Part-Time Alberta Funding

Reg.: Schedule 2, s.16

The Alberta Part-Time Grant is provided to a part-time student enrolled in a provincially designated program of study who:

  • is attending a program not designated to receive the Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies, or
  • has received the Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies during the loan year but when applying for a third semester of funding, is not eligible to receive the Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies for the study period.

A student cannot receive the Alberta Part-Time Grant and the Canada Student Grant for Part-Time Studies for the same study period.

To be eligible, a student must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have protected person status (as defined in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act)
  • be considered a resident of Alberta
  • live in Alberta during the study period
  • be enrolled at an educational institution located in Alberta
  • be in good standing on any previously-issued Canada and/or Alberta student loans
  • show that any previously-funded part-time courses were successfully completed, and
  • have an annual family income equal to or below the Income Threshold listed in the table below.

 

Family Size

Income Threshold (in $)

1

48,547

2

67,966

3

81,464

4

91,032

5

98,465

6

104,532

7 or more

109,663

 

Amount:

Eligible students may receive up $600 per semester of study to cover the reported costs of tuition, mandatory fees, books, supplies, and instruments. Travel and childcare costs may also be considered.