PDSE)
- A Grant of up to $8,000 for which eligible students can apply for every year they are enrolled in post-secondary studies. This Grant can be used to pay for Goods and Services that have been recommended in medical documentation.