be a CST beneficiary
demonstrate financial need
be enrolled or will be enrolling in a diploma/degree program at a qualifying post-secondary institution in Canada to continue his/her education
not have received this award before.
Priority will be given to students who are the first generation in their family to attend post-secondary education**
* Eligible post-secondary education institutions include apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma; college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma; university certificate or diploma below bachelor level; or an undergraduate university degree.
** First generation post-secondary education students are students whose parents did not attend post-secondary education (i.e. did not attend either college or university in Canada or abroad).