Government Student Loans

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Government Student Loans

Providence University College is designated as an eligible institution under the Canada Student Loan Act and the United States Direct Loan Program.  Repayment of a loan begins six months after graduation, or six months after the student completes his/her academic work if it is prior to graduation. Students, however, are urged to keep their borrowing as low as possible, remembering that after graduation these loans must be repaid at a time when other financial obligations may be heavy.

Students should apply for Canada Student Loans at least eight weeks prior to registration to ensure adequate processing time.

Student Loan Financial Counselling

All Providence students who are or will be receiving Canadian provincial and/or federal student loans must complete the following Student Loan Financial Counselling webform.

Manitoba Government Loans

Residents of Manitoba are eligible to apply for Manitoba Government Loans. These loans are awarded on the basis of need, and are given in conjunction with Canada Student Loans.

Other Canadian Provinces

Students are eligible to apply for loans from their respective provincial government.  Select your province from the list below.

U.S. Direct Loan Program

The U.S. Department of Education has approved Providence University College for purposes of the Direct Loan Program (Subsidized, Unsubsidized & PLUS Loans). The institutional code number to be used on loan application forms is G12274.  Students are encouraged to apply for a student loan using the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) website at www.fafsa.ed.gov.  Please notify your admissions counsellor if you have completed the FAFSA.

The U.S. Department of Education requires Providence to notify Direct Loan recipients of our Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and Return of Title IV Funds (R2T4) Policies.  Please click here for the SAP/R2T4 Policies.

For more information about student loans in your Province or State, follow these links:

Manitoba: www.studentaid.gov.mb.ca / 1-800-204-1685
Saskatchewan: www.student-loans.sk.ca
Alberta: http://studentaid.alberta.ca/
British Columbia: https://studentaidbc.ca/
Ontario: https://osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal/en/Contacts/TCONT003502.html
Quebec: http://www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/en/
Newfoundland and Labrador: http://www.aes.gov.nl.ca/studentaid/
New Brunswick: www.studentaid.gnb.ca
Nova Scotia: www.studentloans.ednet.ns.ca
Prince Edward Island: www.gov.pe.ca
Nunavut: http://www.edu.gov.nu.ca/apps/authoring/dspPage.aspx?page=4
Northwest Territories: www.nwtsfa.gov.nt.ca
Yukon: http://www.education.gov.yk.ca/continued/student_funding.html
US Students: www.fafsa.ed.gov

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