Students and families are encouraged to use a variety of sources to help cover the costs of attending Quest.
Canada Student Financial Assistance (CSFA) program
Government student assistance is available to students who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and protected persons. Students are required to apply for funding through their province/territory of residence.
Financial aid (email@example.com) supports the administration and confirmation of enrolment process for the Canada Student Financial Assistance (CSFA) program. The application process, assessment, and disbursement of funds are managed by the province/territory.
BC residents, as defined by the program, apply through StudentAid BC. The StudentAid BC application will assess student for both provincial and federal student loans and grants.
Out of province students
Students located outside of BC can apply for funding through their listed province/territory below:
- Alberta Student Aid
- Manitoba Student Aid
- New Brunswick Student Financial Assistance
- Newfoundland Student Aid
- Northwest Territories Student Financial Assistance
- Nova Scotia Student Assistance
- Nunavut Student Financial Assistance
- Ontario Student Assistance Program
- Prince Edward Island Student Loans
- Quebec Aide Financiere Aux Etudes
- Saskatchewan Student Loans
- Yukon Student Financial Assistance
IMPORTANT: When considering taking time away from Quest (i.e. academic leave, exchange, experiential learning, language immersion, and non-academic leave) it is important to consider the impact they can have on your loans and/or grants. You should check with your funding provider for details on your situation. Students are also encouraged to meet with financial aid to discuss their situations.
US student loans
Students who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States have multiple funding options available to them while attending Quest University Canada.
Students who are Canadian-American citizens are strongly encouraged to explore options through the Canada Student Financial Assistance (CSFA) program first.
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Quest University Canada is a Title IV eligible foreign institution. This gives eligible Quest students access to Federal Student Aid (FSA) funding through the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program.
This program includes Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans for parents of dependent students. As a foreign institution, Quest is unable to disburse PELL grant funding.
How to apply
Detailed information on eligibility (including course enrolment), how to apply, application deadlines, and other considerations can be found in Applying for US Direct Loans.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Quest University’s school code is G40753.
- Complete and sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN).
- Contact Financial Aid (firstname.lastname@example.org) to create your Funding Estimate.
Regulations for federal student aid recipients
Sallie Mae Smart Option Loans
Students who are ineligible for direct loan funding or require additional funds to meet their cost of attendance can apply for a Sallie Mae Smart Option Loan.