Canada Student Loan and Grant for Part-Time Studies

If you are a part-time student in a designated post-secondary program, you may be eligible for financial assistance for costs such as tuition and books through the Canada Student Loan and/or Grant for Part-Time Studies.

Am I eligible to apply?

You may apply if you do not have an outstanding part-time student loan over $10,000 and are:

  • Attending a program or course that is 12 weeks or less in length, or
  • Enrolled in 20 to 59 percent of a full-time course,
  • Your family income is at or below the federal middle income table.

How much money is available?

If your family income falls at or below the low-income thresholds set by the Federal Government, you are eligible to receive up to $1,200 in grant funding per school year (August 1-July 31, 2015).For classes beginning after August 1, 2016 the amount of part-time grant funding available per school year will increase to $1,800.

How do I apply for this part-time student loan?

  • Download the Canada Student Grant and/or Loan Application;
  • You must complete the first two pages of the application;
  • Your educational institution must complete “Section E” on page three; and
  • Submit your completed application, including the completed “Section E”,  with the following:
  • A copy of your current Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment (and your spouse’s, if applicable);
  • A copy of your child’s/children’s Provincial Health Card; and
  • A transcript of marks for the last course(s) for which you have received part-time funding.

What is the application deadline?

Submit your completed application at least three (3) weeks before your course ends.

Related Forms

Canada Student Grant and/or Loan Application (English) (French)

Who can I contact for information?

Student Financial Services

Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning

176 Great George St., P.O. Box 2000

Charlottetown, PE

C1A 7N8

Telephone: (902) 368-4640

Fax: (902) 368-6144

Email: studentloan@gov.pe.ca

Related Resources

Part-Time Student Loan and/or Grant Application Low-Income Thresholds

Federal Middle-Income Thresholds

Published date: 
May 24, 2016
Workforce and Advanced Learning

General Inquiries

Student Financial Services
176 Great George Street
2nd Floor, Atlantic Technology Centre
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-4640

studentloan@gov.pe.ca

The 2017-2018 student loan application is now available.