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Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations

Version of section 34 from 2009-08-01 to 2019-07-31:

  •  (1) An appropriate authority or a body authorized by the Minister for a province may make a grant for services and equipment 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;

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

    • (d) is in need of exceptional education-related services or equipment that are required for the student to perform the daily activities necessary to participate in studies at a post-secondary school level and that are indicated in the List of Eligible Exceptional Education-related Services and Equipment, as amended from time to time, published in the Canada Gazette Part I; and

    • (e) has used the grants previously made to the student under this section for the purpose for which they were intended.

  • (2) The qualifying student must

    • (a) apply for the grant in the prescribed form to the appropriate authority or other body;

    • (b) provide, with that application, proof of the student’s permanent disability in the form of

      • (i) a medical certificate,

      • (ii) a psycho-educational assessment, or

      • (iii) documentation proving receipt of federal or provincial disability assistance; and

    • (c) provide, with that application, written confirmation that the student is in need of exceptional education-related services or equipment from a person qualified to determine such need.

  • (3) The maximum amount of the grant shall be $8,000 for a loan year.

  • SOR/96-368, s. 22
  • SOR/98-402, s. 5
  • SOR/2002-219, ss. 1, 6
  • SOR/2009-143, s. 5
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