Program Eligibility

Company Eligibility

Participating Employers must:

Student Eligibility

Student Candidates must:

Placement Eligibility

WIL Placements must:

Grant Stacking 

This grant cannot be combined with other Provincially funded grants.

All employers are encouraged to leverage any federal funding programs available to them to help offset the cost of the employer’s share of the WIL placement.

Please contact grant distributors directly for more information on specific federal grant guidelines.

Student Work Placement Program - SWPP

The Government of Canada released a new subsidy program to support industry employers (small - to medium size companies) to hire post-secondary students within the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The program provides for partial reimbursement of salaries paid to these students.

Currently SWPP is being distributed by the following associations: