Carleton University and the PMC encourage all students in need to take full advantage of the nearly $9 billion in support for post-secondary students and recent graduates announced by the Government of Canada on April 22, 2020.

This support notably includes the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, and temporary changes to the Canada Summer Jobs and Canada Student Grants and Loans programs.

Note that further to the CESB (Canadian Emergency Student Benefit), students with a permanent disability may be eligible for a top-up of of up to $750 per 4-week period.

On June 25, 2020, the government announced the launch of the Canada Student Service Grant and a number of work placement programs. Carleton continues to offer emergency financial assistance through the Student Emergency Fund.