Children born 2006 or later can qualify for a $1,200 grant when signed up for an RESP. No RESP contribution is required.
Important deadline: For children born in 2007, 2008, or 2009, the grant must be applied for before August 14, 2018 or the day before their ninth birthday, whichever is later. For children born in 2006, the deadline is August 14, 2019. Parents needing more information on the BC Training and Education Savings Grant (BCTESG) and how to apply can visit the BCTESG webpage.