Northwest Territories - Student Financial Assistance

NWT Ministry of Education, Culture and Employment



The Student Financial Assistance (SFA) Program provides financial assistance to Northern students to help with the cost of getting a postsecondary education.

Depending on eligibility, SFA may provide the following assistance:

  • Basic Grant – Assists tuition and fees, books and travel costs
  • Supplementary Grant or Remissible Loan – Monthly living allowance
  • Repayable Loan – Assists tuition and fees, books, travel and a monthly living allowance
  • NWT Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities
  • Course Reimbursement - Part-time study funding up to $500 per course