Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations
34 (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 $20,000 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
- SOR/2019-214, s. 7
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