Apply for Student Financial Assistance

Apply online for any of these loans and grants

Or for these other scholarships and awards

  • Canadian Army Scholarship
  • Nicholas John Harach Scholarship
  • Yukon Art Society Scholarship
  • Yukon Huskies CB Radio Club Scholarship
 Use the online application to
  • apply for funding
  • seek additional funding
  • complete an application that is in progress
  • check the status of your online applications

Steps to apply online

Step 1 - Read this page
Step 2 - Complete the online application
Step 3 - Return to this page and fill out student declarations and other documents
Step 4 - Send in the declarations and other documents 

Student Declarations

Your application is not complete and will not be processed without a signed student declaration form. See below for the declaration(s) that may apply to you.

Yukon Student Financial Assistance Student Declaration pdf file 
Complete this form if you are applying for the Yukon Grant, Student Training Allowance and/or Yukon Excellence Awards.

Canada Student Loan Student Declaration pdf file 
Complete this form if you are applying for a full-time Canada Student Loan.

Canada Student Loan/Student Financial Assistance Student Declaration pdf file 
Complete this form if you are applying for a Canada Student Loan and for Yukon Grant, Student Training Allowance and/or Yukon Excellence Awards.

Other documents you might need to send

At the end of the online application process, you will be prompted to submit additional documents. Some of those documents are available below. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

Schedule A - Parent/Legal Guardian Information and Declaration pdf file 
Have your parent(s) complete this form if you are applying for the Yukon Grant as a Dependent Student.

Schedule B - Spouse or Partner Information and Declaration pdf file 
Have your spouse or partner complete this form if you are a married/common-law student applying for a full-time Canada Student Loan.

Schedule C - Parent/Legal Guardian Information and Declaration pdf file 
Have your parent(s) complete this form if you are applying for a full-time Canada Student Loan as a Dependent Student.

Schedule D - Application for Permanent Disability pdf file 
Complete this form if you are applying for a Canada Student Loan and you are a student with a permanent disability.

Important:  Official transcripts must be sent by mail. Faxed or scanned transcripts will not be accepted.

Step 4 - send in your declarations and other documents

You can scan and email, fax, mail or drop your completed declaration off to our office. See our address and other contact information at the bottom of this page. Please contact our office if you have any questions. Be sure your signed declaration reaches our office before the deadline date.

Paper applications

If you prefer to complete a paper application, fill out the Application for Student Financial Assistance pdf file and/or the Canada Student Loan Application pdf file. Print a copy of your completed form(s) and send them to the Student Financial Assistance office via e-mail, fax, regular mail or by dropping them off. See our contact and address information at the bottom of this page.

Printed forms are also available from the Student Financial Assistance office.

Important health care information

If you are attending school outside of Yukon, read this notice about temporary absence to attend post-secondary education pdf file. Then, print and complete the Yukon Health Care Insurance Plan Temporary Absence Form pdf file. Once completed, this form can be sent either to the Yukon Department of Health or to the Student Financial Assistance office (address below).

Deadlines to submit completed declarations

Yukon Grant Application: 6 weeks after the start date of your classes.

Student Training Allowance: 14 training days after the start date of your classes in order to receive full funding.

Yukon Excellence Awards: No deadline date; however, awards expire 10 years after you leave high school.

Canadian Army, Nicholas John Harach, Yukon Art Society and Yukon Huskies CB Radio Club Scholarships: September 30 each academic year.

Canada Student Loan and Grants: No deadline date, but any loan/grant must be in your bank account before the end date of your program or the loan/grant will be cancelled. Processing a loan can require up to 8 weeks – longer if you are attending an institution outside Canada. Be sure to get all of your information in early!

Contact - Student Financial Assistance

Student Financial Assistance
Advanced Education
Yukon Education
Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6
Phone: 867-667-5929
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5929
Fax: 867-667-8555
Email: sfa@gov.yk.ca

 

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