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Manitoba - Guidance To Apply Student Loan

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Procedure[edit]

Apply In-Person:
For part-time students (Paper applications are mandatory if the applicant is a part-time student or applying for a loan for a second time).

  1. To apply for a student loan, the applicant will need to fill in an application form that can be obtained from the Manitoba student aid office.
  2. Fill in the application form with all relevant details and attach documents where required.
  3. Take the completed application form to the Student Aid office at the school the applicant is enrolled in.
  4. The office will enter details such as information about the course and forward the application to the relevant authorities.
  5. The applicant will have to wait for the application to get approved and shall receive funds once their course starts.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Social Insurance Number
  • Total income amount from last year
  • Alberta driver’s license (or)
  • Any other identification documents such as:
  • Passport
  • SIN
  • Application form



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Email: [email protected]
Address: WINNIPEG
Manitoba Student Aid
401-1181 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G OT3

Address: BRANDON
Manitoba Student Aid
362-340 9th Street
Brandon, Manitoba R7A 6C2
Phone: 204-945-6321
Fax: 204-948-3421
Canada and the USA call toll-free: 1-800-204-1685
Contact Link

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Eligibility[edit]

  • The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent residency.
  • The applicant must have a valid SIN.
  • The applicant must be a resident of Manitoba.
  • The applicant must show financial need.
  • The applicant must show academic progress and achieve satisfactory scholastic standing in each period of post-secondary study.
  • The applicant must not be in jail or have a warrant out for their arrest.
  • Any loan the applicant has must show good standing.
  • Find full eligibility criteria here Link



Fees[edit]

The applicant does not need to pay fees to apply for a student loan.


Validity[edit]

  • The student loan is valid for a period of 12 months after which the applicant will need to apply for a loan again if they continue studying.



Documents to Use[edit]

  • Information relating to repayment of loan Link
  • Student Aid form Link



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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.



Processing Time[edit]

  • It takes 2 days to process online applications.
  • Paper applications take about 5-8 weeks to process.



Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
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Instructions[edit]

  • It is recommended that the applicant has to apply as early as possible for a student loan.
  • The applicant will need to apply for a student loan yearly depending on how long the duration of their course is.
  • For part-time students, they must apply at least 4-6 weeks before their course starts.



Required Information[edit]

  • Student information
  • SIN
  • Last name
  • First name
  • Middle name
  • Marital status
  • Maiden name
  • DOB
  • Gender
  • Citizenship status
  • Apt or box number
  • Street address
  • Postal code
  • City
  • Country
  • Province
  • Telephone
  • Notification preference
  • Email address
  • Mobile number
  • Have you lived in Alberta all your life
  • Do you have a permanent disability
  • Indigenous status
  • Date completed
  • Total income
  • Emergency contact information
  • Educational institute
  • Program name
  • Specialization
  • What year of the program will you be in
  • Tuition information
  • Requested amount
  • Monthly child support you pay
  • Employment insurance
  • Alimony
  • Income from other sources



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Need for the Document[edit]

  • A student loan is a type of loan that is designed to help students pay for post-secondary education.



Information which might help[edit]

  • Loan repayment estimator Link



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

Place some external links which might help.



Others[edit]

More information which might help people.