Nunavut – Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students (FANS)
Support funding not connected with Canada Student Loan system.
APPLY TO FANS AS SOON AS YOU CAN.
APPLICATION DEADLINES ARE MARCH 1, JULY 15 AND NOVEMBER 15 OF EVERY YEAR.
PLEASE REMEMBER: YOU DO NOT NEED TO WAIT UNTIL YOU ARE ACCEPTED AT AN INSTITUTION TO START YOUR APPLICATION,
BUT, YOU WILL NEED TO SUBMIT AN ACCEPTANCE LETTER TO ALLOW THE PROCESSING TO CONTINUE.
FROM THE WEBSITE: Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities:
This grant is intended to help with the extraordinary costs associated with post-secondary studies for those with permanent disabilities. You can apply to this grant at any time during the academic year. You must provide a medical or learning ability assessment by a certified medical professional describing the manner in which your disability impacts on your ability to participate in post-secondary studies. This grant allows up to $8,000.00 for equipment and services directly related to your training or up to $1,000.00 for each full credit distance/correspondence course.
DISABILITIY ASSESSMENT FORM (3 pages – in pdf format) http://gov.nu.ca/sites/default/files/fans_disability_assessment_eform.pdf