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 dependants or a disability

All applications for the CESB must be submitted before September 30, 2020.

To look for a job:

Visit Job Bank

By using the Job Bank, you can keep track of your job search activities in one place.