There are two grants available:
Canada Student Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities (CSG-PD)
This is a Federal government grant of $2,000 per academic year for eligible students to help pay for post-secondary education (tuition and books). If you meet the permanent disability criteria and financial need when you apply, you are automatically assessed for this grant.
Nova Scotia Grant for Services and Equipment
This is a Federal and/or Labour Market Agreement Permanent Disability (LMAPD) government grant. Students with permanent disabilities pursuing post-secondary education may be eligible for non-repayable assistance for educational disability related services and/or equipment required to participate in the student’s program of study. This grant requires a separate application called Application for Services and Equipment Grant for Post-Secondary Students with Permanent Disabilities.
Some examples of services and equipment may include:
- Learning Strategist
- Text to speech or voice dictation software
- Technical aids