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Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations

Version of section 40.01 from 2021-08-01 to 2022-07-31:

  •  (1) The Minister, an appropriate authority or a body authorized by the Minister for a province may make a grant 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; and

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

  • (2) The qualifying student shall provide, with their loan application, proof of their permanent disability in the form of

    • (a) a medical certificate;

    • (b) a psycho-educational assessment; or

    • (c) documentation proving receipt of federal or provincial disability assistance.

  • (3) The grant for a loan year shall be $2,000.

  • (4) Despite subsection (3), the grant for each of the loan years commencing on August 1, 2021 and August 1, 2022 is $4,000.

  • SOR/2005-152, s. 9
  • SOR/2009-143, s. 13
  • SOR/2020-144, s. 6
  • SOR/2021-138, s. 4

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