Government of Nunavut Funding for Students with Disabilities

Student Financial Assistance Program Overview

Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students Program (FANS), funds students attending postsecondary education programs. FANS ensures that financial need is not a barrier to higher education. FANS is governed by Nunavut’s Student Financial Assistance Act and Regulations

For more information about FANS click HERE to access the student handbook

Grant for Students with Permanent Disabilities

FANS provides a grant for students with disabilities it is intended to help you with the extraordinary costs associated with your permanent disability.  You must provide a medical or learning ability assessment by a certified medical professional describing the manner in which your disability impacts on your ability to participate in post-secondary studies.

You can apply to this grant at any time during the academic year.

You can see all of the details HERE


You must provide a medical or learning ability assessment from a qualified professional describing the way your disability limits your ability to participate fully in post-secondary studies.