Completion Incentive Grant

You are eligible for the Completion Incentive Grant if you have received full-time funding through Student Aid Alberta for a program of study ending after August 1, 2012.

When you are in your final year of study and receiving funding through Student Aid Alberta, you are automatically considered for the Completion Incentive Grant. 

If you did not indicate you are in your final year of study on your Student Aid Alberta application, or did not re-apply for funding to Student Aid Alberta while being in your final year of study, you will need to fill out a form to apply for the grant. Access the Completion Incentive Grant Application in the Resources section at:

Student Aid Alberta must receive the Completion Incentive Grant Application within your final semester of studies before your program session end date. Mail your completed application to:

Student Aid Alberta
PO Box 28000, Stn Main
Edmonton, AB T5J 4R4

What are you eligible for?

    • Certificate and diploma programs typically requiring one year or less to complete receive $1,000
    • Certificate and diploma programs typically requiring more than one year to complete receive $1,500
    • Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral degree programs receive $2,000

You are eligible for the Completion Incentive Grant once for each type of credential.

When will you receive the grant?

If we know you are completing your studies this year, you can expect your cheque to arrive sometime during your last month of study.

If you move, shift from full to part-time studies or change your program or institution - it’s important for you to let us know.