Here is a summary of the Government of Canada’s pandemic-related measures that may apply to McGill's newly admitted students, current students, or those who recently graduated. Students are encouraged to inform themselves and access these benefits when applicable.
Note: McGill need-based aid programs do not replace resources available to students from these programs but supplement them based on demonstrated financial need.
|Canada Student Financial Assistance Program enhancements (CSFAP)||
This longstanding government student financial assistance program is to help Canadian citizens and permanent resident students meet the costs of post-secondary education. Students apply through their province of residence. Please see the updates below regarding the continuation of certain relief measures implemented due to the pandemic
For information on changes to your provincial student aid, please consult your respective provincial jurisdiction.
|Employment Insurance (EI)||
Temporary changes to Employment Insurance are in place until September 24, 2022.
Canada Child Benefit
If you are already receiving this benefit, you do not need to apply. For more information on How to apply, please visit their website.