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Request for allocation

At the beginning of an award year or if you are filing an application for the first time

  1. Meet with the person responsible for integrating disabled students at your educational institution.
    That person will verify if you are suffering from a functional disability recognized by Aide financière aux études. If, following this verification, that person deems it appropriate, he or she will determine the types of assistance you require to pursue your studies1, in accordance with the recognized major functional disability or other recognized disability from which you suffer. He or she will also let you know what documents and forms you must send us so that we can analyze your application.
  2. Fill out the Application for a Special Needs Allowance online form.
    After you have submitted your request, you have 60 days to submit the recommendation and other documents required, if any, to Aide financière aux études.
  3. Obtain the documents required to analyze your application and have them filled out.
    You have to send the required documents and forms, duly filled out and signed by qualified professionals, to Aide financière aux études. Here are some examples of the documents you could be asked to submit: price quote, letter from the public paratransit carrier, lease, service contract, etc.
  4. When all the documents have been filled out, meet with the person responsible for integrating disabled students at your educational institution again.
    After consulting the documents that you have given him or her, that person will carry out an initial evaluation of your file. If he or she deems it appropriate, that person will fill out the Recommendation on Types of Assistance Required (1088) form and will give you a copy that you must send to Aide financière aux études. This form and all other documents required must be sent to us in a single envelope, no later than 60 days after the online Application for a Special Needs Allowance online form was submitted to Aide financière aux études.

    Icône de dépôt en ligneYou can submit your documents easily and securely by uploading them right into your on-line file. 

    If you are unable to provide a document in digital format, you can mail it to us.

Once all the documents have been received, Aide financière aux études will issue you a financial assistance statement that will inform you of the exact amount to be awarded to you. To find that statement, access to your online file, fill out the Identification section and click on the tabs Your File and Special Needs.

Please note! The issuing of the financial assistance statement and the payment of the allowance instalments may be delayed if the documents arrive late or do not comply with the specifications.

Please note that at the end of each period of study, you must send us all the supporting documents for the expenses incurred during that period. These documents must be sent to us in a single transmittal:

  • All the receipts issued by the resource persons that provided specialized services
  • All the paid invoices for all material resources and paratransit services

Deadline for sending supporting documents

Please send the following documents no later than 30 days following the end of the period of study concerned. The documents that are available when the Recommendation on Types of Assistance Required (1088) form is sent can be attached to that form.

If you begin a new period of study during an award year or if there is a change in your courses during a period of study

  1. Meet the person responsible for integrating disabled students at your educational institution.
    This person will determine the type of assistance you require to pursue your studies1 and specify the documents and forms that you must obtain or, eventually, have filled out by the qualified persons.
  2. Have the appropriate documents and forms filled out by the qualified persons.
  3. Meet with the person responsible for integrating disabled students at your educational institution again once all the required documents have been duly completed.
    After consulting the documents that you have given him or her, that person will carry out a first evaluation of your file. If he or she deems it appropriate, that person will fill out the Recommendation on Types of Assistance Required (1088) form and will give you a copy. If you begin a new period of studies during an award year, you must send a copy of the form to Aide financière aux études.
    If it involves a change during a period of study, however, it is the person responsible for integrating disabled students at your educational institution who must send a copy of this form to Aide financière aux études.

    The Recommendation on Types of Assistance Required (1088) form must be sent to us before your new period of study begins. To ensure that your allowance is calculated in a timely manner, we suggest that you send that form and all the required documents together in a single package.

    Icône de dépôt en ligneYou can submit your documents easily and securely by uploading them right into your on-line file. 

    If you are unable to provide a document in digital format, you can mail it to us.

At the end of each period of study, you must send us all the supporting documents for the expenses incurred during that period. Please send the following documents in a single transmittal:

  • The receipts issued by all resource persons concerned for all specialized services
  • The paid invoices for all material resources and paratransit services.

Deadline for sending supporting documents

You must send the following documents no later than 30 days following the end of the period of study concerned. The documents that are available when the Recommendation on Types of Assistance Required (1088) form is sent can be attached to that form.

 


1. The special needs assessment and related recommendations must be made by the individual who is responsible for integrating disabled students at the educational institution. If that person deems it appropriate, he or she may consult a health professional specialist in the field of your disability.

 

 

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