Students can apply for $1,250 through the Canada Emergency Student Benefit starting Friday
“The Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) provides financial support to post-secondary students, and recent post-secondary and high school graduates who are unable to find work due to COVID-19.
This benefit is for students who do not qualify for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) or Employment Insurance (EI).
From May to August 2020, the CESB provides a payment to eligible students of:
$1,250 for each 4-week period
$2,000 for each 4 -week period, if you have dependants or a disability”