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Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations (SOR/95-329)

Regulations are current to 2020-03-05 and last amended on 2020-01-01. Previous Versions

PART VICanada Student Grants (continued)

[SOR/2002-219, s. 6; SOR/2009-143, s. 4]

Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities (continued)

[SOR/96-368, s. 21; SOR/2005-152, s. 7; SOR/2009-143, s. 4]

 [Repealed, SOR/2005-152, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/98-402, s. 6]

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-143, s. 6]

 [Repealed, SOR/98-402, s. 7]

Grant for Part-time Studies

[SOR/96-368, s. 25; SOR/2009-143, s. 7]
  •  (1) The Minister, an appropriate authority or a body authorized by the Minister for a province may make a grant for part-time studies to a qualifying student who

    • (a) is qualified for enrolment or is enrolled as a part-time student;

    • (b) meets the criteria set out in paragraphs 12(1)(a) and (b) of the Act;

    • (c) is not denied further student loans under section 15;

    • (c.1) has successfully completed all courses in respect of which a grant was previously made to the student under this section; and

    • (d) has a family income that is no more than the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 1 of Schedule 4.

    • (e) [Repealed, SOR/2009-143, s. 8]

  • (2) The qualifying student must apply for the grant in the prescribed form to the appropriate authority or other body.

  • (3) The grant for each loan year shall not exceed the lesser of

    • (a) the amount the student needs as determined under subsection 12(2) of the Act;

    • (b) $1,800; and

    • (c) the amount determined by the following formula:

      A – (B × C)

      where

      A
      is $1,800,
      B
      is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 2 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income, and
      C
      is the annual phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 2 of Schedule 4.
  • SOR/96-368, s. 26
  • SOR/2001-230, s. 4
  • SOR/2002-219, s. 6
  • SOR/2009-143, s. 8
  • SOR/2012-78, s. 2
  • SOR/2016-199, s. 3
  • SOR/2018-31, s. 6

Grant for Students with Dependants

  •  (1) The Minister, an appropriate authority or a body authorized by the Minister for a province may make a grant for students with dependants to a qualifying student who

    • (a) is qualified for enrolment or is enrolled as a full-time student;

    • (b) has one or more dependants;

    • (c) meets the criteria set out in paragraphs 12(1)(a) and (b) of the Act; and

    • (d) is not denied further student loans under section 15.

    • (e) [Repealed, SOR/2018-31, s. 7]

  • (2) The grant, for each dependant for each month of study, is the lesser of $200 and the amount determined by the following formula:

    A − (B × C)

    where

    A
    is $200,
    B
    is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 3 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income, and
    C
    is the monthly phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 3 of Schedule 4.
  • SOR/98-402, s. 8
  • SOR/2002-219, s. 6
  • SOR/2009-143, s. 9
  • SOR/2018-31, s. 7
  •  (1) The Minister, an appropriate authority or a body authorized by the Minister for a province may make a grant for students with dependants to a qualifying student who

    • (a) is qualified for enrolment or is enrolled as a part-time student;

    • (b) has one or more dependants;

    • (c) needs an amount as determined under subsection 12(2) of the Act in excess of the maximum amount payable to the student under subsection 38(3);

    • (d) meets the criteria set out in paragraphs 12(1)(a) and (b) of the Act; and

    • (e) is not denied further student loans under section 15.

    • (f) [Repealed, SOR/2018-31, s. 8]

  • (2) The grant for each loan year is the lesser of

    • (a) the amount the qualifying student needs as determined under subsection 12(2) of the Act;

    • (b) in the case of an eligible student who has

      • (i) one or two dependants, the amount determined by the following formula, to a maximum of $40 per week of study:

        (A – (B × C)) × D

        where

        A
        is $40,
        B
        is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 4 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income,
        C
        is the weekly phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 4 of Schedule 4, and
        D
        is the number of weeks of study, and
      • (ii) three or more dependants, the amount determined by the following formula, to a maximum of $60 per week of study:

        (A – (B × C)) × D

        where

        A
        is $60,
        B
        is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 5 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income,
        C
        is the weekly phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 5 of Schedule 4, and
        D
        is the number of weeks of study; and
    • (c) $1,920.

  • SOR/98-402, s. 8
  • SOR/2002-219, s. 6
  • SOR/2009-143, s. 10
  • SOR/2012-78, s. 3
  • SOR/2018-31, s. 8

 [Repealed, SOR/2005-47, s. 1]

 [Repealed, SOR/98-402, s. 9]

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-143, s. 11]

Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities

[SOR/2009-143, s. 12]
  •  (1) The Minister, an appropriate authority or a body authorized by the Minister for a province may make a grant for students with permanent disabilities to a qualifying student who

    • (a) has a permanent disability;

    • (b) meets the criteria set out in paragraphs 12(1)(a) and (b) of the Act; and

    • (c) is not denied further student loans under section 15.

  • (2) The qualifying student shall provide, with their loan application, proof of their permanent disability in the form of

    • (a) a medical certificate;

    • (b) a psycho-educational assessment; or

    • (c) documentation proving receipt of federal or provincial disability assistance.

  • (3) The grant for a loan year shall be $2,000.

  • SOR/2005-152, s. 9
  • SOR/2009-143, s. 13

Grant for Full-time Students

  •  (1) The Minister, an appropriate authority or a body authorized by the Minister for a province may make a grant to a qualifying student who

    • (a) is qualified for enrolment or is enrolled as a full-time student in a program of studies of at least two years’ duration that leads to a degree, certificate or diploma not beyond the undergraduate level;

    • (b) meets the criteria set out in paragraphs 12(1)(a) and (b) of the Act; and

    • (c) is not denied further student loans under section 15.

  • (2) The maximum amount of the grant for each month of study shall be the lesser of $375 and the amount determined by the following formula:

    A – (B x C)

    where

    A
    is $375,
    B
    is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 6 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income, and
    C
    is the monthly phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 6 of Schedule 4.
  • (3) In addition to the grant given in accordance with subsection (2), a student is entitled to receive financial assistance in the amount of $200 for each month of study if at least 10 years have passed between leaving secondary school and the confirmed period.

  • (4) and (5) [Repealed, SOR/2018-31, s. 9]

  • SOR/2005-152, s. 9
  • SOR/2009-143, s. 14
  • SOR/2016-199, s. 4
  • SOR/2017-126, s. 2
  • SOR/2018-31, s. 9
 
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