Type of Program:
The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women (AIG-W) helps the applicant pay for expenses while she trains as an apprentice in a Designated Red Seal Trade where women are underrepresented.
The AIG-W is a taxable grant of $3,000 per level, awarded to registered apprentices. It is possible to apply for this grant twice during training (for a maximum of $6,000).
Comments on Funding:
The amount is taxable.
When It Ends:
The applicant must be:
Begin to gather supporting documents.
Gather personal information
Complete the online application
Submit supporting documents online by Email or in person.
Other Things to Note:
If the applicant completed the program on or after January 1, 2019, the deadline is 12 months following his date of completion.
Red Seal Trades development.
Covid Related Measures:
Important Notice Covid-19: The deadline for applying for the Apprenticeship Grants is extended by a period of 6 months for apprentices progressing from January 1, 2019 or later.
Usual application deadline: 12 months from progression date.
New application deadline: 18 months from progression date.
Deadline for supporting proof of document: 12 months from application deadline.
If progression date is March 15, 2019, you originally had until March 15, 2020 to apply. Now, you have until September 15, 2020 to apply and September 15, 2021, to provide supporting proof documents.
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