Education

One, two, three – save for your child’s future so their opportunities grow

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Education

One, two, three – save for your child’s future so their opportunities grow

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Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Education
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Media Contacts
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Education
250 356-5963

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BC Training and Education Savings Grant

Three easy steps to start saving for your child’s future:

  1. Make sure the child and parent each have Social Insurance Numbers.
  2. Make sure the child is a beneficiary of a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) with a participating financial institution.
  3. Apply for the $1,200 grant by filling out a form at a participating financial institution – no contribution is required to get the grant.

Eligibility Requirements:

Child and parent/guardian are residents of British Columbia at the time of the BCTESG application.

Child born in 2007 or later (Changing to 2006 late Fall 2016).

At least one of the following documents must the presented:

  • A valid British Columbia driver’s license;
  • A British Columbia Identification Card with a picture;
  • A British Columbia Services Card.

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