Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

Many students eligible to apply.

14 May 2020

The federal government had announced on April 22nd students ineligible to apply for the CERB or EI would received a specific aid.The Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) will thus be launched tomorrow, Friday May 15th.

Many students will be able to apply for this aid that will be distributed in amounts ranging from 1250 $ to 2000 $ per 4 week period. The criteria to receive the funding have already been published and can be viewed on the Canada Revenue Agency website:

Several students will unfortunately still be ineligible to apply - for those struggling the most, the Emergency Assistance Program for Campus Saint-Jean students is available: