Alberta Scholarships

Scholarships and awards in this listing are offered by the Government of Alberta and administered by Student Aid Alberta.

Charles S. Noble Junior Hockey Scholarships

The Charles S. Noble Junior Hockey Scholarship honours the agricultural entrepreneur, innovator and farm implement manufacturer who became one of Alberta’s biggest and best grain farmers. The scholarship rewards the athletic and academic excellence of Junior Hockey players and provides an incentive and means for these players to continue with their post-secondary education. This scholarship is co-sponsored by the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund and the Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey Society.

Value:

$2,000

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must:

  • be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person (visa students are not eligible),
  • be an Alberta resident, and to be considered an Alberta resident one of the following conditions must apply:
    • one parent must currently be residing in Alberta, or
    • Alberta is the last place the student has lived for twelve (12) consecutive months before being a full-time student, or
    • is married to an Alberta resident before the start of the qualifying year of study.
  • be a participant, or have been a participant, in at least one full season of hockey with a Hockey Alberta registered hockey team and have played during the last year or are currently playing,
  • be recommended by the Scholarship Committee of the Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey Society,
  • be enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in Alberta and maintaining an academic standing of at least 65% or greater or a grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:
    • note: a student entering the first semester of post-secondary study does not have to meet this requirement.

Students are not eligible if they:

  • are enrolled in Apprenticeship and Pre-Employment/Trades programs, or
  • are enrolled in Academic Upgrading.

Selection Process:

Nominations from each Junior Hockey Team in Alberta are forwarded to the Scholarship Committee. The Committee will select recipients based on academic standing, community involvement and hockey achievements.

Application Process:

Applicant must be nominated and application must include:

  • a current official transcript, and
  • an attachment outlining the applicant’s extra curricular activities and future goals.

Post-secondary students must contact their school to request their official transcripts. Your transcript must have an official signature or seal indicating that the transcript paper is issued by your school/institution. Photocopies and/or faxed copies will not be accepted.

 

Many other scholarships and awards are offered by other organizations – and we encourage you to speak with a funding advisor or visit Alberta’s university and college websites to research the scholarships that they offer. For a listing of Alberta’s public post-secondary institutions, visit: