Full Time Levels of Assistance

The GRPSEO's requirements to qualify as a full time student depend on your level of study as outlined in the following 4 levels:

Level 1 (college diploma): Registered full time by the institution and taking a minimum of 12 hours of in-class instruction per week per academic semester for the program registered in (tutorials do not count).  This course load must be carried throughout the semester. 

Level 2 (undergraduate university degree): Registered full time by the institution and enrolled in a minimum of 4 courses at the beginning of a regularly scheduled and required academic semester, followed by continuous study in a minimum of 4 courses in each such semester.  Each of the four courses must be equivalent to at least half year credit in each semester. 

Level 3 (master degree):  as defined by the post secondary institution.  

Level 4 (doctoral degree):  as defined by the post secondary institution.