Apply Now for the Canada Student Emergency Benefit (CESB)

The Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) provides financial support to post-secondary students, and recent post-secondary and high school graduates who are unable to find work due to COVID-19.

This benefit is for students who do not qualify for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) or Employment Insurance (EI).


From May to August 2020, the CESB provides a payment to eligible students of:


For each 4-week period.


For each 4-week period, if you have dependents or a disability.


As of Friday, May 15, students and recent grads can now apply!


Please click here to Apply for the CESB.