Employment Insurance (EI) for students | Mount Allison

Employment Insurance (EI) for students by participating province.

 

    Newfoundland and Labrador

    Eligibility criteria:

    • Canadian/Permanent residents of NF (legally entitled to work in Canada);
    • Have a current regular EI claim;
    • Have an active employment plan that is linked to the post-secondary education being pursued;
    • Meet the definition of an EI insured participant; and
    • Be deemed to have made the transition from school to work. This means that the individual must have been out high school for a minimum of two years. During the two-year period, the individual must have been working or looking for work.  

    Required documentation:

    • Application received at least six weeks prior to the start date of the training program that begins in September;
    • Program Cost Form
    • Client Consent Form

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    Nova Scotia-Fast Forward program

    Eligibility criteria:

    • Canadian/Permanent residents of NS (legally entitled to work in Canada);
    • Have a current regular EI claim;
    • Must have been out of secondary school for a minimum of 12 months;
    • Successfully accepted to an “eligible” training program;
    • Have a financial plan in place for the full duration of training;
    • Be able to pay for own training costs including tuition and books.

     Required documentation:

    • NS-Fast Forward Application
    • A letter issued by the training institution providing confirmation of acceptance or proof of enrollment to the training program

    More info

     

    Prince Edward Island-Career Connect program

    Eligibility criteria:

    • Canadian/Permanent residents of PEI (legally entitled to work in Canada);
    • Have a current regular EI claim;
    • Must have been out of secondary school for a minimum of 12 months;
    • Successfully accepted to an “eligible” training program;
    • Have financial resources to pay all “training costs” including tuition and books.

    Required documentation:

    • PEI-Skills PEI application for funding (Training PEI-Career Connect Program)
    • Career Connect-Employment Details form
    • Proof of full-time enrollment in a training program
    • Current resume

    More info:

     

    Other Provincial EI Benefits

    Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavet, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatoon, and Yukon, visit Government of Canada — Employment Insurance