Scholarships and Student Funding

Canadian loans

The University of Edinburgh is a recognised institution for the purpose of certifying Canadian Student Loan applications


The Canada Student Loans Program allows students to borrow money from the Government of Canada to pursue higher education.


Eligibility and application

Staff within Scholarships and Student Funding Services will be able to help students complete their loan applications by certifying and confirming their student status on the relevant documentation provided by the Canadian Government. Please note It can take up to 10 working days to process an application.  

We are unable to complete Confirmation of Enrolment forms until the student is fully matriculated and had their attendance confirmed, this may take longer than 10 working days.

The University of Edinburgh’s Institutional Code is PUAR.

For details on eligibility and how to apply for a loan, please visit the Canada Student Loans Program website

Canada Student Loans Program

There is also a link from this site to the website of the National Student Loan Service Centre to enable you to check the status of your loan.

Other useful pages:

Student Loans

Student Grants


Scholarships for Study Abroad

Provincial and Territorial Student Financial Assistance Offices

Information on financial assistance available to students living in each Province or Territory, including those wishing to study abroad, is best accessed at:

Student Loan Repayment

The National Student Loan Service Centre in Canada offer webinars explaining the process of their loans and on the topic of student loan repayment. For further details please use the links below.

NSLSC (Canada) Webinars on Student Loans

For further assistance please email Scholarships and Student Funding Services.

Scholarships and Financial Support Team

Contact details

Related Links

Canadian Tax Forms