NAIT Financial Aid
Financial aid at NAIT consists of loans and grants. The process of applying for financial aid can be confusing, but we have made it easy by providing you with a "one-stop shop" for information and applications. Menu items on the left side of the pages can be used to explore the financial resources that are available to you as a full-time, part-time, or apprenticeship student at NAIT.
For information regarding Post-Secondary Program Costs and/or Credit Loads for student funding purposes:
2015/16 Financial Aid Updates
- Sponsorship codes for approved Full Time funded students can be added to an account no earlier than 30 days prior to school starting.
· If you have been approved for Alberta Student Aid, please visit your MyNAIT Portal after December 7th to confirm that a sponsorship flag for the Winter 2016 term has been placed on your account. To find the flag on your MyNAIT Portal, please login through www.nait.ca/MyNait and clicking on: My Account > Fees & Payments > Holds & Funding. If your account has not been flagged, please contact NAIT Financial Aid by phone at 780-471-6248 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
· If you have been recommended for Alberta Works funding by a NAIT Financial Aid Specialists confirm that a sponsorship flag for the Winter 2016 term has been placed on your account. To find the flag on your MyNAIT Portal, please login through www.nait.ca/MyNait and clicking on: My Account >Fees & Payments > Holds & Funding. If your account has not been flagged, please contact NAIT Financial Aid by phone at 780-471-6248 or email email@example.com.
· If you have received Third Party Sponsorship all documentation (the authorization letter or purchase order) must be submitted to NAIT’s Cash Office prior to the tuition deadline of December 9, 2015
· If you are an Out of Province Sponsored Students (loan or grant funded) you must provide proof of sponsorship to the Office of the Registrar (O115, Main Campus). You can submit it in the drop box, fax 780-491-3026, or email a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org prior the tuition deadline of December 9, 2015.
- Student Aid Alberta full-time paper applications are not available to NAIT. Students who are unable to apply online are required to call the Student Aid Alberta Service Centre at 1-855-606-2096 to request a PDF version of the application.
- Alberta Works funding - Full-Time and Part-Time Alberta Works funding for Winter 2016 has been depleted. If you would like to explore Alberta Works funding for Spring 2016, you must submit a NAIT Alberta Works Assessment form on or after February 1, 2016. Once the assessment has been reviewed you will be contacted via email advising you of your next steps. Please Note - Alberta Works Skills Investment funding is limited, provided on a first come, first served basis and each eligible program has a limited number of seats. Funding must be approved prior to training start date therefore so Students must apply early with complete documentation or they will not be considered.
- Funding for Apprentices - Alberta Works funding will no longer be available for apprentices that start on October 1, 2015 or later. Student Aid Alberta and Canada Apprenticeship Loans will be available to apprentices who start after August 1, 2015.
- EI recipients who are on break from approved training during the Christmas period (Dec 21, 2015 to Jan 1, 2016) should continue to report "YES" to the training question when reporting to ESDC. When asked the number of hours attended, they are to indicate at least one hour of training in each week of the break period.
The Financial Aid Team is available for drop ins to assist you with your funding options Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm. We are located at:
Registrar's Office, South Lobby, Room O115, Main Campus
11762 - 106 Street, Edmonton, AB T5G 2R1
You can also contact us by email: email@example.com or phone: 780.471.6248.