Student Financial Services is responsible for the administration of the Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Student Financial Assistance Program. The Division establishes mechanisms for the receipt and processing of applications, determines eligibility for assistance, assesses the level and type of assistance through a needs assessment process, and approves the issuance of financial assistance.
The Division also provides information and counseling services to applicants and their families as well as designates and monitors educational institutions for student financial assistance purposes.
The Division uses one application form, to determine eligibility and in 2015/16, 99% of applicants applied online. Student Financial Services approves in the order of 6700 loans and grants valued at approximately $60 million per year.
There is an online application form for the 8 programs listed below:
For more information, visit //www.aesl.gov.nl.ca/studentaid/index.html
The Division administers these programs for students enrolled in recognized post-secondary institutions in the province, throughout the country and around the world.