Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarship
The Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarship was named in honour of Jimmie Condon, philanthropist and long-time supporter and promoter of amateur sports in Calgary. The scholarship rewards athletic and academic excellence at universities, colleges and technical institutes in Alberta. The Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarship is funded by the Government of Alberta as part of Alberta Advanced Education Achievement Scholarship Program.
To be eligible, a nominee must:
- be a member of an eligible university, college or technical institute team in Alberta, or a member of a Provincial Disabled Athletic Team recognized by the Alberta Athlete Development Program,
- 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 student was enrolled full-time at a designated post-secondary institution for two consecutive semesters during a regular academic year, or
-is married to an Alberta resident before the start of the qualifying year of study.
- be enrolled full-time defined as taking a minimum of a 60% course load or greater in the qualifying semester (excluding spring or summer courses), and maintain a practice and training program acceptable to their coach.
Returning students must have maintained a Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 grade point scale on their previous term of full-time study, (excluding spring and summer courses). New students who have had a break in their studies do not need to meet the above GPA requirement.
Students in their first semester of an upgrading or college preparation program are not eligible. Students in an upgrading or college preparation program may qualify after completing one semester of upgrading providing they meet the academic and athletic requirements. Apprenticeship students are also eligible for this scholarship providing they demonstrate progress from one year to the next year of the program and receive a passing grade.
Members of designated teams are nominated by the Athletics Department at the post-secondary institution they are currently attending.
The following FAQ provides guidelines for schools regarding the administration of the Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarship:
Students must be nominated by their team coaches. Return your completed nomination form to your team coach.
For more information on how to apply and eligibility and deadline dates, contact the Athletics Department at your school.
The following FAQ answers the most common questions received from students about the Jimmie Condon Athletics Scholarship: