Student Aid Alberta

Student Aid Alberta invests in Albertans. 

We help eligible post-secondary students meet the basic costs of learning and living so they can achieve their educational goals. When you apply, you’ll be considered for loans and grants from both Student Aid Alberta and the Canada Student Loans Program. Funding is available for full-time and part-time students.

If you are a full time student, apply online and you may see your results immediately. To learn more, visit

Budget 2016 and Student Financial Support

There is approximately $240 million budgeted for student financial assistance in Budget 2016.

  • $90M in scholarships for 49,000 students, of which $7M is for indigenous awards
  • $54M in bursaries and grants for 16,700 students
  • $60M for student loan and student debt management program administration
  • $36M for program delivery


In addition, $579 million will be available for student loans to more than 77,000 students