Financial Literacy

Alberta Student Aid helps eligible post-secondary students meet the basic costs of learning and living so they can achieve their educational goals. Alberta Student Aid recognizes the importance of helping students understand their student loans – from prior to applying for student aid through to managing repayment.

Check out the following resources to increase your knowledge about student aid and the options available to you:

Understanding Your Student Loan
Understand your student loan while in school and before you finish studies. Learn more about how to manage student loans now and down the road:

Student Loan Repayment Webinars
Hosted by the National Student Loans Service Center (NSLSC), the Student Loan Repayment Webinars help students better understand the student loan repayment process. Register now for an upcoming webinar:

Repaying Your Loan
Use the Loan Repayment Estimator to calculate your monthly payment. Access repayment assistance plans to help adjust the terms of your loan to suit your situation. Learn about repayment tips, repayment stories and how to use loyalty points to make payments on your Alberta student loans.

Scholarships
Research scholarships and awards administered by Alberta Student Aid:

Alberta Government Resources

The Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) website contains a wealth of information on education planning, paying for post-secondary and budgeting for further education:

Additional websites and information that teach you how to better manage your money and achieve financial success: