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Canada Study Grant for Accommodation of Students with Permanent Disabilities

  • Publish Date : 2010/06/05 - (Rev. 2016/11/06)
  • Author : Mavis Wilkins

Synopsis:

The Canada Study Grant for the Accommodation of Students with Permanent Disabilities can provide up to $8,000 per loan year.

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The grant is to help pay for exceptional education-related costs associated with your disability.

These costs may include;

  • tutors,
  • oral or sign interpreters,
  • attendant care for studies,
  • specialized transportation (to and from school only),
  • learning disability assessments,
  • note takers,
  • readers and assistive technology.

To be eligible for this grant, you must:

  • Have applied and be eligible for a Canada Student Loan
  • Have a permanent disability that limits physical or mental ability to perform the daily activities necessary to participate fully in post-secondary studies or in the labor force; and
  • Have a need of exceptional education-related services or equipment that are required to perform the daily activities necessary to participate in studies at a post-secondary level.

The Canada Study Grant for the Accommodation of Students with Permanent Disabilities requires a separate application and is administered through the Rehabilitation Programs and Services division of the Department of Education - www.esdc.gc.ca/en/student_grants/csg/disabilities_service_equipement.page


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