Financial Assistance

If you have a permanent disability, you may be eligible for financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships or bursaries.

Dalhousie financial aid

Temporary loans
Not restricted to students with a permanent disability, Dalhousie offers temporary loans to help you cover necessary living costs, until other funding arrives.

Not restricted to students with a permanent disability, Dalhousie's bursary program provides funds to assist students in financial need. Bursaries are typically smaller amounts of money ($200–$600), intended to supplement other funding sources.

DSU Student Accessibility Bursaries
Bursaries of up to $1,000 are available to students with permanent disabilities. An application is required. 


Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Students with Permanent Disabilities
The Canada Student Grant covers education-related services or equipment such as FM systems, attendant care, computer/tablet, and software. You need to be eligible for a Canada Student Loan to apply. 

External scholarships and bursaries