Yukon Grant

Complex application

Tax filing not required

The Yukon Grant can provide students with up to $154 a week for the 2022-2023 academic year. If you continue to meet eligibility requirements, you can receive up to 170 weeks of funding in your lifetime.

If you need to travel for your education, you may also qualify for an annual travel amount of $1,500.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Study at a designated institution anywhere in the world;
  • Be a full-time student;
  • Meet 1 of the following requirements:
    • Completed 2 years of secondary school in Yukon,
    • If you are younger than 20, have resided in Yukon continuously since the age of 14; or
    • In any other case, live in Yukon from the age of 14 to the age of 18.
  • Not be eligible for funding from another province, territory or country;
    • This may happen if you, a parent or other supporting person resided outside of Yukon for 12 months or longer,
    • If you are not sure, check with their office.
  • have lived in Yukon for the 2 years right before your classes start. Generally, you are a Yukon resident if:

Please note: You cannot receive both the Yukon Grant and the Student Training Allowance at the same time. You have to choose the funding that suits you best.

Social Insurance Number

For example:

  • confirmation of SIN letter
  • plastic SIN card (non-expired)

To apply, you can submit an Online Application or a Paper Application.

To learn more about the application process, visit this How to apply to the Yukon Grant.

Processing an application can take up to 8 weeks. You will receive a confirmation letter in the mail.

Last updated: September 28, 2022