Prince Edward Island

Services and Equipment Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities

Easy application

Tax filing not required

Prerequisite(s) required

To get this benefit you need to first apply for the following benefit(s) if you're eligible:

The Canada Student Loan Program offers a grant for services and equipment for students with Permanent Disabilities of up to $8,000 per loan year. For more information contact:

Student Financial Services
176 Great George St., P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4640
Fax: (902) 368-6144

You are eligible for the Services and Equipment Grant if you have applied and qualified for student financial assistance as a student with a permanent disability.

Proof of school enrollment

For example:

Post-secondary student ID #, letter of acceptance, Post-secondary degree, Canada Student Loan, Provincial Student Loan.

Statement of disability

A certificate signed by a medical practitioner, learning disability assessment, document of federal or provincial disability assistance receipt.

Proof of Expenses / cost estimates

For example:

Receipts, fuel, electricity or oil consumption bills, services and equipment estimates, medical expenses, student loans, property taxes, mortgage payments, all others.

First, apply for student financial assistance as a student with a disability.

Once you have been approved by PEI Student Loans as a student with a permanent disability, contact your post-secondary educational institution and ask for an appointment with their accessibility services/disability coordinator.

You will apply after this meeting.

Once approved, a cheque will be issued to you and your school to use for the requested services and equipment.  It is your responsibility to get and return receipts to the Student Financial Services office for the funds used.  Any unused funds must be paid back to the office.

Applications for the Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities cannot be assessed until they have gotten all medical documentation.

Last updated: September 21, 2023