Apprenticeship Grants

Provided by: Government of Canada - Service Canada - AKA: Employment and Social Development Canada; ESDC; Human Resources and Skills Development (former name)

Service Description

Provides up to a maximum lifetime amount of $6000.00 per person in federal apprenticeship taxable cash grants through the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG), the Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women, and the Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG).

See website for full details.


Applicants must:
-Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person
-Not be a high school student
-Be registered with your provincial/territorial apprenticeship authority as an apprentice OR show that you have completed an apprenticeship program as a registered apprentice in a designated Red Seal trade
-Provide proof that you have successfully completed either the 1st and/or 2nd year or level in a designated Red Seal trade OR provide proof of your journeyperson certification in a designated Red Seal trade
No fees
How to Access:
Apply through the website or contact Service Canada for more information * The deadline to apply is June 30th of the year after completing the first and/or second year or level or receiving a journeyperson certification in a designated Red Seal trade
Documents Required:
Required AIG supporting documents * See website for list
English * Some locations offer French services * Other languages available by phone
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