Financial Aid Options

You can afford a graduate 
education at the Adler School.

You can afford a graduate
education at the Adler School.

Financial Aid Options

Pursuing a graduate degree at the Adler School of Professional Psychology is one of the most important steps you can take to make a difference in your community. It’s not a surprise, however, that many people question whether they can afford to invest in higher education. A number of financial aid options exist to support your graduate school education. To begin, please read about the different loan options.

Canadian Student Loan (CSL)

A CSL is subsidized by the federal government. It is issued in the form of a Schedule 1.

  • Interest is paid by the federal government while you are attending school full time. You must be enrolled in at least 60% (40% for students with permanent disabilities) of a full-time course load.
  • Maximum assistance is 60% of total funding, up to $165 per week of study.
  • Repayment begins six months after your studies end.
  • Contact the Vancouver Registrar prior to completing your Canadian Student Loans forms.
  • If you are applying for loans from other provinces, submit the appropriate paper work to the Registrar prior to completing applications.


British Columbia Student Loan (BCSL)

This loan is subsidized by the provincial government. It is issued in the form of a Master B.C. Student Loan agreement.

  • Interest is paid by the provincial government while you are attending school full time.
  • Repayment begins six months after your studies end.
  • To be eligible for provincial assistance, you must first be eligible for a Canadian Student Loan.
  • Contact the Vancouver Registrar prior to completing your Canadian Student Loans forms.
  • If you are applying for loans from other provinces, submit the appropriate paperwork to the Registrar prior to completing applications.