Bursary for Students with Disabilities (BSWD)/Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities (CSG-PDSE)

Eligibility (Basic Eligibility): 

Full-time and part-time students self-identifying as having a permanent or temporary disability and have disability-related postsecondary educational costs for services or equipment that are not covered by another agency or service

Award type: 
Bursary
Action: 
Application Required
Level of Study: 
Open
Description of Award: 

Designed to help cover costs associated with student disabilities, the provincial Bursary for Students with Disabilities (BSWD) and the Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities (CSG-PDSE) assist with the costs of disability-related services or equipment, such as tutors, note-takers, interpreters, braillers or technical aids required to participate in postsecondary studies.

Academic Year: 
2017-2018
Value/Amount: 
Up to to a total of $10,000 per academic year (September to August) comprised of $2,000 maximum for the BSWD and $8,000 maximum from the CSG-PDSE
Full Eligibility Requirements: 
How to Apply: 
Deadline to Apply: 
60 days before the end of your OSAP-defined study period
How/When is it paid?: 

Application processing time is four to six weeks from the date of receiving the application with the earliest payment being the first week of classes.

Availability: 
Domestic Students