Education and Training - For Youth and Students

  • Canada Student Loans Program
    The Canada Student Loans Program provides financial assistance in the form of loans and grants to post-secondary students who demonstrate financial need.
  • EDC International Studies Scholarship Program
    The EDC International Studies Scholarships Program provides scholarships to undergraduate students pursuing studies in business administration or economics, and to graduate students pursuing a Masters of Business Administration degree.
  • Skills Link Program
    The Skills Link program helps youth facing barriers obtain the knowledge and develop the broad range of skills and work experience they need to participate in the job market.
  • Explore
    The Explore program offers bursaries to Canadian students to participate in intensive five-week language-learning courses in English or French at accredited institutions across Canada.
  • Destination Clic
    The Destination Clic program offers bursaries to Canadian francophone students who reside in a province or territory other than Quebec to participate in a three or five-week intensive language-learning course in French at accredited institutions.
  • Grant for Students with Dependants
    This grant provides financial assistance to students with dependent children under 12 years of age at the period of study start date.
  • Grant for Students from Low-Income Families
    Under this grant, students from low-income families who qualify for a federal student loan and meet the specific grant eligibility requirements will receive $250 per month of study. This grant is available for all years of a university undergraduate, college, or trade school program.
  • Grant for Students from Middle-Income Families
    Under this grant, students from middle-income families who qualify for a federal student loan and meet the specific grant eligibility requirements will receive $100 per month of study. This grant is available for all years of a university undergraduate, college or trade school program.
  • Grant for Part-time students with dependants
    Under this grant, part-time students with up to two children under 12 years of age may be eligible for $40 per week of study, and part-time students with three or more children may be eligible for $60 per week of study.
  • Grant for Part-time students
    Under this grant, part-time students may be eligible for up to $1,200 per academic year.
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's Scholarship and Fellowship Programs
    The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's Scholarship and Fellowship Programs offer research grants to qualifying students in the fields of natural sciences and engineering.
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Program - Doctoral Scholarships
    The Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Program - Doctoral Scholarships provides scholarships to doctoral students who have achieved academic excellence in their undergraduate and graduate studies in the field of social sciences and humanities.
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Program - Master's Scholarships
    The Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program - Master's Scholarships provides funding to students who are pursuing full-time studies at the master's level in the social sciences and humanities field.
  • Accelerated Economist Training Program
    The Accelerated Economist Training Program offers recent master's-level graduates an unparalleled development opportunity in the federal public service.

Other programs and services:

  • Skills Development
    The Skills Development program provides a negotiated amount of financial support for skills training to Employment Insurance eligible individuals.
  • Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)
    The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows individuals to withdraw funds from their registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) to finance training or education for themselves or their spouse or common-law partner.
  • Apprenticeship Incentive Grant
    The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) is a taxable cash grant available to registered apprentices once they have successfully completed their first or second year (level) of an apprenticeship program in one of the Red Seal trades.

See all Education and Training programs and services.