Economy | LOWER INCOMES

Increase the maximum Canada Student Grant to $3,000 per year for full-time students and to $1,800 per year for part-time students to provide direct help to students from low- and middle-income families.

October 5, 2015 | Liberal Platform (Page 8)
Achieved

2016 Federal Budget

Tuesday March 22, 2016 | 2016 Federal Budget

Chapter 1 > Enhancing Canada Student Grants

Budget 2016 proposes to increase Canada Student Grant amounts by 50%: from $2,000 to $3,000 per year for students from low-income families; from $800 to $1,200 per year for students from middle-income families; and from $1,200 to $1,800 per year for part-time students.

Increased grant amounts will be available for the 2016–17 academic year.