Isn’t great to know that there are various financial assistances that the government is allocating for many people? Government grants are the financial assistances that can aid a lot of individuals with their basic necessities in life. Grants are free funds which also came from the taxes that people who are employed or have businesses are paying. The award money doesn’t need to be reimbursed because these funds are absolutely free. Funds can be allocated for those people who are having difficulties on where to find the best source for their financial needs. In Canada, their provincial and federal governments are the ones who are responsible for the distribution of the award funds. There are certain requirements that need to be met in order to get qualify for grants. Province grants and maintenance grants are just few among those government grants for education in Alberta that can aid a lot of students. Actual grantees may receive as much as $3000 each semester. These government grants can be applicable for those students who are still single and also for those single parents. Those students who are already married with spouses who are incapable to work because of medical reasons may also take advantage these programs. Federal government grants also provide funds for those students who belong to low income families. They can receive an amount of $250 dollars every month as they attend their respective schools. Aside from earning low income, here are some of those requirements to get qualified for federal government grants to aid you with your studies
A1 semester (1 to 4 months)
A2 semester (5 to 9 months)
A3 semester (10 to 12 months/ 1 year)
Federal government grants also provide funds for those students who belong to low income families. They can receive an amount of $250 dollars every month as they attend their respective schools. Aside from earning low income, here are some of those requirements to get qualified for federal government grants to aid you with your studies.
· Enrolled in a two-year course
· Undergraduate students
· Currently enrolled in trade schools
There are also available government grants for those students whose family earn enough for their basic needs but can’t suffice the additional expenses for their education. These families belong to Middle Income Families where students can get $100 dollars every month to cover other expenses. The award funds can be given for those:
· Students who can be eligible for loans
· Have met all the necessary requirements to become eligible
· Physically or mentally challenge people
· Students who already have a child/children (12 years old and above)
Grants can be allocated for those people with challenges in physical or mental aspects. Annually, they can receive as much as $2,000 which can be took advantage by those students, who are also eligible for loans for students and students who have permanent disability which is the primary requirement for the Canadian government grants. Applicants are advised to submit any documents that they are suffering from such permanent challenges physically to support their application.
Government grants were not only distributed for those regular students and with those with physical challenges. Students who needs assistance so they can buy necessary equipment for their course can also apply for a certain grant. They can get as much as $8,000 annually where people with disability can also take advantage. Of course, they need to provide proper documents that can support their application that they really need to have financial assistance to buy such assistance. If you are inquiring about Canadian Millennium Bursary (2008-2009), this program does no longer exist. It was stopped last August, 2009. Transition grant is the award program that you can take advantage if you are one of those who received that bursary program before.
The qualifications may vary depending on the type of educational program that’s available in your school. For you to have more information, you can directly and personally inquire within the college or university that you are currently enrolled or where you wanted to study. Your status in life will also serve as the basis for you to receive any education grant from the government of Canada.