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

Regulations are current to 2021-10-07 and last amended on 2021-08-01. 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 [Repealed, SOR/2005-152, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/98-402, s. 6]

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-143, s. 6]

 [Repealed, SOR/98-402, s. 7]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    • (e) [Repealed, SOR/2009-143, s. 8]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.
  • (4) Despite subsection (3), the grant for each of the loan years commencing on August 1, 2021 and August 1, 2022 is the lesser of

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

    • (b) $3,600, and

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

      A – (B × C)

      where

      A
      is $3,600,
      B
      is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 7 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income, and
      C
      is the annual phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 7 of Schedule 4.

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.
  • (3) Despite subsection (2), the grant for each of the loan years commencing on August 1, 2021 and August 1, 2022 is, for each dependant for each month of study, the lesser of $400 and the amount determined by the following formula:

    A − (B × C)

    where

    A
    is $400;
    B
    is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 8 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income; and
    C
    is the monthly phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 8 of Schedule 4.
  •  (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) or (4);

    • (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.

  • (3) Despite subsection (2), the grant for each of the loan years commencing on August 1, 2021 and August 1, 2022 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 $80 per week of study:

        (A – (B × C)) × D

        where

        A
        is $80,
        B
        is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 9 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income,
        C
        is the weekly phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 9 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 $120 per week of study:

        (A – (B × C)) × D

        where

        A
        is $120,
        B
        is the result obtained by subtracting the applicable annual income threshold for their family size in accordance with Table 10 of Schedule 4 from the student’s family income,
        C
        is the weekly phase-out rate set out in column 3 of Table 10 of Schedule 4, and
        D
        is the number of weeks of study; and
    • (c) $3,840.

 
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