Canadian students studying at the University of Edinburgh are able to apply for a loan from the Government of Canada. The university confirms the status of a student but the Canadian government administers and awards the loans. The amount available depends on the circumstances of the individual.
Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Canada. They must also be able to show they are in financial need. Students can apply for multiple loans but are there are upper limits to this assistance. It is based on how many weeks they have received support and ranges from 340 weeks up to 520 weeks depending on circumstances.