Students with Disabilities

Funding and Assistance Programs


When approved for post-secondary studies funding through the StudentAid BC loan application, students who have a verified* permanent disability or a persistent or prolonged disability may be eligible for Federal and Provincial government assistance programs, grants or bursaries which are listed below. 

Students with a verified disability status approved by StudentAidBC are considered full-time students when registered in a minimum of 6 credits or 40% course load at the 1100 level or higher.

Federal Grants and Bursaries

Provincial Grants and Bursaries

*Alongside your StudentAid BC loan application, submission of an Appendix 8 – Disability Programs Application with medical documentation that verifies you have a permanent disability or a persistent and prolonged disability, is required for access to these programs.  

For assistance in completing your full-time or part-time StudentAid BC loan application, and to learn more about federal and provincial grants for students with disabilities, call us at 604 599 2700 to book an appointment with a Financial Aid Advisor.

For accommodations and assistance in completing an Appendix 8, and to apply for disability-related funding, book an appointment with  an Accessibility Services Advisor.

Awards and Bursaries for Students with Disabilities