Future skills grant

Eligible Costs

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The future skills grant (FSG) pays for:

  • A lifetime maximum of $3,500 inclusive of all eligible costs
  • Tuition
  • Mandatory fees
  • Program/course materials (e.g. textbooks, required program software, and tools)
  • Not eligible: childcare, living allowances, and transportation

You should understand that:

  • The FSG benefits may have tax implications
  • The FSG has a lifetime maximum of $3,500
  • If you are receiving any federal or provincial benefits, such as Employment Insurance (EI) or BC Employment Assistance (BCEA), you must have approval from the appropriate government body to use the FSG to cover eligible costs of the course or program you wish to be covered by the FSG
  • The amount of FSG funding you receive is subject to review and audit
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