Simple Steps to Apply Online

Arrows orange First time applying online? Follow these simple steps:

The 2013-14 online application for full-time studies is available. Fast track your application - apply online and you may see your results immediately!

To receive your student aid, you need to complete and submit in person your Canada and Alberta Master Student Financial Assistance Agreements (MSFAAs) at a Designated Canada Post Outlet

If you have already signed and returned your MSFAAs, you can log onto Student Aid Alberta Online Services, or contact the Student Aid Alberta Service Centre to confirm that your MSFAAs have been received.

Online Services are regularly unavailable 3-11 a.m. on Sundays.

Step 1: Get Ready

If you are a full-time student, gather everything you need to complete your application online, including your:

Arrows light blue1 Grade 12 High School Grades (your transcript or your Statement of Marks) OR your Alberta or Canada student loan agreement.

Arrows light blue1 Alberta Student Number (ASN)

Arrows light blue1 Social Insurance Number

Step 2: Create Your Account

Create a new account or use your existing SIAMS account. You already have an account if you applied for post-secondary studies through Apply Alberta or previously applied to Student Aid Alberta. Contact us if you need help.

Step 3: Complete Your Online Application

When you apply to Student Aid Alberta, you are also automatically considered for both Alberta and Canada student loans and grants. Provide as much information as you can in response to the questions asked.


Arrows orange Applied before? Login to get started now.

What is a SIAMS account?

SIAMS (Secure Identity & Access Management System) is a secure online identity system students use to apply for post-secondary programs of study or for student aid.

Are you having trouble creating your account, logging in or changing your profile? Here are some frequently asked questions to help. 




Do you still need help? Contact Us. 

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1-855-606-2096 (Option #2) Toll free in North America
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