Thursday, May 21, 2020
The Canadian government announced in April a number of federally-funded initiatives to help students pay for university or college in the fall. One of those initiatives is the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) which is aimed at helping students who are unable to find work due to COVID-19.
The CESB is for:
Are You Eligible?
Here’s what you need to know:
The CESB is available from May 10 until August 29, 2020 for post-secondary students and recent grads. And it’s available from July 5 to August 29 for most high school graduates.
CESB funding is as follows:
We encourage Providence students to apply for this funding if you’re finding it difficult to find summer employment. It’s just one of the ways our government is helping you, as a student, to realize your plan and dream to attend an university or college in the fall. (Government bursaries and Canada Student Grants and Loans are also available to eligible students with special COVID-19 measures in place from March 30 to September 30, 2020.)