Loans & grants process

Full-Time

Full-Time Student Funding听

  • To receive student financial assistance through StudentAid BC, you must be a resident of BC.
  • For more information, go to the听听辫补驳别.
  • Available for education and living expenses.

Step 1: Before听You听Apply


Ensure you meet the听:

  • You must be registered in at least 60% course load (9 credits)听not including repeat or upgrading courses
  • Or 40% course load (6 credits) for students with an approved permanent disability status with StudentAid BC

Note:

If you are registering in a course you have previously received a passing grade for, you will need to submit a to SABC听and get SABC's permission to repeat the course.

Step 2: Where to apply?


Applications are submitted through the .听Grants are assessed automatically at the time of loan processing by SABC.

Disclaimer:

Full-time students cannot apply for only a grant.

Step 3: How to Apply?


1. Visit 听for instructions on how to apply for a Full-Time loan.

2. You must apply for a loan every semester. The program you are registered in at Douglas must match the one you enter on your loan application.

  • Check myAccount to confirm the program you are in for the appropriate semester.
  • Select the same program from the drop down menu on the loan application.

3.听Once your application is processed by SABC, a Notice of Assessment (NOA)听 will be posted to your , within 6 weeks.

  • If it's your first time receiving funding or you have not received a loan/grant funding in over two years, you must complete a Master Student Financial Assistance Agreement (MSFAA). Follow the instructions in your SABC portal on how to submit the MSFAA.
  • Once received, SABC will request 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 to confirm your full-time enrolment.

4. Confirmation of Enrolment:

  • 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 will confirm your听enrolment听electronically听close to the start date of classes.
  • You must meet all eligibility requirements for听confirmation.

5. Disbursement of Funds:

  • After your MSFAA has been completed and processed and your enrolment is confirmed, your funds will be released.听听
  • Funds are sent after the confirmation of enrolment is completed and it may take 7 - 10 business days to arrive.
  • Find more details here:听

Step 4: How to pay the Tuition with Loans and Grants?


The tuition amount will be paid directly to 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 and the remainder of your approved funds will be sent to your bank account or,听 for some grants, through a cheque in the mail.

  • To confirm that 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 has received payment, check your myAccount > Registration > View and Pay Tuition Fees.
Part-Time

Part-Time Student Funding

To receive student financial assistance through StudentAid BC, you must:

  • Be a domestic applicant and meet all eligibility criteria
  • Enrol into 3 to 8.5 academic credits in an eligible program (Find )
  • Demonstrate Financial Need

Note:

Part-time funding does not cover living costs but allows for tuition, books, supplies, transportation and child care.听

Step 1: Before听You听Apply


1. Ensure you meet听.

  • The amount of funding you are eligible for depends on the number of credits you are enrolled in. Therefore, it is important that you finalize your courseload first (e.g. 3 credits or 6 credits) before submitting your Part-Time Studies Application. Any changes to your courseload later will require you to go through a reassessment process, which will eventually cause a delay to your funding.
  • Do note that fee deferrals are听only granted to students who submitted a听Part-Time Studies Application to Douglas before the first听fee payment deadline. Therefore, please plan ahead.

Step 2: How to Apply


1. Download the application form:

2. Fill out your application form, sign the document in ink and email it to听your Student Success Advisor (SSA) or听enrolmentservices@douglascollege.ca.

  • Tip: Study period dates are different from the class start and end dates. To ensure you are accurately funded, see study dates for each semester on the听听辫补驳别.
  • Not sure who your SSA is? Email us at听studentsuccess@douglascollege.ca

3. Once we process your application, you will receive a Notice of Assessment (NOA)听from听StudentAid听BC听detailing what kind of funding you听will听receive and when you听will听receive it.

  • This usually arrives听2-4听weeks after submitting听an accurately听completed application.
  • This letter will contain your 10-digit听Master Student Financial Assistance Agreement听(MSFAA)听number.

4. Complete your MSFAA:

  • If it's your first time,听or it's been over two years since being approved for part-time funding听through听StudentAid听BC, you need to complete and agree to the Terms and Conditions of the Master Student Financial Assistance Agreement (MSFAA).听

  • https://studentaidbc.ca/help-centre/receive-funding/how-receive-part-time-funding听

5. Confirmation of Enrolment:

  • 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 will confirm your听enrolment after late registration, i.e. Week 3 of the new semester.
  • You must meet all eligibility requirements for听confirmation.

6. Funding is disbursed:

  • After your MSFAA has been completed and processed and your enrolment is confirmed, your funds will be released by StudentAid BC.听
  • Find more details here:听

Step 3: How to pay the Tuition with Loans and Grants


The tuition amount will be paid directly to 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 and the remainder of your approved funds will be sent to your bank account or through a cheque in the mail for some grants

  • To confirm that 香港六盒宝典开奖结果 has received payment, check your myAccount > Registration > View and Pay Tuition Fees.

Have questions about your application? See our听Financial Aid FAQs.

Out-of-province

Out-of-Province Loans and Grants

If you live outside of BC, you must apply for assistance through your home province.

You must apply for a loan every semester.

The related website听for each province and territory are listed below. Please read the details carefully because it is your responsibility听to understand how your home province/territory operates.

Links to financial aid outside of BC:

See our听听page for Out-of-Province applicants.听